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How to save a special little yellow school house — the Kitsilano edition
Heritage advocates have one last chance to save a much-loved little yellow schoolhouse in Kitsilano. It's been done before but it wasn't easy.
Feb 28th, 2017
Kits resident is thrilled to see coast guard station reopen
Jeremy Board is delighted that PM Trudeau is reopening the Kits coast guard station, describing it as a "foundational" lifesaving service.
Nov 13th, 2015
Skiing in Vancouver: Photos and video from a snow day
Kit-touring through Kitsilano: only the beginning of a gorgeous Vancouver snow day. Leave your car at home, because traffic is gonna suck. Grab your skis instead.
Dec 20th, 2013
Bicycle battle at City Hall: Kits bike lane proposal debate
Seaside Greenway, York Bikeway debated at City Hall. We're covering it live, as well as providing background.
Jul 23rd, 2013
Bicycle battle at City Hall: Public bike share live blog
Vancouver bike share decision: A big day at City Hall.
Jul 23rd, 2013
Koko Monk brings creative chocolates to the next level
From curry to blue cheese, you won't believe these flavour combinations.
May 17th, 2013
Fumbling with my fork in the dark
With our dinner decisions made we were introduced to our server, asked if we were “ready”, and escorted in a hand-on-shoulder chain to our table in the dark.
Apr 18th, 2013
VanWineFest: getting a taste of New Zealand
The only things that were wet were their mouths salivating from the delicious New Zealand-inspired dishes prepared by the chefs at Boathouse Restaurant in Kitsilano.
Mar 11th, 2013
Colony Bar: a new neighbourhood pub for Kitsilano
On Feburary 21st Kitsilano welcomed a new additon to the neighbourhood, Colony Bar. Long regardered as one of Vancouver's top neighbourhoods for food and drink enthusiats, Kitsilano or 'Kits'...
Feb 23rd, 2013
Man arrested for alleged axe attack in Kitsilano
An argument between roommates led to an axe attack resulting in serious injury.
Jul 4th, 2012