Archive of posts tagged "white rock"

Vancouver Icons: White Rock Pier

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Growing up in Surrey, our beach options were abundant. We could head to one of Vancouver’s beaches, a Stanley Park beach, a lake beach at White Pine or Buntzen, Belcarra, or stay closer to home at Crescent Beach or White Rock. Crescent Beach or White Rock often won out. Strolls along the promenade, fish and […]

Humpback Whale Beached in White Rock

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This morning there were reports that a beached whale had been found on East Beach in White Rock (Grey or Humpback). Vancouver Aquarium rescue staff are on their way to the scene. Source: Twitpic: Global BC Neil Morrison from CFOX first tweeted about the sighting and news teams from various outlets have confirmed. Global BC […]

Georgia Straight Golden Plates 2012

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The Georgia Straight’s 15th annual Golden Plate Awards, celebrating the best in local dining, have been handed out for 2012. The people have voted in over 150 categories and winners are now listed in this week’s issue and online. Here are just a few of the honorable mentions: Best Restaurant Service Bishop’s (2183 West 4th) […]

Bite of White Rock 2012

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It’s a gloomy time of year around the Lower Mainland in terms of weather and holiday prospects but thanks to food festivals and events, things are looking up. While Dine Out Vancouver includes restaurants from West Vancouver to Burnaby, the City of White Rock is hosting their 6th annual Bite of White Rock featuring multi-course, […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2012

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The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 92nd year thanks to Mr. Peter Pantages. It was in 1920 that Pantages created the club and the brisk ocean dip has been a New Year’s tradition ever since. Peter’s family still carries on the tradition of the Polar Bear Swim Club today. December […]