Category Archives: Community

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 – 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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East Vancouver Schools Improve Their Rankings: Fraser Institute Performance Review

The new statistics are in from the Fraser Institute regarding School performance throughout British Columbia, an important criteria for those wanting to relocate to an area close enough to a school that they would deem academically fit for their child … Continue reading

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Vancouver Special Tour – April 26th, 2014

This year (for the second year in a row), I am sponsoring the sixth annual Vancouver Specials tour, run by the Vancouver Heritage Foundation a charity that devotes their time and efforts to the conservation of Vancouver heritage. This tour has … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Book Exchange: Community Spirit

You may see them randomly on the edge of a block in the corner of your eye, or nestled half way down a path outside of your neighbour’s house. They may be a place where people can sit and take … Continue reading

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