Archive for the category "vancouver"

Silent 9 O'clock Gun in Stanley Park

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I knew there was something missing but I never realized it until now, well until my sister sent me a text message this morning. Aside from the garbage piling up, libraries being shut down and public pools not being filled with youngsters splashing around, there’s something else that’s happening because of the civic strike in […]

Tech Friendly Boutique Hotels in Vancouver

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Looking for a funky web savvy boutique hotel in downtown Vancouver that won’t break the bank? Recently Mark from Chicago contacted me through the blog to ask about such a place since he’ll be coming to town this fall. I don’t want to pay stratospheric prices […] Is there a smaller, classy, tech-friendly place you […]

Thursday Morning Link Fest

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yes, I already did a link fest on Monday morning but after so many ‘long’ posts this week a photo and link laden entry was in order. The GVRD, which will now be called Metro Vancouver should not cause alarm for any of the 21 member municipalities, we’re not going to amalgamate like Montreal or […]

The First Third Tuesday Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night John and I headed to the Soho Billiard Cafe in Yaletown to meetup with some folks as a part of Vancouver’s new Third Tuesday group. THIRD TUESDAY is a monthly meetup for communications and marketing folks interested in learning/sharing more about the practical applications of social media in business. Third Tuesday has real […]

Breakfast in Vancouver: Roscoe's on Robson

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Breakfast, it’s the most important meal of the day, so I’m told. Around Vancouver there are a few gems, you know those places that aren’t pretentious ($8 for a slice of cantaloupe and a grape) and that have a unique, individual charm. I like establishments that serve up good food, a lot of it, for […]