Author Archive for Alexis Miles

Farm Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

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Fresh Farm Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss! From Coquitlam and Abbotsford, to Vancouver and Richmond. Celebrate the bounty of the season – like blueberries, tomatoes, and picturesque sunflowers – at these farm festivals filled with family fun.

Halloween Activities at Historic Sites Around Vancouver

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At least a century of stories spill from the shadows and dark corners of some of our region’s most historic sites and they’re hosting some very special events this Halloween to tell their tales (and have some fun). Halloween Activities at Historic Sites Around Vancouver 2017 Britannia Mine Museum What: Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween Weekend Where: Britannia […]

Vintage Vancouver Beach Photos

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Frisbees, footballs, bikini-clad bodies, blankets, and bicycles parked along the Sea Wall are scenes of summer at Vancouver’s beaches. From Third to Locarno, English Bay to Spanish Banks, the seaside landscape has changed almost as much as the summer fashion trends. Thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives, and my niece who curated this collection, […]

Photos of Canada Place at Night

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In the heart of Canada’s busiest harbour is Canada Place, which welcomes millions of visitors each year. This world class landmark is home to the Vancouver Convention Centre, the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel, Vancouver’s World Trade Centre, conventions, festivals, and attractions like the Canadian Trail and FlyOver Canada. It’s a beacon for thousands of cruise […]