Archive for the category "vancouver"

Cambie All Access Street Party

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With the Canada Line nearing completion it’s about time the businesses and shops along Cambie Street see the return of some much-needed foot traffic. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr To celebrate the re-opening of the street that felt the pains of the “cut and cover” construction there will be a street party April 25th […]

Vancouver Public Spaces Network, Where's the Square

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Public Spaces Network was formed in 2006 and its goal is to, “preserve and celebrate public space as an essential part of a vibrant, inclusive city.” The VPSN has campaigns regarding public vs privatized spaces, public art, security, democratic spaces, green spaces, and the corporatization of public spaces. Photo credit: rodefeld on Flickr […]

100 Mile Challenge in Mission, BC

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Based on the best-selling book (and blog) by James MacKinnon and Alisa Smith, the Food Network’s new series, The 100 Mile Challenge, is testing the lifestyle habits of families in Mission, BC. I recently did a write up about the show for E!Online and soon after started counting my own food miles. Photo credit: Roland […]

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I love this time of year in the city. The grey and dreary winter days are behind us and although the rain still showers down every few days (or for a few days on end) it just makes everything so lush, green, and full of life. Walking up from Burrard SkyTrain the other night I […]

Review: The C-Word

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Our friend Shayam, a local podcaster and close family friend of my friend Tanya, is involved with The C-Word — a play now showing at the Playwrights Theatre Centre on Granville Island. Last night Tanya and I stopped by to check it out. If cheating is colour blind, so is commitment, increasingly a “C-word” to […]