The 2014 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 24th), this year families might need to take it upon themselves to sign up on their own. The general run takes places in hundreds of communities across Canada on […]
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Can you believe it’s been 10 years since The Village at Park Royal opened? To me that was still considered part of the “new” Park Royal until, upon closer inspection this summer, I discovered that there is much more in store at the West Vancouver shopping destination. Being a West End resident it’s easy to […]
When John and I have visitors arriving in Vancouver for the first time we try to accomplish two things: Get them out on the water, and get them up on the mountains. From both vantage points you can experience the wild nature of our region while looking out on our City of Glass. The trip […]
I’m not sure where January and February disappeared to but I can’t believe that March is here already! Crocuses are popping up, cherry blossoms are budding, and the city is hopping with activities, special events, family fun, and more. Photo credit: BX Photos on Flickr Jump to: Saturday, March 1st to Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 […]
If you are familiar with Lions Gate Bridge history then you’ll know that its construction was made possible by the Guinness family (yes, that Guinness) but did you know that its iconic string of lights was nicknamed Gracie’s Necklace? Photo credit: Shannon Leigh Photography on Flickr The Guinness family, of Irish beer fame, was convinced […]
Vancouver is spectacular from almost any angle but I really love getting above it all when I’m taking a seaplane flight, helicopter ride, or am fortunate to do a ride-along with a traffic plane. There’s quite a bit of aviation history here in BC, as you can find in the Canadian Museum of Flight and […]