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Surrey Party for the Planet 2013: Photos

April 28th, 2013 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Saturday, April 27, 2013 the City of Surrey hosted Party for the Planet, BC’s largest Earth Day celebration, at Central City with a free family festival and live concerts. Activities included recycling stations, collecting free saplings, story times with the Surrey Library, learning with the Surrey Nature Centre, face painting, and meet and greets […]

Vancouver Icons: Vancouver Rowing Club

April 26th, 2013 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Walking into Stanley Park from Coal Harbour the Vancouver Rowing Club is the first structure you see, perched above the water between leafy trees that glow a fiery red in the fall and burst with blossoms in the spring. Photo credit: dons projects on Flickr The rowing club was formed in 1886 and the building […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

April 24th, 2013 @ 11:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The second wave of cherry blossoms are popping up in parks and along sleepy streets, providing a shady pink canopy with petals churning in the wind like confetti. Spring is here with warm sunny days and plenty of events like the Vancouver Sun Run, Fan Expo Vancouver, and other activities that keep locals and visitors […]

Vancouver History: Photographer Stanley Triggs

April 23rd, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Browsing the Vancouver Public Library Archives I came across another photographer with an extensive collection of local, historical photos. Stanley Triggs produced portraits, street photography, and captured some downtown Vancouver scenes that I had never come across before. He’s the former curator of the Notman Photographic Archives and was born in Nelson, BC in 1928. […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

April 17th, 2013 @ 3:27pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Blossoms, blooms, petals, and a splash of colour from every garden and grove. Spring is in full swing and Vancouver is looking as lovely as ever as snow caps cling to the local mountains and rain showers become imminent. Thanks to all of the photographers who continue to share their perspectives and their captures with […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Under Construction

April 14th, 2013 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Everyone loves a good set of “Before and After” photos, even back in the 1910’s and 1920’s when buildings were forming the first downtown Vancouver skyline. This week I’ve picked through the Vancouver Public Library archives to put together a collection of photos of some of the city’s more well-known heritage towers and landmarks when […]

Vancouver Icons: Echoes

April 11th, 2013 @ 3:47pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Another Vancouver Biennale art project has been donated to the City of Vancouver, this time it’s Echoes by Montreal artist Michel Goulet. Echoes is a set of stainless steel chairs that were originally in the sand at Sunset Beach in 2005 and were moved to Kits Beach for Biennale in 2009. From far away it […]

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Photos

April 9th, 2013 @ 1:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is on now with dozens of free and inexpensive activities and events that will get you out and about under these beautiful pink petals. In celebration of the festival, I have put together a collection of Vancouver Cherry Blossom Photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool. All of the following photos […]