An entire city has built up around St Paul’s Hospital, which has been providing patient care and advancing medical technology over the last century in downtown Vancouver. Thinking ahead to the holiday season, and the legendary St Paul’s light display, I have chosen the iconic hospital for today’s photo feature that includes modern and archive […]
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For fall colours on the North Shore, snow-capped mountain views and to stare at the legendary lions all afternoon, Capilano River Regional Park, featuring Capilano Lake and the Cleveland Dam, is the place to be. Photo credit: Morisawa81 on Flickr Cleveland Dam, built in 1954, blocks Capilano Lake which supplies fresh drinking water to the […]
The Stawamus Chief, commonly referred to as “The Chief” is about 50 minutes north of Vancouver along the Sea to Sky Highway, as you approach Squamish. Currently in the running to be named one of the 7 Natural Wonders of BC, it is the second largest granite monolith on earth and a very popular spot […]
History of the Nine O’Clock Gun in Coal Harbour, Stanley Park, Vancouver
On this day in 1934, Malkin Bowl hosted its first performance of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra making it my choice for today’s Vancouver Icons photo feature: 1940s – Photographer: Jack Lindsay, Item #: CVA 1184-1963. The Marion Malkin Memorial Bowl was a named in honor of Mayor W.H. Malkin‘s wife (who passed away in 1933), […]