Archive for the category "stanley park"

The History of Lost Lagoon

January 28th, 2016 @ 8:53am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Lost Lagoon, on the edge of the city at the entrance to Stanley Park, is about 100 years old. This captive body of water used to be free-flowing from Coal Harbour, before it was penned in by the Stanley Park Causeway. 1894. Entrance to Stanley Park. Boorne and May Photo. Archives# St Pk P115. How […]

Stanley Park and Whistler Make the List of Most Instagram Photographed Places in Canada

January 25th, 2016 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are some places you go where no matter how much you want to disconnect, you just have to take photos and share them with the rest of the world. For me, two of those places made it to the top 10 list of “Most Instagram Photographed Places in Canada” for 2015, and it’s no […]

Removing Scotch Broom in Stanley Park

December 12th, 2015 @ 9:44am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Samuel Cousins, Stewardship Coordinator Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End a decade ago and I have been a member for three years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so […]

Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park

November 23rd, 2015 @ 10:41am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park is open Thursday, November 26, 2015 to Saturday, January 2, 2016 and is closed on Friday, December 25 for Christmas. Admission to the train plaza is by donation ($4 suggested). Enjoy three million twinkling lights, displays, live performers, and get photos with Santa. Purchase snacks, hot and cold drinks, and light meals at the Railway Café concession stand. Or buy hot buttered popcorn at the Stanley Park Ecology Society’s Cob House in the plaza.

Gold Medal Fun in Stanley Park

November 19th, 2015 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There will be a Gold Medal Takeover of Stanley Park November 21st as the Richmond Olympic Experience partners with Canadian Olympic medallists for a fun family promotion.