A few years ago I began a “Before and After” series where I would compare photos from the Vancouver Archives with Google Map locations today. It featured old buildings that were still standing, stores that used to be hotels in Vancouver’s formative years, and glass towers in the place of old theatres. Vancouver is a […]
Archive of posts tagged "application"
Tourism Vancouver has recently launched an iPad app to help visitors find their way to some of the best attractions, events, and activities. Available now in the iTunes App Store, this free download offers everything from transit information to photos and videos of our region. Download the Visit Vancouver app Features include a digital city […]
The City of Surrey, known previously as the City of Parks, is gaining recognition for a new feature — public art. Under SkyTrain lines, in parks, and around growing urban centres, you can discover Surrey’s public art pieces through their ArtWalk mobile application. Unfortunately once I turned off my location settings, the app set my […]
Last year the City of Vancouver approved and expanded street food selection that went beyond hot dogs and chestnuts to fish tacos, brisket, and fresh juice smoothies. As of May 1, 2012, twelve new vendors can now roll out becoming part of the fleet of 103 street food carts around downtown. Food selections from Ukraine, […]
Last Christmas Santa included a Starbucks gift card in my stocking because he wanted to show me that I could use it on the Starbucks Canada iPhone application. After downloading the app, you can enter your gift card information and pay with your phone the next time you order your venti, grande, or tall beverage. […]