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 […]
Archive of posts tagged "West End"
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 […]
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 […]
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, 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 […]