Archive for the category "blogs"

Scout Magazine’s Vancouver Lexicon

July 23rd, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Scout Magazine‘s co-founder Andrew Morrison and writer Sean Orr have completed the mighty task of putting together a Vancouver Lexicon, within which you will find local inside jokes, definitions, historical tidbits, hockey player nicknames, and of course no list of Vancouverisms would be complete without Leaky Condos. Photo credit: Clayton Perry on Flickr Scout released […]

Blogger Profile: Louisa Chan

June 9th, 2014 @ 8:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and this is the latest instalment of this continuing series. Louisa Chan Photo credit: Livia […]

Vancouver Building History on Instagram

May 29th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We recently heard from some Midwest travellers who visited Vancouver this spring and it was fascinating to hear them remark not on the mountains and the ocean, of which locals are so proud, but our architecture. In particular, the brilliant glass along False Creek and Coal Harbour that has been forming like crystals since the […]

WE Vancouver Best of the City 2014

February 26th, 2014 @ 3:56pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The results are in for WE Vancouver’s Best of the City readers’ choice awards for 2014 and I am very honoured to be named #1 Best Local Blog and #2 Best Local Twitter account! This is the 17th annual Best of the City edition of WE Vancouver and it’s the biggest yet, including a new […]

30 Day Adventures Holiday Gift Guides

December 10th, 2013 @ 7:49pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Throughout the year my pal Marc Smith chronicles his adventures one day at a time, in themes that last for 30 days. He’s featured food truck eating, random acts of kindness, ethnic eats, travel, and more in 30-day spans. Along with his video series co-host Steven Schelling, Marc has come up with 30 items that […]

Blogger Profile: Deidre Tansey

September 16th, 2013 @ 10:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and this week I reached out to a former teacher of mine who is making […]

Vancouver Rising: Archive Footage Turned Into GIFs

September 4th, 2013 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A great bit hat tip to the Vancouver is Awesome team for spotting (and promoting) Vancouver Rising, a new Tumblr blog that takes footage from the Vancouver Archives‘ video collection and creates fantastic animated GIFs. Here are just a few of the gems they have posted so far: 1973: Granville at Robson – “Vancouver Impressions“. […]

Blogger Profile: Lori McGrath

June 12th, 2013 @ 3:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and I’ve sent these out to a few local bloggers for this week’s series. Click, […]