Archive for the category "vancouver"

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "I" is for Ioco

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ioco is much more than a road that runs through Port Moody, its origins are rooted deep within the history of our entire region. From the City of Port Moody – Site clearing for the Imperial Oil refinery at Ioco began in 1913, followed by installation of the crude oil processing equipment in 1914. The […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "H" is for Haunted Hotel Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Duane on Flickr At one point in time it was the tallest and most majestic structure in the city. Now the Hotel Vancouver (err… Fairmont Hotel Vancouver) is a classic symbol of our young history. Along with tales of statesmen and royalty walking its halls comes the story of the Lady in Red, […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "F" is for Flickr

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

That’s right folks, the world’s most popular (and fantastic) photo sharing website is a Vancouver-grown creation. Hosting more than 2 billion images as of last year, Flickr was the brainchild of Caterina and Stewart of Vancouver in 2004. It was then gobbled up by Yahoo! in early 2007. However, the pair are so beloved by […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "E" is for Electric Trolleybus

Comments 4 by John Bollwitt

The following is a guest post by John Bollwitt Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr I’m hardly an expert on the subject of Electric Trolleybuses in Vancouver but do take my fair share of them in my commute to and from work, not to mention the post I made about not owning a car on […]