Archive for January, 2014

14 Photos of Vancouver in 1914

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One hundred years ago, our fair city was 28 years old and already survived a Great Fire, erected the tallest building in the British Empire, built a courthouse that stands today as the city’s art gallery, had a thriving interurban transit system and a population well over 100,000 (a fifth of what it is today). […]

Rio Theatre Friday Late Night Movies January 2014

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The Rio Theatre is serving up a mix of cult favourites, comedy, classic horror and more as this month’s Friday Late Night Movies. These 19+ screenings can be complimented with a beverage from the theatre’s full service bar as you enjoy a night out with friends. Tickets are available online in advance or at the […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Bus Shelters

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The first tourist bus service began running in Stanley Park in 1908 but it wasn’t until the 1920s that a public bus service “challenged the supremacy of the electric streetcar”1 in Vancouver. 1940s: Grandview Hwy & the Bus Stop Coffee Shop. Archives# CVA 1184-3267. Photographer: Jack Lindsay. On March 19th, 1923 under BC Electric Railway’s […]

January Events in Metro Vancouver

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A new year is here and as we roll into January, the calendar will slowly begin to fill with activities to help us through to the next holiday (Family Day in February). Watch for festivals, meetups, dinning events and more throughout the month as this list is updated daily. Be sure to check back often […]