3 open houses in Kits this week

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Looking for real estate in Kitsilano? If you live, work, or play in Kits neighbourhood and want to put down roots, here’s a peek at real estate that has an open house this week. We’ve included three listings from the condos and houses on the market now.

Not sure what you can afford? Use this mortgage calculator, then sit back and enjoy the Kitsilano real estate porn.
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Kits writer launches blog on joyfully living the low-income life

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I am a born-and-raised Vancouverite who has lived in Kitsilano for the past several years, and who has been contributing to Kitsilano.ca since 2014. I love Kits, and I love keeping my eyes and ears open so that I can keep you in the loop about the next big thing and all the little things going on in our neighbourhood. Recently, I have launched a new project on low-income living that speaks primarily to you, my fellow Kits residents.

Everybody living in Vancouver appreciates the irony of our oft-cited claim to be the most liveable city in the world. All young Vancouverites, perhaps especially those of us trying to stake ourselves in Kitsilano, have experienced the trials and tribulations of this city’s, and particularly this neighbourhood’s, high cost of living. Read more…

Annual Kitsilano Community Centre Picnic in the Park takes place August 14

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There’s no better way to celebrate summer and deepen your roots in the Kitsilano community than to participate in the annual Kitsilano Community Centre Picnic in the Park. The picnic takes place Sunday, August 14 from 11m to 4pm in Connaught Park.

The festivities include carnival games and rides ($5 wrist band gives access to all), BBQ, arts and crafts activities, roving entertainers, sack races, community booths and much more. Come run, jump and play!

The event culminates with a free outdoor movie screening of Inside Out. Hope to see you all there!

3 open houses in Kits this week

Image: Livekitsilano.com

Image: Livekitsilano.com

Looking for real estate in Kitsilano? If you live, work, or play in Kits neighbourhood and want to put down roots, here’s a peek at real estate that has an open house this week. We’ve included three listings from the condos and houses on the market now.

Not sure what you can afford? Use this mortgage calculator, then sit back and enjoy the Kitsilano real estate porn.
Read more…

5 ideas for cheap summer fun

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Maybe you already spent your vacation budget, or maybe you decided on a staycation this year. You’re looking for an inexpensive way to max out the short, sweet end of summer. Here are five ideas for cheap summer fun. Read more…

Free outdoor movie screening in Kitsilano’s Connaught Park: Sunday, Aug. 14

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Spent your summer holiday budget and looking for free fun in Kitsilano? You’re in luck. The West Broadway BIA is hosting a free outdoor movie night in Connaught Park on Sunday, August 14 from 6pm to 10pm. The showing of family-friendly flick “Inside Out” starts at 8pm. Pre-show fun starts at 6pm, featuring a fun movie-themed photo booth, local merchant prizes, W. Broadway dinner & a movie specials, concession stand and more. The movie follows Kits Community Centre’s annual Picnic in the Park so it will be a fun-filled day.

3 open houses in Kits this week

kitsilano real estate

Image: Livekitsilano.com

Looking for real estate in Kitsilano? If you live, work, or play in Kits neighbourhood and want to put down roots, here’s a peek at real estate that has an open house this week. We’ve included three listings from the condos and houses on the market now.

Not sure what you can afford? Use this mortgage calculator, then sit back and enjoy the Kitsilano real estate porn.

Read more…

Summer food festival alert – YVR Food Fest is August 6-7

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Heads up, eaters. The best Vancouver summer food festival, YVR Food Fest Street Food Showdown, takes place August 6-7 in Olympic Village. The two-day smorgasbord features over 80 of the city’s top food carts, restaurants, breweries, and wineries and is larger than any street food event that has ever been produced in Vancouver.

Highlights include Baja-style tacos from Tacofino, Indian fusion from Vij’s Railway Express, gooey and delicious sandwiches from Mom’s Grilled Cheese, healthy Lebanese comfort food from Nuba, saltimbocca sandwiches from Via Tevere, artisanal ice cream and popsicles from Nice Vice Cream and Johnny’s Pops, and so many more.

Ticket info after the jump. Read more…

3 open houses in Kits this week

kitsilano real estate

Image: Livekitsilano.com

Looking for real estate in Kitsilano? If you live, work, or play in Kits neighbourhood and want to put down roots, here’s a peek at real estate that has an open house this week. We’ve included three listings from the condos and houses on the market now.

Not sure what you can afford? Use this mortgage calculator, then sit back and enjoy the Kitsilano real estate porn.

Read more…