Tag Archives: Gastown History

The last Gastown water tower (with Steve Earle, Cat Empire videos)

There used to be water towers on buildings throughout Gastown, but there’s only one left. It’s on the Koret building and the $1-million suite with the water tower roof deck is currently for sale. Below are some photos of a … Continue reading

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Get your kicks in new Desigual boots and shoes at Angel Vancouver

You can get your kicks in a number of new Desigual boots and shoes now available at Angel Vancouver (see more photos below). Angel is an authorized dealer of Desigual clothing, which is designed in Barcelona, Spain. Desigual produces 1,000 … Continue reading

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Los Angeles approves spending $125 million on new downtown streetcar system

Last week, I wrote a post about Vancouver’s old streetcar system, which included some historical film footage from 1907 and my lament that our city never kept the two trams used here during the 2010 Olympics. There was a plan … Continue reading

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