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FIELD in Ackery’s Alley: Transform Another Vancouver Alley


Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 — 8:48am PST
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There’s a proposal in the works to transform another one of Vancouver’s alleys into an interactive art installation. On the heels of Alley-Oop, which was reimagined into a vibrant pink and yellow park by More Awesome Now, the next project is the alley behind the Orpheum Theatre, located off Granville Street. Ackery’s Alley Ivan Ackery […]

Self-Guided Tours of the Orpheum in Vancouver


Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 — 10:56am PST
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This summer Vancouver Civic Theatres is offering self-guided tours of the Orpheum, one of the most beautiful concert halls in North America. For 90 years the Orpheum theatre on Granville Street has been far more than an iconic neon sign. Hosting concerts, comedy showcases, the VSO, and even my high school commencement ceremony, this gorgeous […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Granville Street Bridge History


Friday, May 5th, 2017 — 10:00am PST
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Being a city surrounded by waterways, bridges are an important part of our history. Did you know we’ve had three Cambie Bridges over the last 100+ years? We’ve also had two iterations of the Knight Street Bridge, two Port Manns, and just one Pattullo. There have also been three Granville Street Bridges, which are the […]

Winterruption Festival on Granville Island


Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 — 6:54am PST
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Granville Island presents the 12th Winterruption Festival from February 17-19, 2017. This mid-winter celebration of Vancouver culture and arts features live music, theatre, dance and street performance plus art, film, crafts, family activities and, of course, great food! Winterruption Festival on Granville Island Stay warm and dry, and join the fun at The Forge (1596 […]

Black Friday Deals at Best Buy


Saturday, November 28th, 2015 — 8:24pm PST
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It was the calm after the storm today at Best Buy in Downtown Vancouver as John and I skipped the crowds on Black Friday but still took advantage of some amazing deals on Saturday. We met up with Calvin, who was our personal shopping assistant, and told him some of our wish-list items, gift ideas, […]