The Vancouver Whitecaps FC hosted its first MLS game at home last weekend at Empire Field. Although the opposing Toronto FC fans had a presence in the stands, it was quickly drowned out by the chants and cheers of Whitecaps fans. Photo credit: John Bollwitt The crowd of 23,000 on opening day was electric with […]
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The other day I visited the UBC Archives after messaging back and forth with archivist Erwin Wodarczak, who runs the @UBCArchives Twitter account. Being a big fan of local history, and having previously visited the Vancouver Archives, I was excited to discover artifacts from their vaults and see what kind of resources were available for […]
Vancouver photographer Kris KrÃ¼g wrote to me this morning from Midway Atoll, one of the most remote places on the planet, to inform me about his latest project. Photo credit: kk+ on Flickr Kris is with his friend, artist & activist Chris Jordan, who has been to Midway several times and produced the images seen […]
The Vancouver Police Museum is hosting a creative fundraiser with a saucy twist that will take party-goers back to a time of prohibition (and rum-running) in Vancouver for the Bootleggers’ Ball. Photo credit: kpwerker on Flickr Where Biltmore Cabaret (396 Kingsway, Vancouver) When Friday April 8, 2011 from 7:00pm – 11:00pm In celebration of the […]
The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival returns in timely fashion this weekend as pink buds are already sprouting from tree-lined streets. Festivities will take place around town from March 26th until April 22nd including some of the following events: Photo credit: [travelfox] on Flickr Haiku Invitational Submit your cherry blossom haiku online now until May 31, […]