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From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

May 31st, 2012 @ 7:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s almost June in Vancouver as we take alternate getting get doused with rain showers and soaked in sunshine. Dozens of photos have been shared with the Miss604 Flickr Pool this week, ranging from black and white exposures and street scenes to friends, food, and the aquarium’s new penguins. Here’s a small sample, enjoy! Photo […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

May 22nd, 2012 @ 9:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A soggy long weekend has led us into the last two weeks of May where festivals, community celebrations, night markets, and farmers markets will soon pack our summer schedule. This week’s collection of photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool highlights late spring in Vancouver. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr Photo credit: BC Business […]

Photowalk: Stanley Park Flowers

May 16th, 2012 @ 12:59pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

On a sunny Vancouver morning I set out on a walk with a dear friend around the Stanley Park sea wall. We ducked into the park around Second Beach and decided to take a detour through the gardens around the pitch and putt course. Armed with our pocket cameras, we spent close to an hour […]

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 […]