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Open During the Paralympics and Beyond

Comments 62 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Once the Vancouver 2010 Olympic party comes to an end it won’t be with a grinding halt. Many attractions will still be open to the public throughout the Paralympic Games March 12th until the 21st. Pavilions & Attractions From my master list of pavilions the following will still be open: Canada House: Until March 21st […]

Twitter Hashtags for Vancouver 2010

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Many people have been wondering what the official Twitter hashtag for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games will be. To give a bit of background I’ll explain the purpose of a hashtag. Every word on Twitter that is published from a public account is searchable on Twitter (see: search.twitter.com or Twitter Search in Plain English). When […]

Vancouver 2010 Mascots About Town

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ever since Quatchi, Miga, Sumi and Mukmuk made their way on the scene as mascots of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, they’ve really been making the rounds. The mascots make appearances at events, festivals, and I even spotted Quatchi in the West End hitching a ride in the back of a pickup truck last month. […]

Vancouver 2010 Where Will You Be?

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As Vancouver prepares to host nations, athletes, media and visitors for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games I’m wondering what everyone will be doing. For the last seven years we’ve been anticipating this event and for at least the last six months I’ve had someone ask me daily, “What will you be doing for the Games?” […]

Robson Square Ice Rink Now GE Ice Plaza

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After closing in 2004, the Robson Square Ice Rink is now renovated, re-surfaced, and covered with ice in time for some winter fun and 2010 festivities — of Olympic proportions. “Before” In 2006 I profiled the rink, which was in limbo — looking for sponsors and ways to reconstruct the skating surface without damaging the […]