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Instagram Worthy: Othello Tunnels

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I remember walking through the Othello Tunnels as a child, splashing through puddles in my gumboots and squeezing my father’s hand when bats would flutter by. The Othello Tunnels, a part of Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park, are a fun walk through local history with many great photo opportunities. Othello Tunnels In the early 1900s, the […]

Instagram Worthy: Alexandra Bridge

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If you’ve ever been on a road trip through the Fraser Canyon then you’ve been past Spuzzum, the notoriously tiny town along Highway 1 that you can literally miss if you blink. Just past Spuzzum, 3.4km up the road to be exact, you’ll find Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park, and one of the most Instagram-worthy photo […]

Fall Photos of Vancouver

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A cool fall rain is painting our town with all of colours of the season, as we get an occasional visit from the late autumn sun. Thank to those who shared photos with the Miss604 Flickr Group and #Photos604 on Instagram, the world can see that while Vancouver is often green and blue, it can […]

Shopping on Robson Street in the 1970s

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Stretching from BC Place to Stanley Park, Robson Street has been one of the city’s most popular thoroughfares, and shopping destinations, for the last century. Thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives, we can take a peek at what this bustling retail corridor looked like decades ago. Shopping on Robson Street in the 1970s Archives# […]

Vancouver Mural Festival Photos

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The Vancouver Mural Festival launched this weekend, with walking tours and live music all around the Mount Pleasant, Main Street, and False Creek Flats area. Over 40 murals have popped up, splashing the neighbourhood with colour and providing many priceless photo ops. Vancouver Mural Festival The ambitious initiative hopes to transform the way art is […]