Archive for the category "yaletown"

Opus Rooftop Restaurant in Yaletown

Comments 29 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the latest projects meeting strong NIMBY (not in my backyard) opposition in Vancouver is the rooftop restaurant proposal in Yaletown. A few days ago there was a meeting at City Hall to discuss the development that would sit on top of the Opus Hotel. From Trilogy Properties According to Opus Vancouver and Trilogy […]

Ideas on Tap Returns to Vancouver

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night at Yaletown Brewing, 6s Marketing revived Ideas on Tap after a decade-long hiatus (you can read more about the history of the event over on the sixty4media blog). Ideas on Tap, an evening of networking that celebrates business n’ beer, saw five people from five seperate companies have one minute to pitch ideas […]

West End Block Party 2008 This Saturday

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year I attended the West End Block Party with Keira (and her hot dog t-shirt). We had a really great time playing some games, touring the transit museum on wheels, and hanging out in our ‘hood on a sunny afternoon. “Gordon Neighbourhood House is holding its 10th annual West End Summer Block Party on […]

Weathering the Canada Line Storm

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What is there to write about when you’re momentarily uninspired? You write about the weather (and in this town, transit and construction too). Influenced by Keira’s lust for Jugo Juice as of late, I headed over to my nearby location to pick up a Berry Blast and a wrap for lunch. Along the way I […]

Blo in Yaletown

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I realize right off the bat that the title may be misleading for those Google searching something else in Yaletown but “Blo” is actually the name of a “Wash. Blow. Go.” salon on Hamilton. Wash. Blow. Go. Under 30 dollars. Just over 30 minutes [BloMeDry.com] At first I scoffed of the idea of a hair […]