Five Ways to Experience Vancouver’s Local History

The following article was written by Carly Whetter, Communications Assistant at Tourism Vancouver.

As a large port city on Canada’s west coast, Vancouver has a long and curious history. Luckily, locals and visitors alike can immerse themselves in the gritty underbelly of downtown Vancouver with Forbidden Vancouver tours; learn more about First Nations history and cultures with Talaysay Tours; read up on the life of one of the city’s first bookbinders at Roedde House Museum; learn about Canada’s long fishing history at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery; and explore Vancouver’s immigration history at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden.

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Five Ways to Experience Vancouver’s Local History

3 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone in Vancouver

photo: Hastings Overland

The following article was written by Carly Whetter, Communications Assistant at Tourism Vancouver.

Tick off a bucket-list item this fall and get your adrenaline pumping. Try off-roading in a fully-equipped Jeep, fly above the treetops, or take aim at B.C.’s longest indoor shooting range.

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3 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone in Vancouver

This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver – September 8, 2017

Check out this week’s top 5 Instagram photos from @Inside_Vancouver!

The talented photographers who snapped these shots have either tagged us in their post or have included the #veryvancouver hashtag in their caption.

Follow us on Instagram, tag us in your next snap, and you may see your picture featured here.

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This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver – September 8, 2017

Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza Reopens

The following article was written by Carly Whetter, Communications Assistant at Tourism Vancouver.

After closing for renovations mid-2016, the new Vancouver Art Gallery (750 Hornby St.) north plaza has reopened after a $9 million dollar renovation. The previous design of wood mulch and center fountain are now gone, giving way to a new paved plaza with potted plants, casual seating, and a pavilion on the Howe Street side, offering refuge for commuters in the rainy months and as a potential tourism information centre in the summer.

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Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza Reopens

Filming in Vancouver: You Me Her, Colony, Bong Joon-ho, and more

The polyromcom You Me Her launches into production on its third season.

While it’s back to school for most of the city, a bunch of TV and film productions are getting back on camera around town.

Among them is a threesome dramedy and a sci-fi series that’s new to town. And in other news, a South Korean director is coming back to town.

Interested? Read on.

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Filming in Vancouver: You Me Her, Colony, Bong Joon-ho, and more

This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver – September 1, 2017

Check out this week’s top 5 Instagram photos from @Inside_Vancouver!

The talented photographers who snapped these shots have either tagged us in their post or have included the #veryvancouver hashtag in their caption.

Follow us on Instagram, tag us in your next snap, and you may see your picture featured here.

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This Week’s Top 5 Instagram Photos of Vancouver – September 1, 2017

New Books by Queer Vancouver Writers Coming in Fall 2017

By Casey Stepaniuk

Whether you’re into photography, science fiction, magical realism, or historical fiction, Vancouver’s queer writers have a great book in store for you this fall! You can read great books and support local authors at the same time: what more could you want?

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New Books by Queer Vancouver Writers Coming in Fall 2017