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Canucks Across Canada: The Ultimate Fan Road Trip

May 16th, 2012 @ 10:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s nothing like a summer road trip in Canada and for those who have the time, getting across the country is a goal many would like to accomplish. Over the Rockies, through the prairies, around the Great Lakes, and reaching for the Atlantic coast. One family made the journey last year and they even had […]

Vancouver Icons: Vancouver Public Library Central Branch

May 12th, 2012 @ 9:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I began the Vancouver Icons series over a year ago to occasionally showcase photos of statues, buildings, and landmarks that we see everyday. They’re spotted in locally-filmed television shows and movies, and there are countless photos shared online. A perfect example is today’s feature subject, the Vancouver Public Library’s Central Branch. Photo credit: FreeRishad – […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

May 10th, 2012 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

As promised, April showers have brought May flowers along with a bright and sunny forecast. It’s been rather windy over the last few days but my favourite thing about the cool breeze is that is sweeps over the inlet revealing a crystal clear view of the North Shore. I can look out from downtown Vancouver […]

Vancouver Supermoon Photos

May 6th, 2012 @ 3:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The supermoon appeared over Vancouver last night, rising up and glowing brightly as it closely orbited the earth. Photographers who camped out with their tripods captured this effect and have graciously shared the results with the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Enjoy! Photo credit: Wynonna on Flickr Photo credit: bcbusinesshub on Flickr Photo credit: bcbusinesshub on Flickr […]

Vancouver Icons: Victory Square

April 29th, 2012 @ 11:38am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On April 30th 1886, Lauchlan Hamilton – a CPR land commissioner and surveyor – laid out the plans for the corner of Cambie and Hastings. This is the site of Victory Square today, and the subject of this week’s Vancouver Icons photo post. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr 1918: Land was left vacant […]

Surrey Party for the Planet 2012: Photos

April 28th, 2012 @ 10:52am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night the City of Surrey kicked off their two-day Party for the Planet, the largest Earth Day celebration in Western Canada. With a focus on free family fun, this major city event with an eco-friendly twist has already attracted thousands. The Energy Dance Tent was particularly popular with live DJs spinning and dance groups […]

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Photos 2012

April 22nd, 2012 @ 6:40pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Although the blossoms in the West End have fallen, covering sidewalks like snowflakes, there are still thousands of trees bursting with spring colours across the city. Photos showcased this week from the Miss604 Flickr Pool all celebrate cherry blossom season. Photo credit: LawrenceH on Flickr Photo credit: rocketcandy & rocketcandy & rocketcandy on Flickr Photo […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

April 15th, 2012 @ 7:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been a gloriously sunny weekend in Vancouver with a parade, patio dining, and the Sun Run this morning. I have neglected to the Miss604 Flickr Pool for well over a week so it was quite the task to piece through all of the amazing spring images that have been submitted. I can’t feature them […]