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Salt Spring in the City returns to Vancouver, bringing the essence and vibrance of a very special Gulf Island to Main Street for one exclusive weekend. It’s had a special place in our hearts for years and recently Salt Spring Island was named in the New York Times, “52 Places to Go in 2016”, and […]
The History of Lost Lagoon in Vancouver, BC on the edge of Stanley Park. 1894-2016. Photos from the Vancouver Archives and more
The Lions are to Vancouver what the Matterhorn is to Switzerland. They are the two most iconic peaks in the Vancouver area, sitting atop the North Shore mountains at 5,400 ft (West Lion) and 5,269 ft (East Lion). The Lions are also known as Ch’ich’iyúy Elxwíkn by the Squamish First Nation, which translates to Twin […]
Maple Tree Square sits at one of the most photographed, and most historic, intersections in Vancouver where Water, Powell, Alexander, and Carrall streets meet. It dates back to the time when Vancouver was called Granville Townsite, and when John “Gassy Jack” Deighton opened the area’s first saloon in 1867. Deighton had paddled over from New […]