Archive for the category "vancouver"

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, […]

Blo in Yaletown

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I realize right off the bat that the title may be misleading for those Google searching something else in Yaletown but “Blo” is actually the name of a “Wash. Blow. Go.” salon on Hamilton. Wash. Blow. Go. Under 30 dollars. Just over 30 minutes [BloMeDry.com] At first I scoffed of the idea of a hair […]

Thursday Morning Link Fest: So Little Time Left

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I wasn’t sure I was going to post at all today, really since yesterday I had a couple “meaty” entries. However, there are still links and information floating around so what kind of Miss604 would I be if I didn’t share with the masses. Fellow Blogathon’er, Raul just celebrated 500 blog posts which is a […]

Smiling Buddha Cabaret

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

From the NEW Punk History Vancouver page. People often criticize the city for looking “too new” and not having “enough history”. That by being in its infancy on the world’s stage, Vancouver has none of its own culture, just a melting pot of others. It’s not that we don’t have history, it’s that we’ve glossed […]