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Woodward’s W Rises Again

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The giant red “W” atop Woodwards in Vancouver is make a reappearance tonight as it will be lit up for the first time in a decade. “W” removal in 2006 – Photo credit: cam in van on Flickr Woodward’s means far more to Vancouver than simply being a defunct department store. Founded by Charles A. […]

Community Gardens in Vancouver

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In recent years more park spaces and vacant lots in Vancouver have been turned into community gardens – sometimes where you would least expect them. Photo credit: 0x on Flickr In the summer heat, sunflowers stretch toward the sky in a plot of land where gasoline and diesel were once poured into tanks. A Shell […]

Strathcona Community Centre: The Heart of the City

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

You still have time to donate to the Food Security program through the Christmas at Canada Place website. By donating through Canada Place before January 10th, 2010 you’ll be entered to win an all-inclusive trip for 2 to Jamaica. This season I have partnered with Canada Place’s Christmas campaigns and as such, I have learned […]

Call for Artists: The Art of Being Together by L’Arche

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L’Arche Greater Vancouver is ramping up for a community art showcase fundraiser and they are putting the call out to local artists who would like to participate. Seeking Artwork Inspired by Community L’Arche Greater Vancouver is seeking submissions by emerging artists for “The Art of Being Together”, an upcoming juried show. Ten finalists will be […]

Burnaby Express BCHL Hockey

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago I experienced my first Burnaby Express hockey game with my husband and a group of his co-workers. Being a British Columbia Hockey League team, to me it seemed as though someone took the North Surrey Recreation Centre and mixed it with the Pacific Coliseum for a Giants Game. It was quaint, […]