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Vancouver Art Deco Walking Tour

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The Vancouver Heritage Foundation hosts a variety of interesting and unique walking tours with guides John Atkin and Maurice Guibord. One upcoming walk that caught my eye is the Art Deco Tour happening July 13th, 2012. Photo credit: PiscesDreamer & PiscesDreamer on Flickr With its origins in 1920s Paris, the Art Deco style is best […]

Jane’s Walk Vancouver 2012

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Jane’s Walk first took place in Toronto on May 5, 2007 and was lead by friends of Jane Jacobs. 27 free community walks were offered by volunteers that day and hundreds of people set out on foot to learn more about Toronto’s neighbourhoods. Photo: Clayton Perry Photoworks I first heard about Jane’s Walk in 2009, […]

Woodward’s Christmas Windows Return

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Christmas at Canada Place is expanding this year as it presents a walking tour of downtown featuring the iconic Woodward’s Window displays. These portals of Christmases past will be set around the downtown core including an installation at the new Woodward’s building. 1900s Woodward’s. Vancouver Archives Item# CVA 677-611. Photographer: Philip T Timms. The campaign […]

The Midtown Experience

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Vancouver’s downtown has many neighbourhoods; some officially named while others are giving nicknames by locals. There’s Gastown, then if you head along Beatty you’re in Crosstown until you get to Yaletown. The West End starts at Burrard and there’s Davie Village, English Bay, and Stanley Park. Coal Harbour faces the North Shore while the Financial […]

Worldwide Photo Walk

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The third annual Worldwide Photo Walk takes place July 24th and will see photographers of every level heading out and snapping photos as they stroll with a group. Photo credit: John Bollwitt in Flickr A photo walk is basically a walk around with your camera where you snap photos as you go. I’ve done photo […]

Public Aboriginal Art Walk from the Bill Reid Gallery

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The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art is hosting the Public Aboriginal Art Walk throughout the city from June 17th until July 11th. This coincides with National Aboriginal Day this coming Monday, June 21st. You can download the Art Walk kit for free online to start your walk anytime. Each sheet lists five pieces […]