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Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day

April 18th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the month of April I will be featuring a Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day, sourced from the Miss604 Flickr Pool and/or the #Photos604 tag on Instagram. You can barely walk a full block in the city without encountering a photographer capturing this pink blooms — or stopping yourself — so it’s the perfect […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

April 17th, 2014 @ 6:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome to the long weekend! Whether you’re spending time with family, looking for the latest festival and expo, or up for a late night movie, I have you covered with this this week’s weekend event list. Photo credit: Tim Shield on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Events that run for longer than […]

Vancouver Basic Tips and Etiquette Inspired by NYC

April 17th, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A series of clever animations, Do We Need To Be Touching, was created by Nathan W. Pyle to illustrate basic etiquette and tips for navigating New York City. It’s a rather long list but some helpful panels can also be applied to Vancouver (transit, busy downtown streets, etc.) so I have plucked them out for […]

Vancouver Then and Now Photo Challenge Results

April 17th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last few of years I have featured themed collections of photos from the City of Vancouver Archives on my site. However, this month I thought I would change things up a bit and issue a challenge to my readers and local photographers. The challenge was to create your own photos to replicate a […]

Signs You Grew Up in Surrey in the 90s

April 17th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s no secret that I love my hometown of Surrey, BC and when posts like Signs You Grew Up in Richmond and Signs You Grew Up in Vancouver in the 80s (which features my McBarge photo) starting popping up, I knew I had to make one for Surrey. With the help of two ladies I […]

Army and Navy Shoe Sale 2014

April 16th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The legendary Army and Navy Shoe Sale, now in its 65th year, returns on Wednesday, April 30th. Canada’s largest designer shoe sale features over 100,000 pairs shoes with labels such as DKNY, Pour La Victoire, Steve Madden, Marc Fisher, Calvin Klein, Charles David, Kelsi Dagger and more. “To celebrate Army & Navy’s 65th Annual Legendary […]

Vote for the Vancouver City Bird

April 16th, 2014 @ 10:46am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I don’t often delve into politics publicly but there’s one election happening this spring in Vancouver that cannot be ignored: The search for the Vancouver City Bird. There are six candidates in the running–all with their own Twitter accounts–and one hopes to come out on top so we can show it off for Bird Week […]

Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day

April 16th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the month of April I will be featuring a Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day, sourced from the Miss604 Flickr Pool and/or the #Photos604 tag on Instagram. You can barely walk a full block in the city without encountering a photographer capturing this pink blooms — or stopping yourself — so it’s the perfect […]