Archive for September, 2011

Vancouver History: Photographer Philip Timms

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A boy and girl playing with a chained bear in their front yard in Kitsilano, a horse-drawn taxi rolling down Cordova Street, the Hotel Vancouver on the corner of Granville and Georgia. These are all images that I have featured during my weekly history photo series and which have been sourced from the City of […]

IDS West Interior Design Show 2011

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Interior Design Show West is coming to the Vancouver Convention Centre next week, September 29th to October 3nd. Celebrating design, art, and architecture, IDS West will feature 200 exhibitors showcasing their products and services. Highlights In 2010, over 30,000 visitors took part in this multi-day event. Here’s what you can look forward to this year: […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

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It’s officially fall. The rain is coming down in sheets, leaves are dropping like pucks in the pre-season, and you’re getting lost in a corn maze. I haven’t checked in on the Miss604 Flickr Pool for well over a week and I definitely found some end-of-summer gems. Photo credit: Tom Wiebe on Flickr Photo credit: […]

Canucks Honour Riot Cleanup Volunteers

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The riot in June was voted Vancouver’s “Claim to Shame” in yesterday’s Best of Vancouver issue of the Georgia Straight but many believe the 11,000 volunteers who hit the streets in the morning to clean up our city should be our new claim to fame. Photo credit: PiscesDremer on Flickr People from all over the […]

Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver 2011

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The results of the Georgia Straight’s 2011 Best of Vancouver are now in and I’m very thankful to all who have once again voted Best Local Blog for the third year in a row, and Best Local Twitterer for the second. Best local TV personality (English): Dawn Chubai and Riaz Meghji (Citytv) Best local […]

Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train 2011

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Grocery stores have had their Halloween candy out since the last week of August so I figure with autumn arriving on Friday, it’s fair to announce this year’s Stanley Park Ghost Train. Running from October 7th to 31st, the theme this year is Circus of Disaster. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Just reading about […]