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Coffee house charges me large but serves me medium

Here’s a fun fact that I’ve discovered about enjoying specialty coffees in my “favourite” coffee house in Vancouver—having my coffee served in a mug, rather than in a disposable paper cup not only reduces the waste that I produce but it can also significantly reduce the amount of coffee that I get to enjoy. 586 more words

Vancouver B.C.

What a "crate" idea for bike rack cargo box

Wednesday evening (July 20) I was happy to see the particularly clever way that a cyclist re-purposed a green plastic milk crate to serve as a cargo box atop the rack over her bicycle’s back wheel. 355 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Minor archaeological find at the Santa Fe development

It appears that someone involved with building the new Santa Fe apartment tower at 2975 Oak Street, on the northwest corner of the intersection with 14th Avenue, dug up four old glass bottles. 419 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Hey! This is your wallet. Let's talk about your garbage

The following letter-size notice was found duct-taped to the inside wall of an alleyway cedar dumpster gazebo in the Fairview neighbourhood:

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL OWNERS:

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Vancouver B.C.

Looks much worse than it really was!

Saturday, July 16, I was on the rooftop parking lot of the Toys “R” Us store, located on the southeast corner of West Broadway Avenue and Alder Street. 196 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Transit police seize "gun" from dumpster diver at West Broadway bus stop

At exactly 14 minutes after 1 p.m. today (July 14), one of Translink’s transit police officers was standing on the south sidewalk of the 1400 block of West Broadway Avenue holding in his right hand what appeared to be a long flintlock pistol. 679 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Dolly DeLong: Our Honeymoon in Vancouver, B.C. + Victoria, B.C.

Ty planned the perfect honeymoon! My only requests for him were: please no beach resorts (b/c I’m not a beach-type of woman + I didn’t want to wear a swimsuit and feel awful about my donut-loving body), please no humid/hot climate destinations (because living in the south is killing me in the summers), and please consider going to the Mountains (because I want to explore and hike outside). 1,277 more words