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Archive Photo of the Day: Mount Pleasant Streetcar

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Mount Pleasant, waiting for the street car, 1908. Timms Photographic Co. Photograph shows Westminster Avenue (Main Street) between 8th and 9th Avenues. Source: City of Vancouver Archives #Dist P144.

5 Valentine’s Day Gifts from Mount Pleasant

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Working with the Mount Pleasant BIA over the years, visiting over 20 businesses each season for fun community promotions, I’ve walked up and down, from 18th to 7th, from Kingsway to Quebec, and one thing that always resonates is the unique passion that each business owner and organization member has for their neighbourhood. When it […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2015: Brunch Crawls

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Dine Out Vancouver returns January 16 to February 1, 2015 with more than 70 food-themed events, 25 hotels offering special room rates and packages, a record-setting 277 restaurants dishing up prix fixe menus at $18, $28 and $38 price points. A big part of Dine Out Vancouver over the years has been its events and […]

Summer Vancouver Farmers Markets 2014

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Vancouver Farmers Markets are warming up for the season, offering local produce, artisan goods and delicious treats. Shop for meat, seafood dairy, vegetables, fruit, and baked goods while you enjoy live entertainment and sample ready-made items from food trucks and vendors in the open air. Trout Lake Farmers Market Dates: Saturdays, May 10 to October […]

Vancouver Icons: Heritage Hall

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I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Heritage Hall on several occasions for conferences, speaking engagements, and to meet with the Mount Pleasant BIA. This handsome building on the corner of Main and 15th has had many lives, and continues to be an elegant venue for special events, fashion shows, and weddings making it today’s Vancouver […]

Mount Pleasant Wreath Photowalk

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This season the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area sent out wreaths to their members to challenge them to decorate the festive cedar rings in a judged competition. After a week with the wreath, the judging began and I was joined Daman Beatty, Andres Markwart, Josh Rimer, and Brigitte Stroud on a walking tour with Kara […]