Category Archives: Neighbourhood

April in Vancouver – 4 Events to See, Eat, and Drink!

Spring has sprung, and this city has no shortage of ways to celebrate.  Here are a few things to keep in mind as you plan your weekends in April.  LOOK. The Capture Photography Festival is an annual celebration of photography and lens-based … Continue reading

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New Listing: 2516 W. 8th Avenue – Kitsilano Townhome!

This beautiful townhome won’t last long on the market!  A beautiful two floor, two bedroom, three bathroom home.  Main floor features open concept living/dining and kitchen, as well as a powder room.   This home is part of a character … Continue reading

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Business of the Month – Nomad Restaurant

 One of the things I love about living in East Vancouver, specifically just off Main Street, is that the scene here is constantly evolving.  New restaurants and shops open, and just walking down the street, I can see all sorts … Continue reading

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Business of the Month – 49th Parallel Coffee

I’ve been featuring a business of the month for a few years.  I’ve featured a few coffee shops in the past – one of my favorites in Riley Park is Little Mountain Coffee.  But today, I want to highlight my … Continue reading

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Debunking the Myth of Foreign Investors

Like many people, I receive a variety of Google alerts to my inbox every week. They range from tracking mentions of my name (I’ve learned that there’s a German producer and DJ who shares my name), to keep track of … Continue reading

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Stunning Renovations of Vancouver Specials

As many of you know, one of my passions and one of my specialties is the Vancouver Special. I live in one, I keep a database of them, and I’m always looking for ways to show people what truly wonderful … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Vancouver Schools: Elementary Schools with French Immersion

Over the past few months, I’ve been trying to help you find the right school for your kids. As Vancouver is divided into a catchment system, many parents want to live in a certain area, so their children can go … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Vancouver Dragon Boats!

In this photo, taken by Roaming the Planet, we see just a few of the many Dragon boat teams that filled the waters of False Creek this weekend, for the 2014 Dragon Boat Festival.  The annual festival features hundreds of racers, … Continue reading

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Vancouver Specials: let’s show them the love they deserve!

When you think of a Vancouver Special, you probably think of a big, boxy, two level house. One that looks just like the another thousand houses in the city, and certainly not something you would want to live in. You … Continue reading

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Business of the Month: Rosemary Rocksalt

Location: 2515 Main St., Vancouver. (Main & Broadway) Phone: (604) 874-4570 www.rosemaryrocksalt.com Who doesn’t love a good bagel? Vancouver is no stranger to good bagels – there are a few shops around that are a step up from what you’ll … Continue reading

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