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The Vancouver International Jazz Festival Has Begun

June 27th, 2009

There will be lots of free music in the streets over the next week, and an astounding array of jazz talent participating in this year's Vancouver International Jazz Festival.  Visit the official website for details:

Free venues:


Concert Series:

If You Like Tapas Tree You're Gonna Like "Nook"

June 23rd, 2009

Simple, fresh, well-prepared Italian food and drink in a breezy uncomplicated small room on Denman near Robson--NOOK--is a welcome addition to everyday dining at a fair price, and in walking distance from your condo in Coal Harbour.  Brought to you by the proprietors of Tapas Tree on Robson.  Located at 781 Denman,  phone:  604-568-4554

Another Competitive Sale in One Harbour Green

June 16th, 2009

A three bedroom, 3263 square foot Northwest facing apartment in One Harbour Green has sold for $1523/ft. at a sale price of $5million.  Sales have been brisk in the single family house market on the West Side all Spring and it appears that the luxury condo market is regaining  its momentum too, as more buyers regain their confidence in the stability of international markets and are choosiing ...

What's Going On With Coal Harbour Prices?

June 11th, 2009

For those with extra cash, some Coal Harbour real estate is being snapped up at bargain prices.  A recent sale in Two Harbour Green, for a West-facing,  2 level, 2 bedroom, 2500 square foot home on a mid-tier floor, with great harbour veiw sold for $740/square foot.  This is pricing we've become accustomed to in the core of downtown with its high denisity and its partial views, not pricing we ...

Coal Harbour Gets Japandogs

June 5th, 2009

Alexandra Gill writes in the Globe and Mail about how Vancouver's Noriki Tamura brings inventive street food to Vancouver's downtown, and now to Coal Harbour-- all while working within the bureaucratic red tape of an archaic Vancouver Food Policy Council.  Please!  We can't have Toronto outshining our street food scene!!! ...