Archive of posts tagged "English Bay"

A Day of Laughter with A-Maze-Ing Laughter and Vancouver Biennale

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Join Vancouver Biennale on July 13th to celebrate one of Vancouver’s most engaging pieces of public art, A-maze-ing Laughter at English Bay. A Day of Laughter When: Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 10:00am to 2:00pm Where: Morton Park (Denman near Davie, English Bay) Details: RSVP for the Facebook event Mayor Gregor Robertson will proclaim the […]

Vintage Vancouver Beach Photos

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Frisbees, footballs, bikini-clad bodies, blankets, and bicycles parked along the Sea Wall are scenes of summer at Vancouver’s beaches. From Third to Locarno, English Bay to Spanish Banks, the seaside landscape has changed almost as much as the summer fashion trends. Thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives, and my niece who curated this collection, […]

Then and Now English Bay

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English Bay beach, popular with locals and tourists, has been a favourite summertime recreation destination for the last century and a half. I had some fun looking around the City of Vancouver Archives to match up some vintage photos with modern day images to show how the area has changed: Then and Now English Bay […]

Oil Spill in English Bay, Vancouver

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We look out across the inlet at glowing sunsets every night and somehow see past the 12-18 ships and tankers that dot the landscape between us and the horizon. Now the unfortunate morning has come that “Oil Spill in English Bay” and #VanFuelSpill are the news topics of the day. Photo credit: Sally T. Buck […]

Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Dates Summer 2015

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It’s only March but everyone’s been talking about summer in Vancouver, since we’ve been having such spectacular weather lately, and summer in Vancouver means fireworks nights. The Honda Celebration of Light announced its dates this morning along with a renewed partnership with Honda and even more entertainment options this season. Photo credit: Vick Sahota on […]