Archive of posts tagged "West End"

Car Free Day Vancouver 2016


Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 — 11:22am PDT
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Car Free Day is here and being that Vancouver is so enthusiastic about the event, it actually lasts for two full days in some neighbourhoods. This is your chance to hop off the sidewalk and stroll the streets of your community, or one you’d like to visit for the day, to experience live music, food, […]

Craft Cocktails at Exile Bistro


Thursday, May 26th, 2016 — 10:35am PDT
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Exile Bistro, in the heart of the West End just off Davie and Bute, is your local craft cocktail destination. Swing by to start your night in Downtown Vancouver or end your evening at the neighbourhood bistro. “Vanessa Bourget (previously a bartender at Nuba, Heirloom Vegetarian, The Waldorf Hotel and now owner of Exile Bistro) […]

Summer Farmers Markets in Vancouver


Friday, April 29th, 2016 — 10:04am PDT
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Vancouver Farmers Markets is kicking off the summer 2016 season starting May 5th. If you’re looking for a farmers market this season, there are plenty to visit throughout the week in your neighbourhood or a new-to-you pocket of the city, each with growers, producers, artisans, and locals bringing the very best from their farm to […]

West End Lane Names


Monday, April 11th, 2016 — 2:11pm PDT
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Have I mentioned lately how much I love my neighbourhood? Since moving into Downtown Vancouver almost 12 years ago, I have never regretted picking the West End as my home. This area is home to hundreds of restaurants, flanked by beaches and the best urban forest in the world. A block in from one of […]

Photography Exhibit at the West End Community Centre


Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 — 9:03am PDT
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Michael Schmidt‘s photography has been on my radar for years, while curating my weekly Vancouver photo roundup or while composing the monthly guest post contribution from the Stanley Park Ecology Society, his urban, nature, and wildlife photography always stands out. You can now check out some of his prints this month at the West End […]

Lumiere Festival Vancouver Whale Naming Contest


Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 — 10:44am PDT
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The Lumiere Festival will light up the town this week with dazzling installations all around the West End. If you’ve been by Morton Park (near English Bay) in the past week, you’ll be familiar with MK Illumination‘s Orca Whale. I’ve been away but have seen the flurry of photos online featuring this whale, which is […]