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Vancouver This Week: Everything You Should Know (July 15–21)

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A lot happens in Vancouver. And even more so in the summertime. At 604 Now, we’re here to help you sort through all the news so you know what’s important in your city, and what there is going on. Here is everything you need to know about from this past week.

Restaurant Chains Mix Things Up

Station Square Cactus Club
Photo: Cactus Club Website

Is there a restaurant chain more specifically-attributed to Vancouver than Cactus Club? Is there a fast-food chain more specifically-associated with Canada than Tim Hortons? Both are a staple of living in Vancouver, and both are implementing new changes that hope to refresh the dining experience.

Burnaby’s New Station Square Cactus Club Opens With An Exclusive Menu

Tim Hortons, Yes Tim Hortons, Is Now Selling Burgers

Public Service Announcements

We’re getting into the dog days of summer, with the weather heating up and people heading outdoors. Here’s a few things to keep in mind if you’re heading out:

Bear Sighting Prompts Closure In Metro Vancouver Park and Nearby Trails

Trout Lake Closed For Swimming Due To High E. Coli Levels

The Pacific Northwest High-Speed Rail

Pacific Northwest High-Speed Rail
Photo: Fikri Rasyid

This week’s biggest news, perhaps, was the revealed proposal for a high-speed rail that would connect Vancouver to Seattle and Portland, allowing travel between the cities to be as quick as one hour.

High-Speed Rail Connecting Vancouver To Seattle & Portland One Step Closer To Reality

Pacific Northwest High-Speed Rail: Where Will B.C.’s Stop(s) Be Located?

Things To Do This Weekend

It’s the end of the week, and with it being summertime, there isn’t a lack of things to do. Meagan, our expert who’s always on top of new restaurant openings, tells you where to get some great (and free) bubble tea this weekend, and as usual: Hamed’s extensive weekend guide.

ZenQ’s New Richmond Shop Is Offering Buy-1-Get-1 Bubble Tea This Week

19 Things To Do In Metro Vancouver This Weekend (July 19–21)

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