Archive for the category "vancouver"

Punk History Vancouver: Disco Sucks

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Remember when bands promoted a cause or took a stand not just because a record company told them they were going to be on a hit pre-fab compilation CD? When they would sing about injustices and weren’t sporting Louis Vuitton tracks suits in glossed over music videos? A huge part of the entire punk movement […]

Vancouver Social Media Scene: Blogger Meetup, Third Tuesday, Launch Party3 and CaseCamp3

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As the holiday season comes to a close, everyone’s buckling down with work, taxes and the idea of no more stat holidays until March. Fear not social media and internets enthusiasts of Vancouver because our hyperactive community is putting together a schwack-load of events to keep you networking and scoring drink tickets. Here’s what’s going […]

Free Birthday Stuff in Vancouver Part 2

Comments 44 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What’s better than your husband, with all his media connections, getting you up to the Jim Robson Brodacast Gondola at GM Place? The “Voice of the Vancouver Canucks” and me – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Having him take your photo with John Shorthouse and Tommy Larscheid – that’s what. But back to the […]

Tuesday Morning Link Fest: New Logo Edition

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night Keira, Amy and I took to the North Shore and carved up Mount Seymour (for a cause). I calculated that I haven’t been in FOUR years (not two like I previously thought) but it came right back to me, “like riding a bicycle”. I was carving down the black diamond, which on Seymour […]

Ride for Breast Cancer Research at Seymour

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today I’ll be strapping on my snowboard for the first time in two years and I simply can’t wait. I learned to ride about 12 years ago at my local mountain of choice – Seymour. This was mostly because it was the quickest to get to from Surrey, it was the cheapest, and had the […]

Facebook Awards: Best of the West Nominees

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This past fall, I was the official live blogger for Vancouver’s first Facebook Developer (and Design) Garage and I’ll be back again for an upcoming event later this month which will feature the Facebook Awards. The first ever Facebook Awards: Best of the West, brought to us by some great sponsors, will feature applications that […]