Category Archives: Vancouver

Photo of the Week: Kitsilano Sunset

With spring in full swing, and summer nearly upon us, beach days are in full swing.  And those cloudless skies can create some pretty stunning sunsets.  Here’s a beautiful shot captured by Vancouver photographer Michael Whyte.  Check out more of … Continue reading

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April 2015 in the Vancouver Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

The spring markets continued strong this month.  Low inventory levels are driving prices up, and bidding wars are common.   “The supply of homes for sale today in the region is not meeting the demand we’re seeing from home buyers. … Continue reading

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The Vancouver Special Report of 1981

 I’ve spent a lot of time talking about the history of the Vancouver Special.  There’s an article on the evolution of the special here, and a whole section of my website devoted to the history of the special, here.  Today, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Lions Gate Bridge

Technology proves to be more and more amazing.  This week, I’m featuring an incredible photo of Stanley Park and the North Shore – taken with an iPhone.  Yes, an iPhone.  This great short was captured by flickr photographer Sherwood411.Check out … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Olympic Village

  This unique image was captured by Vancouver Photographer Kevin Krebs.  The Olympic Village is a beautiful place to go walking, and an even more beautiful place to live! Check out more of Krebs’ work here.

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Business of the Month: Coco et Olive

Mount Pleasant has no shortage of places to grab a good coffee and a nice croissant.  Coco et Olive, at Main and 21st Avenue is no exception.  What appears at first as a little hole-in-the-wall is in fact a delightful … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Spring Embrace

This shot was captured on a sunny spring day at English Bay, by Vancouver Photographer Asher Isbrucker.  I love the lighting in this beautiful picture. 

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April in Vancouver – 4 Events to See, Eat, and Drink!

Spring has sprung, and this city has no shortage of ways to celebrate.  Here are a few things to keep in mind as you plan your weekends in April.  LOOK. The Capture Photography Festival is an annual celebration of photography and lens-based … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – North Shore Hiking

With the warmer weather, we can take the time to be outdoors.  This fantastic shot was captured by photographer Christopher Cho after a day of hiking on the North Shore.  

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Photo of the Week: East Van Sunrise

This dramatic shot was captured by Vancouver photographer Ted McGrath. It features Mt. Baker and all of East Vancouver, early one January morning.  

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