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Northern Voice 2008: Schedule Released

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Northern Voice, BC’s premiere blogging, podcasting and everything internet information conference is just over a month away and registration is in full swing. They recently released the set schedule for Saturday (Friday will be the unconference-style MooseCamp) and my panel will be presenting in the 2:15pm – 2:55pm time slot. Here’s some more information about […]

happyfrog Testing Team: Lark 8th Ave

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a part of the happyfrog Testing Team I’ve had some cash at my disposal to go ahead and spend at local businesses or on local products. I came across a super neat handbag in a magazine a few days ago and although the bags aren’t handmade in BC (they’re from NYC) the store in […]

Miss604 Poll: New Years Eve in Vancouver

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve heard from some people that actual New Yorkers don’t ever venture into Times Square, that it’s more of a touristy thing. Regardless, this year they have the usual party in the street, a new LED ball, interactive messages that you can text to the big screens above, and you can even go to this […]

Best of 604: Local Website Edition

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This autumn I introduced the Best of 604, in response to a local newspaper’s Best of Vancouver. Sure, my categories weren’t as diverse but I’m pretty free to build upon the Best of 604 at any time, so that’s exactly what I’m going to do. Photo credit: Kris Krug on Flickr Reading Morning Brew this […]

iSkate for Under 5 Bucks

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a proud Canadian girl I was overwhelmed when I received new ice skates this Christmas. Truth be told, I’ve never owned a pair of my own before and these are pretty spectacular. Within 24 hours of receiving them I was getting them sharpened at the West End Community Centre and stepping on the ice. […]

Granville Street Starwalk and Redesign

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been around since 1994 but does anyone ever really notice it? Passing over the plaques of Dal Richards and Diana Krall this afternoon I was inspired to find out more about Vancouver’s own walk of fame. Photo credit: freedryk on Flickr The Starwalk pays tribute to local musicians, entertainers, producers, actors and radio DJ’s, […]