Archive for January, 2011

Canadian Flag Photo Contest

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The National Flag of Canada Day is coming up February 15th and while it’s an occasion that could slip past many, there’s a very good reason to pay attention this year. Canada Place, who usually celebrates “Flag Day” with a ceremony along and themed birthday cake, is hosting the Canadian Flag Photo Contest. Photo credit: […]

Vancouver 125 CBC App Review

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The official Vancouver 125 anniversary year campaign kicked off last week and everyone from the Parks Board to Vancouver Archives is participating or organizing celebratory campaigns of their own. This includes CBC Vancouver who has launched an iPhone application called “Vancouver 125” featuring archived video footage (synced with Google Map locations) of significant, televised moments […]

25 Years of SkyTrain Service

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I came across a post on The Buzzer Blog (via Vancouver is Awesome) that featured photos of Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s ride on the SkyTrain during Expo 86. It was December 11th, 1985 that SkyTrain took its first run through the tunnels at Waterfront Station and throughout 2011, Translink will be celebrating SkyTrain’s […]

HP Store Mini Laptop Giveaway

Comments 396 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since I married into an Apple family five years ago, my only interactions with a PC have been when I test the websites I build as a part of my business. However, I found myself shopping around for small laptop computers twice last year and discovered that there’s some excellent value out there. For under […]

Granville Island Works Tour In Photos

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week Granville Island Works hosted a media tour that took us through the Granville Island Brewery, to New-Small & Sterling Studio Glass, on an Aquabus tour, and up to The Sandbar. It was great to once again experience another side of Granville Island (outside of the market and theatres). I didn’t get to try […]