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UPDATED - New Photos! -- Memorial Day: Back In The Day -- The Sequel

This morning’s post — with photos from Westport Memorial Day parades past — inspired 2 alert and historically minded “06880” readers to send in their own. 169 more words

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Vancouver dumps its freeway plan for a more beautiful future

In the 1960s, Vancouver’s historic downtown was at risk of being razed for modern road projects – only for an extraordinary protest movement to turn the tide, helping transform it into one of North America’s most ‘liveable’ cities


Memorial Day: Back In The Day

If you’ve ever been to a Memorial Day parade in Westport — and the ceremony that follows on Veterans Green, opposite Town Hall — you know it’s one of our most fun, diverse, community-minded (and small-town) events. 490 more words


Vancouver : Burrard Inlet with a twist (and donuts)

Crusing down the Burrard Inlet once more but gone were the live music and slow sails  and in turn, a zodiac running almost 55km/ hour and doing donuts in the waters. 219 more words


Wallpaper for a Guy - and for a Skyline

The homeowner bought this townhouse just east of downtown because of the incredible view of the Houston skyline. He especially likes the way the buildings sparkle at night. 78 more words

Seattle Skyscrapers

Downtown Seattle is just a quick bus ride or only 10 minutes on the Link light rail. Often on my wanderings, I just like to admire the architecture and character of the city. 514 more words