Archive for the category "photos"

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

September 12th, 2012 @ 9:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Back to school and back to work, autumn is approaching but summer isn’t over just yet. The following photos are just a few of the beautiful images have been submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool over the last week. Photo credit: wukewinc on Flickr

Vancouver Icons: SFU Burnaby

September 11th, 2012 @ 11:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Simon Fraser University opened its doors to students for the very first time 47 years ago this week, on September 9th, 1965. The official opening was presided over by Lord Lovat, whose name was Simon Fraser, and who was the 24th head of the Fraser clan. He told an audience of 5,000 about the Fraser […]

Vancouver Icons: Commodore Lanes

September 7th, 2012 @ 2:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s Commodore Lanes, Canada’s oldest surviving bowling centre, opened up below Granville Street on September 8, 1930. Since its neon sign has been advertising bowling and billiards in the downtown entertainment district for the last eight decades, I’ve decided it should be this week’s featured Vancouver Icon: 1946 – Theatres and the bowling sign on […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Back to School

September 6th, 2012 @ 10:36am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pencils are sharp, notebooks are stiff, and iPad applications are downloaded (for educational purposes of course). We’re going back to school with school-themed photos from the Vancouver Archives this week. 1907 – Vancouver High School. Archives# Sch P20.3. & 1920 – David Lloyd George. Archives# CVA 99-1441. 1911 – Opening of the first brick school […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

August 30th, 2012 @ 2:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Everyone’s saying this is the last weekend of summer but with a late start, here’s hoping the sunny days stick around until the season officially wraps up at the end of September. Photo credit: kennymatic on Flickr Here is another sampling of images that have been added to the Miss604 Flickr Pool this week, enjoy! […]

From the CBC Archives

August 28th, 2012 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A boy and girl playing with a chained bear in their front yard in Kitsilano, a horse-drawn taxi rolling down Cordova Street, the Hotel Vancouver on the corner of Granville and Georgia. These are all images that I have featured during my weekly history photo series and have mostly been sourced from the City of […]

Live at Squamish 2012: Day Two Photos

August 27th, 2012 @ 10:16am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The third annual Live at Squamish music festival has wrapped up for another year. Multiple stages, a silent disco, a bazaar, vendors and promotional exhibits, and several beer gardens kept thousands entertained Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday. The highlights on the first full day were the Charles Bradley (the Screaming Eagle of Soul) who played […]

Live at Squamish 2012: Day One Photos

August 25th, 2012 @ 2:03pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Campers, glampers, and concert goers poured through the gates last night at Live at Squamish as the music festival kicked off with evening concerts on the Garibaldi Stage. The Tragically Hip performed their sound check in front of a small group of media and special guests over on the Stawamus Stage with the iconic Chief […]