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New Year’s Eve Events for Adults in Vancouver

December 27th, 2013 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are a few family friendly options for New Year’s Eve in Vancouver but what about the big kids who don’t want to simply attend a club night? Luckily, there are several options for adults that include entertainment, attractions, and restaurant dining. Photo credit: Anders Adermark on Flickr New Year’s Eve Events for Adults in […]

Archive Photos: Cambie Bridge Construction

November 11th, 2013 @ 10:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Cambie Bridge as we know it is the third iteration of a crossing in that particular area connecting south east False Creek with the downtown peninsula. The first Cambie Bridge, named after Cambie Street’s namesake Henry John Cambie, was built in 1891. In 1911 it was replaced by the Connaught Bridge, named in honour […]

CandyTown in Yaletown 2013

November 5th, 2013 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

CandyTown in Yaletown is the neighbourhood’s latest holiday tradition, returning this year on Saturday, November 23, 2013. This free outdoor winter festival offers fun for the whole family in one of the city’s most unique shopping and dining destinations. CandyTown will be setup along Mainland Street in Yaletown from 12:00pm until 9:00pm on November 23rd, […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

October 17th, 2013 @ 10:08pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Heading into the weekend, whether you’re picking out a perfect pumpkin, getting lost in a corn maze, experiencing a late night screening at the Rio Theatre or a zombie-related event, you’ll be enjoying the best of the season around town. Photo credit: BelCan75 on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend The Taste of […]

Taste of Yaletown 2013: Gift Card Giveaway

October 9th, 2013 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 9th annual Taste of Yaletown will take place October 16th to October 27th with 30 participating restaurants offering up set-price lunch and dinner meals for $25, $35, and $45. Taste of Yaletown showcases neighbourhood eateries each year, offering a diverse range of dining options and creative dishes from local chefs. Aside from the specialty […]

Taste of Yaletown 2013

October 2nd, 2013 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 9th annual Taste of Yaletown will take place October 16th to October 27th with 30 participating restaurants offering up set-price lunch and dinner meals for $25, $35, and $45. Taste of Yaletown showcases neighbourhood eateries each year, offering a diverse range of dining options and creative dishes from local chefs. Aside from the specialty […]

August Events in Metro Vancouver

July 29th, 2013 @ 1:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Wake up, grab a coffee, slip on some sandals and head towards the water. Awake even before the hum of floatplanes fill Coal Harbour, but in time to catch the rising sun. A lap of the Seawall complete before breakfast, thousands of keystrokes on the laptop by lunch. A trip to the market, fresh greens, […]

Vancouver History: James Murray Yale

February 20th, 2013 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

On this day in 1833, James Murray Yale – namesake of Yale, BC and Yaletown in Vancouver – took command of the Hudson’s Bay Company at Fort Langley. He was 36 years old and had been with the company for half his life already. 1900s – Yale, BC. VPL Number: 41974. Photo credit: Edwards Brothers. […]