Archive of posts tagged "Downtown Vancouver"

Vancouver History: St Paul’s Hospital

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The first time I heard of St Paul’s Hospital was when I was talking to my friend (and neighbour) about where we were born. We were about 9 or 10 years old and she told me she was born at St. Paul’s in Vancouver, which seemed strange to me since my brother, sister and I […]

Vancouver Buildings in Google Earth 3D

Comments 23 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last March Google launched its cities in 3D program and as of this month, Vancouver is on now the list. If your local government is like many around the world, you’ve invested in developing a 3D model representing buildings in your city’s downtown–perhaps your entire jurisdiction. Or, maybe you haven’t yet produced a 3D model, […]

Chop Shop Gets its Own Series

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently interviewed the Owner of the Chop Shop on Granville for my weekly E!Online post. The following is an abbreviated version of the post: Paperny Films A new docu-soap featuring Vancouver’s Chop Shop will share the rock and roll “anti hair salon” lifestyle this February on Slice Network. Owner and Chop Shop star, Daniel […]

Beauty Night Vancouver an Interview with Caroline

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last fall I heard of an amazing initiative called Beauty Night. It is an event that has been taking place in several cities across Canada for the last few years with a goal to bring women together for a bit of a boost through makeover sessions, book clubs, yoga classes, movie nights, and more. I […]

Phones for Fearless 2008

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I had heard of Fearless City for over a year (from good folks like Lorraine and those at Raincity) but it wasn’t until I saw Irwin speak at Interesting Vancouver that I finally ‘got’ what they were doing. The purpose of the larger Fearless Media Project is to facilitate community participation in the creation of […]