Archive for the category "vancouver"

The Straight's Annual Best of Vancouver

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual issue of the Georgia Straight, “Best of Vancouver”, is now available in stores street corner boxes. This free weekly newspaper takes a poll every year where readers can voice their choices for the best spots in town for any kind of activity or lack thereof. I have yet to get a print copy […]

Yes, the Civic Strike in Vancouver is a Big Deal

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We saw a skunk sifting through garbage in the back alley the other day, I think they are doing shift work while the raccoons sleeping, it struck me as sorta strange. When the strike first started (remember way back when? even during the fireworks?) people were like “oh you can’t even tell!” At this point, […]

Sponsor Buzz in the Tour of Courage

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

John and I are prepping for the Run for the Cure on September 30th but local blogger, columnist and radio personality Buzz Bishop will be hopping in his bike alongside Lance Armstrong next weekend for the BC Cancer Foundation’s Tour of Courage. Vancouver cyclists are hitting the pedals with Lance Armstrong this weekend in support […]

Lack of Fare Options for Visitors Using Transit

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Not a week goes by that I am asked some sort of question by a tourist on the street and usually it’s about the bus. Sure, the Translink “Trip Planner” seems to be a decent “A to B” service, although getting from the Westin to Granville Island really isn’t an FAQ I encounter. It’s more […]

Mexican Restaurant Review

Comments 20 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I really wanted to put together a post about where to get Mexican food in Vancouver since some of my earlier attempts to collect such information were less than successful. I then decided to enlist a fellow blogger who I’ve noticed has made numerous food review posts. The following are Raul’s recommendations for good Mexican […]