Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver Then and Now: Hotels

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently did a tour of the Downtown Eastside with BC Housing to learn more about their renovated properties. They scooped up over 20 hotels on the east side, some known as being the most dangerous buildings in Vancouver, and proceeded to bring them up to code so that tenants could have better living standards. […]

iPhone App Photo Contest, Win an iPad

Comments 22 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s no secret that I’m on the go quite a bit and thanks to local radio stations having iPhone apps, I can take a little piece of home with me wherever I roam. One of such stations is The Peak. Their iPhone app is new this summer and it even includes an alarm clock that […]

Glowbal to Bring Gourmet BBQ to the Downtown Eastside

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Glowbal Collection is bringing a gourmet BBQ feast to the Downtown Eastside Tuesday, August 10th in partnership with the Union Gospel Mission. Photo credit: Steve De Gracia on Flickr Six chefs from Glowbal’s properties (Italian Kitchen, Coast, Sanafir, Trattoria, Glowbal Afterglow, and Society) will be preparing everything from beef brisket and ribs to potato salad, […]

Vancouver Art Gallery Behind the Scenes

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In May I wrote about how the Vancouver Art Gallery is looking to relocate to (preferably) a new building that can accommodate their growing collection. Photo credit: ko.ttur on Flickr Public opinion has been somewhat mixed in terms of their sentiments for the current building and lack of knowledge about the reasons why the VAG […]