Archive for December, 2009

2000 – 2009: My Decade in Review

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Here in Iowa, it’s a bit strange to see so many 2010 signs and party favours in the store since as a Vancouverite, I feel a sort of ownership over those numbers. For the last seven years we’ve been talking about “2010” an how it will change the City. Now that it’s here (and the […]

2009: My Year in Review

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My year in review was going to consist of several posts that would each feature images and descriptions of all that I have seen, accomplished and valued in 2009. However, I have decided to fit everything into a single entry instead. That’s not to say I didn’t do a lot this year, quite the contrary […]

New Years Eve Events in Vancouver

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Once again I’ll be ringing in the New Year in Iowa with family that we haven’t seen since we rung in 2009 with a splash of champagne and more than enough margaritas. Photo credit: optical_illusion on Flickr Back in Vancouver there are plenty of events around town for the entire family as well as the […]

Tilano Marble Coaster Kit Contest

Comments 38 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Christmas has come and gone in Vancouver however we’ll be traveling to Iowa this week to enjoy the festivities all over again with our American family. As such, I’m still in quite the giving mood and thankfully I have a great little prize to give away. Locally-based Tilano has offered up a custom kit that […]

Vancouver Fog Photos

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We may not have had a White Christmas in Vancouver but we sure did have a lot of fog. With the sun shining down on the peaks of mountains, here at sea level a thick blanket crawled across the city and back each morning like a tide. Here are some photos that have been posted […]

Empire Stadium Revived for 2010

Comments 24 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was the site of the Miracle Mile and where the Beatles took the stage in Vancouver, now after being demolished in 1993 Empire Stadium will once again be filled with cheering fans. Life.com – August 1954, Photographer: Ralph Morse Here are some historic events that took place in the old Empire Stadium, located on […]