Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver History: Girl in Wetsuit

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I was little I thought there was a mermaid perched on a rock almost 100 feet from the Sea Wall in Stanley Park. As it turns out one of the most recognizable marine landmarks in this city, the statue Girl in Wetsuit, actually does have a mermaid involved in her history. Photo credit: Pat […]

BC Rockies Deaf Hockey Club VS Canucks Alumni

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the highlights of my year in 2007 was meeting some members of the Canucks Alumni hockey team in North Vancouver. Dave Babych, Cliff Ronning and of course, GINO! It’s always fun to watch the stars you’ve admired over the years, those you grew up watching, and the local guys that made the Canucks […]

Gung Hay Fat Choy, Honey

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve almost completely left the Chinese New Year celebrations slip by me this year. Today at 12:00pm (about 20 mins ago) the parade kicked of in Chinatown, starting at Pender and Carrall, “it travels northbound on Pender, east on Gore, south on Keefer and ends at Carall.” [News1130] Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Vancouver has […]

Miss604 Poll: The Greater Vancouver Zoo Issue

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Remember when there was a Zoo in Stanley Park? Monkeys, nocturnal critters, kangaroos, and polar bears. There was horseback riding and those little penguins that would swim up and glide down a slide into their own little pool. Photo credit: © caelie on Flickr – all rights reserved The Stanley Park Zoo is now walking […]

Tuesday Morning Link Fest: Super Fat

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’d just like to start by saying that I have a horrible hosting provider. Sure, the prices are decent, but all four of our domains go down almost once a month, for an extended period of time, at various points during the day. I’ve completely had it so I think I may pay close attention […]

New Liveblogging Tool I'll Use at DemoCampVancouver05

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve done my fair share of liveblogging over the past few years, and I’ve even written a brief “How to Live Blog” entry. Many people have offered tips and tricks to help the process go smoothly and I think I’ve pretty much got my method down to a science. However, this morning Tod sent me […]