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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 […]

Where to Get Sunglasses in Vancouver

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

About 2 years ago when I was chillin in Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville, Iowa, I bought some sunglasses. Actually, we bought them from one of those independent mid-mall carts, 2 for $20. Mine finally busted a few weekends ago in Osoyoos and John‘s bit the dust just the other day. Both events have sent […]

Halloween Comes Early at the Rio

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If there’s one movie I’ve heard people talking about all summer, that isn’t The Simpsons, it’s Halloween. Why is there so much buzz, is it because people just like scary movies? Well yes, that and this is a Rob Zombie production based on John Carpenter‘s screenplay. After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now […]

Canucks Logo, Job Action and Ewok Villages

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you live or work around False Creek this morning you may find a few more people milling about than usual. Over at GM Place we’re going to attend the official logo launch tailgate party on the South Plaza at 11:30, then head in to the arena for the unveiling at 12:30pm. I’ll have an […]