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Wednesday Morning Link Fest: Rooting Out Evil

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome to Wednesday, the day before the day before Friday…. yes! Here’s what’s making headlines around Vancouver and the blogosphere: – Today is National Clean Air Day. Here’s a list of what you can do to contribute and reduce your greenhouse gas emissions. – Meanwhile, GM is reconsidering the Hummer brand. Photo credit: Kris Krug […]

What's the Deal with Advertising These Days

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: 604Photos on Flickr Real estate blogger Matthew Collinge first brought this ad (left) to my attention. He asked on his blog, “what is this picture selling?” As Matthew points out in his post, the photo is an ad for a development in Surrey. I’ve noticed this a lot around town lately. The seemingly […]

Vancouver Restaurant Health Standards

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Saturday night before taking in the Von Bondies show at Richards on Richards, we walked down into Yaletown for a quick pint. Milestones looked packed so we walked about 200 yards past it and stopped it at another restaurant. As the waitress was pouring John’s Guinness into his glass I noticed something and couldn’t […]

Local and Vancouver Pitch and Putt Golf Guide

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A while back our friend DaveO suggested a grand tour of local and city-run par three golf courses in and around Vancouver. Seeing as how I’ve only played courses in Surrey, and one pitch and putt in Vancouver, I figured this would be an excellent opportunity to play and tell as we go. Here’s a […]

Summer Road Closures in Vancouver, June 2008

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you’re a driver in downtown Vancouver the beginning of June might cause you a few headaches. Aside from the “usual” Canada Line or water main construction, June is “Bike Month” in the city and several events will be taking place that involve some major road closures. Triathlon Vancouver: The Triathlon events will cause a […]

Von Bondies Play Richards on Richards

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After rescheduling from late April until this weekend, I’m pretty darn ready to go see the Von Bondies rock out at Richards on Richards tomorrow night. In all honesty I was first introduced to them when I started watching Rescue Me, as their song C’mon C’mon plays during the opening credits. It wasn’t until John […]