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Vancouver 2010 The Final Tally

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On the very last day of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games I cried twice. Once, when Sidney Crosby’s goal got past a stellar Ryan Miller, and once again when Neil Young was singing as the flame disappeared from the Olympic cauldron. It’s been seven years in the making and even though it’s gone, I […]

Miss604 Covers Vancouver 2010

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last month I talked about where everyone will be during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. I plan on staying around town, making one quick day trip to Whistler, being extremely busy covering events for you all to enjoy, and watching the best in the world excel in their sport. I wanted to take a moment […]

Best of Vancouver 2009

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For 14 years the Georgia Straight had put together an annual Best of Vancouver issue. The BOV combines dozens of reader’s choice categories with staff selections and editor’s picks. This morning I headed to the steps of City Hall to accept my award for “Best Local Blog”, as voted upon by the readers of the […]

Bard on the Beach Winner Announced

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last few weeks I have been running a contest (on my site and on Twitter) to win tickets to Bard on the Beach along with a pre-show dining experience at Il Nido. I had an overwhelming response of almost 200 entries which was actually the most to date on any Miss604.com contest. In […]

2008 in Review: July to December

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is part two of my 2008 review in photos, covering July through December. After writing 840 posts throughout the year and welcoming a half-million readers to my site, 2008 was a phenomenal year. July 2008 July 2008 Archives I was a media partner for Surrey’s Canada Day celebration (the largest of its kind in […]

2008 in Review: January to June

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve decided to do a photo post for my official “year in review” but going through my iPhoto and Flickr archives I realized it would be impossible to only choose one photo to represent each month. I’ve decided to do this recap of 2008 in two posts, January to June then July to December (which […]