Archive for October, 2013

Vancouver History: First City Hospital

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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: […]

A Different Kind of Tigh-Na-Mara Getaway

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. We paid for one of the rooms and our meal at The Cedar Room. One room was complimentary. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

“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

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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

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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

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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 […]