Archive for September, 2009

West End Photowalking and the Grouse Mountain Wind Tower

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago I explained the nature of a “photo walk”, which is to basically go for a stroll around town and snap photos along the way. This morning John and I headed deep into the West End to enjoy a little breakfast and a leisurely walk through English Bay and around Lost Lagoon. […]

Best of Vancouver 2009

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For 14 years the Georgia Straight had put together an annual Best of Vancouver issue. The BOV combines dozens of reader’s choice categories with staff selections and editor’s picks. This morning I headed to the steps of City Hall to accept my award for “Best Local Blog”, as voted upon by the readers of the […]

National Digital Media Day 2009 Dance Party Flash Mob

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Last year’s National Digital Media Day saw me travel across the Lower Mainland, blogging along the way to spread the digital media vibe. This year, I’m slightly less involved in NDMD however I am pleased to announce a dance party flash mob that will be taking place. What: Show up and dance like crazy When: […]

Campaign to Save Bear Creek

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A proposed road development to expand 84th Avenue in Surrey right through the Southern tip of Bear Creek Park has residents up in arms. Bear Creek Park in Surrey is a pillar of the community featuring a playground and pool, 5 acres of gardens, a track, forest trails, meadows, and the Surrey Arts Centre. Bear […]

Raise a Reader 2009

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is my fourth annual Raise-a-Reader day and it’s something I look forward to each year. The streets of downtown become populated with members of the Canucks organization (past and present) and in exchange for a donation to the Raise-a-Reader program, you get a copy of the Vancouver Sun and the opportunity to meet said […]