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Vancouver 2010 Street Closures and Transportation Concepts

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

You can find Celebration of Light road closure info here. One thing I love about not owning a car and living downtown is that I can get pretty much anywhere I need to go either by walking or on transit. Buses, SkyTrains, West Coast Express, and my own two legs can be relied upon whenever […]

Miss604 Poll: Vancouver 2010 Tickets On Sale Soon

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It has been announced that a first wave of tickets to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games will go on sale in less than a month. Thirty per cent of tickets for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games will be made available to the public, a spokesman for the organizing […]

Vancouver 2010 Store Opens, Mukmuk MIA

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s 2010 Olympics have a couple mascots, three to be precise. They’re all warm, fuzzy little creatures that are starting annoy the heck outta some people already. Since they’re pretty much developed for merchandising and marketing purposes I can see why they did the following: They made them all pretty easy for kids to draw. […]

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Mascot Revealed in Surrey

Comments 40 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today at 10:30am PT we’ll all find out if our mascot for the 2010 Olympic games will be a bear, a marmot, or another freakin’ orca of some kind. The unveiling will take place in Surrey at Sullivan Heights Secondary… more specifically the adjacent Bell Centre for the Performing Arts. I already blogged about past […]

Sunday Morning Link Fest

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I hope everyone around here remember to set their clocks back so they’re not unnecessarily early to any events this morning. Here’s a quick news roundup. CKNW has been spreading rumors about the Surrey murder and taking shots at the justice system. Naturally, the RCMP isn’t pleased. CKNW…. they’re so badass… News1130 teases us with […]

Vancouver 2010 Mascot

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update November 27, 2007: The mascots have been revealed, read more here. A big huggable bear? A bird of some kind? Perhaps a giant inukshuk come to life? Just what exactly will the Vancouver 2010 Olympic mascot look like? It’s a closely guarded Olympic secret! The designs have been drawn and redrawn for more than […]