Archive for February, 2014

WICKED Pre-Sale Vancouver 2014

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The Broadway hit WICKED is coming back to Vancouver this summer and judging by the reaction on Twitter whenever I mention the show, it will be one hot ticket. Back by popular demand! Variety calls WICKED “a cultural phenomenon” and it continues to break box office records across North America. Winner of over 50 major […]

Archive Photo of the Day: Oscar’s Steakhouse in Vancouver

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The Academy Awards (Oscars) are taking place on Sunday, March 2, 2014 and when I was browsing the City of Vancouver Archives recently, I found the iconic statuette in a most unusual place: perched outside a building on Burrard and Georgia. Zoomed in. May 1955: Photograph by Walter E. Frost. Archives# CVA 447-330 Oscar’s Steakhouse […]

Pepsi Next NHL Heritage Classic Giveaway

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Pepsi is launching Pepsi Next in Canada, naturally sweetened with sugar and stevia, delivering the great taste of Pepsi but with 30 per cent less sugar and calories than Pepsi. It contains no artificial sweeteners. The first chance for Canadians to sip and savour Pepsi Next will be right here in Vancouver at the NHL […]

March Events in Metro Vancouver

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I’m not sure where January and February disappeared to but I can’t believe that March is here already! Crocuses are popping up, cherry blossoms are budding, and the city is hopping with activities, special events, family fun, and more. Photo credit: BX Photos on Flickr Jump to: Saturday, March 1st to Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 […]

Vancouver Then and Now Photo Challenge

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Over the last few of years I have featured themed collections of photos from the City of Vancouver Archives on my site. However, this month I thought I would change things up a bit and issue a challenge to my readers and local photographers. The challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to create […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

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Starting the week off with a healthy coating of snow around the Lower Mainland, snowman photos were more prevalent than seaside sunset photos over the last couple of days. Still, Vancouverites – with umbrellas in hand – got out and about during this wintry spell and snapped some great shots of our region. Enjoy this […]