Archive of posts tagged "West End"

Archive Photos of the Day: West End From Stanley Park

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Stanley Park is one of my favourite places to profile since it is a living reminder of the history of the area combined with the ever-changing landscape of the City of Vancouver. While I have featured photos of its entrance arches, bridges and eventually the causeway that bisected Coal Harbour (creating Lost Lagoon), I have […]

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

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Grab your choice of pumpkin-flavoured beverage, hop into your gumboots, and go for a brisk walk over to your local farmers market this weekend. Once you have the latest fruits of the local harvest, plan a night out at the film festival, attend a fundraiser or BC Craft Beer Month event, or get a jump […]

West End Fest, Wesbrook Village Festival, Fleetwood Family Festival

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There will be no lack of events happening this weekend and whether you’ll be in Surrey, in the West End, or out at UBC you’ll be able to join in on some festival fun. The West End Fest, Wesbrook Village Festival, and Fleetwood Family Festival are all family-oriented and each will have their own bouncy […]

Vancouver History: William Robert Broughton

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John and I enjoyed a few days exploring “The Other Vancouver”, which is Vancouver, Washington. Located about two hours south of Seattle along the I-5, this Vancouver sits along the Columbia River and was incorporated in 1857, 29 years before Vancouver, BC. Captain George Vancouver Monument in Vancouver, Washington I’ve always loved looking up the […]

Car Free Day Vancouver 2013

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Car Free Day Vancouver is Sunday, June 16, 2013 with events on Main Street, Commercial Drive, in Kitsilano and the West End. These free festivals will feature live music, food, local vendors, and plenty of room to walk about with streets closed to car traffic. It’s also Father’s Day so it’s a great way to […]