The Vancouver Heritage Foundation presents Gritty City: Vancouver in the 60s at the historic Hollywood Theatre later this month. This is a mini three-night film festival that will feature Vancouver’s earlier days of neon, West Coast architecture, and the evolution of the West End. The films will include: 1958 – Granville neon. VPL Number: 65548 […]
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This weekend the Vancouver Farmers Markets Harvest Festival will mark the end of the summer market season in the West End with fall food activities for kids, a fall fruit pie competition, a squash beauty contest, and more. Photo credit: aloalo* on Flickr The festival will take place Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the West […]
As much as I love the diversity of neighbourhoods in Vancouver, from the quiet oak-lined streets of the West Side to the community parks of Strathcona and the sloped views of Sunset, the West End downtown has been my home for nearly seven years now. I love that I can walk in a block or […]
We love going for trail walks through Stanley Park at any time of year but there’s just something extra special about autumn. It’s not here just yet, but there’s much to look forward to. Bright greens turn to fiery reds and oranges, leaves crunch underfoot and the crisp air tickles your nose while squirrels scurry […]
The Vancouver Retro Cinema Fest is bringing cult classics and pop favourites to the Denman Cinemas this month. The 8-day festival will feature 15 hits at the West End theatre including: Sunday, September 23, 2012: An Opening You Can’t Refuse: Godfather I, II Monday, September 24, 2012: Tarantino Night: Pulp Fiction, Inglorious Basterds Tuesday, September […]
Davie Day has turned into West End Fest, a community celebration in Vancouver’s West End neighbourhood happening on September 8th. From 12:00pm to 7:00pm, Davie Street will be hopping from Burrard to Denman with two performance stages, vendors, displays, activities for the whole family, Urban Rec Dodge Ball Tournament, artist gallery, a Charity Ball Run, […]