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The Amazing Hunt is on for 2008

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year my sister and I participated twice in The Amazing Hunt, once in a foot race Granville Island and the other in Surrey (with car travel). Fashioned after the popular CBS and Emmy-winning reality show The Amazing Race, this hyper-local adventure challenge tests your brains and brawn with tasks that take place in a […]

Unplugging, Birthdays, and the Stranger Photography Exhibit Opens Tonight

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What’s going on tonight? A lot actually but my husband and I will be taking a night off and having some time to ourselves. The dishes have piled up, and there are projects that need some attention but we haven’t been able to have any actual down time together in a while. However, if it […]

DemoCampVancouver06 Live Blog

Comments 8 by Guest Author

Unfortunately Rebecca is unable to attend DemoCamp’s Gaming Edition this evening so Nancy Zimmerman has been kind enough to take on the liveblog – thanks Nancy! What: DemoCampVancouver06 – Gaming Edition [wiki][Facebook event] Where: Workspace in Gastown Presentations Include: Bleeding Edge iPhone Development Parveen Kaler, Smartful Studios Self-Publishing Games Direct-to-Consumers Dustin Sacks, Sillysoft Games Starting […]

Car Free Day in Vancouver Summer 2008

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year I didn’t get out to every festival, parade, or community event however the ones I did attend like the West End’s Block Party were pretty darn fun. Over on Commercial Drive they’ve been closing off the road and celebrating the community on foot (for a single day without vehicles) for several years. In […]

Army and Navy Shoe Sale, A Vancouver Tradition

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Although we no longer have the “$1.49 day – Woodwards” theme chiming through our radios there are still many traditions in local retail shopping that have lived on to the point of being legendary. Growing up in Surrey, it was always A&B Sound on Boxing Day, and in other cities it’s been the annual Army […]