The following was written and contributed by Keira-Anne I needed to share a story – any story. After some consideration, however, I realized that not just any story would do. Perhaps I could trick myself into finding inspiration. My desk was scattered with random papers, a can of half-drank Dr. Pepper my cell phone and […]
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I bet you thought I was going to do “Yaletown” eh? Well due to my trusty Vancouver History source I was able to do a quick search of the Hall of Fame and come up with Yasutaro Yamaga. Born in Japan, Yasutaro Yamaga came to British Columbia in 1908. After working as a labourer, he […]
When I was a teenager we got a notice through our mail slot stating that the X-Files would soon be filming at Kwantlen Park. My friends and I set out for the south end of the parking lot on the day of the shoot and waited for 3 hours while David Duchovny repeatedly drove around […]
The following has been contributed by John Bollwitt Don’t roll your eyes about this post just yet because there is more to the Vancouver Whitecaps FC than just their current status as a member of the United Soccer League (USL). Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Vancouver Whitecaps is a Canadian professional soccer team, founded […]
In all my years of living in Metro Vancouver I have never made it to some of the city’s most advertised attractions. Grouse Mountain is probably the largest, followed by the Capilano Suspension Bridge, then the VanDusen Gardens. Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Whitford Julian VanDusen was a lumber magnate who ended up on the […]