Archive for the category "vancouver"

Launch Party Vancouver Wrap Up

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thursday evening I attended Launch Party Vancouver. They had the entire restaurant, Section 3, booked up and anyone from PR professionals to tech geeks were able to mix, mingle and schmooze over appies. I’ll leave the Launch Party explanation to Boris: “…what I can best summarize as being a social gathering for Vancouver’s tech community, […]

Stanley Park Eco Society and Dinosaurs

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently discovered the Stanley Park Ecology Society when I was uncovering the fiction that lies in the mainstream media’s portrayal of the restoration progress of the park. They seem to be doing good things, according to their website, leading research and really caring about the wellbeing of the plants and animals. Thanks to them […]

Urbanspoon, Vancouver's New Food Authority

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was passed along a link recently (via del.icio.us) for Urbanspoon, a massive website network of restaurants and food reviews from around the world. Urbanspoon is the world’s leading provider of time-critical dining data, a major division of a very important multi-national corporation, and an all-around BIG PLAYER in the multi-billion dollar restaurant information industry. […]

The Fabulous Commodore Ballroom

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update 2011: Billboard has named The Commodore Ballroom one of the Top 10 Most Influential Clubs in North America. Last night we went to see They Might be Giants at the Commodore to round out John‘s Birthday-week celebrations. It was a really great evening and the atmosphere was so relaxed, whimsical and pleasant with TMBG’s […]

The Best of 604: Lifestyle Edition

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

To continue the “Best of 604” I’ve put together a hodge podge of some more things I like and would recommend. This isn’t to compete with any other list, this is simply my spin on things as these are people, places and things that I personally find pleasant. With some help I hope to cover […]