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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. Read more…

Kitsilano’s Bon Macaron releases special Valentine’s Day collection

Image: Bon Macaron

Image: Bon Macaron

Get one for yourself. Get one for a friend. Bon Macaron Patisserie has released their 2016 Valentine’s Collection, consisting of 5 specialty flavours with unique designs. The macarons are available in a pretty gift box that has room for the entire collection, plus two extra macarons of your choice. Specialty macarons are:

Cinnamon Heart – A white macaron decorated with tiny candy hearts.
Kir Royal – A deep pink cassis macaron flecked with gold.
Mon Cheri (chocolate and cherry) – An adorable macaron based on the ‘heart eyes’ emoji.
Rose – A bright red macaron sculpted to look like a rose.
Passion Fruit – Mini-macarons in the shape of hearts, X’s and O’s Read more…

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…

Last call for Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

Image: Terra Breads

Image: Terra Breads

Time is running out for Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival 2016. If you have a sweet tooth, act fast. You can still sip delicious hot chocolate-themed creations and all their decadent accessories now through February 14 at participating Vancouver cafes. There are 25 “chocstars” serving 59 different flavours of hot chocolate.

In Kitsilano, we’re spoiled for choice. Chocolate Arts, Terra Breads, Thomas Haas, and  49th Parallel Coffee + Lucky’s Doughnuts are participating in the Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival.

Details on Kitsilano hot chocolate menus below. Read more…

Luxe Australian brand Aesop to open permanent flagship on West 4th

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Upscale Australian skincare brand Aesop is committing to a permanent retail location on West 4th. They are currently in a temporary location at 2072 W 4th Ave. This will close for construction once permits are granted. The new store will be 1,950 square feet and serve as the primary showroom for Aesop’s Vancouver operations.

Aesop launched in Melbourne in 1987. Their mission is to create a range of superlative products for skin, hair and body. They use plant-based ingredients and non-botanical elements such as anti-oxidants. The well-respected label is known for chic, simple packaging and the intense botanical aromas of their product lines.

Aesop currently has stores in Gastown, Montreal, and Toronto.

3 open houses in Kits this week

Image: Live Kitsilano

Image: Live Kitsilano

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…

New ice cream shop Tangram Creamery now open in Kitsilano

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Image: Tangram Creamery

Tangram Creamery opened this January at 2729 Arbutus Street. There hasn’t been this much social media buzz about frozen treats in Kits since Rain or Shine opened. Residents are praising their gourmet ice creams, made on site, in flavors such as double chocolate, Guatemalan coffee, salted caramel, hojicha, and black sesame. Non dairy flavors include lychee and mango. There are macaron ice cream sandwiches. We’ve also heard they make a killer cookie cone from a type of French biscuit called the Langue de Chat with the end sealed in chocolate to avoid drippy leaks. Single scoops are $5, regardless of cup or cone. The special cookie cone is $1 more. In terms of scene, the shop is minimalist wood with once interesting now ubiquitous bare bulb pendants.

Go visit, taste, and let us know what you think.