Archive for June, 2011

Plaza of Nations & North East False Creek Open Houses

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The people of Vancouver can have their say when it comes to the Plaza of Nations through a series of Open Houses this month. The memorable performance area from Expo 86 has been stuck in development limbo over the last few years and the future of the whole North East False Creek (NEFC) are is […]

Greek Day Vancouver 2011 & Greek Heritage Month

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June is Greek Heritage Month in Vancouver which includes the always uplifting (and delicious) Greek Day festival on West Broadway in Kitsilano. Photo credit: Magalie L’Abbé on Flickr Sunday, June 26, 2011 from 11:00am to 9:00pm The 21st annual Greek Day on Broadway Free, family-oriented street festival on West Broadway from McDonald to Blenheim Photo […]

Red Fish Blue Fish Victoria

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There are many options for fish and chips in Victoria, from brew pubs to float-through windows at Fisherman’s Wharf – and I’ve explored most of them. Red Fish Blue Fish has been at the top of my list since Karen Hamilton told me about it years ago and this past weekend I was finally able […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 9 Fairmont Empress Victoria

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While the rain has been leaving most locals feeling a bit glum, we can all rest easy knowing that we have such a fantastic backyard in which to play when the sun sticks around for a nice long haul this summer. Nine weeks into the getaway giveaway series for BC Travel Tuesdays and we’ve been […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Hockey

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It’s no secret that hockey fever is alive and well in Vancouver… and it’s June. While it’s an unfamiliar feeling, it’s something this city’s been waiting for since Cyclone Taylor won the cup at the Denman Arena back in 1915. While browsing the Vancouver Archives’ blog, Authenticity, I noticed their latest post features hockey history […]

Cliffwalk at Capilano Suspension Bridge

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Capilano Suspension Bridge, one of the region’s most popular tourist destinations, has just added a new attraction to compliment the treetop adventure and of course, the bridge. Jutting out from the granite hillside, Cliffwalk is high, narrow, and in some sections made of glass, in order to give visitors an unbelievably unique view of the […]