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VinoCamp and CheeseCamp Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year’s inaugural VinoCamp Vancouver was such a success that it’s back again this August. As a special treat, the world’s first-ever CheeseCamp will compliment VinoCamp as well. “A different type of conference, VinoCamp CheeseCamp 2009 is designed for people interested in technology, wine and cheese as participants are encouraged to take photos of what’s […]

Homelessness in Vancouver – The Howe Shelter

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver is requesting public input with regards to the fate of the Howe Shelter. Until July 22nd they are asking Vancouverites to complete this survey pertaining to interim housing options. Photo credit: seanorr on Flickr “On any given night, at least 1,600 people in the city don’t have homes and many more […]

Granville Showcase Street Party 2009

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After months of construction, closures and delays, Granville Street will once again come alive with a Canada Line party next Saturday. Photo: aecreations on Flickr On July 25th, from 2:00pm until 7:00pm, there will be a main stage setup on the 700 block of Granville Street that will feature local entertainment while the rest of […]

O2 West Personal Fitness Studio

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I went for my first personal training session with Andy Shiu at O2 West. Last week John and I met with Andy to get a tour of the facility and learn a bit more about his philosophy, which were equally impressive and borderline mind-blowing. Andy has a strong background in the fitness industry and […]