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Old and new coffee shop murals of Cambie St.

After the coffee house chain JJ Bean angered many Cambie Village residents this last August by destroying a popular mural on the side of their new Cambie Street location, the established Starbucks coffee house a block away has created a pleasing new mural of their own. 562 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Autumn continues to be a story worth sharing

I spent a lot of the day yesterday (October 17) ranging through the alleys along the the southern and eastern fringes of Fairview, which are that much greener and woodier than the concrete and asphalt centre of the neighbourhood. 217 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Thanksgiving is also time for ripe figs

Even as I write, plump green figs are ripening on select trees across Vancouver.

But as tasty as they are now, I know the figs will only get tastier the longer I wait — every extra day means a substantial increase in their sweetness — only waiting is… 891 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Lemonade Gluten Free Bakery - Raspberry Passion Fruit Tart

Have you ever seen that Seinfeld episode about the “Non-Fat Yogurt”? Basically, the group overindulges in yogurt that claims to be “non-fat” but, after gaining weight, Elaine suspects that it’s really not “non-fat”. 82 more words

Restaurant Review

Bicycle lanes aren't motorcycle parking spots!

It was as a spectator that I saw the motorcycle parked in the bicycle lane on the southwest corner of the intersection of 8th Avenue and Yukon Street a few days ago. 227 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Peninsula Seafood Restaurant

Sometime last year, Peninsula Seafood Restaurant opened up in Oakridge Centre. Oakridge has always leaned more towards the affluent shopper given the location so it’s no surprise to find a restaurant that aims to cater to these customers. 371 more words

Restaurant Review

Just baby steps from City Hall

I live in a wonderful city where I see young parents exhibit real concern if their small bundles of joy (usually children, sometimes dogs) so much as touch the sidewalk let alone try to pick something up off the street. 221 more words

Vancouver B.C.