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Vancouver blog about events and lifestyle. Miss604 is your source for trusted community news, travel, history, and fun giveaways. Founded by Rebecca Bollwitt in 2004. Voted Best Vancouver Blog 20+ times.
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Vancouver Icons Christ Church Cathedral
Christ Church Cathedral, standing strong on the corner of West Georgia and Burrard in Downtown Vancouver, is almost as old as the city itself. A fixture in the community for 125 years, the Cathedral has been working on a revitalization over the last few decades with the last phase of the project including a new roof, an all-new illuminated glass bell spire, and an expansion of its community outreach kitchen, a program feeds about 100 of Vancouver’s hungry each day during the coldest nine…
Archive Photos of the Day: Vancouver Snow Photos
The Lower Mainland received a healthy dose of snowman-worthy snow over the last few days and although much didn't stick downtown, I found evidence in the Vancouver Archives that such wasn't always the case. Downtown Vancouver has definitely seen its share of snow days over the last century: Vancouver Snow Photos 1937: Courthouse (now Vancouver Art Gallery) lion in the snow. Photographer: James Crookall. Archives# CVA 260-787. 1916: Courthouse (now Vancouver Art Gallery) covered in snow…
Archive Photos of the Day: Signs
1933: W. Moffitt Service Signs Limited. Archives #CVA 99-4382. Photographer: Stuart Thomson. 1930s & 1963. Main Street signpost & Granville Bridge signs. VPL# 30930 & 43359A. 1944: Peace Arch International Boundary sign. Archives #CVA 586-2822. 1948 & 1972. Plaza Theatre, Buick automobile, Kingsdale Motors promotion & signs on Cordova Street. VPL# 80635 & 85872K. Photographers: Art Jones & Curt Lang. 1980: Pender signs. Archives# CVA 780-458. 1950s & 1913: Greyhound depot sign & BC Electric…
The Coolest 90 Seconds in Vancouver | Travel British Columbia
Is there anything scarier than being on a roller coaster? Whipping along at a hundred miles an hour, dropping four hundred feet, flying backwards, and traveling upside down at warp speed. For the most part, amusement park thrill rides serve no other purpose than to scare riders with the possibility that they might not live Read More
B.C. man brings the First World War to life, in colour
Most people would agree that doodling on a notepad is more fun than working out the dollars and cents of the monthly family budget.
Vancouver Sun Service Department No. 41 hut and carriers, New Westminster, BC, 1933 - Canadian Colour
Photo courtesy of the Vanvouver Archives : AM1535-: CVA 99-4378 Photographer : Stuart Thomson
In May 2013, staff of the Bank of Canada Museum visited BABN and were able to select for the National Currency Collection more than 650 steel dies (small, engraved metal or “intaglio” plates) and other production tools formerly used by the company to prepare the intaglio printing plates.