Archive of posts tagged "West End"

Lumiere Festival Vancouver

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Vancouver’s newest holiday organization, the Lumière Festival Vancouver Society, presents a fun collaborative initiative this week that will link the West End and Yaletown. *** CLICK HERE FOR 2015 EVENT INFORMATION *** Lumiere Festival Vancouver Businesses within the West End and Yaletown Business Improvement Associations (BIAs) have setup impressive lighting installations that will be in […]

Honda Celebration of Light 2014 Dates, Countries, Concerts

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Vancouver’s biggest event, and the world’s largest offshore fireworks competition, returns to English Bay this summer as the Honda Celebration of Light illuminates the sky on July 26th, July 30th, and August 2nd. Photo credit: Claude Schneider on Flickr Rain or shine, the fireworks begin at 10:00pm as hundreds of thousands of spectators take to […]

Summer Vancouver Farmers Markets 2014

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Vancouver Farmers Markets are warming up for the season, offering local produce, artisan goods and delicious treats. Shop for meat, seafood dairy, vegetables, fruit, and baked goods while you enjoy live entertainment and sample ready-made items from food trucks and vendors in the open air. Trout Lake Farmers Market Dates: Saturdays, May 10 to October […]

Lost Lagoon by E. Pauline Johnson

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Pauline Johnson documented and shared “Legends of Vancouver” over 100 years ago, telling famous tales of the Lions peaks and giving Lost Lagoon its name. Many of Pauline’s works are in the Public Domain and her book, “Legends of Vancouver” is available on iBooks, and for free on Kindle. I wanted to share (more) of […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2014: West End Brunch Crawl

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Everyone loves brunch! It follows a session of sleeping in, combines the best of breakfast and lunch, and can be accompanied by a bubbly beverage. For Dine Out Vancouver this year Richard Wolak of Vancouver Foodster and the West End BIA are hosting the West End Brunch Crawl to get you better acquainted with brunch […]

Seventeen89 Restaurant Lounge: Enter to Win a Dinner Date For Two

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Seventeen89 Restaurant + Lounge has recently opened up at 1789 Comox Street, calling upon the tradition of this classic West End space and marrying it with the exciting culinary creations of Chef Daryle Ryo Nagata and third-generation fisherman Paul Puratich. Photos courtesy of Seventeen89. Follow on Facebook and Twitter for more information. The pairing is […]