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Flies are back. Did you miss them?

Monday, February 8, was a nice day; a spring day, or at least a day that smelled like spring.

Flowers smelled like flowers. Dirt smelled like dirt and garbage…well, garbage apparently smelled like flies like it to smell because they were suddenly back, just like someone threw a switch. 214 more words

Vancouver B.C.

I'd like to report a hit and rain!

At 9:19 p.m the intersection of West Broadway Avenue and South Granville Street was still sheeted with excess water from a fast-moving rain squall heading due east at a clip. 37 more words

Vancouver B.C.

How I cleaned up on bottles Tuesday

An hour before midnight on Tuesday, February 2, I was on the west end of the 1400 block of West Broadway Avenue, when, from the other end of the block, I heard the sound of trouble. 696 more words

Vancouver B.C.

It's a crime the way homeless people sleep

It was nearly 8 a.m. when I locked up my bike and trailer outside the McDonald’s in the 1400 block of West Broadway Avenue and slouched into the restaurant. 843 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Councillor De Genova likes edible marijuana products?

NPA councillor Melissa De Genova is back in the news. Last time she wanted the city to licence bicycles and this time she doesn’t want the city to licence pot dispensaries… 1,152 more words

Vancouver B.C.

My neighbouring condo's latest effort at self defense

Here’s another follow up involving bollards, this time updating the story of the hapless brick-facade condo across the alley from the parkade where I sleep. 326 more words

Vancouver B.C.

The city uses car-proof bollards, why not sign posts?

Friday morning (January 29) found me downtown in the pouring rain, taking photographs of my foot on the neck of a prone traffic bollard.

This was me following up my post on the 17th about cars and trucks repeatedly… 392 more words

Vancouver B.C.