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Christmas in Vancouver: The Peak of Christmas on Grouse Mountain

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Now that the Grouse Grind is closed for the season, you can head up North Vancouver’s natural lookout for ice skating and more festive activities. Photo credit: Richard Eriksson on Flickr Enjoy Christmas carols, movies, sleigh rides, learn about Santa’s reindeer and get your pic taken with the man himself, all in a beautiful snow-dusted […]

Raincity Studios Acquires Bryght

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The guys who brought us social media rooftop bbq’s in Gastown, Bryght, have now been acquired by the the primo Drupal site, blog and podcast deliverers, Raincity Studios. This global-mega-hyper-conglomorate melds together the two single most important companies in Vancouver when it comes to web 2.0, imho. This morning’s news release states: The deal took […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Canada Place

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada Place is good for something other than IMAX movies and taking scenic photos of the North Shore – there are usually some pretty neat seasonal events taking place inside and out. This year they are serving up a plethora of activities for the kiddies while supporting an excellent cause. Christmas @ Canada Place will […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Adopt-A-Family

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update 2010 The Salvation Army’s Adopt-a-Family program is back for 2010. Last year I wrote a few blurbs about the Adopt-a-Family program through the Surrey Christmas Bureau. I’m now noticing a lot of Google search love from people seeking to learn more so here’s the scoop: The Adopt-A-Family program is a way to match up […]

I'll Miss Third Tuesday and DemoCamp Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

That’s right, I won’t be there to liveblog the latest edition of “battle decks” at DemoCampVancouver04. Why not? Well, I’ll be somewhere between Iowa and Missouri, visiting in-laws and driving through some corn fields, that’s why. John hasn’t been back to see his family in over two years since immigrating to Canada to be my […]

Goodbye, Mr. Kripps

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s as much a fixture of Granville Street as those drunken 19 year-old suburban kids and Bruno Gerussi‘s plaque on the Walk of Fame; Kripps Pharmacy is leaving town, and the famous neon “DRUGS” sign that’s stood there for decades will be taken down. Photo credit: bRONTE dIGITAL on Flickr Recently the famous “Drugs” sign […]