Archive of posts tagged "downtown"

FIFA Women’s World Cup Free Fan Zone


Thursday, May 21st, 2015 — 7:14am PDT
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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


Monday, May 4th, 2015 — 1:44pm PDT
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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


Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 — 10:44am PDT
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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


Monday, April 13th, 2015 — 11:48am PDT
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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 […]

St Paul’s Hospital to Close, New False Creek Facility to be Built


Monday, April 13th, 2015 — 9:44am PDT
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St Paul’s Hospital has stood on Burrard Street in Downtown Vancouver for the last 100 years and Providence Health Care announced this morning that it is set to close, with a new facility and health care campus being built in the vicinity of Main and Terminal in False Creek. 1923: Archives# Bu N251. Photo credit: […]