Hola, Namaste, Bonjour our beautiful and radiant Vancouver beings! I firstly want to give a HUGE Big UPs to all of you that showed up at the First Ever East Van Tweetup February 2, 2011 at the Main St Army & Legion! + Thanks to our speakers / sponsors @kk, Ethical Deal, Welcome To East Van, and Ruven of Mainly Main Magazine. Coolest part of the night was having Whistling Smith of the Army & Navy share his personal stories of working as a DTES Beat cop (Main & Hastings) back in the 70's!

Missed the event?! Check out the coverage in the West EnderVancouver Is Awesome + in the Flickr Pool.

SO after the hugely successful First Ever East Van Tweetup, we (Cyndi Hunter @fairlite, Kris Krug @kk and I), thought we should organize East Van Tweetup: Volume 2!

Poster Credit by Rob Geary


Wed March 23 7-10pm @ Our Town Cafe 245 E Broadway *** UPDATE ***



7     - Event starts

740 - Rick Buckmon Coe - EastVan musician with a soulful folk sound

750 - Intros incl. Kemp Edmonds (Moderator) + Special Guest Whistling SMITH!

755 - Our Town Cafe: the vision (by owner Henry Lee)

8     - Keynote: Shane Gibson

** author of two best-selling social media books + founder of Vancouver Tweetup Shane will be speaking on starting Vancouver Tweetup and building community through social media

820 - Adrian Sinclair / Andrea Curtis - EastVan Social Change agents

825 - Brennan Weuters - Founder, East Van (Hastings-Sunrise) Communal House

830 - Closing remarks

835 - PRIZES! incl EastVan shirts, condoms (courtesy of Welcome to Eastvan)

840 - Announcements

845 to 10pm - Mingling!

10 onwards - HUMP afterparty at Lick

** WOULD YOU LIKE TO SPEAK, PERFORM OR SPONSOR THE EVENT? Email me (ajay at eastofmain.com)

THE VENUE: Our Town Cafe + yummy coffee + looseleaf tea (London Fog = so good) + Cheap Local Beer! --> R&B, cream ale and blonde on tap. --> Random bottles of local microbrew. both for $5 each. --> Hipster fave PBR for $3.50 + great nibbles

Where is Our Town Cafe? Here's a MAP! Our Town Cafe

If you’re an EAST VAN resident or a fan, come have fun and meet others in the hood.

Happy Tweeting!

Ajay Masala Puri (@masalapuri)



Sponsored by:

Mainly Main Magazine, Welcome to EastVan, Yelp Vancouver, Our Town Cafe


Our friends are throwing down a great party HUMP at LICK later in the night...

+ HUMP has OFFERED us 2-for-1 cover!

Check us out on:  YELPVancouver Tweetup | Granville Mag

What is a TWEET UP btw Ajay? Great summary.

AuthorWells Stringham