Archive of posts tagged "Downtown Vancouver"

Vancouver History: Harbour Centre

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

33 years ago today Harbour Centre was officially opened and at 481 feet, it was the tallest building in Vancouver at the time.1 Harbour Centre is the home of The Vancouver Lookout, a revolving restaurant, a mall, various businesses and tech firms, as well as one of SFU‘s downtown campuses. In 1977 it was called […]

Whale in False Creek

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon a grey whale (probably the one spotted in Howe Sound this weekend) wandering into False Creek. The whale swam right past Science World, the Olympic Village, and Granville Island where a few lucky onlookers were able to snap some photos. Photo credit: @katerainy on Twitter Photo credit: CTV Chopper 9 Photo credit: Vancouver […]

Dine Out Vancouver: Regional Tasting Lounge

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday our friend Henry, who works Chile but was raised in Vancouver, was in town briefly so we went out to dinner to catch up. Since Dine Out Vancouver is still going strong, I made arrangement for us to check out Regional Tasting Lounge (r.tl) in Yaletown. r.tl is currently only featuring its Dine Out […]

Dine Out Vancouver: Glowbal Grill

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This evening I had some friends in from out of town, one of which had never been to Vancouver before. When it came to selecting a spot for dinner I thought of Glowbal after meeting their social media guy (who runs @Glowbal_Group) at the Twestival event in March. We’re also right in the middle of […]

Art in the City 2010

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The West End Community Centre once again presents Art in the City, April 30th until May 2nd. This is the 5th annual showcase of local drawings, paintings, and photography. Admission is free and pieces from over 50 artists will be on sale. You can also enter to win this year’s featured work, “Cardero” by Tom […]