4 Thirst Quenching Reasons to Start and End Your Day in Yaletown

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Vancouver is full of amazing neighbourhoods; each with a unique flair. The historical Yaletown area’s attraction comes from its industrial brick buildings and trendy shops and restaurants. There’s also a multitude of fitness and wellness options available. But what I especially love about Yaletown is that it’s the best place to start and wind down your summer day in the city – with a refreshing beverage enjoyed while people watching on a patio!

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4 Thirst Quenching Reasons to Start and End Your Day in Yaletown

Yaletown False Creek Art Walk

Time Top Photo: Rob Weiss

I adore the rain! Perhaps it is rooted in my deep infatuation and respect for our Coastal Rain Forest. Perhaps, it stems from my love of play. After all, who can resist the urge to splash and puddle jump? Despite my adoration for rainfall warnings and low-pressure weather patterns, even I can find a dull, rainy winter day a little gloomy. It was on one of those funky wet, grey days I decided to head outdoors for an invigorating walk. Wanting a blend of cosmopolitan and ocean, I determined that Yaletown would be my destination of choice.

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Yaletown False Creek Art Walk

The 2017 Winter Solstice Lantern Festival Lights up the Darkest Day of the Year

winter solstice lantern festival 2017

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If the days are feeling shorter than usual, that’s because we’re slowly inching towards the shortest day of the year – winter solstice. Thursday, December 21 marks the start of the winter – the day with the smallest amount of daylight. Luckily, this just means that we’re getting closer and closer to summer!

To celebrate the winter solstice, Vancouver is hosting the 24th annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival, a series of community events on Thursday, December 21, 2017, that feature food, music and fire performances at night. The festival helps to make the ‘darkest day of the year’ a bit more bright.

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The 2017 Winter Solstice Lantern Festival Lights up the Darkest Day of the Year

5 Things You Need To Check Out At Yaletown’s CandyTown

Photo: Britney Gill

CandyTown at Yaletown is right around the corner! To prepare you for this year’s event, check out our round-up of things to do.

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5 Things You Need To Check Out At Yaletown’s CandyTown

An Insider’s Guide to Yaletown

Yaletown’s beauty is more than skin deep.

Vancouver’s neighbourhoods are like a tight group of friends – they each have distinctive personalities, yet a cohesive vibe ties them all together. Gastown is hip and trendy with an old soul; Kitsilano active, bubbly and health-conscious; East Vancouver artsy, rowdy and never afraid to shake things up. And Yaletown would be stylish, serene and focused on living her best life. Of course, people are filled with hidden layers, and neighbourhods are, too. Let’s have a latte with Yaletown and get to know her better – you might be surprised. Continue reading:
An Insider’s Guide to Yaletown

LGBTQ2-Inclusive Comics Coming to Vancouver Comic Arts Fest 2017

By Casey Stepaniuk

The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival—or Van CAF for short—is a really rad event. Last year when I was there I noticed that there was an especially great group of LGBTQ2 creators, who I just stumbled upon while wondering aimlessly. This year I decided to do some real research before going about which creators are LGBTQ2 and/or which ones are telling LGBTQ2 comics stories. Here’s the fruit of my labours!

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LGBTQ2-Inclusive Comics Coming to Vancouver Comic Arts Fest 2017

Explore Vancouver’s Yaletown: A Neighbourhood Tour

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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.

By far, Yaletown is one of Vancouver’s trendiest neighborhoods – a district that’s filled with great restaurants and bars, shopping and entertainment, and gorgeous views. Here’s our list of our favourite attractions.

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Explore Vancouver’s Yaletown: A Neighbourhood Tour