Archive for the category "photos"

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 […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

April 4th, 2012 @ 2:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Miss604 Flickr Pool has turned pink this week with the welcome array of cherry blossom photos. If you haven’t had the chance, take some snaps around your neighbourhood, local parks, and even Burrard SkyTrain station of these beautiful petals. In the meantime, enjoy the following photos contributed by readers in this week’s Flickr roundup. […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

March 25th, 2012 @ 12:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Spring has arrived in Vancouver and delivered us a full weekend of sunshine to kick off the season. Even though the rain will inevitably follow, locals know that it’s for our own good. It will make those blossoms bloom and buds on trees pop with bright shades of green. The following images have been contributed […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

March 18th, 2012 @ 12:55pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the last week of winter and although freezing rain and hail may pelt down on the city, the beautiful blossoms of spring will soon be revealed. The following images have been contributed to the Miss604 Flickr Pool over the last week or so and make up my 63rd weekly Flickr roundup. Photo credit: Larissa […]

5 Vancouver Flickr Groups to Follow

March 12th, 2012 @ 1:57pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Flickr, the popular photo sharing site, began in Vancouver back in 2004. Now owned by Yahoo!, it has grown to over 50 million users worldwide. It offers Creative Commons licensing on images, privacy settings, a free version (as well a paid, pro version), and intuitive search functions. Photo credit: Chris Campbell I have been a […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Early Granville

March 8th, 2012 @ 3:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was on March 10th 1870 the settlement know locally as Gastown was given its official name: Granville Townsite. Lord Granville was the Colonial Secretary at the time and the Granville Townsite was selected as the terminus for the Canadian Pacific Railway. It wasn’t until 1886 that the townsite was renamed, when it incorporated, as […]