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Home Office Decorating Tips

If you have a home office you know already what a nightmare it can be to keep your work life and home life separate or at least to achieve a happy balance between the two.  When it comes to decorating … Continue reading

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Home Alarm Systems

Selecting a home alarm system is an important task for any new home owner.  Keeping your house safe with a security system will ensure a sense of peace and make you feel secure. However, when selecting a system it is … Continue reading

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New Kitsilano Rotisserie

Nosh, the new Kitsilano rotisserie is making news for its tasty dine out menu.  The amazing restaurant is offering a 3 course dine out for only $18.  The offer will be on until February 3rd. The restaurant opened back in … Continue reading

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Hell’s Kitchen Closing Down

Hell’s Kitchen, the popular restaurant on 2041 West 4th Avenue has closed its doors.  The restaurant had a decade long run and has surprised regulars by its rather sudden shut down. The doors are already closed and the building has … Continue reading

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Future of Cornwall Avenue and Point Grey Road to be Discussed

An open house will be held soon in the city of Vancouver with regards to the future of Cornwall Avenue and Point Grey Rd.  These streets have been chosen by the city as targets for the triple-A (or all ages … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate Festival, Vancouver

From now until Valentine’s Day, February 14th, Vancouver will be celebrating the Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival.  This Kitsilano event will feature loads of luxurious hot chocolate drinks, brought to you from the best chocolatières and patisseries in town. Each day … Continue reading

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Seasonal Storage 101

As the colder weather continues to blow its way in, many people are faced with the difficult task of storing all of their warmer gear.  For many people space is a key issue here.  Finding workable solutions for storage is … Continue reading

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Simple DIY Baby Room Decor

While splurging on some items for baby is fun for new parents, the cost of everything from car seats and wraps to cloth diapers and strollers can really start to add up.  But as with most things, a little time … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Bike Traffic Increasing

Figures recently released by Vancouver Translink have shown that between 2008 and 2011 the city saw a 26% increase in travel by bike.  These numbers, reported in Translink’s 2013 Base Plan report showed that this increase came alongside only a … Continue reading

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Updating your Fireplace

No matter what time of year it is, the fireplace is often the focal point of a living room.  Though it may receive scant attention during the summer months, come wintertime this central point becomes the highlight of many rooms. … Continue reading

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Tips for Small DIY Projects with Big Results

Though some home renovation projects might be unwise to attempt to do yourself, say for instance electrical rewiring or plumbing if you have no expertise in the area, others can be quite easy. Even some small scale projects have the … Continue reading

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Parking Fees on the Rise in Vancouver Parks

Recently, the service fees for parking at Vancouver parks have gone up.  While many of the increases are only of a cent or two, some are rather more steep. Thus for instance, the cost of parking in some parks including … Continue reading

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New York Penthouse on the Market for 100 Million

The octagon-shaped penthouse with wraparound panoramic views of the city and three floors situated in midtown Manhattan is on the market for $100 Million.  The penthouse features six bedrooms, nine bathrooms as well as a wine room that can hold … Continue reading

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Vancouver Named one of the Top Ten Beach Cities

Recently, the National Geographic Society included Vancouver amongst its list of the top ten beach cities in the world.  This nod to the amazing lifestyle and beauty of Vancouver comes as no surprise to many of its residents.  In fact, … Continue reading

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Bonneville Prefab Homes

Bonneville Homes is a family company that specializes in prefab homes with energy smarts.  The modern prefab homes are not the boring buildings of prefab’s past, but instead use the latest in building technologies to create open spaces and multi-purpose … Continue reading

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Habitat Studios and Green Building

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Habitat Studio and Workshop.  The company has been building custom homes for the last twenty years and has become one of the leading green home design and building outfits in Canada. The vice-president … Continue reading

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Vancouver Cyclist Infrastructure Improvements

Recently you may have noticed green bike lanes in the city.  These newly painted lanes are being implemented in order to help differentiate between bike lanes and those for cars. Some of the downtown bike lanes, such as those along … Continue reading

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Real Estate Agents Adapting to a New Age

In some areas, being a real estate agent is not as easy as it used to be.  A rough few years for the industry has meant that more and more realtors are having to find ways to stay ahead of … Continue reading

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Seawall Expansion Proposed

The Vancouver city council is apparently considering extending the seawall.  The seawall which runs along Kitsilano Beach is now possibly going to be extended all the way to Jericho Beach. According to reports the city council will be discussing the … Continue reading

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Khatsahlano! Music and Art Festival

Long before the yoga and boutique culture of Kitsilano took hold, the area was home to an extensive counter-culture.  In fact, back in the 1960s the area attracted many of the hippies from across the US and Canada.  The Kits … Continue reading

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