Archive for March, 2012

Archives Photos of the Day: Apartments

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Look at an image of Vancouver before the 1990s and you’ll notice a very different landscape. Apartment towers have sprouted up at a rate of 3,000 units per year, which is 1,000 more annually than twenty years ago. Moving away from brick and stone, transforming into a city of glass. Apartment-dwellers outnumber those in row […]

False Creek Ferries 30th Anniversary

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Those little blue boats that transport you from the Aquatic Centre near Sunset Beach to the Maritime Museum or Granville Island are celebrating their 30th anniversary this week. False Creek Ferries started out in 1982 with only two boats and two destinations. Now, they have ten vessels and half a dozen routes. Photo credit: Judy […]

Voices in the Park: Sarah McLachlan Benefit Concert in Stanley Park

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Sarah McLachlan will be hosting a concert this September in Stanley Park. All proceeds will benefit the Sarah McLachlan School of Music in Vancouver, “which aims to use the power of music to inspire youth in under-served communities by offering free music programs.” Sarah’s 2009 outdoor concert series “Summer Session” at Ambleside in West Vancouver […]

Earth Hour Vancouver 2012

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Earth Hour is coming up this Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 8:30pm to 9:30pm local time, wherever you might be. This initiative from the WWF is the world’s largest environmental initiative with thousands of cities and millions of participants turning off their lights and unplugging for a full hour. Photo credit: gwendolen on Flickr Vancouver […]

Vancouver Auto Show 2012

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The Vancouver International Auto Show will return to BC Place April 3rd to April 8th, 2012. There are handfuls of contests and giveaways that you can enter at the show on top of the dozens of exhibitor booths, showrooms, and a marketplace. Features Clean Energy Vehicle (“CEV”) Showcase, Dream Car Lottery (enter to win both […]