Archive for May, 2011

Cadbury Bicycle Factory Now Open for 2011

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Cadbury Bicycle Factory is now open for 2011. This online, virtual bike factory swaps your Cadbury product codes for bike parts that translate into real bikes being built and sent over to students in Ghana, which I got to be a part of earlier this year. The Bicycle Factory Steps: Find the product code […]

Vancouver Icons: The Sun Tower

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the Vancouver Icons series I have been profiling buildings, statues, and landmarks that we see every day in Vancouver but are perhaps unaware of their history. The posts are photo-heavy, peppered with tidbits of information about the selected icon. When looking for ideas for this week’s subject I put the call out on Twitter […]

Rosewood Hotel Georgia Preview

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The historic Rosewood Hotel Georgia is slated to re-open with the next few weeks with renovated rooms, restored opulence in the ballrooms, and a high-tech flare. Rosewood Hotel Georgia with residential tower in the background. The hotel had been a focal point of downtown Vancouver since 1927, hosting world-famous guests, until it closed to undergo […]

Canucks Beat Predators, Bring on Round Three

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tonight the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Nashville Predators in a hot and humid Tennessee. With doubts about the performance of our first line, goalies, and even the Green Men, the Canucks (and fans) pulled through this second round battle. It may not have had the hits and grudges that we faced against Chicago, but it […]

Hats Off Day 2011

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Hats Off Day is a community celebration along East Hastings where local merchants tip their hats to those who support their business. Photo credits: Burnaby Heights Merchants Association: Eric Lessman, Simone Callahan, Millie Kuyer Organized by the Burnaby Heights Merchants Association, it starts off with a parade and is followed by hours of activities, food, […]