by Wayne Chan | May 3rd 11:55 am
My daily commute is like a small gear of mechanical time, of epicycles upon epicycles, where days turn to months and to years, and the seasons cycle through. The rhythms of time are constant, but the changes they bring are not.
by Brendan Harrison | Apr 12th 12:54 pm
When white supremacists moved into my neighbourhood, I was forced to reconsider what community meant to me.
by george ilsley | May 3rd 1:44 pm
The neighborhood of Broma in Vancouver (around Broadway and Main) used to have salmon streams and a temperate rainforest. Now it has hipsters.
by Monica Meneghetti | May 2nd 11:45 pm
Queer Banffites come in every stripe but, like other wildlife, most of us are well-camouflaged.
by Christin Geall | May 3rd 10:16 pm
In my neighborhood, houses float out to sea. They’re jacked up from their foundations, lifted onto trucks, and barged away.
by Willow Yamauchi | May 1st 1:50 pm
Now in its second year there are 100 people on the waiting list for the Brewery Creek Community Garden.
by Willow Yamauchi | Apr 22nd 1:23 pm
You know what I love? Community, creativity and conservation. Luckily for me, all three come together right at my front door with the 10th Avenue Bikeway, a shared route for bikes, pedestrians and cars. But the Bikeway is more than just a dedicated transportation lane, it's evolved into an eclectic corridor that invites neighbours to share with each other and express themselves.
by Willow Yamauchi | Apr 15th 3:37 pm
I may invest in real estate and build a second home. Where? In my own back yard.
by Willow Yamauchi | Apr 8th 3:45 pm
When I first moved into Mount Pleasant 14 years ago, everything had to be bolted down or it would be gone. Neighbours weren’t on a first name basis, and people didn’t share anything, Now my neighbours want a communal vehicle for the ‘hood.
by Willow Yamauchi | Apr 2nd 5:46 pm
Confession time: I’m ambivalent about chickens. I want them, but I’m not rushing into it.I should have chickens, I feel pressure to have chickens, but, well, they crap everywhere, and let’s face it, they are descendants of dinosaurs. That makes me nervous.