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Kits Beach Covered in Snow!

Putting February 2019 behind us: It was the coldest February Vancouverites have encountered in over 80 years, and among our top 10 snowiest months

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It’s Time to Visit Stock Home

… that would be the Vancouver store known as Stock Home, located at 3060 West Broadway. The store window of this Kitsilano shop, with its ridiculously sweet Bukowski bears from Sweden, drew me in a few weeks ago. Principal Elisa Langenstam carries…

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Pedalling through the Blossoms

It’s Spring, and you’ll find some beautiful blossoms at Vancouver’s Kits (Kitsilano) Beach. While you’re at the beach, take a bit of a walk and you’ll find an entire block of blossoms. Just a block or two up the road…

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Snow in the Quarry

… in the former quarry, that is. One that we Vancouverites know as Queen Elizabeth Park. This is a lovely spot for nature lovers, and equally popular with locals wanting to show off our city to visitors. That’s because, in…

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Living the Good Life

This is where some of us go after work in Vancouver. Even though I wrote the other day that summer is winding down on the west coast, we’ve rebounded from a few soggy days and are again enjoying gorgeous sunshine….

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Lengths at Sunrise

I’ve included images before of Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood, and alluded to the wonderful Kits Pool. At 137 meters/449 feet in length, this is a salt water swimmer’s nirvana – all the more so for the breathtaking views everywhere one turns….

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With Bells On

With blue skies, a gorgeous backdrop of mountains and happy beach-goers delighted to see you, wouldn’t you be smiling, too? For the many people enjoying Kits Beach this afternoon, the perfect summer day was made even more pleasant by the…

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Vane

Kitsilano, Vancouver is a great place to visit or, better yet, live. Here, by the 137-meter Kits Pool, which enjoys a beachfront location and views of  boats, Stanley Park, the mountains, city and more, we have our own weather vane….

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