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…

Dining Out For Life: These Kitsilano restaurants are making a difference one bite at a time

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On March 10, join thousands of diners for breakfast, lunch or dinner as a way to show support for people living with HIV/AIDS in our community.

Dining Out For Life is an annual fundraising event and many Kitsilano restaurants are taking part by contributing 25% of their food sales to registered not-for-profits Friends For Life and A Loving Spoonful. All proceeds directly benefit the programs and services they provide free-of-charge, including hot meals, nutritional counselling, meal planning, and various support therapies.

Make a difference in the lives of people affected by HIV/AIDS by dining out at these Kitsilano restaurants on March 10: Read more…

Kitsilano home sets record selling for $735,000 over asking price

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Image: Rennie & Associates Realty

The house at 3555 West 1st Avenue sold for $735,000 over the asking price of $3.5 million, setting a new record for Kits real estate. The house was built in 1912, is 3,400 square feet and sits on a standard 33 x 120 foot lot without a view.  It has seven bedrooms and five bathrooms.

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What to do this weekend in Kits

Scene from Vancouver-shot  movie Deadpool. Image credit: Cineplex.com

Scene from Vancouver-shot movie Deadpool. Image credit: Cineplex.com

Besides strolling through our lovely blooming neighbourhood, umbrella in hand, reusable coffee mug in the other, we’ve got a few ideas for what to do this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Here’s what’s on this weekend in Kitsilano.

What to do this weekend in Kits

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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…

4 great Southeast Asian restaurants in Kits

Maenam's Banana Blossom Salad. Image credit: Maenam.ca

Maenam’s Banana Blossom Salad. Image credit: Maenam.ca

It’s raining. It’s pouring. And this weather is getting so old and so boring. Time for a sunny holiday? Yeah right, we wish. What we can offer however, is some tropical tasty food options to brighten your day, right here in Kitsilano. Here’s our list of four great Southeast Asian restaurants in the neighbourhood.

4 Great Southeast Asian Restaurants in Kits

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Kitsilano Public Library is live streaming ‘TED2016: Dream’ through Feb. 19

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There’s an exciting opportunity in the heart of Kitsilano this week. Vancouver Public Library is live streaming Ted 2016: Dream for FREE from February 15 to 19. You can catch it at the Kitsilano branch of VPL.

TED2016: Dream is a week-long conference about ideas, happening February 15-19, 2016, in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Onstage, more than 70 speakers will dare us to dream — to “make no small plans.” Everyone is invited to come, listen and be inspired.

Kitsilano Public Library, 2425 MacDonald Street, 604-665-3976, vpl.ca

Planning a family holiday? Here’s the best baby travel gear

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Family travel in Marseille, France. Image: Taraneh Jerven

Planning a spring or summer family holiday? The most adventurous family travelers started practicing when their child was a baby. For all you Kits parents, we know traveling with a baby seems daunting, but it can be easy if you have the right baby travel gear. Read more…