The Georgia Straight guide to Summer in the City

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Our annual Summer in the City issue lets you in on a trip to the races, hiking in nature, cycling in parks, exercising for charity, and even jumping out of an airplane.

It's bonkers. Have fun.


City and environs

At the Deighton Cup they’re off to the races

Taking a leap into skydiving in Whistler

Geek gatherings span Bitcoin to 3-D printing in Vancouver

Forest and the Femme Society takes Downtown Eastside women to the great outdoors

Have fun, raise money, and improve your health at summer fundraisers

North Shore mountain bike trails get smoother as cyclists get older



Summer arts festivals let audiences get in on the action

Pencils meet performing art at the Vancouver Draw Down



Summer music festivals and concerts heat up the season

Music fests worth hitting the highway for



Vancouver film events offer a cinematic summertime escape


Food and drink

Summertime cookbooks offer culinary diversity

Summertime food fest fun in Vancouver

Rain or Shine Homemade Ice Cream owner shares a favourite summertime dessert

Cheer on the FIFA World Cup at these Vancouver establishments

From B.C. and beyond, Rieslings that shine



Bend the spines of these summer books



Head to the beach in local swimsuit designs

Green Circle Salons gives hairstyling an environment-friendly makeover

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