If you are familiar with Lions Gate Bridge history then you’ll know that its construction was made possible by the Guinness family (yes, that Guinness) but did you know that its iconic string of lights was nicknamed Gracie’s Necklace? Photo credit: Shannon Leigh Photography on Flickr The Guinness family, of Irish beer fame, was convinced […]
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It’s been a typical week of weather here in Vancouver, meaning that there’s been no real pattern. Deeply dark and grey days filled with rain along with crisp, clear sunshine and dropping temperatures. In any case, local photographers (amateur and professional) are out with their cameras, capturing the region’s beauty in their own way. Here […]
I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Heritage Hall on several occasions for conferences, speaking engagements, and to meet with the Mount Pleasant BIA. This handsome building on the corner of Main and 15th has had many lives, and continues to be an elegant venue for special events, fashion shows, and weddings making it today’s Vancouver […]
Vancouver fog photos are always fascinating to browse as we soak in rare views of life outside a wall of cloud that lingers for days. Waterways are covered in a misty blanket, skyscrapers try their best to peek out through the white ceiling, and the city’s bright lights become eerily muted. “Fogcouver” or “Fogmageddon” happens […]
I appreciate the beautiful diversity of Vancouver every day of the week but even more so when John and I are away in Iowa, where drifting snow is closing highways and my Cascadian body doesn’t know how to deal with -16C temperatures. I’ve enjoyed browsing the Miss604 Flickr Pool of Vancouver photos even more this […]