Post Tagged with: "Vancouver"

Arcade culture embraced by Vancouver bars and niche shops

Arcade culture embraced by Vancouver bars and niche shops

March 31, 2016 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

Reported by Ashley Singh  With arcade culture becoming increasingly popular in Vancouver, shops and bars such as The Cobalt and the Landyachtz Factory Store are embracing retro gaming by installing arcadeRead More

Vancouver architect says city heritage building could be used to house homeless

Vancouver architect says city heritage building could be used to house homeless

March 30, 2016 at 7:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Brian Kurokawa Repurposing historic buildings could offer a solution to Vancouver’s growing homelessness problem, according to a Vancouver architect. Mitch Sakumoto, an architect with Merrick Architecture spoke at BCITRead More

Ticket sales may drop as Canucks continue free fall

Ticket sales may drop as Canucks continue free fall

March 30, 2016 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Reporting by Jenna Tytgat The Vancouver Canucks find themselves on the outside of the playoff picture looking in this year and according to fans, the community is starting to show itsRead More

VANCOUVER, B.C.: March 29, 2016 -- Submitted photo by Whitney-John Stuart. Winnipeg karaoke singer and 2015 champion Elsaida Alerta at the 2015 KWC World Champion.

Natalie Dunsmuir for Karaoke Championship

Karaoke kick off to come to Vancouver

March 29, 2016 at 6:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Natalie Dunsmuir The Karaoke World Championships is singing its way to Vancouver this year for its first time in North America. The competition will take place at theRead More

Curtain falls on yet another Vancouver movie rental store

Curtain falls on yet another Vancouver movie rental store

March 29, 2016 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Jordan Macdonald The credits will roll for the last time as Limelight Video, one of the only remaining video stores in the city, officially closes its doors on MarchRead More

Arbutus community gardeners worried over fate of plots

Arbutus community gardeners worried over fate of plots

March 17, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Reported by Ashley Singh Community gardeners worry they may lose their plots after the City of Vancouver’s $55 million purchase of the Arbutus Corridor last week. According to the VancouverRead More

New bike share program will not be considered for South Vancouver

New bike share program will not be considered for South Vancouver

March 11, 2016 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Reported by Anna Tilley The City of Vancouver’s recently announced bike share program will not reach South Vancouver in its first phase this summer. Jerry Dobrovolny, general manager of engineering forRead More

High housing costs projected to push young people out of Vancouver

High housing costs projected to push young people out of Vancouver

March 2, 2016 at 4:58 pm 1 comment

Reported by Natalie Dunsmuir As living costs in Vancouver continue to rise, young people are being forced to leave the city due to low wages and high rents, according toRead More

Downtown Eastside to see street market strictly for women

Downtown Eastside to see street market strictly for women

March 2, 2016 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Vincent Matak   Female street vendors could soon have their own space in the Downtown Eastside to sell goods because of concerns raised about their safety at existingRead More

Opinion: The struggle is real in costly Vancouver for students

Opinion: The struggle is real in costly Vancouver for students

March 2, 2016 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Chantelle Deacon After living in many different cities in Canada and the United States, I have come to realize that Vancouver is the most expensive place I’ve hadRead More