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Saturday Song: Donovan, "To Susan on the West Coast Waiting:

In the autumn of 1969, this song became a hit on Vancouver’s rock stations. It resonated with me the first time I heard it as I too was waiting on the west coast of Canada. 174 more words

The new Santa Fe development may not be all it's cracked up to be

Developer Francesco Aquilini’s Santa Fe apartment tower at 2975 Oak Street has only been finished for a handful of months now. The brand new property, located on the northwest corner of Oak Street and 14th Avenue, … 2,023 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Face-to-face with a happy construction site in the 600 block of West Broadway

Pedestrians in the 600 block of West Broadway Avenue may have noticed the white shrink wrap construction rain-screening that is covering most of the east face of the otherwise glass and aluminum-clad eight storey office building at 686 West Broadway Avenue. 390 more words

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It's a shock at first but the rain grows on you

The fall season in Vancouver can come on abruptly, like a mishap.

Especially after the new fashion of our hot, dry summers, the sudden wet and cold of fall feels like an ending more than a beginning and I find that it takes some getting used to. 129 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Former street people run away from home to rejoin the rough life

After some four years and four months living in a Single Room Occupancy (SRO) unit in the Downtown Eastside, my friend Stix is once again homeless. 1,046 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Who cares that next week's HAW schedule is still a mystery?

Metro Vancouver region’s 12th annual Homelessness Action Week (HAW) starts in a few days—running from October the 8th until the 14th—but it is still not clear how many HAW events will be taking place this year in the city of Vancouver proper. 785 more words

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the 'wall

    “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte“ (1884)

           Georges Seurat


should you know Vancouver, you’ll
recognize, nearly immediately, the 
Seawall on this video… 162 more words

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