Archive of posts tagged "West End"

Free Christmas Activities in Metro Vancouver


Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 — 2:14pm PDT
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It’s tough to save money during the holidays while going to gatherings of friends and family, hosting dinners, and exchanging gifts. However, I know of several activities that will get you in the holiday spirit without sliding you into debt. Here are my top picks for FREE Christmas activities in Metro Vancouver over the next […]

New Lumiere Festival in Vancouver


Sunday, November 15th, 2015 — 2:43pm PDT
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Holidays in the West End just got a bit brighter with the announcement of the new Lumiere Festival. After a successful event last year, the Lumiere Festival is once again teaming up with the West End Business Improvement Association to set up free, fun and festival lighting installations from the end of November until early […]

Win a West End Prize Pack from The Jervis


Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 — 10:23am PDT
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I love taking a walking tour of Vancouver and learning something new. Having published hundreds of history posts over the years, I’d like to think my knowledge is pretty vast but when I have an excellent guide like Maurice Guibord, Historical Researcher and Director of the BC Historical Federation, my head fills with even more […]

Robson Community Fair


Friday, September 11th, 2015 — 11:14am PDT
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This month marks my 10 year anniversary of being a West End resident and I have to say, in my completely biased opinion, it’s Vancouver’s best neighbourhood. You can check out just a slice of what makes the West End great this weekend at the Robson Community Fair. What 2nd Annual Robson Community Fair Where […]

COBS Bread Opening On Robson


Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 — 1:44pm PDT
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Downtown Vancouver’s West End is getting a new COBS Bread on busy corner of Robson Street, in a popular location that was left vacant a few months ago. Opening on Wednesday, August 19th at 1709 Robson at Bidwell, COBS will be serving up fresh, made-in-house breads and treats every single day. I got the chance […]

Then and Now English Bay


Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 — 10:44am PDT
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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 […]