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Pride in the Fairview neighbourhood

Vancouver Pride week kicked off with three official events on Saturday,August 1. The signature event — the 37th annual Vancouver Pride Parade — takes place on Sunday, August 2, in the downtown West End neighbourhood. 201 more words

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Really seeing the light this week

Thanks to the cloudless skies and extra intense sunlight of July, the blue light on Columbia Street, between 7th and 8th Avenue, has been particularly creepy this week. 597 more words

Vancouver B.C.

This dog still dreams of summer in Iran

Shab the dog is neither mad nor English (“Shab” being short for however one says “nightlight” in Farsi — possibly Shab nouri) but all the same she loves to go out in the midday sun. 321 more words

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Why is this hoser so happy about the rain?

Today’s light rain seemed to inordinately please a hose caddy that I saw sitting outside of a home on Oak Street this afternoon. It certainly appeared to be grinning as it sat there getting wet, with its back to the house, holding its spray wand. 97 more words

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Rain, rain, go away; go to where the fires play!

We’re finally getting some light rain here in Vancouver, B.C., after how many weeks and days without? Forecasters are predicting three straight days of the wet stuff, right through the weekend. 467 more words

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Garbage truck trashes tree

Tuesday (July 21) afternoon at 3:47 p.m. I watched a Waste Management garbage truck lumber up the southbound lane of Hemlock Street toward the mouth of the alley between 14th and 15th Avenue. 367 more words

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