Archive of posts tagged "West End"

West End Lane Names

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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

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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

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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 […]

Free Christmas Activities in Metro Vancouver

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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

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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 […]