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Vancouver Illustrated

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s no secret that Vancouver breeds and nurtures some amazing artistic talents; from Group of Seven members to the contemporary artists of today who get to showcase their works in cafes, galleries, and under the spotlight of the PuSh Festival or last year’s Cultural Olympiad. Some of my favourite Vancouver art is that which depicts […]

Darren Barefoot is Living One Year, Canadian

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Darren Barefoot, owner of Capulet Communications and one of the first-ever Vancouver bloggers, is currently on a mission to live all of 2011 “Canadian”. What this means is that for the next twelve months he will consume Canadian food, Canadian media, and wear Canadian-made clothing while blogging about the entire process. Photo credit: DBarefoot on […]

Visualizing Growth and Building Surrey

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently came across a unique series by Paul Hillsdon over on the Civic Surrey blog that looks at commercial and residential growth in Surrey over the last twelve years. In his series “Visualizing Growth” you can see how much the city has expanded into its rural areas by way of aerial photos. Clayton 1998 […]

The Migratory Nerd Takes Off

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As the wheels on Duane Storey‘s plane pull up off the YVR tarmac tomorrow he’ll be on his way to an adventure some of us may only dream of living. For the last year or so, Duane has been planning a working holiday that will take him below the equator, over the Atlantic, and across […]

Blogger Profile: Kyle With, Blogging from the North

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It’s been about six months since I last featured a “Blogger Profile” although this is one I have been meaning to put together for quite a while. Kyle With is originally from Yellowknife, NT but is currently based in Fort St John, BC. Kyle With – Photo credit: Dave Brosha Photography What is your website/url? […]

Best of Vancouver 2010, Winners Announced

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It is with great pleasure and a phenomenal amount of gratitude that I announce that Miss604.com has won “Best Local Blog” in the Georgia Straight’s 15th annual “Best of Vancouver” issue. This is the second year that Miss604.com has won this title and it is 100% due to the support of the voting public and […]