Early Snowfall Brings Happiness to B.C. Ski Resorts

Image: Whistler Blackcomb

Image: Whistler Blackcomb

Last year was terrible, but the 2015-2016 ski season is looking good. Winter is already arriving on hills around British Columbia, raising hopes for ski operators.

As reported by Global News, Vancouver’s local mountains in the North Shore got their first snow snow of the season, with 7 centimetres falling over the weekend. Nearly 30 centimetres of snow has blanketed the Whistler-Blackcomb resort north of Vancouver, while Big White, near Kelowna, says 29 centimetres fell. Read more…

Learn How To Make Holiday Treats at Chocolate Arts, Nov. 21 & 22

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Chocolate Arts is opening their kitchen again this holiday season for a festive afternoon creating holiday treats. There are four classes of 16 participants each on Saturday and Sunday, November 21st and 22nd, either 9am-12:30pm or 2pm-5:30pm. Read more…

3 Open Houses in Kits This Weekend

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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 weekend. 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 real estate porn. Read more…

November 11: Kitsilano Remembers at The Billy Bishop Legion

Photo: William (Billy) Bishop

Photo: William (Billy) Bishop

On November 11, British Columbians will gather in remembrance of all who have fallen in military service for their country. After these ceremonies take place, Kitsilano’s Billy Bishop Legion is hosting its annual Remembrance Day celebration. This special celebration is a chance for the Kitsilano community to come together to commemorate November 11. Read more…

Haunted Spots in and around Kits

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If enjoy a good creep out, visit these two haunted areas, one in Kits and one on the way up to UBC, ideally after dark. Read more…

Bacon Strip Costume On Sale in Kitsilano Costume Store

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In search of a last minute Halloween costume in Kitsilano? We can save your bacon. Just Imagine Costumes (a Kits institution for the last 27 years at 3060 West Broadway Street) has got bacon strip costumes in store. You’ll also find other “imaginative” costumes for adults and kids. But why bother when you can be everyone’s favourite unhealthy snack. Price tag: $49.

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Best Halloween Events in Kits

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If your perfect Halloween involves costumes, drinks, and treats, then we’ve got you covered. We’ve compiled a list of all the best Halloween events and non-events for grown-ups, taking place around Kitsilano next weekend. Use it to get dressed up and celebrate without venturing out of the neighbourhood.

Here’s where to be in Kits on Halloween: Read more…

3 Open Houses in Kits This Weekend

Image: 2 bed townhouse via Live Kitsilano

Image: 2 bed townhouse via 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 weekend. 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 real estate porn. Read more…

New Smart Phone Price Checker Shows You Average Price for Every Model

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Say you want to sell your smart phone but you have no idea what to charge. Say you want to buy a smart phone, but you have no idea what’s a fair price.

A new smart phone price checker helps you figure out the average price of each smart phone by model so you can avoid overpricing an item and delaying your sale. Or you can opt to underprice it, and get cash fast. Average smart phone prices are calculated from data on all used smart phone ads in the online classifieds at the time of your transaction. Read more…

Halloween Shopping in Kitsilano

"Candidate Mask". Image credit: Spirithalloween.com

“Candidate Mask”. Image credit: Spirithalloween.com

What do Donald Trump, Chewbacca, and Cinderella all have in common? Besides all being rather countrified, these characters make for great costumes for Halloween. Find outfits for these ideas, plus goodies for trick-or-treaters, spooky decor, and pumpkins at the following shops in Kitsilano.

Halloween Shopping in Kitsilano

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