Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver History Tidbits: Robson, Fast Ferries, Massey Tunnel and the UBC Steam Tunnels

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was struggling to find inspiration this morning although I knew I wanted to publish a history post this week. I put the call out on Twitter and received several inquiries about Vancouver history landmarks and tidbits. Since the response was so great, this will be a new series of user-generated responses to local history […]

Vancouver Twestival Video Contest

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanks to the good folks at Strutta, Vancouver’s Twestival event now has its own video contest. You may have seen the quick clip from the Twestival team in Amsterdam, which basically inspired us to get this going locally. You only have a few days to upload your video about why you use Twitter and/or why […]

Odyssey Plans to Move to Denman

Comments 58 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I got a note last night from Ariane about a hearing she had attended in the West End with regards to the relocation of the Odyssey nightclub from Howe Street, over to Denman. She said the place was absolutely packed, warranting a second meeting, and a strong majority of the crowd was opposed to the […]

Vancouver History: Streams of History

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Those who frequent this site often may notice that I have a bit of a passion for all things history in and around Vancouver. This weekend a very special event is taking place in the downtown Eastside (our city’s oldest neighbourhood) and everyone is welcome to join in person or online. Start Time: Saturday, February […]

Toni & Guy Anniversary Hair and Fashion Show Tonight

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m a big fan of anniversaries and it may have been a little-known fact that my Best of 604 Awards were originally started because I wanted to celebrate my 5th blogaversary with others, in style, while supporting a cause. Tonight, Toni & Guy, the world-famous hair salon, is having a special bash of its own […]