Yesterday I wrote about some of Vancouver’s murals and there was one I purposely left off the list so that I could feature it today in its own post. The image on the side of the Randall Building, at 535 West Georgia, was installed in 1993 and is one of the city’s most photographed. Photo […]
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Developed from a graffiti symbol that has circulated for several decades, the Monument for East Vancouver sculpture (known also as the East Van Cross) was created by Ken Lum as an expression of hope and defiance. Installed in 2010 at the corner of Clark and East 6th Avenue, Lum once told the Vancouver Sun that […]
Upon entering Stanley Park, either by turning east off Georgia Street from Vancouver or from the Coal Harbour Seawall, the first statue you will come across is that of Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns. Looking down at the Vancouver Rowing Club and out over the city, this was the very first statue ever installed […]
The 2015 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival runs January 20th to February 8th, presenting groundbreaking work in the live performing arts. Last year, the festival had over 150 performances and events in 15 performance venues over 20 days. Attendance was almost 24,000 with 37 sellouts! PuSH has become a signature Vancouver event since it began […]
I have curated the Miss604 Flickr Pool for the last seven years and I believe that no other animal has piqued the interest of local photographers quite like Yoda the Pug, aka The Red Baron. However upon looking around the corners of the internet to find out more about Yoda, I discovered that his pet […]
Local and international designers will once again get the chance to design an entire block of downtown Vancouver this summer with the return of the Robson Redux Design Competition. Last summer we ate our food truck fare on the Urban Reef, before that we had the Pop Rocks loungers, PICNURBIA, and a cedar plank patio […]
Celebrating the 125th anniversary of the City of Vancouver a few years ago was very fun but for anyone who is truly into local history and the roots of the place which we call home, we know that our town sits on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. With […]