Archive for the category "vancouver"

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 […]

Vancouver History: Oddities

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m a nut for trivia and lesser-known facts. I also love feeding my brain with all kinds of nuggets of information especially when it comes to our fair region. I recently found a new section of my favourite Vancouver history website that features “Oddities“: bits of news that probably weren’t news at the time, but […]

Wednesday Morning Link Fest: Granville, Garbage and Google

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome to this week’s Link Fest. If at any time you happen to have a news item or link you would like to share with me, and you have a del.icio.us account, just tag it “for:miss604” to bring it to my attention. Tonight is the public open house/meeting regarding the proposed redesign of Granville street. […]

Canadian Blog Awards: Round Two

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thank you to everyone who voted for me in the categories in which I was nominated. It looks like I survived as a finalist for “Best Local Blog” and Round Two voting will commence on Wednesday (tomorrow). All the other nominees for Best Local Blog are from Ontario so if you feel my blog represents […]