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Coal Harbour Community Centre

March 16th, 2010
Have you register for any program for the spring? 

Coal Harbour and West End community centres have started their spring registration on Monday March 15.

Enjoy the cherry blossoms!

Families are ditching the suburbs and moving downtown

March 9th, 2010
The 20-year urban planning, legacy of Larry Beasley has proven urban living are the way to go these days. More families with children are living in Downtown Vancouver then ever before. 

Pack up the kids - we're movin' downtown! 

Getting Around the City during 2010 Games

January 27th, 2010

There seems to be a lot of confusions (including me) about how to get around town during the 2010 Olympics. After some studying of the City Traffic Map, I would say the best way is to ditch your car, take transit whenever possible, and walk if necessary. With some patient, you'll enjoy the game and see the city in a brand new way.

Enjoy! ...

Coal Harbour Community Centre Closure

January 15th, 2010

Coal Harbour Community Centre will be closed during 2010 Olympics starting January 4 to March 28, 2010. West End Community Centre, however, is operating normally during this time. 


Christmas Trees Recycling

January 9th, 2010

Holiday season has sadly come to an end. Where do these dried up trees go? How about keeping the good feeling going - make a cash donation to the Lions Club while have your tree chipped for compost:

Christmas Tree Chipping Event 2009-2010

Old Christmas lights can also be recycled.

Happy 2010! 

Robson Street hosts weekend activities

January 9th, 2010

Free snowboard demonstrations, ski & snowboard fashion shows, live music starting Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday at Robson Square.

Winter Festival @ Robson Square.

Vancouver Cocktail Scene

January 4th, 2010

Some of the best cocktail bars are just steps away from Coal Harbour - at Gastown.

Instead of same old Cosmo, check out these mixologists new takes on a grand old tradition:

Vancouver's innovative bars are vying for a place on the world cocktail podium.

Oyama Sausage Company on New York Times

December 16th, 2009

It's official! Our little secret at Granville Island for the best charcutier anywhere has gone international. New York Times couldn't stop praising Oyama last Sunday. So is LA Times. Thumbs up to Mr. van der Lieck!

Vancouver Ranked Number One For Business Travel

July 28th, 2009

Interestingly, The Economist ranks Vancouver as this year's winner from the p.o.v. of the business traveler.  Read the article in this week's edition:

Michael Pollan At The UBC Farm on Saturday June 6th

March 31st, 2009

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  Reknowned author, Michael Pollan, will be booksigning his new book, "In Defense Of Food" at the UBC Farm Market on Saturday, June 6th at 1 p.m..  This is a fundraising event for the UBC Farm, there will be guided tours of the garden and live music.  You're encouraged to bring a picnic and a blanket and spend the afternoon enjoying this treasure of an organic farm in our ...

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