Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver History: Joe Fortes

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In 1986 he was named Vancouver’s “Citizen of the Century” and he was pretty much just a regular guy who happened to spend most of his time saving lives. You’ve probably seen the restaurant that’s famous for its seafood and that yellow cab out front, and maybe you’ve been to the library named in his […]

Facebook Awards: Updates and Speakers

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been several months in the making and now we’re less than two weeks away from the first ever Facebook Awards that will take place at the Vancouver Facebook Developer (and Design) Garage. The ever-fabulous Megan Cole (who was also named as one of Vancouver’s Tech Women to Watch in 2008) will be moderating the […]

Raising the Roof Toque Tuesday

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every so often while walking the streets of Vancouver you’ll have the chance to buy something. It may be a hot dog, fresh roasted chestnuts, a print from that guy who draws black and white sketches Tupac and Wayne Gretzky, or perhaps a daily newspaper. On Tuesday February 5th, volunteers will take to the streets […]

Tuesday Morning Link Fest now in Sticker Form

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year when I got my Macbook I was unsure about ever covering it with stickers. It was right after Northern Voice and I noticed almost everyone there had their laptops covered in geeky yet rad stickers. I waited this long – almost a year – but after my friend Linus gave me a birthday […]

Canadian Blog Awards

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It looks like I’ve been nominated for the Canadian Blog Awards (2007) but instead of telling all my readers to rush over and vote for me (although I really won’t stop you) here are a couple of my peers who have been nominated in various categories as well. Some Nominees (there are many more categories […]