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fort langley
Sep 10, 2022

The History of Fort Langley

Fort Langley, also known as the ‘Birthplace of BC,’ began life as a trading post of the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1827 — making...

BC Place Stadium
Sep 8, 2017

More Than Any Other City, Vancouver Has It All

Around the world, many cities have a particular attraction which draws people to them. Move to New York for the food, to New Orleans for the musi...

Apr 20, 2017

The History of Burnaby, BC

Burnaby, today a city of gleaming skyscrapers, was first settled in the 1850s, with records suggesting that a William Holmes was the first Europe...

Apr 13, 2017

A Look Back At New Westminster's Great Fire of 1898

Downtown New Westminster is known for its many charming older buildings, which enable it to stand in for New York in classic Hallmark fare such a...

East Van's What's Up? Hot Dog! Launches Vegan Wing Nights
Apr 11, 2017

East Van's What's Up? Hot Dog! Launches Vegan Wing Nights

After a successful first run, a beloved East Van hot dog spot will hold weekly vegan wing nights. Usually known for their meaty creations, What�...

Laketown Shakedown
Apr 3, 2017

12 Vancouver Concerts to Check Out in April

There are some killer concerts taking place this month, right from the very beginning. Punk greats, hip hop legends, giants of yesteryear and bre...

Mar 6, 2017

Whitecaps Season Opener Draws 19,000 to BC Place

The Vancouver Whitecaps kicked off the MLS season in front of 19,083 fans on Sunday, March 5th. Sunday evening was an unusual slot for the game a...

Mar 6, 2017

Vancouver Island Brewing Re-Launches with 7-Beer Lineup

Vancouver Island Brewing, founded in 1984, has a new look and new beers which it hopes will win new customers. It is one of BC’s oldest cr...

Brewery Creek
Feb 14, 2017

The History of Vancouver's Brewery Creek

Everyone knows Brewery Creek is home to some of Vancouver’s best breweries, but the name isn’t new. The area was already home to a sl...

Rickshaw Theatre Vancouver
Feb 6, 2017

The History of Vancouver's Rickshaw Theatre

The Rickshaw Theatre on East Hastings is a beloved Vancouver venue and has seen more awesome bands come and go than you can shake a stick at. Tha...

Live Music In Vancouver
Jan 26, 2017

The Railway Club Will Reopen in Spring With 4 Live Nights a Week

After recently announcing the former Railway Club venue would reopen this year, its new owners have now announced that upon reopening it will be ...

Jan 23, 2017

Recital Society Wants to Bring Professional Musicians to New West

A new recital society is aiming to increase the amount of shows by professional musicians in New Westminster. Called Up Close Recital Society, th...