Archive of posts tagged "West End"

Robson Community Fair

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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

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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

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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 […]

Car Free Day Vancouver 2015

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Car Free Day Vancouver, now in its 11th year, takes over four Vancouver neighbourhoods this weekend with events on Saturday, June 20th and Sunday, June 21st. This annual multi-site arts and culture festival reclaims traffic thoroughfares as community-focused public spaces, enagaing residents, artists, performers, artisans, non-profits, and businesses. Car Free Day Vancouver Locations West End […]

St Paul’s Hospital to Close, New False Creek Facility to be Built

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St Paul’s Hospital has stood on Burrard Street in Downtown Vancouver for the last 100 years and Providence Health Care announced this morning that it is set to close, with a new facility and health care campus being built in the vicinity of Main and Terminal in False Creek. 1923: Archives# Bu N251. Photo credit: […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2015: Brunch Crawls

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Dine Out Vancouver returns January 16 to February 1, 2015 with more than 70 food-themed events, 25 hotels offering special room rates and packages, a record-setting 277 restaurants dishing up prix fixe menus at $18, $28 and $38 price points. A big part of Dine Out Vancouver over the years has been its events and […]