Archive for October, 2013

Vancouver History: First City Hospital

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 — 1:29pm PDT
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The site of the first city hospital in Vancouver has been commemorated as part of the Vancouver Heritage Foundation‘s Places That Matter plaque project. On October 9th, the foundation hosted a plaque presentation ceremony at the site, which is now an Easy Park lot. 1914: Cambie looking south from near Pender. Archives# LGN 1233. 2012: […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 — 9:42am PDT
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The fog left Metro Vancouver and although the rain began, it hasn’t been all doom and gloom around here. There have been spectacular moments of bright and colourful fall colours splashing onto digital camera screens this past week and some of those captures have made their way into the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Here is just […]

A Different Kind of Tigh-Na-Mara Getaway

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 — 1:29pm PDT
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“We should do this when your parents visit,” is a phrase that I’ve said to John for the last six years, which is the amount of time it’s been since his mother and father traveled to Vancouver from Iowa. My in-laws are incredible people who just happened to be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this […]

White Spot Burger Guest Stars

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 — 11:29am PDT
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White Spot’s burgers are legendary and while the original recipe — with that enticing Triple-O sauce — is a favourite of many, the restaurant has recently added a line-up of Burger Guest Stars to their menu. Executive Chef, Chuck Currie and Executive Development Chef Danny Markowicz have developed for this year’s White Spot Burger Guest […]

Covenant House Sleep Out

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 — 9:09am PDT
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For one night this November I will be sleeping outside in downtown Vancouver so that 54 youth don’t have to. The annual Covenant Sleep Out will take place Thursday, November 21, 2013 and will involve executives, public figures and well-connected leaders in our community who will sleep outside for one night in solidarity with those […]

Vancouver Fog Videos

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 — 2:04pm PDT
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Looking at the forecast, this is our last day of colourful fall sunshine for a little while and it was glorious while it lasted. Although Vancouver was blanketed with fog mid-October, it settled us in for a cozy season and afforded many photographers and videographers the opportunity to capture some amazing Vancouver fog videos and […]