Archive of posts tagged "Robson"

VIP Shopping with YES at Banana Republic

Comments 49 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Y.E.S! Vancouver (Young Executives for Success) is hosting a special VIP shopping night at Banana Republic. Photo: ping ping on Flickr When Tuesday, July 6, 2010 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm Where Banana Republic, 1098 Robson St. Cost Y.E.S! Members $15.00; Non-members $30.00 (available online) Attendees get full access to the store, fashion tips from Vitamin […]

Hapa Izakaya on Robson

Comments 165 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Despite living in the West End with access to a plethora of restaurants and ethnic eats, John and I usually stay home to eat. It’s a nice treat to head out for food, drinks, and good times with friends. We just so happened to have one of those nights last week as Keira joined us […]

Vancouver 2010 OIympic Zipline Downtown

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Olympic Zipline is coming to downtown Vancouver. Something usually associated with soaring high above mountain treetops on Grouse or in Whistler will be flying high above Robson Square courtesy of Ziptrek Ecotours. Early reports said the line would run across Robson Square and over to Chapters at Robson and Howe, however the Ziptrek Ecotours […]

Robson 5 Bus Route Changes

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning as the #5 Robson/Downtown bus turned right onto Thurlow, instead of heading straight towards Seymour, I obviously knew something was up. Usually when there are temporary route changes they take the trolley buses out of comission but this bus was following the lines down Thurlow, left on Smithe, and left on Burrard. The […]

West End Starbucks Hero Remembered

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I heard about this in the news years ago but every time I walk into the Starbucks on Robson and Bidwell I am reminded of the heroic act and sacrifice made by Anthony McNaughton. In January of 2000, Tony McNaughton was the manager of the Starbucks when a man (who was the disgruntled ex-husband of […]