Black Rock Resort

A heartfelt thanks to Vancouver Observer's 2012 advertisers and sponsors

 In 2012, a powerful stream of news and entertainment stories were possible thanks in large part to the businesses that advertise on the Vancouver Observer. Regarding local companies we work...

Kristen Stewart celebrates 21st birthday, possibly in Vancouver

Kristen Stewart turned 21 today, and she may be celebrating in Vancouver. Last week, Stewart was spotted with the Twilight crew in Squamish, filming a wedding scene for Breaking Dawn.  The two...

Vibrant as a Tofino tide pool, 2011 Pacific Rim Whale Festival begins

In the summer of 2007, brothers Ryan and Bryson Robertson and good friend Hugh Patterson departed La Paz, Mexico and began a three-year sailing trip with the goal of circumnavigating  the...

Surfing Long Beach

As a wave approached, I climbed onto the board, activated my core strength, looked behind me, lifted up into a cobra pose, and paddled four strokes. I felt the wave catch the board and power me forwa