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The end of the Santa Fe apartments drags on

The Santa Fe apartment building at 2975 Oak Street has now made the transition from being affordable housing to being a relic — an object surviving from an earlier time — with only historical and sentimental value. 286 more words

Vancouver B.C.

More cheap thrills from Jonathan Rogers Park

Jonathan Rogers Park is less than two block away from the Go Green bottle depot so I ride by it a lot. I also stop and enjoy it from time to time. 319 more words

Vancouver B.C.

One of the ultra tiny spiders of Vancouver

This afternoon my attention was captured by a tiny spider scampering across the rough surface of a wooden utility pole in a Fairview back alley. 374 more words

Vancouver B.C.

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.

You go squirrel!

Squirrels are what what they eat.

That’s right. I’m saying they’re nuts but I mean it in the nicest possible way.

Their evolutionary firmware is so out of tune with reality I think they must live in a perpetual state of cognitive dissonance. 142 more words

Vancouver B.C.

The sun didn't come out today but Daryl did

You’ll see a lot of people going through the dumpsters in the back alleys of Vancouver but you won’t see a lot see them doing it wearing a long black overcoat topped with a black fedora. 390 more words

Vancouver B.C.