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West End

Keys weekly piano bar on Bute brings out the showtune fanatic in us all

“And I’m telling you, I’m not going!" The swooping melody from Dreamgirls helped secure Jennifer Hudson an Oscar for her vocal acrobatics. But the powerhouse vocals filling the room aren’t J-Hud’s:...
New street recycling pilot program launched in the West End

Street recycling pilot program launches in Vancouver’s West End

Recycling in Vancouver’s West End just got easier.  Multi-Material BC (MMBC), in partnership with the City of Vancouver and with support from the West End Business Improvement Association and...

St. Paul’s Anglican Church: prayer and advocacy in Vancouver’s West End

What impressed Markus Dünzkofer most about St. Paul’s when he first arrived was “the intentionality of ministry in this community."

Polar Bear Swim and street soccer: Sarah Blyth's rocking new year

Sarah Blyth of the Vancouver parks board is once again braving the cold waters to ring in the new year.

Finding poems

When I sit down on the bench outside, I see a sheet of notebook paper with writing on it. The sheet has been unfolded, and the writing might be Polish. A poem, by the look of it. I lean over to see...

West End fireworks are not just in the sky this summer

The fireworks over the West End this summer aren't just those set off in the Celebration of Light. (Photo courtesy of Telemark Systems' Live Kat Kam).

Vision Vancouver Shows Lack of Vision for the West End

Last night, Vancouver City Council voted 6-2 in favour of a 22-storey highrise at Bidwell and Davie. The 210-foot, 20-storey building will have 49 rental housing units and 98 condos. The developers...