With the Canada Line nearing completion it’s about time the businesses and shops along Cambie Street see the return of some much-needed foot traffic. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr To celebrate the re-opening of the street that felt the pains of the “cut and cover” construction there will be a street party April 25th […]
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The Vancouver Public Spaces Network was formed in 2006 and its goal is to, “preserve and celebrate public space as an essential part of a vibrant, inclusive city.” The VPSN has campaigns regarding public vs privatized spaces, public art, security, democratic spaces, green spaces, and the corporatization of public spaces. Photo credit: rodefeld on Flickr […]
Based on the best-selling book (and blog) by James MacKinnon and Alisa Smith, the Food Network’s new series, The 100 Mile Challenge, is testing the lifestyle habits of families in Mission, BC. I recently did a write up about the show for E!Online and soon after started counting my own food miles. Photo credit: Roland […]
I love this time of year in the city. The grey and dreary winter days are behind us and although the rain still showers down every few days (or for a few days on end) it just makes everything so lush, green, and full of life. Walking up from Burrard SkyTrain the other night I […]
Our friend Shayam, a local podcaster and close family friend of my friend Tanya, is involved with The C-Word — a play now showing at the Playwrights Theatre Centre on Granville Island. Last night Tanya and I stopped by to check it out. If cheating is colour blind, so is commitment, increasingly a “C-word” to […]