Have you seen the humpback whale in Kits?

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There’s a humpback whale hanging around Vancouver, and many of the whale sightings have been in Kits. Most recently, the whale was caught on video breaching in the waters around Point Grey. He or she has also been seen breaching near a kayaker at Kits Beach. Read more…

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…

Tiggy Winkle Preschool at Kits Community Centre now offering longer hours

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Tiggy Winkle Preschool, which is currently taking enrollment for September 2016, is extending the school day by a half-hour to accommodate more playing, learning, activities and fun.

The preschool, located at the Kitsilano Community Centre, provides a caring, play-based learning environment for 3 to 5 year olds. Read more…

Molson Coors sells Burrard Bridge brewery site to Concord Pacific

Image: Molson brewery in 1966

Image: Molson brewery in 1966

As reported by every news outlet in Vancouver, mega developer Concord Pacific bought the Molson Coors brewery site at the foot of Burrard Bridge for a cool $185 million. Read more…

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival tickets on sale now

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Image: bard on the Beach

Kitsilano is lucky to have Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival in Vanier Park each summer. The festival is one of the top events of Vancouver festival season, and is largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare festival in Canada. Tickets for Bard on the Beach 2016 just went on sale April 6. The season runs from June 3 to September 24. Details on the performances and how to get tickets below. Read more…

Where to get your BBQ supplies in Kits

Green table top Weber. Image credit: Weber.com

Green table top Weber available from Gandy’s Home Hardware. Image credit: Weber.com

This weekend may offer some more record-breaking warm weather so it’s high time to uncover your rusty grill and make some assessments. Do you need a new one? Does it need a good clean? And where can you get the best meat, seafood, vegetables, and sides for your upcoming barbeque? Find what you need at these Kitsilano shops.

Where to get your BBQ supplies in Kits

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Kidsbooks’ new location is super fun for the entire family

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Kidsbooks recently opened in a new bigger space at 2557 West Broadway, and the 5,000 square foot shop is getting rave reviews from all ages. Not only is it next to Thomas Haas, which makes it easy to pair it with coffee and an indulgent treat, it has books for the entir family. Yes, there’ s lots of skillfully-curated picks for tiny people. You can also find the a well-stocked teen section, the hippest cookbooks, adult bestsellers, and even pajamas for your bedtime stories. 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…

Massive cat yoga facility to open in Kits

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The Vancouver cat yoga craze began in 2015, soon after bunny yoga, with owner-cat yoga classes selling out within minutes. Cat yoga is coming Kits. If you have a cat at home you can soon have a cat on your yoga mat at a new 12,000 sq. ft. cat yoga facility opening in the former Molson space on the Kits side of the Burrard Bridge. The facility will also feature a juice bar, an organic restaurant, and a feline snack station with vegan and gluten-free kitty snacks available. No dogs allowed. Cat yoga class sign up opens April 15, 2016. Link after the jump. Read more…