Archive for the category "north vancouver"

Metro Vancouver Trails: Quarry Rock

August 1st, 2013 @ 10:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are a few photo themes you’ll come across pretty much every day when you join the popular mobile photo sharing site Instagram. Images of food, cats, feet (running shoes, heels, barefoot at the beach), airplane wings, and sunsets. In Vancouver, you can probably add Quarry Rock to that list. The main attraction of this […]

August Events in Metro Vancouver

July 29th, 2013 @ 1:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Wake up, grab a coffee, slip on some sandals and head towards the water. Awake even before the hum of floatplanes fill Coal Harbour, but in time to catch the rising sun. A lap of the Seawall complete before breakfast, thousands of keystrokes on the laptop by lunch. A trip to the market, fresh greens, […]

July Events in Metro Vancouver 2013

June 30th, 2013 @ 9:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s always fun to kick off a month with a long weekend and some sunshine, and when you throw in free family festivals, fireworks, and live music you’ve got the perfect recipe for summer fun. Thanks to those who have sent in their listings, the July Events in Metro Vancouver list is ready to roll. […]

Friends of the North Vancouver Library Big Book Sale 2013

May 13th, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Friends of the North Vancouver District Public Library are hosting their Big Book Sale this month at the Lynn Valley Main Library (1277 Lynn Valley Road). Photo credit: GlasgowAmateur on Flickr Dates and Times Friday, May 24, 2013 from 10:00am to 7:00pm Saturday, May 25, 2013 from 10:00am to 4:00pm Sunday, May 26, 2013 […]

Archives Photos of the Day: North Shore Ferries

May 11th, 2013 @ 10:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow marks the 113th anniversary of the North Vancouver ferry boat (“North Vancouver No. 1″) beginning its regular service between North Vancouver and the south shore of Burrard Inlet. Scheduled ferry service began in 1893 with the Union Steamship Company and North Vancouver No. 1 started carrying foot passengers to and from each shore on […]

Grouse Grind For Kids 2013

May 10th, 2013 @ 3:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Grouse Grind, Vancouver’s favourite natural stairclimber, opens for the season on Saturday, May 11, 2013 and whether you complete it once or even fifty times this season you can support a great local campaign with each step. Photo credit: Mt. Kilimanjaro Grouse Grind for Alzheimer’s With the opening of the popular 2.9km mountain route […]