A little while ago I shared a collection of historic/archive photos with the Robson Street Business Association and today they returned the courtesy by sending me this awesome Robson Street Video from 1964. From BC History on YouTube: Robson Street Stores (B&W, sil.) aired on the CBUT (CBC Vancouver) show Town Crier, July 1964. “When […]
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Moist was a Discman staple of most good Canadian kids who grew up in Vancouver in the 1990s. Silver, Creature, and Mercedes 5 and Dime heavily rotated on CFOX while kids like me from Surrey would take the SkyTrain, then a bus, to all-ages shows at the Pacific Coliseum. We’d catch triple bills of our […]
How do you top the lush, natural beauty of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park? By adding in tens of thousands of twinkling lights, the world’s tallest living Christmas tree, and a benefit to local charities — that’s how! Capilano Suspension Bridge presents their annual Canyon Lights festivities from November 30, 2013 until January 4, 2014 (excluding […]
It’s a winning combination: a VIP wine tasting, a film screening, and the Rio Theatre. On Tuesday, November 26, 2013 catch the Western Canadian premiere of Red Obsession, supported by Marquis Wine Cellars, Bella Wines, Direct Wines, Rich Massey Wine and Spirits, Summerhill Pyramid Winery, and Okanagan Crush Pad. Narrated by Oscar-winner Russell Crowe, this […]
Vancouver is known as being the origin of the California Roll, Greenpeace, the Occupy movement, umbrella etiquette, mass-produced yoga pants, fake snow, and Chinese buffets but did you know that we can add hip hop to the list? As Questlove from The Roots says, “Not everything cool came from Detroit or Muscle Shoals. This came […]