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Gorgeous photos of summer in Vancouver

Vancouver photographers capture some of this summer's most beautiful moments.
Yaletown Patio

Make Vancouver more fun: end the 11pm patio ban

The question of patio hours ultimately comes down to the vision Vancouverites have for Vancouver.

Green Circle Salons helps Vancouver hair salons get their green on

Vancouver hair salons join the green economy with the launch of a Toronto-based company that collects 95 per cent of waste produced.

Lovely scenes around Vancouver

Love is a wonderful thing. This week, we share some passionate moments captured by our talented VO Flickr contributors.

Heaven is for Real: Lexington Models' Alexander von Kaldenberg

He's fierce, wise, has sculpted cheekbones and a body of a god. But when something embarrassing happened to him in highschool, it was as if time had stopped.

Barking Babies walk the runway at Spring Fashion Event

Dogs were strutting their stuff on Saturday at the Barking Babies Spring Fashion Event.  Barking Babies is a dog boutique in Yaletown that specializes in dressing and accessorizing your dog in...

Illuminate Yaletown 2011

Winter party complete with spectacular new media art installations in Yaletown celebrated the 2010 Olympics. Here is a late, but enthusiastic, wrap up of that event.

Diwali Downtown right now. Masala Man says, "Check it out!"

This past week was busy with so many great events: Board of Change (Tues), CCPAs 'Trouble with Billionaires' book launch (Wed), Development Drinks (Wed), PIVOT Passion for Justice (Thurs), FUSE...

Gorgeous dresses and hot new designs at affordable prices by Jason Matlo

Gorgeous dresses and hot new designs are not always something that the average girl has access to. Fashionable pieces are often left out of the closets of the working class due to the high price tag...

Vancouverites Enjoy Flavours of Southern Italy

Visitors get their 2010 Winter Games experience warmed up by the sensual wonders of southern Italy.