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Vancouver History: November

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Thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives and Chuck Davis’ History of Metropolitan Vancouver, here’s a glimpse at what happened in the month of November throughout Vancouver history: November 3, 1862 Three fellows named Morton, Brighouse and Hailstone filed a claim today for the land that is now Vancouver’s West End. They paid more than […]

Surrey Santa Window Walk

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Downtown Surrey is the place to be next week as the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival lights up City Hall Plaza and just days before, the Santa Window Walk invites all to celebrate local businesses and charities. Surrey Santa Window Walk Where: Participating Businesses along King George Boulevard, North of 104th When: Thursday, November 20, 2014 […]

Vancouver Icons: Flack Block

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On November 11th each year a poignant and concise banner is raised on the Flack Block that states: We Remember. Looking at the photos from this year’s ceremony at Victory Square’s cenotaph, I got the idea to add the Flack Block to the Vancouver Icon photo series. Aside from standing on a very important corner […]

Holiday Gifts from White Spot

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Holiday shopping season is upon us as our neighbours to the south line up for deals next Friday and local shoppers make their lists, and check them twice. With that in mind, White Spot is bringing back their holiday gift card incentive and other special offers for gift givers in BC. Holiday Gifts from White […]

Winter Farmers Markets in Vancouver

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The thermometer is plummeting, windblown trees have shaken the last bits of summer from their branches, and holiday decorations are being unboxed. A whole new season has at last arrived in Vancouver and with it comes locally grown vegetables, meat and seafood from local ranchers and fishermen, artisan cheese and bread, and baked goods at […]