Archive for the category "vancouver"

DemoCamp Vancouver Liveblog

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What’s going on? From the wiki: Unlike other iterations of DemoCamp, the Vancouver event covers all industries. Idea people will be presenting innovations on all things ranging from business to charity, high-technology to high-art. The purpose is to encourage a cross-pollination of industries and individuals in hopes that people engaged in unrelated endeavors might provide […]

Downtown Vancouver Shopping Success

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As much I despise Robson Street, malls and shopping downtown in general, there comes a time when you just need a little retail therapy. That, and the fact that for some reason 3 pairs of my jeans decided to get torn all within the span of a week, lead John and I out in what […]

Canada's Project Runway and the Resurrection of Discollection

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It wasn’t long ago that I made a post to support the fill-a-bag sale over at Discollection [Miss604], although only a few weeks ago the vintage clothing store shut its doors due to problems with the building in which it was housed. From the design concept to the display ideas to the customer service and […]

SuperHappyDevHouse Live Blog

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After work today I met up with John and headed over to 1 Alexander to join in the SuperHappyDevHouse hijinx. Most were there to brainstorm and come up with fun, neat little ways to geek, hack and play with the weebernet but some are here simply to eat, drink, and be geeky – ourselves included. […]

Gassy Jack's Neck of the Woods

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Before moving downtown a few years ago I had only ever been to Gastown [wiki] a couple of times. Aside from being a usual destination for out-of-towners the majority of my experience included hitting dank ol’ pubs for nights of sticky shoes and Irish music. Times have changed and there’s more life in that corner […]