The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 94th year on January 1, 2014. Update: If you’re looking for January 2015 events, find them here. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the […]
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If you have a live, cut Christmas tree that you will need to dispose of over the next week or so, there are several tree chipping and tree recycling options in Vancouver. Photo credit: mrlerone on Flickr Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Vancouver Christmas Tree Chipping City of Vancouver staff and Lions Club […]
It’s been more than 7 days since I’ve posted the Vancouver Photos of the Week so I have plenty of images to choose from in the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Snow, sunshine, Christmas lights, waterfront scenes, shipwrecks and sunsets. I’ve decided to roll these into the final roundup of 2013 and going into 2014, I’ll also […]
I’ve seen The Nutcracker a couple of times with my mother, whether performed on stage or on TV (it’s a mother-daughter Christmas tradition) and we both agree that the rendition by Alberta Ballet, now playing at the Queen Elizabeth theatre, choreographed by Edward Stripe with live music by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, is by far […]
Celebrate the opulence and decadence of the 1920s in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s Lobby this New Year’s Eve as they host a Gatsby-themed party. Photo courtesy of Rosewood Hotel Georgia The hotel’s roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Lobby Party features 23 performers including a live band, cabaret/burlesques entertainment, iced vodka and caviar bar, liquid nitrogen […]