21 purchases to keep kids busy (and parents sane) this semester

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Park Board Officially Opens New Grace McCarthy Plaza in Queen Elizabeth Park

The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation announced the official unveiling of a plaque today (May 27) for a new memorial plaza at the top of Queen Elizabeth Park. The popular viewpoint near the park’s Bloedel Conservatory now bears the name Grace McCarthy Plaza, named after the woman who served three terms on the park’s … Read more

Metro Vancouver prepares to electrify its vehicle fleet

Metro Vancouver’s regional government board is set to vote on a $6.5 million contract to purchase electric vehicles. The contract is for five years and is proposed to be awarded to Metro Motors Ltd. “Metro Motors Ltd. provides access to the only major manufacturer, Ford Motor Company, capable of offering road-ready battery-electric pickups and vans,” … Read more

Report predicts home prices in Vancouver will remain stable: “Why would homeowners sell for less if they don’t have to?” »

Home prices in Metro Vancouver have managed to stay high despite declining sales. Additionally, a report from a Vancouver-based real estate agency expects prices to remain generally stable. Dexter Realty said “the issue of supply will continue to dictate the price and the pressure there will be to break out of the highs reached over … Read more

PNE Summer Night concerts for 2022 include the B-52, Steve Miller Band, Chicago, Chaka Khan and Blue Rodeo

The Pacific National Exhibition has just announced the lineup for its 2022 Summer Night Concerts series, which will run from August 20 to September 5. All concerts will take place at 8:30 p.m. at the PNE Amphitheater. Performers include the B-52s (20 August), blue rodeo (21st of August), naked ladies with Kim Mitchell (August 23), … Read more

Pocket Flask: Coveted BC Mushrooms Make Bearface’s Matsutake Wilderness Series Whiskey Wonderful

As a valuable public service, we create open minds from British Columbia to Bahrain and beyond, then give you a very opinionated review the size of a pocket bottle. Today’s free installment Bearface Matsutake Wilderness Series Canadian Whiskey their words “Our first limited-edition batch captures the wild flavors of foraged matsutake. Only rare, fresh mushrooms … Read more

Com. Sarah Kirby-Yung seeks seat on exclusive Vancouver Club board

As a member of Vancouver City Council, Sarah Kirby-Yung has a busy schedule. In addition to attending regular council meetings, she is the council liaison on the Public Art Committee, the Racial and Ethnocultural Equity Advisory Committee, and the Gastown Historic Area Planning Committee. . Kirby-Yung is also Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Policy … Read more

Golden Plates 2022: Tasty Asian desserts help diners cross the finish line

Who doesn’t love desserts? Here are some of the best Asian restaurants in town chosen by straight georgia readers in the 25th annual Golden Plates. Khaao Niaao Ma Muaang, Ice Cream Gathi and Woon Gathi One of the big winners of the Golden Plates Awards this year was Baan Lao Fine Thai Cuisine in Steveston. … Read more

Golden Plates 2022: Bombay Kitchen + Bar Wins Big with Good Tasty Karma

It took a lot of nerve for anyone to open a restaurant during the pandemic when so many other restaurants were struggling to survive. Harsh (“Ron”) Sharma, the friendly and outgoing CEO of the Bombay Kitchen + Bar group, opened two in Vancouver as the city grappled with COVID-19. The first, called Bombay Masala (4473 … Read more

Painting meets poetry in ParkerArtSalon partnership with Beedie Luminaries

There is a long relationship between poetry and painting. The great Italian artist Michelangelo also wrote verses. In a 1509 poem, he shares his feelings about the “torture” of painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Another legend of Italian art, Leonardo da Vinci, is credited with this quote: “Painting is poetry that is seen … Read more