Khatsahlano Festival Reveals Band Line-Up for July 11

Image: Yukon Blonde

Image: Yukon Blonde

Khatsahlano Music + Art Festival, Vancouver’s largest free music festival, is coming to West 4th Avenue in Kitsilano July 11. There will be live music on 8 stages with over 50 bands. Today they revealed which bands are getting on stage to play for your listening pleasure. The line-up is curated by our very own record shop Zulu. So you can bet it’s going to be good.

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Kitsilano Pool Opens Saturday, May 16


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Summer in Vancouver unofficially starts with the opening of outdoor pools and beaches. The fun kicks off this Victoria Day/May Long Weekend, the first weekend of 2015 when the lifeguards and park rangers will be on duty.

The seaside pools including Kitsilano Pool at Kitsilano Beach Park, and Second Beach in Stanley Park open Saturday, May 16. Swimmers often line up to be the first to make a splash. The outdoor pools operate until the Labour Day weekend, with our neighbourhood pool, Kitsilano Pool,  open until mid-September.

Also happening this weekend: beaches open. Lifeguards will patrol the 11 supervised beaches from Victoria Day to Labour Day, from approximately 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily, with hours extending until 9:00 p.m. from mid-June to mid-August. Read more…

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Kitsilano’s Glory Juice Co.

Image: Glory Juice Co.

Image: Glory Juice Co.

We recently filled you in on the True Cleanse taking place twice this month, courtesy of delicious juices from Glory Juice Co. We loved their concept – and their juice – so much that we decided to visit them on West 4th and Vine to find out more about why this two-month old shop is quickly becoming a Kitsilano hot spot. Here are five fun facts about Glory Juice Co. Read more…

4 Must-Try Eats in Kitsilano This Long Weekend

Sweet and succulent pink beauties from the Spot Prawn Festival. Image Credit:

Sweet and succulent pink beauties from the Spot Prawn Festival. Image credit:

It’s the May Long Weekend this weekend, with the Victoria Day holiday falling on Monday, May 18th. It’s the weekend when summer unofficially kicks off in our neighbourhood as the Kitsilano Pool opens on Saturday. Forget any camping ideas and stick around for some ocean-front swimming and for some great food ideas to try, listed for you below.

4 Must-Try Eats in Kitsilano this Long Weekend

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Hurry up. Spot Prawn Festival Is This Weekend and Tickets Are Still Available

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It’s spot prawn season again. Oh how we love those big, sweet, firm crustaceans. The time to celebrate this local and sustainable bounty, which happens to be the envy of seafood lovers around the world, is this weekend at the annual Spot Prawn Festival May 17.

Each year at the Spot Prawn Festival Boil, Chefs’ Table Society member chefs from across the Lower Mainland serve you fresh-from-the-boat spot prawns at Fisherman’s Wharf. All proceeds will support the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia.

Tickets are still available for $17.50 and get you a plate of three succulent BC spot prawns plus a selection of side dishes and bread from Terra Breads. Read more…

Vancouver to Build Huge Free Fan Zone & Beer Garden for FIFA Women’s World Cup

Vancouver Womens World Cup

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Hey soccer fans: FIFA Women’s World Cup is coming to town June 6 to July 5. Vancouver along with Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal, and Moncton will be the six host cities of the tournament. A total of nine games will be played in Vancouver, including the championship final, Read more…

Kitsilano’s Glory Juice to Launch “The True Cleanse” 3 Day Mind and Body Workshop

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May is shaping up to be a warm and sunny month, introducing summer to the neighbourhood earlier than expected and putting the pressure on to get our beach bods back in shape. Glory Juice Co., one of Kitsilano’s new hot spots, can help you with that.

They’re making a generous and delicious supply of juice for The True Cleanse, a three-day mind and body cleanse taking place twice over the next month. The first starts on May 14th and the second on May 28th, kicking off each time with a Thursday evening workshop to get you all ready for the cleanse beginning Friday morning. Read more…

What to Do in Kitsilano This Weekend

The Jericho Sailing Centre is having an open house this weekend. Image credit:

The Jericho Sailing Centre is having an open house this weekend. Image credit:

Here’s what’s on in Kitsilano this weekend, come rain or shine (which we’ve had consistently these last two weeks). And don’t forget that it’s Mother’s Day on Sunday! Happy weekend from the crew.

What to do in Kitsilano this Weekend

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