Archive for the category "history"

The Field of Dreams in Whalley


Monday, August 20th, 2018 — 11:41am PST
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A story about how the Whalley Athletic Association built their own Field of Dreams in a Surrey community in 1950. Whalley Ballpark, home of Whalley Little League baseball in Surrey, BC.

The Really Gay History Tour


Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 — 11:06am PST
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Forbidden Vancouver has launched a brand new walking tour in partnership with the Vancouver PRIDE Society. The Really Gay History Tour takes guests from downtown to the historic Davie Street Village to discover the stories, landmarks, and icons of Vancouver’s LGBTQ2+ community.

16th Annual Vancouver Heritage House Tour


Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 — 1:55pm PST
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Vancouver Heritage Foundation is opening character and heritage homes across Vancouver for the 16th annual Vancouver Heritage House Tour on June 3rd. This curated, self-guided tour includes a look inside 9 historic character homes from West Point Grey to Grandview.

Vancouver West End Lane Namesakes


Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 — 1:58pm PST
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Vancouver West End Lane Namesakes: From Rosemary Brown Lane between Robson and Haro to Pantages Lane between Davie and Burnaby, here are some of the namesakes and the amazing roles they played in Vancouver’s history.

Awesome Women in Vancouver History: Rosemary Brown


Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 — 10:25am PST
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Awesome Women in Vancouver History: Rosemary Brown was a feminist, writer, educator, politician, and mother who changed the course of history in BC and Canada.

Vancouverites Being Awesome in the Snow, 50-100 Years Ago


Friday, February 23rd, 2018 — 5:02pm PST
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Vintage photos of Vancouverites being awesome in the snow, 50-100 years ago. Images courtesy of the City of Vancouver Archives. Proving that in Vancouver, some fun can be had even when we’ve been blanketed by blizzard conditions.

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