Category Archives: Downtown

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 – 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: Colors of the Crown

This stunning shot of Vancouver, taken from False Creek, is the work of flickr photographer Jamjam.  Check out more of their work here.

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Machu Picchu for Shelter: Help Me Raise Money for the DTES!

67% of Canadians say they personally know a woman who has experienced abuse and one in three teenagers have reported dating violence. Every night in Canada more than 3,000 women and their 2,500 children stay in a shelter to escape … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Cherry Blossoms

With all the beautiful weather we’ve been having – it’s been seeming more and more like spring. The evidence is in the beautiful Cherry Blossoms, which are blooming all around the city.  This great shot was captured by flickr photographer … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Inside the Human Structures

 Vancouver Photographer Steve Chou has captured an interesting perspective in this shot. This photo is taken inside of a sculpture completed as part of the 2014 Vancouver Biennale Art Exhibition by American Jonathan Borofsky.  To experience the art yourself, check out the … Continue reading

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Vancouver Especially, at 271 Union St.

“221A is a non-profit artist-run centre that presents exhibitions, talks, publications and special projects that explore the role of design in the shaping of contemporary societies.” Confession time:  I had never heard of 221A, an organization founded in 2005, and … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Waterfront Morning

With all the recent cold, crisp, mornings we’ve been having, the clear skies are making for beautiful winter images.  This was captured by flickr user forester401 – check out more of his work here!

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Photo of the Week – Dine Out Vancouver

I recognize that this photo is different from what you’d normally see on my blog – I try to show the wonders that make Vancouver such a fantastic place to live, and that usually means a lot of pictures of … Continue reading

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