Archive of posts tagged "West End"

Review: Qoola Yogurt and Fruit on Denman


Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 — 9:35am PDT
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Months ago 1116 Denman street was decked out in pink and fluffy designs with dozens of decadent cupcakes on display, however once the small bakery moved out, Qoola moved in and not only gave the space a facelift, it started to change the way people approach snacks and dessert. I admit that the only frozen […]

CBC's On the Coast Liveblog from O'Douls


Friday, January 30th, 2009 — 3:09pm PDT
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To celebrate jumping on to the FM dial (88.1), the CBC is on location at O’Douls today to enjoy some piano music (note the theme… 88 keys… 88 on the dial). The topics today will focus on the West End; from rent-o-victions to St. Paul’s and I’ll be adding my own notes, history tidbits and […]

Vancouver History: The Three Greenhorns


Friday, January 30th, 2009 — 2:00pm PDT
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Vancouver History: The Three Greenhorns John Morton, Sam Brighouse and William Hailstone

West End Apartment Evictions


Monday, November 10th, 2008 — 10:56am PDT
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We have lived in the West End for just over three years and we’ve really come to love our little neighbourhood. As soon as you stroll one block in from Davie or Robson the sounds of rushing traffic and trolley buses re-energizing turn to birds chirping, bicycle bells and lawn mowers. Deciduous trees act as […]

WTS – What the Surrey #35: Blame Surrey


Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 — 6:06am PDT
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I spend a good part of my week defending my hometown of Surrey. Sure the city isn’t perfect, it’s people aren’t either, but I honestly don’t think Pleasantville can be found anywhere in the Metro Vancouver area. Over the weekend a terrible incident, fueled by intolerance and hate, occurred in the West End. Early Saturday […]

Vancouver History: Lord Roberts School


Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 — 7:37am PDT
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During Blogathon I took on the “A-Z” of Metro Vancouver and for some of my entries I shared random history tidbits ie. “Y” for Yasutaro Yamaga and “P” is for Pender. I still needed an “L” and I found inspiration close to home. Strolling around the neighbourhood the other day I noticed there’s history all […]