Archive for December, 2009

A Love Song for Vancouver

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m looking for a love song about Vancouver. It can be punk, rock, alternative, folky and yeah, I guess I’ll even accept country. I’ve been hearing Empire State of Mind so much lately and I have come to realize that there are so many songs about how wonderful California and New York are but what […]

Dreams for Women Calendar 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For 2010, Antigone Magazine has released a special calendar with a certain Olympic flare. “Twelve world-class female athletes from Canada and the U.S. have joined in creating the 2010 Dreams for Women Calendar, an inspiring calendar promoting women’s equality. These athletes, many of whom will be competing in the 2010 Olympic Games, have contributed their […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2010

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The legacy of Peter Pantages will live on New Years Day as Vancouver hosts its 90th annual Polar Bear Swim in English Bay. January 1, 1939 – The Polar Bear Club – Item #: CVA 371-836 This is one of Vancouver’s oldest traditions. Quick tidbit: “In 1928, on January 1st, 16-year-old Ivy Granstrom made her […]

Link Fest: Events to Cruise You Through Christmas

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We are a week away from Christmas Eve and event listings are still flowing through my email inbox. Without much ado, let’s get right to this week’s Link Fest focused on Events & campaigns around town. Photo credit: ecstaticist on Flickr It’s not coming until January 20th but tickets and passes for the PuSh Festival […]

Santa at GE Plaza Robson Square

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon I headed over to GE Plaza (at Robson Square) for an interview with a news agency. While the reporter and I were standing next to the rink watching the ice get resurfaced, Santa moseyed on by and his helper asked if we wanted to get our pictures taken. Once the interview was complete, […]