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FIFA Women’s World Cup Fan Zone Ticket Contest

June 5th, 2015 @ 7:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Are you ready to welcome the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 Vancouver? Celebrate the beautiful game and the amazing skills of the best soccer players in the world, right in the heart of our city. Here’s a great reason to visit the City of Vancouver’s free FIFA Fan Zone on Cambie at Georgia Street […]

Vancouver Icons: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

May 28th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The mission of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden Society, incorporated in 1981, is to maintain and enhance the bridge of understanding between the Chinese and Western cultures, to promote Chinese culture generally, and to be an integral part of the local community. Since Vancouver’s Chinese Garden was built between 1985-1986, it has served as a […]

FIFA Women’s World Cup Free Fan Zone

May 21st, 2015 @ 7:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The FIFA Women’s World Cup takes place coast to coast in Canada from June 6th to July 5th, making it the largest live spectator sporting event in our country’s history. Throughout the event, Fan Zones will be located in all six official Host Cities: Vancouver, British Columbia; Edmonton, Alberta; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Ottawa, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; […]

Vancouver Area Night Markets 2015 in Richmond, North Vancouver, Surrey

May 4th, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Under colourful flags and strings of lanterns swaying in the warm summer air at twilight, fried fare, exotic delicacies, and cheap merchandise can be found at a number of local night markets. They’re as famous for their unique foods-on-sticks and entertainment as they are for their lively ambiance and people watching. Here is a list […]

Georgia Medical-Dental Building and Cathedral Place

April 22nd, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every day the Vancouver skyline seems to change, with new glass walls rising above the rooftops of previous generations. It’s not often that a whole tower is taken down though, and entirely replaced with another. That’s what happened to the Georgia Medical-Dental Building in 1989, when the 17-storey tower was razed and the 23-storey Cathedral […]

Vancouver Icons Christ Church Cathedral

April 13th, 2015 @ 11:48am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Christ Church Cathedral, standing strong on the corner of West Georgia and Burrard in Downtown Vancouver, is almost as old as the city itself. A fixture in the community for 125 years, the Cathedral has been working on a revitalization over the last few decades with the last phase of the project including a new […]