Archive for March, 2011

Vancouver Events for Japan Disaster Relief

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On March 11th a series of earthquakes offshore shook Japan causing a devastating chain of events including a tsunami that permanently redefined the coastline. Thousands lost their lives and the country is still on high alert due to the instability of several nuclear power programs. From the Red Cross to Doctors Without Borders, many helpful […]

Henderson Jersey Homecoming Tour

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

In 1972 Paul Henderson scored three of the most famous (and important) game winning goals in hockey history during the Summit Series including the one that won it all against Russia. This wasn’t just international play – it was Canada reclaiming hockey as its game, even from behind the Iron Curtain. Recently Mitchell Goldhar bought […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is the 30th compilation ‘From the Miss604 Flickr Pool‘ and I would like to thank all 400 group members for contributing over 14,000 images to the group over the last few years. For this milestone collection, I thought I would go back to having a theme. Most of the black and white photos I […]

Shops at Morgan Crossing Giveaway

Comments 173 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Shops at Morgan Crossing is a new shopping village in South Surrey, near Highway 99 and 24th Avenue. Opening last September, they will be adding a handful of new shops this spring and summer. Photo courtesy Shops at Morgan Crossing Along the lines of Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood (which used to have the closest […]

Vancouver Icons: Marine Building

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earlier this week I began a new series called “Vancouver Icons” that will combine information about famous city landmarks with a collection of photos I find on Flickr. When I first started blogging I wanted to showcase the lesser-known aspects of Vancouver life, history, and culture – helping people explore beyond the tourist traps and […]