3 Pumpkin Patches Near Kitsilano to Visit Before Halloween

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Thanksgiving was originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest.

So what better time to go pick yourself a pumpkin to carve for Halloween.

There are plenty of pumpkin patches around the Lower Mainland to choose from but here are three that are easy to get to if you’re short on time but still want to pick your perfect pumpkin. Read more…

How loving and leaving Kitsilano inspired my debut novel


I’ve moved between Toronto and Victoria six times. The polar extremes of the big-city energy and the cosmopolitan lifestyle of Toronto; the majesty of the Pacific Ocean and the mountains in Victoria; both appeal to me. I just couldn’t have it all—until I found Kitsilano. Read more…

Taste of Thanksgiving at Whole Foods Thursday, September 29

Whether you want an evening of holiday indulgence or need inspiration for your Thanksgiving Dinner,  Whole Foods’ annual Taste of Thanksgiving event is a must. This Thursday, September 29, from 5-8pm, The Whole Foods on West 4th will be serving up Thanksgiving classics and vegetarian and vegan options. Read more…

A Royal Sunday in Kitsilano

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The shiny, happy royals spent some time in Kitsilano this weekend. As reported by CBC News, the royal tour of Vancouver wrapped up at the Kitsilano Coast Guard Base where Prince William and Kate boarded a hovercraft for their journey back to Victoria. Read more…