29 Jan 2015

The Green Copper Roof

The green copper roof is one of the most recognizable landmarks in our city and it’s at the Hotel Vancouver, no less. Now owned by Fairmont, this hotel was the third to be given the name ‘Vancouver.’  The grand opening was scheduled on May 24th, 1939 to coincide with the Royal Visit of Queen

22 Jan 2015

The Flying Pig

As a child, I cannot say I relished the long trip down to Save-On-Meats. The adults were delighted to be saving on meats. I, on the other hand, derived little pleasure in debating the merits of this chop versus that chop, these legs over those legs. What I did appreciate

16 Jan 2015

Exploring Creative Vancouver

Each Thursday we publish snippets from out and about Vancouver. Who are the creators behind some of our interesting landmarks, inventions, public spaces? Where are some spaces in which you are likely to find Vancouver creators congregating?