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West End Block Party Success

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Keira and I hit up the West End Block Party today. Although it was very kid-centric we got to explore, play carnival games, and be a couple big kids ourselves. I tell ya, we had to get a kid to show us how to play one game because it was pretty darn tough. We completed […]

Natural Fireworks Tomorrow Night

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow night perhaps Vancouverites will be able to catch an anticipated meteor shower. My husband‘s always been fascinated by astronomy and me, well I just think the little I know about it all is still pretty neat. Photo credit: jon rawlinson on Flickr It’s surprising how many more stars you see in the sky once […]

The RIO Experience

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Keira on Flickr After finding a neat cafe into which none of us had ventured, I’m pretty sure we would have all been content calling it a night without even hitting the movie theatre. Nevertheless, we arrived at our destination a little early so the attendant in the box office booth was a […]

Robson Street Safeway is Closing

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

According to the checkout clerk this evening, it’s been 15 years in the making: the Safeway on Robson at Denman is closing its doors this Saturday. I remember when the liquor store across the parking lot shut down, that was when the old building was slated to be demolished and a new super-Safeway was to […]

West End Summer Block Party

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I advertised this event last year although we didn’t end up going… someone also criticized it for being “only 3 hours long” but if it’s 3 hours of fun times in the neighbourhood, I’m game. Gordon Neighbourhood House is holding its 9th annual West End Summer Block Party and 65th Birthday Celebration on Saturday August […]