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Vancouver History: Maxine’s

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last summer Maxine’s Hideaway in the West End closed its doors to make room for a 21-storey apartment building that will be going in at Davie and Bidwell. While many recently knew it as a restaurant lounge (as Balthazar) or a cabaret, the small structure’s past has a big story to tell. Photo credit: Photocat62 […]

Social Media Marketing Unplugged 2011

Comments 48 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With everyone in business now realizing that social media cannot be ignored, training sessions, tutorials, and conference are popping up like crocuses in March. However, what makes a conference stand out for me is the lineup of speakers. How long have they been using social media? Do they practice what they preach? Do they have […]

Vote for SportBC’s Best of BC

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SportBC will host its 45th annual Athlete of the Year Awards next month and while finalists are usually selected by a committee (of which I am a member) the Best of BC category has been opened up for public vote. Starting today, you can select your favourite BC athlete from the 2010 season in an […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool: Vancouver at Night

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other night John and I took to the skies to dine 42 storeys up at Cloud 9 in the Empire Landmark. Aside from Seasons in QE Park, it has the most amazing view of Vancouver. It takes almost exactly one hour to do a full circle in the rotating restaurant, which almost feels like […]

Crispin Glover at Pacific Cinémathèque

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pacific Cinémathèque will host an in-person Q&A and screening with Crispin Glover this week as the actor (Back to the Future, Willard, Alice in Wonderland, Hot Tube Time Machine) will present his second feature film as a director, It is Fine! EVERYTHING IS FINE. “It is Fine! EVERYTHING IS FINE is a transgressive yet tender […]