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National Digital Media Day: A Metro Vancouver Tour

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s here! Today is National Digital Media Day and I’m going to be embarking on a tour of Metro Vancouver, stopping at various points to live blog and promote digital media in our region. Why am I doing this you may ask? … As you may know, there is wide speculation that the federal government […]

Net Squared Live Blog: Save the World with Drupal

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This month’s Net Tuesday meetup will be taking place tonight at Workspace in Gastown. The theme is “How Drupal can help you save the world” and the event will feature talks from Boris Mann (BootupLabs), Scott Nelson and Karianne Blank (FearlessCity.ca), and Phillip Djwa (Agentic). More information is also available on the Facebook event. My […]

West End Block Party 2008 This Saturday

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year I attended the West End Block Party with Keira (and her hot dog t-shirt). We had a really great time playing some games, touring the transit museum on wheels, and hanging out in our ‘hood on a sunny afternoon. “Gordon Neighbourhood House is holding its 10th annual West End Summer Block Party on […]

Jamaican Festival 2008 in Surrey

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just in time for the sun to return there will be many events heating up Metro Vancouver this weekend. If you’re not downtown for the Pride Parade on Sunday (kicking off at noon and running all along Robson, down Denman, and up Beach over to Sunset Beach) then there is another festival happening at Holland […]

Vancouver History: Lord Roberts School

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

During Blogathon I took on the “A-Z” of Metro Vancouver and for some of my entries I shared random history tidbits ie. “Y” for Yasutaro Yamaga and “P” is for Pender. I still needed an “L” and I found inspiration close to home. Strolling around the neighbourhood the other day I noticed there’s history all […]