Archive for the category "vancouver"

How the Smoking Ban is Affecting Vancouverites

Comments 26 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a follow up to my follow up post about the new smoking regulations in BC, I thought I would focus on the direct impact this is having on Vancouverites. A new province-wide regulation, effective March 31, bans smoking within three metres of those doorways, open windows and air intakes, so people who work in […]

The Black Keys Rock the Commodore

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What’s better than watching a completely rockin’ band at the Commodore for $20? Not much at all really. Despite the fact that I felt out of place with out a fedora, horn-rimmed glasses, a beard, or a jean jacket, I thoroughly enjoyed The Black Keys. The volume and caliber of nostril-tickling sound that those two […]

Stanley Park Restoration Update April 2008

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mr. Bollwitt and I cherish our multi-hour treks off the tourist-beaten paths through our city’s crown jewel – Stanley Park. We’ve been keeping a close eye on it throughout the years and especially since the big storm of 2006. Yesterday after being disappointed about seeing the same piece of the Seawall I documented a year […]

Canucks Fan Appreciation 2008

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: Read my thoughts on page A6 of today’s Province newspaper. Update: I’ll also be on the CBC’s Early Edition with Rick Cluff Wednesday morning (April 9th) talking about Trevor Linden and more specifically, the petition to rename a street after him. From The Canucks Hockey Blog Did anyone even notice the score last night? […]

Vancouver Blogger Profile: Pat Zaph

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This time around (since I tried this about a year ago) my Vancouver Blogger Profile series, about bloggers that may or may not be from Vancouver, is really taking off. Next up is someone you may know from such things as my comment thread, Flickr Group, or blogroll as “PatZ“. Who are you? By day, […]