Archive for the category "history"

Christmas Shoppers on Granville 1973: Archive Photo of the Day


Thursday, December 7th, 2017 — 2:46pm PST
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From the City of Vancouver Archives: Christmas Shoppers on Granville in 1973. © City of Vancouver. Photographer: William Edgar Knowles Middleton.

The Orpheum’s 90th Anniversary: Win Tickets


Monday, November 13th, 2017 — 3:35pm PST
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Enter to win tickets to The Orpheum’s 90th Anniversary on Friday, November 24, 2017 with a 1927-themed party hosted by Vancouver Civic Theatres and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver


Friday, October 13th, 2017 — 11:20am PST
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One of the best ways to get to know Vancouver, as a visitor or a local, is to take an informative walking tour. At this time of year however, one of the best ways to get to know the darker side of the city’s history, is by signing up for one of these spooky Halloween […]

Secret Vancouver: Unlocking the Past at the Vancouver Archives


Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 — 3:39pm PST
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Secret Vancouver: Unlocking the Past is a series of short documentaries that gives us a look into lesser known histories in Vancouver, and talks to the people who know them best. Directed by Mia Jagal, this TELUS Original series lets us into the Vancouver Archives and the creation of our history as a city. Secret […]

Neon Sai Woo Sign Returns to East Pender


Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 — 8:05am PST
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It came down in 1959 and just last week it rose again. Sai Woo’s iconic neon rooster has been recreated and installed at 158 E Pender St in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown, thanks to donors and pledges. Neon Sai Woo Sign Returns to East Pender The project to restore the sign began earlier this year when […]