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Vancouver Building History on Instagram


Thursday, May 29th, 2014 — 9:44am PDT
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We recently heard from some Midwest travellers who visited Vancouver this spring and it was fascinating to hear them remark not on the mountains and the ocean, of which locals are so proud, but our architecture. In particular, the brilliant glass along False Creek and Coal Harbour that has been forming like crystals since the […]

WE Vancouver Best of the City 2014


Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 — 3:56pm PDT
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The results are in for WE Vancouver’s Best of the City readers’ choice awards for 2014 and I am very honoured to be named #1 Best Local Blog and #2 Best Local Twitter account! This is the 17th annual Best of the City edition of WE Vancouver and it’s the biggest yet, including a new […]

30 Day Adventures Holiday Gift Guides


Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 — 7:49pm PDT
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Throughout the year my pal Marc Smith chronicles his adventures one day at a time, in themes that last for 30 days. He’s featured food truck eating, random acts of kindness, ethnic eats, travel, and more in 30-day spans. Along with his video series co-host Steven Schelling, Marc has come up with 30 items that […]

Blogger Profile: Deidre Tansey


Monday, September 16th, 2013 — 10:09am PDT
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Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and this week I reached out to a former teacher of mine who is making […]

Vancouver Rising: Archive Footage Turned Into GIFs


Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 — 11:20am PDT
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A great bit hat tip to the Vancouver is Awesome team for spotting (and promoting) Vancouver Rising, a new Tumblr blog that takes footage from the Vancouver Archives‘ video collection and creates fantastic animated GIFs. Here are just a few of the gems they have posted so far: 1973: Granville at Robson – “Vancouver Impressions“. […]

Blogger Profile: Lori McGrath


Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 — 3:36pm PDT
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Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and I’ve sent these out to a few local bloggers for this week’s series. Click, […]