Once again I’ll be ringing in the New Year in Iowa with family that we haven’t seen since we rung in 2009 with a splash of champagne and more than enough margaritas. Photo credit: optical_illusion on Flickr Back in Vancouver there are plenty of events around town for the entire family as well as the […]
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The legacy of Peter Pantages will live on New Years Day as Vancouver hosts its 90th annual Polar Bear Swim in English Bay. January 1, 1939 – The Polar Bear Club – Item #: CVA 371-836 This is one of Vancouver’s oldest traditions. Quick tidbit: “In 1928, on January 1st, 16-year-old Ivy Granstrom made her […]
Vancouver’s 89th annual Polar Bear Swim will take place New Years Day at English Bay. Waxy on Flickr – Waxy PhotographyCheck out his entire Polar Bear Swim collection. The Vancouver Annual Polar Bear Swim started in 1920 when a dozen hardy swimmers took the plunge into English Bay on New Yearâ€™s Day. Since then, the […]