Take Gorgeous Pics of Cherry Blossoms on a Vancouver Photowalk

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Spring and fall are my favourite seasons in Vancouver since I love the vibrancy of the natural colours from the changing environment. I’ve been waiting (not too patiently) for the explosion of cherry blossoms and, finally, was rewarded this month.

In this Instagram age, the first thing I want to do is reach for my camera or my cell phone, but I often find I’m not doing enough justice to the blossomy scene. If you’re like me, Vancouver Photowalks has a roaming cherry blossom workshop that just might be the thing for you!

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Take Gorgeous Pics of Cherry Blossoms on a Vancouver Photowalk

Visit the B.C. Gay and Lesbian Archives in Vancouver’s West End

Ron Dutton, sorting through a piece of the Archives | Image via Vancouver Courier, photo by Dan Toulgoet

By Casey Stepaniuk

If you’re not a LGBTQ+ library/archives nerd like me, you probably don’t even know that nestled in Vancouver’s West End is the B.C. Gay and Lesbian Archives, an incredible resource preserving the history of both Vancouver and the wider province’s LGBTQ+ populations. Late last year, I visited the Archives to do some research on the history of Vancouver’s LGBTQ+ Out on the Shelves Library (more on that in a future post!). I was astounded at the breadth and depth of material and at the dedication of the archivist Ron Dutton, who selflessly runs the archives out of his own apartment!

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Visit the B.C. Gay and Lesbian Archives in Vancouver’s West End

The Competitors Have Been Announced for This Year’s Honda Celebration of Light!

photo: The 2016 Celebration of Light | Seaside Signs / Flickr

This article was originally published on News1130.com

It’s an annual event that draws hundreds of thousands of people to the shores of English Bay in Downtown Vancouver’s West End and this year is expected to be no different.

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The Competitors Have Been Announced for This Year’s Honda Celebration of Light!

Meet All Blacks Sevens Players and Grab a Deal While You’re At It!

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MEET ALL BLACKS SEVENS PLAYERS AND GRAB A $777 FARE TO NEW ZEALAND FOR ONE DAY ONLY!

Hundreds of Kiwis, rugby fans and more will arrive in Vancouver for the World Rugby Sevens Series this week! As the official airline sponsor of the All Blacks Sevens, Air New Zealand is hosting a meet and greet with the players at Flight Centre giving fans the opportunity for autographs and selfies.

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Meet All Blacks Sevens Players and Grab a Deal While You’re At It!

Lumiere to Illuminate West End’s Public Spaces Starting December 3

Luna the Lumiere Whale

Luna the Lumiere Whale

This December, experience Lumiere… an annual event inspired by light and artistic expression, driven by community and connection.

Lighting up Vancouver’s iconic West End, Morton Park and Jim Deva Plaza will come alive with a series of light art installations, performances and community building initiatives. Continue reading:
Lumiere to Illuminate West End’s Public Spaces Starting December 3

7 Free Parking Areas in Vancouver

photo: Clayton Perry / Flickr

photo: Clayton Perry / Flickr

populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

We know what you’re thinking. Free parking in Vancouver? Is this a joke? Well, it’s not. Parking in this city isn’t cheap so we’ve put together a list of areas with free parking to help you save a few extra dollars.

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7 Free Parking Areas in Vancouver

7 Things To Do In Vancouver’s West End Neighbourhood

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populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

Ever heard anyone refer to the West Coast as the “best coast?” Well, the same applies to the West End which we’ve aptly dubbed “West End, best end.” This list of things to do to in this neighborhood backs up our declaration. See for yourself.

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7 Things To Do In Vancouver’s West End Neighbourhood