Archive of posts tagged "West End"

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 […]

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 […]