Archive for the category "vancouver"

Breaking the Broken

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Friday night Sparta was in town opening up for Alice in Chains and Velvet Revolver. It was their first night joining the VR tour and their set was kick-ass, as usual. John and I were supposed to interview the band but after wasting 40 minutes dealing with rude and uncooperative security and venue personnel we […]

Crosswalk Etiquette in Vancouver

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I know pedestrians in the city can get a little crazy and if you’re a driver they’re your worst enemy on the road. Although when you’re out walking somewhere, the drivers are the bad guys. It goes both ways but that doesn’t mean rules of the road should be ignored. I don’t know how many […]

Metro Vancouver vs Google

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Apparently Metro Vancouver, fka the GVRD is hurt and displeased with its google rank and is in need of some serious SEO help. If you Google it, you’ll get eight other entries, including a newspaper, soccer league and hotel before you finally find the one for the body formerly known as the GVRD. Staff tell […]

Dancing Matt in Vancouver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I put the super-secret word out that Dancing Matt himself would be down at English Bay, well, dancing. In February of 2003, he quit his job in Brisbane, Australia and used the money he’d saved to wander around the planet until it ran out. He made this site so he could keep his family […]

Pipe Dreams or Reality for New Skytrain Lines

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I was 9 years old the Skytrain came to Surrey. I remember driving over the Pattullo in our little red van every week and watching the progress on the Skybridge, just wondering how tall it would go and what it would look like when a train went across there for the first time. This […]