Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver History: The Lions, The Two Sisters

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

They sit above Vancouver and are the namesake for many things Vancouver-related, from bridges to movie production studios but not everyone would refer to these two majestic peaks, reigning over our region as “The Lions”. Photo credit: penmachine on Flickr Legend has it that these are actually two sisters of a great nation that existed […]

Facebook Awards: Developer and Design Garage Live Blog Tonight

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The second Facebook Developer & Design Garage (and Facebook Awards) will be kicking off tonight at 6:00pm sharp over at the Vancouver Film School on Homer. Doors open at 5:30pm and space is limited to 100, so be sure to come on time. Here’s a sampling of what we’ll see tonight (and for more background, […]

Half Snow Half Sun Stanley Park Walk

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been so long since John and I had some down time, just the two of us, and with the sun shining today (at least downtown) we headed to our favourite place, just a short walk away. Winter Beach – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr 10 minutes turned into 5 hours as we explored […]

Drive Safe Today in Metro Vancouver

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I woke up with sun beaming through the bedroom curtains. The voice at the local radio station coming through my alarm clock said it was “frigid” outside but the warmth radiating from my window was quite comforting. As I was getting ready to head out this morning my mother called and said it’s a “white […]

Launch Party Vancouver3 Recap and Rockband Bonus Feature

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night over at the Lamplighter in Gastown over a hundred people mixed, mingled and shmoozed at Vancouver’s third Launch Party event, organized by the folks at Strutta. It’s something I would have attended regardless but the night was extra special because we were getting together all of Vancouver’s Tech Women to Watch in 2008 […]

Happy in Vancouver

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday was deemed the most depressing day of the year. If your winter SAD has kicked in or your holiday bills are catching up to you, that classification might be justified. But here in Vancouver RIGHT NOW, the sun is shining, yes, there’s SUNSHINE. I propose, just for a day, just while there’s no cloud […]