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Views of Vancouver from VO's photo pool

Vancouver photographers capture some of last summer's most beautiful moments.

Riot Review: lack of police not to blame

John Furlong and Doug Keefe released a review of the 2011 Stanley Cup riot, titled “The Night the City Became a Stadium”. The report blames alcohol and too many people in the viewing area, and...

Sawan Mela celebrates South Asian culture and community

Sawan Mela, the South Asian Family Association's annual cross-cultural weekend of entertainment, kicked off this afternoon at Jack Poole Plaza and continues Sunday, August 14.

Half-and-Half project creates social justice through photography

With a bold new project called Half-and-Half, Vancouver-based photographer Joshua Hergesheimer plans to give back 50 per cent of the profits made from photographs to the subject that made the...

VO Photo Pool: Architecture and light

Blue skies and beautiful city views. This is Vancouver.

Check out this weekend's top summer Vancouver events (June 23-26)

Summer is officially here and so are all the great outdoor events! All our old favourite events are back (Jazz festival, Greek Day, Piknic Électronik, Chinatown Night Market) in addition to some...

Breakdown in authority: photos of Vancouver Stanley Cup riots

More dramatic photos of the Vancouver Canucks riot by Matthew Zylstra Sawatzky.

Photos: Vancouver descends into riot chaos after Stanley Cup loss

It was a side of Vancouver that many had not seen before: Canucks fans smashed and burned cars on the streets and parking lots in downtown Vancouver. Rioters were laughing and cheering, getting their...

BeeVancity top Vancouver events | June 16-22

Alright, Vancouver, here are some great events to prove once again how great our city is. We reported on Bridge Mix 2011 last week, but if you have yet to check it out, it's on until the 25th and...

Little India in Vancouver: scenes from the Punjabi Market

Punjabi Market, also known as Little India, is located in South Vancouver on Main Street. The air in the Punjabi Market is filled with traditional Indian food and spices. Clothing Stores are...