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From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

July 6th, 2012 @ 4:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The most popular photo in Vancouver this week has to be a screen-shot of the weather forecast. Days of repeated sunshine and summer temperatures are finally in our future and the Miss604 Flickr Pool is bursting with celebratory shots. Thanks to everyone who contributed their images for this week’s photo feature: Photo credit: TheVancouverGuy on […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Beach Times

July 5th, 2012 @ 2:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Weather in Vancouver is always a hot topic, even when it’s dreary and soggy. By now, I’m certain everyone in and around the city has seen the forecast for the next week or so, featuring bright and smiling yellow sunshine icons. The only umbrellas we’ll see around here will be at the beach so to […]

Surrey Canada Day 2012: Concert Photos

July 3rd, 2012 @ 10:07am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Surrey’s Canada Day saw over 100,000 people enjoy free festivities and concerts throughout the day on July 1st as the city once again delivered a solid celebration. Neighbours, families, Canadians, and visitors enjoyed a full 12 hours of flashy midway attractions, BBQ treats, and one of our favourites — free concerts from top local and […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Concerts

June 26th, 2012 @ 1:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was June 27, 1957 that radio DJ Red Robinson hosted Vancouver’s first rock and roll concert at the Kerrisdale Arena. 6,000 screaming fans welcomed Bill Haley and the Comets to town and according to the Vancouver Sun article the next day, the show was “the ultimate in musical depravity.”1 In honor of this musical […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

June 22nd, 2012 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The first full weekend of June is upon us and it’s loaded with events and good times. From Trout Lake Day and Greek Day to various Velopalooza festivities and Surrey Doors Open. Leaving spring behind us, I plucked out a few choice images from the Miss604 Flickr Pool to share in this week’s collection. Photo […]

Fairhaven Photowalk in Bellingham

June 20th, 2012 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A train whistle blew in the distance as we walked out onto Fairhaven’s Village Green plaza with Chuck Robinson, Owner of Village Books. The historic district in Washington State’s Whatcom County is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a part of Bellingham, ever since it amalgamated with the town of New Whatcom […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

June 8th, 2012 @ 11:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Umbrellas have been well-used during the first week of June but as I recall, it’s traditionally a soggy time of year anyway. One can only hope that all of this precipitation will give away to sunny summer days filled with beach times and patio refreshments. Regardless, photographers around Vancouver have once again managed to capture […]

Hats Off Day 2012: Photos

June 4th, 2012 @ 11:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Burnaby Heights Merchants Association hosted their very popular Hats Off Day festival this past Saturday. Spanning almost a dozen blocks, from Hastings to Gamma, tens of thousands of people showed up to enjoy a parade, street-side barbecue, activities for kids, a vintage car show and shine, performances, and more. John Bollwitt and John Biehler […]