East Hastings Street to be rebranded East Village. Seriously?

A story that appeared in The Province, announced the city’s decision to rebrand  the strip of East Hasting street from Renfrew to Commercial, as the East Village.  In an admitted nod to New York City chic, the neighbourhood Business Improvement

East Hastings Street to be rebranded East Village. Seriously?

A story that appeared in The Province, announced the city’s decision to rebrand  the strip of East Hasting street from Renfrew to Commercial, as the East Village.  In an admitted nod to New York City chic, the neighbourhood Business Improvement

Katrina Pacey of PIVOT Legal Society speaks at Pecha Kucha

An advocate for women sex workers in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Katrina Pacey makes a compelling presentation at last month Pecha Kucha night on Feb. 29.  This is a very important issue for Vancouver’s east side, because if you’re like me

Katrina Pacey of PIVOT Legal Society speaks at Pecha Kucha

An advocate for women sex workers in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Katrina Pacey makes a compelling presentation at last month Pecha Kucha night on Feb. 29.  This is a very important issue for Vancouver’s east side, because if you’re like me

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East Vancouver to become an Urban Farming Hot Bed

East Vancouver is set to become the city’s leader in urban farming, but contaminated soils and bureaucratic red tape are ongoing challenges for this agricultural movement. In a nod to the greenest city in the world by 2020 mandate, city

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East Vancouver to become an Urban Farming Hot Bed

East Vancouver is set to become the city’s leader in urban farming, but contaminated soils and bureaucratic red tape are ongoing challenges for this agricultural movement. In a nod to the greenest city in the world by 2020 mandate, city

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Karen O’Shannacery Crusader for the Homeless in Vancouver’s DTES

Lifelong advocate for the homeless Karen O’Shannacery stands out among Vancouver’s citizens as someone who can turn desperate life conditions into a force for good.  The Director of the Lookout Emergency Aid Society has been improving the lives of the

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Karen O’Shannacery Crusader for the Homeless in Vancouver’s DTES

Lifelong advocate for the homeless Karen O’Shannacery stands out among Vancouver’s citizens as someone who can turn desperate life conditions into a force for good.  The Director of the Lookout Emergency Aid Society has been improving the lives of the

Chinese New Year in the Eastside

FIRST PUBLISHED WITH SCOUT MAGAZINE JAN. 23, 2012 Today is the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year and Vancouverites of every stripe are starting to shout their congratulations for making it through another one. Each of the next

Chinese New Year in the Eastside

FIRST PUBLISHED WITH SCOUT MAGAZINE JAN. 23, 2012 Today is the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year and Vancouverites of every stripe are starting to shout their congratulations for making it through another one. Each of the next

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Eastside Culture Crawl

Friday night’s launch of the Eastside Culture Crawl brought out the city’s aesthetes and scenesters alike and, as a recent migrant to the beautiful west coast, I was no exception. My initiation into this festival was opening night at 1000

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Eastside Culture Crawl

Friday night’s launch of the Eastside Culture Crawl brought out the city’s aesthetes and scenesters alike and, as a recent migrant to the beautiful west coast, I was no exception. My initiation into this festival was opening night at 1000

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Toque

The Western Front Society hosted its annual Toque arts and craft sale this weekend, nodding to the legitimacy of the traditional local arts and craft fair, this event brings together a select group of the city’s top artisans and craftspeople

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Toque

The Western Front Society hosted its annual Toque arts and craft sale this weekend, nodding to the legitimacy of the traditional local arts and craft fair, this event brings together a select group of the city’s top artisans and craftspeople