Archive for the category "vancouver"

Phones for Fearless 2008

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I had heard of Fearless City for over a year (from good folks like Lorraine and those at Raincity) but it wasn’t until I saw Irwin speak at Interesting Vancouver that I finally ‘got’ what they were doing. The purpose of the larger Fearless Media Project is to facilitate community participation in the creation of […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2009

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s 89th annual Polar Bear Swim will take place New Years Day at English Bay. Waxy on Flickr – Waxy PhotographyCheck out his entire Polar Bear Swim collection. The Vancouver Annual Polar Bear Swim started in 1920 when a dozen hardy swimmers took the plunge into English Bay on New Year’s Day. Since then, the […]

Review: Kiss and Makeup

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I love discovering new businesses around town especially when they are formed by ambitious and enterprising local women. I was invited to the Kiss & Makeup boutique at the Village in Park Royal last week for a chance to explore their cosmetic and skin care collections on top of getting a mini makeup makeover. The […]

Liveblogging from GM Place

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been liveblogging for over 2 years now and it’s something I also do professionally (shameless plug yes, you too can hire me to liveblog your event! end shameless plug). As such, when the Canucks Fan Zone asked their trusted group of bloggers, podcasters, app makers and content creators to moderate some Canucks-sanctioned liveblogs, I […]