Archive for the category "west vancouver"

Archives Photos of the Day: North Shore Ferries

May 11th, 2013 @ 10:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow marks the 113th anniversary of the North Vancouver ferry boat (“North Vancouver No. 1″) beginning its regular service between North Vancouver and the south shore of Burrard Inlet. Scheduled ferry service began in 1893 with the Union Steamship Company and North Vancouver No. 1 started carrying foot passengers to and from each shore on […]

Spring Shopping at Park Royal

April 4th, 2013 @ 1:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A new season arrives and so do all the freshest fashions and accessories. Park Royal in West Vancouver is a one-stop destination for all of your spring shopping with retailers like Old Navy, H&M, American Eagle Outfitters, Roots, Talbots, Swimco, Nine West, Aldo, Atmosphere, Sport Chek, The Bay, Winners, and much more. Park Royal North, […]

Fun. with Tegan and Sara at Ambleside West Vancouver

April 3rd, 2013 @ 8:12am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week Live Nation announced Mumford and Sons will be playing Holland Park in Surrey and yesterday their latest Concerts in the Park series was unveiled: fun. along with Tegan and Sara will be performing at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:00pm. Photo credit: colink. on Flickr On the […]

Vancouver Icons: Point Atkinson Lighthouse

March 8th, 2013 @ 11:19am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Point Atkinson Lighthouse and Lighthouse Park are located in West Vancouver however they’re so frequently photographed, from above, below, the rocks, and the water, that they’re the perfect fit for the Vancouver Icon photo feature series: Charted and named by Captain George Vancouver in 1792, Point Atkinson was an ideal geographic aid to shipping […]

Snowy Mountain Photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool

December 31st, 2012 @ 9:22am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’ve been away in Iowa for the last part of the month where temperatures have been working their way down to -20C. It’s the type of cold that impedes you from going outside and enjoying the snow — feet of snow that fell weeks ago but remains on the ground due to the chill. When […]

Remembrance Day Ceremonies 2012 in Metro Vancouver

November 9th, 2012 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Sunday, November 11th, is Remembrance Day in Canada. Communities across the country are taking time to gather, reflect, and remember the sacrifices made by our soldiers in honour of this country which we all call home. The following events are all taking place on November 11th around Metro Vancouver and the information has been […]

Neighbourhood Toy Store Day 2012

November 8th, 2012 @ 8:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Promoting local businesses for the second year, Neighbourhood Toy Store Day will be celebrated across Canada this Saturday, November 10th. Over 50 independent toy stores from Charlottetown to Courtenay will open their doors for demos, games, crafts, giveaways and more along with a full day of shopping. The following stores are in the Vancouver area […]

November Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

November 1st, 2012 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Halloween has passed and the countdown to the holiday season is on. Here are some events around Metro Vancouver that have been sent my way this month: Photo credit: どこでもいっしょ on Flickr Thursday, November 1, 2012 Penny Drive For Our Kids [PDF] Day of the Dead: Dia de Muertos A Good Book Drive (until Nov […]