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Vancouver Social Media Scene: Third Tuesday and WordCamp Fraser Valley

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s that time of the month again, the one that we actually all look forward to: Third Tuesday is back at the Network Hub with guest speaker Joe Solomon. Nonprofits have been using social networks to get the word out since long before the Internet existed. So what happens when nonprofits combine the power of […]

Breakfast with Jeff Pulver in Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you’re someone who co-hosts a weekly group podcast over the magic of Skype you better show up when a mastermind of VOIP comes to your town for breakfast. Jeff Pulver currently travels around the world, hosting breakfasts with geeky-fun elements like “Real-Time Social Tagging” to spark networking and conversations. Prior to the breakfast at […]

Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival Vancouver 2008

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It sure is a mouthful but North America’s largest multicultural festival is once again taking to the waters of Vancouver. What: Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival featuring food, cooking shows, a marketplace, children’s entertainment and of course the dragon boat races. When: Saturday, June 21, 8 am to 10:30 pm, Sunday, June 22, 8 […]

Vancouver Events and Some Tunes for June 2008

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The only thing that would complete our summer festival and event lineup in Metro Vancouver would be a spot of sunshine. Here’s a quick round up of cheap things do to in Vancouver this month: Saturday June 14th is Joomla! Day Vancouver from 9:30am until 5:00pm at the Library. Tickets are only $25 and if […]

Happy Birthday Little Green House

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In my daily quest to find history tidbits to share with my readers about our fair city sometimes the best leg work that can be done is by simply going for a walk. As I was walking down Richards street yesterday on my way to dinner I passed the large “Richards” condo development sign, next […]

Tuesday Morning Link Fest: Happyland Edition

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you feel your eyes welling up with emotion the one thing that tips you over the edge is actually talking about how you’re doing with someone. Yesterday after work I started texting my husband to see if he was walking home or taking the bus while I faught off some tears. As soon as […]