It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the Polar Bear Swim Club in Vancouver and the brisk ocean dip has been a New Year’s Day tradition for the last 96 years. Peter Pantages on a snowy Vancouver beach in 1927. Archives# CVA 99-1786. Polar Bear Swim Vancouver The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim takes place […]
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Recipes, local history, vibrant photography, and information about some of the best proprietors in the area all converge in the recently-released North Shore Foodie book by Brad Hill. These pages aim to add a story to your dinner and will convince you that “knowledge is flavour”. The North Shore Foodie Recipe Book is a showcase […]
Up in the crisp North Shore mountain air, with the aroma of evergreens and a rushing river below, the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park is lit up with thousands upon thousands of twinkling lights for the 10th year of Canyon Lights. Featuring the world’s tallest living Christmas tree — a 250 year old Douglas-fir at 153 […]
Vancouver’s largest indie craft market is back and in a new location on a North Shore! Got Craft? Holiday Edition takes place December 12-13, 2015 at The Pipe Shop Building in North Vancouver. Browse and shop with over 80 makers and indie craft designers showcasing organic bath and body products, accessories, home décor items, toys, […]
The Halloween candy has been divided and the Christmas decorations are ready to be dusted off, but before we leap into a new holiday season, Canadians have a very important day to honour first. Remembrance Day, November 11th, is a day to remember the courage, service and sacrifice of thousands of men and women, and […]
October is one of the busiest months in Vancouver thanks to fundraising galas, Halloween, haunted tours, and new theatre seasons. A few long-running events this month include: The Zombie Syndrome, the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour, the Chinatown Haunted House, Potters House of Horrors, BC Craft Beer Month, Fright Nights at Playland, the Stanley Park […]