Filming in Vancouver: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before 3, Supernatural, and more

Yay! Lana Condor is back in town to shoot To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before 3

Things are getting busy, busy, busy as today marks the start of three screen projects.

Two TV series and a Netflix feature are getting on set in town as we speak.

One of them is a crazy-popular teen romance, another is a superhero series that is the last of its related shows to get going, and another is a UFO investigation series that’s based on historical fact.

Meanwhile, there’s a wistful note as one of the longest-running series commences production on its final season.

So for details on what’s happening in Vancouver’s screen scene this week, join us after the jump…

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Filming in Vancouver: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before 3, Supernatural, and more

Filming in Vancouver: Riverdale, Arrow, The Order, and Firefly Lane

Stephen Amell stars in Arrow, which embarks upon shooting its final season.

Departures appear to be a recurring theme this week.

For as the saying (and Nelly Furtado song) goes, all good things must come to an end.

While a popular adaptation of a teenage comic book is getting back to work, the latest season will be be faced with the prospect of bidding some sad farewells.

Meanwhile, a superhero series, that launched an entire network of interconnected TV series, is preparing to take its final bow.

Amid all this emotional news, there are some bright spots: a new series, about two female best friends, will start shooting its first season and a horror drama is back for a second season.

So with all that said, here’s a look at just some of what’s happening in Vancouver’s screen scene this week and in the weeks to come.

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Filming in Vancouver: Riverdale, Arrow, The Order, and Firefly Lane

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: West End

Welcome to the tranquil West End. (Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic)

Tucked up against Vancouver’s downtown core, the West End is a gateway to Stanley Park, English Bay, Granville Street and Robson Street. The district is also home to the city’s gay community, centred around Davie Village; as well as character-filled heritage homes, high-rise apartments and plenty of green spaces. Parks and beaches are the main attractions here, though the sheer variety of multicultural cuisine, and excellent people-watching, come in close behind.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: West End

Quench Your Thirst at These 6 Vancouver Juice Bars in Vancouver

Photo: The Juice Truck

Thirsty? Whether you want to start your day with healthy kick, replenish after a night out in the city or bachelorette party. or fuel up after cycling or walking around, a vitamin-rich green juice is the perfect antidote to rehydrate with. Drink your greens and quench your thirst at these locally owned juice bars this summer!

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Quench Your Thirst at These 6 Vancouver Juice Bars in Vancouver

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Yaletown

Welcome to beautiful Yaletown! (Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic)

Yaletown was once the Western terminus for the Canadian Pacific Railway, though more recent renovations date back to 1986 when Vancouver hosted the World’s Fair (also known as Expo ’86). Since then, the waterfront along the north side of False Creek and the warehouse district adjoining it have evolved into one of Vancouver’s most chic neighbourhoods. Here, you’ll find residential and business lofts, sidewalk cafés, trendy restaurants and cocktail bars, boutique shopping and leafy parks – and lots of cute dogs!

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Yaletown

Filming in Vancouver: The Flash, Batwoman, Loudermilk, and Sacred Lies

Ruby Rose stars in Batwoman, which begins shooting Season 1 this week.

This week, several TV series are getting back on set to start production in Vancouver on their latest season.

One includes a powerpacked show about a superhero who certainly knows a thing or two about being getting a move on.

Another is a comedy that revolves around a cynical recovering alcoholic who works as a substance-abuse counsellor.

Yet another series is about a teenager without hands who has escaped a cult whose leader has been killed.

And there’s a new series joining the Arrowverse gang.

For details about all of these shows, join us after the jump for an overview of what’s going on this week in Vancouver’s screen scene.

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Filming in Vancouver: The Flash, Batwoman, Loudermilk, and Sacred Lies

10 Essentials to Pack for Summer in Vancouver

Vancouver family beach

Photo: Hubert Kang

Every Vancouverite knows what to carry around for summer in the city; and we want to make sure you do, too! Aside from the ultimate summer accessory — sunscreen (wear it, reapply, repeat) — here’s a list of essentials you need for your time in Vancouver!

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10 Essentials to Pack for Summer in Vancouver