The Olympic Zipline is coming to downtown Vancouver. Something usually associated with soaring high above mountain treetops on Grouse or in Whistler will be flying high above Robson Square courtesy of Ziptrek Ecotours. Early reports said the line would run across Robson Square and over to Chapters at Robson and Howe, however the Ziptrek Ecotours […]
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Stopping by my daily history read, I learned that it was on this day 30 years ago that the Carnegie Building reopened as the Carnegie Reading Room. Located at the intersection of Main and Hastings, I thought it would be worthy of the history profile to see how the building has been a part of […]
The giant red “W” atop Woodwards in Vancouver is make a reappearance tonight as it will be lit up for the first time in a decade. “W” removal in 2006 – Photo credit: cam in van on Flickr Woodward’s means far more to Vancouver than simply being a defunct department store. Founded by Charles A. […]
Photo: Kris Krug – 2005 Meeting under the Birks clock is as “Vancouver” as whistling the $1.49 Day Woodward’s jingle or stampeding through Army & Navy on shoe sale day. The iconic timepiece stood outside Birks’ flagship store on Granville and Hastings and was moved to Georgia and Granville – spending time at town major […]
You still have time to donate to the Food Security program through the Christmas at Canada Place website. By donating through Canada Place before January 10th, 2010 you’ll be entered to win an all-inclusive trip for 2 to Jamaica. This season I have partnered with Canada Place’s Christmas campaigns and as such, I have learned […]