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Stretching from BC Place to Stanley Park, Robson Street has been one of the city’s most popular thoroughfares, and shopping destinations, for the last century. Thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives, we can take a peek at what this bustling retail corridor looked like decades ago. Shopping on Robson Street in the 1970s Archives# […]
This weekend is the Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Vancouver Half Marathon and Cunningham Seawall 10K, involving more than 10,000 runners who will enjoy a scenic route featuring live bands interspersed with entertainment along every mile of the race course. Race weekend kicks off with a two-day Health & Fitness Expo at the Vancouver Convention Centre, […]
I seriously envy young couples in Surrey and Langley in this day and age, with great date night and dine out options available like the impressive new S+L Kitchen & Bar. In my early twenties, most of the date night options in my hometown suburb would have been a pub (with pull tabs), or the […]
Every holiday season I enjoy putting together a “Vancouver Experience Gift Guide” so that you can purchase activities for (and with) the ones you love. It’s this same passion, for time and memories instead of stuff, that inspired local entrepreneur Amielle Lake and her business partners to create Fieldtripp. I first met Amielle about eight […]
There’s nothing like the steady clickety-clack of steel wheels on polished rails, miniature and otherwise, and those who like trains will love the Vancouver Train Expo, coming up at the beginning of November. That time I slept in a train caboose in Alberta Vancouver Train Expo 2016 Where: PNE Forum (2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver) […]