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Jordan Yerman

Jordan has been writing and editing for the web for over half a decade, reaching millions of readers. He has also written long-form fiction and nonfiction. While attending UC San Diego for his degree in Political Science, Jordan picked up acting; he would later attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, living in the UK for four years before relocating to New York City. To get by, he has worked as a proofreader, model, technical consultant, HR trainer, sign-placer, sales director, crate stacker, bartender, photographer, real estate broker, and as an exhibit at the Bronx Museum. As an actor, Jordan has performed in the USA,  England,  Scotland,  Germany,  Belgium,  and Netherlands; from stage to indie screen to voiceover, including London's West End.

Jordan has been around the world 2 3/4 times. He was last seen as Editorial Director for Vancouver's own NowPublic. He currently lives in Vancouver and works in New Media. He loves skiing,  snowboarding, cycling,  running, and pub quizzes. 

BC Provincial election debate at Magee Secondary School: All tomorrow's voters

A bunch of high-school kids know more about the upcoming election than you do.
City of lights: new constructions along Boundary

Waiting for the sales pitch at the Wall Centre Central Park

Almost affordable, almost in Burnaby. Are you a believer?

Game of Thrones S03E05 recap and review: Spoiler alert

Cersei is smirking, but for how long? Find out in this week's episode: 'Kissed by Fire'.
Adios, La Bodega

Tapas bars and bottles and cans: when your neighbourhood leaves you behind

It's hard enough losing a tapas bar, but what happens to the homeless when their neighbourhood gentrifies?
Balance: tiny condo living/dining/kitchen/bedroom space

Whalley is the new Yaletown: Canada's smallest condos are in Surrey

Tremendous neighbourhood potential, itty-bitty living space.

Game of Thrones S03E04 recap & review: Spoiler alert

Game of Thrones S03E04: 'And Now His Watch is Ended'. What's in the box?!
Purple Kush

Photos from Vancouver's 4/20 celebration: Cookie Monsters & Kush

Up in smoke at the Vancouver Art Gallery: The 2013 4/20 celebration.
Puff, puff, pass: Getting high in Texas

4/20 Day in Vancouver as USA bogarts BC Bud tourism

Vancouver celebrates 420 as American states puff, puff, pass decriminalization laws.

Vancouver's most affordable apartment this week isn't in East Van

Turns out you can't get anything in Vancouver for a buck.

Gentrification and local business: Seán Heather and David Duprey on the future of the Eastern Core

What's the plan, Van? I spoke with two prominent local business owners about East Vancouver's rapid development.