Archive for the category "vancouver"

West End Starbucks Hero Remembered

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I heard about this in the news years ago but every time I walk into the Starbucks on Robson and Bidwell I am reminded of the heroic act and sacrifice made by Anthony McNaughton. In January of 2000, Tony McNaughton was the manager of the Starbucks when a man (who was the disgruntled ex-husband of […]

Making Funeral Arrangements with Mojave

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Late last year I was introduced to Mojave and through the magic of blogging and Twitter the entire city’s been able to keep up to speed on the events, happenings, new and updates from this local band who will soon be releasing their new album, Crow’s Funeral. I had the chance to interview LJ and […]

Beauty Night and the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In just over a week I’ll be attending the 26th annual Vancouver YWCA Women of Distinction Awards and I was very pleased to see that Caroline MacGillivray, Founder and President of Beauty Night was on the list of this year’s distinguished nominees for Community Building. This past January I interviewed Caroline about her work with […]

The Great Blue Herons of Stanley Park Walk

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the last five years I’ve been writing about Stanley Park (beyond the sea wall) and one of my trusted information sources has always been the Stanley Park Ecology Society. They’ve hosted fun events like the winter humbug hike, were a great resource when I did my coyote sighting map, run programs like Ivy Busters, […]