25 things that made Vancouver AWESOME this week

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Take a break from the news cycle and help us celebrate the things we covered this week that are making Vancouver Awesome with a capital “A.”

June 15 – 21, 2019

wiener dogs
Photo: Victoria Dachshund Meet-up Group‎Dog | Days of Summer at Hastings Racecourse / Facebook

1. You can watch a pack of adorable wiener dogs race in Vancouver this July.

2. Watch this huge tarantula shed its exoskeleton at a B.C. insectarium.

3. This massive maritime festival features an epic tall ship battle at sea.

4. Here’s why you should meet the people behind the meat you eat.

5. The close-up magic artist that won America’s Got Talent TWICE is coming to Vancouver #sponsored

6. These insanely adorable corgi races take place this weekend in Vancouver.

7. 10 artists to catch at this year’s Vancouver Jazz Fest and make yourself seem more cultured.

8. This spell-binding spotted lake in B.C. changes shapes and colours.

9. A luminous full buck moon is set to dazzle Metro Vancouver skies next month.

10. This massive Greek festival spans 5 city blocks on West Broadway this month.

greek day
Photo: greekday / Instagram

11. BC Ferries adds midnight sailings and more summer schedule adjustments.

12. Here is how you can view the rings on Saturn from Vancouver soil.

13. Vancouver maker of ‘boob necklace’ takes home $100K prize.

14. This massive summer solstice bike rave takes place on Friday night.

15. This new ramen bar melds Japanese tradition with modern west coast in North Vancouver.

Hachiro Ramen Bar/Facebook

16. Enjoy a FREE boozy, adult-only movie night under the stars at this waterfront park.

17. Scorpion gives birth at a B.C. ‘Bug Zoo’ after travelling from Cuba in woman’s luggage.

18. A chicken went ‘free range’ in East Vancouver and it was poultry in motion.

19. This boozy, two-stage music party takes place in Vancouver this month.

20. An all-cat store has opened in Vancouver, and we’re feline pretty good about it.

A Happy Cat customer. Happy Cat Feline Essentials/Facebook

21. This boozy, two-stage music party takes place in Vancouver this month.

22. Go ‘night biking’ on this breathtaking sunset and city lights tour in Vancouver.

23. This massive FREE street party takes place in Vancouver this weekend.

24. You can float in Canada’s first hot tub boats soon in B.C.

25. This ‘Living building’ in Vancouver could be Canada’s greenest home.

Arthur Lo, president of Insightful Healthy Homes Inc., in a house being built in Vancouver’s Southlands neighbourhood that could be the most energy-efficient in Canada. Photo by Chung Chow
Oh yeah, it’s also officially SUMMER!
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