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Capilano Suspension Bridge 125th Anniversary

June 5th, 2014 @ 8:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today’s collection of photographs from the City of Vancouver Archives is in honour of the quasquicentennial of one of our region’s most recognizable and popular tourist attractions. The Capilano Suspension Bridge, almost as old as the City of Vancouver itself, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. 1905: Archives# Br P59.1 & 1920s: Archives# CVA […]

April Events in Metro Vancouver

April 1st, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Community festivals and holidays will take us outside this month, under the natural confetti of the cherry blossoms. Spring is here and so is another big list of events including dozens of Cherry Blossom Festival activities, the Surrey Party for the Planet, a selection of theatre performances, and the Stanley Park Easter Train. Photo credit: […]

Looking Down at the Cleveland Dam

March 26th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Cleveland Dam holds Capilano Lake in North Vancouver, which is used for drinking water and is a part of Capilano River Regional Park. Completed in 1954, it was named for Ernest Cleveland, first chief commissioner of the Greater Vancouver Water District. Archives# CVA 275-20 Looking Down at the Cleveland Dam Local photographers love peeking […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Biplanes

January 15th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is spectacular from almost any angle but I really love getting above it all when I’m taking a seaplane flight, helicopter ride, or am fortunate to do a ride-along with a traffic plane. There’s quite a bit of aviation history here in BC, as you can find in the Canadian Museum of Flight and […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2014

December 30th, 2013 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 94th year on January 1, 2014. Update: If you’re looking for January 2015 events, find them here. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the […]

New Year’s Eve Events for Adults in Vancouver

December 27th, 2013 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are a few family friendly options for New Year’s Eve in Vancouver but what about the big kids who don’t want to simply attend a club night? Luckily, there are several options for adults that include entertainment, attractions, and restaurant dining. Photo credit: Anders Adermark on Flickr New Year’s Eve Events for Adults in […]