Archive for the category "vancouver"

Stanley Cup in Vancouver and Hockey Blogging Notes

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My husband has a pretty interesting work environment, from mingling with rock stars and hockey players, to hanging out with the Stanley Cup like he did yesterday. Lord Stanley’s cup has actually been won in our city before, in 1915 the Vancouver Millionaires captured the Challenge Cup at the Denman Arena. To celebrate this heritage, […]

Northern Voice 2009, Save the Date

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update January 2009: Stewart Butterfield, founder of Flickr, will be this year’s keynote speaker! Update January 2009: The schedule has been released. I’m honored to be speaking not only once on a panel, but twice. After diligently liveblogging the conference for two years (including Dave’s infamous talk), being a panelist, presenter, wrangler, wiki editor and […]

Eastside Cultural Crawl 2008

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 12th annual Eastside Cultural Crawl is taking place over the next three days and will be filled with art appreciation and free events. View the Google Map The Eastside Culture Crawl is an annual 3-day November event that involves artists who live in Vancouver’s Eastside in an area bounded by Main St., 1st Ave., […]

Vancouver Band The Matinee

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: You can read another variation of this interview on my E!Online post When wanting to discuss the current state of live music in Vancouver who better to turn to than a homegrown independent band fresh off a cross-country tour. Matt Layzell, lead vocalist and songwriter for The Matinee, met with me in what is […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last weekend we had a great time getting our boots nice and muddy trekking through the forests of the North Shore, which now leads me to adding another mini-adventure to my Metro Vancouver Park Series, Lynn Canyon Park. Metrics: 250 hectares (618 acres) View Larger Map How to get there: You can take Hwy 1 […]

Saving Luna, The Story of an Orca

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In December a film based on the true story of Luna the orca (aka killer whale) that has been making the rounds at film festivals will be showing at the Ridge in Vancouver. Luna (1999 – 2006) officially named L98 and also known as Tsuux-iit was an orca. After being separated from his mother as […]