Archive for March, 2012

Archives Photos of the Day: Early Granville

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was on March 10th 1870 the settlement know locally as Gastown was given its official name: Granville Townsite. Lord Granville was the Colonial Secretary at the time and the Granville Townsite was selected as the terminus for the Canadian Pacific Railway. It wasn’t until 1886 that the townsite was renamed, when it incorporated, as […]

Surrey Party for the Planet 2012

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Surrey’s Party for the Planet is BC’s largest Earth Day celebration, happening April 27th to 28th, 2012 at the Central City Plaza. Combining earth-friendly activities, exhibits, and entertainment, the two-day festival is free for the whole family. Entertainment The Friday night lineup will aim to inspire youth with interactive and eco-conscious exhibits topped with musical […]

Restaurants in Vancouver Parks

Comments 293 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Stunning views, towering trees, and lush grassy hills make local parks the perfect place for a stroll, a bike ride, and even a picnic or a fine meal. There are over a dozen restaurants in Vancouver Parks and the latest addition is the new Cactus Club on English Bay. Photos courtesy of Cactus Club Cafe […]

Gigapixel Fairview: Day, Night, Dusk

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ronnie Miranda from Active Computer Services has been at it again: He’s captured a 180-degree view of downtown Vancouver form the Fairview neighbourhood. The image is 1,026 megapixels and is made up of 100 photos taken February 27, 2012. Day – Click to View Full Image Dusk – Click to View Full Image Check out […]

Fan Expo Vancouver: Lou Ferrigno

Comments 82 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Fan Expo is coming to Vancouver April 21st to 22nd, 2012 as the Comicon-style event hosts workshops, panels, gaming, Sci-Fi film and television celebrities, and more. Where Vancouver Convention Centre Date April 21 to April 22, 2012 Times Saturday 10:00am to 7:00pm Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm Tickets Available online. Single day tickets $20, weekend pass […]