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How to save a special little yellow school house — the Kitsilano edition

Heritage advocates have one last chance to save a much-loved little yellow schoolhouse in Kitsilano. It's been done before but it wasn't easy.

Kits resident is thrilled to see coast guard station reopen

Jeremy Board is delighted that PM Trudeau is reopening the Kits coast guard station, describing it as a "foundational" lifesaving service.

Skiing in Vancouver: Photos and video from a snow day

Kit-touring through Kitsilano: only the beginning of a gorgeous Vancouver snow day. Leave your car at home, because traffic is gonna suck. Grab your skis instead.

Bicycle battle at City Hall: Kits bike lane proposal debate

Seaside Greenway, York Bikeway debated at City Hall. We're covering it live, as well as providing background.

Bicycle battle at City Hall: Public bike share live blog

Vancouver bike share decision: A big day at City Hall.

Koko Monk brings creative chocolates to the next level

From curry to blue cheese, you won't believe these flavour combinations.

Fumbling with my fork in the dark

With our dinner decisions made we were introduced to our server, asked if we were “ready”, and escorted in a hand-on-shoulder chain to our table in the dark.

VanWineFest: getting a taste of New Zealand

The only things that were wet were their mouths salivating from the delicious New Zealand-inspired dishes prepared by the chefs at Boathouse Restaurant in Kitsilano.

Colony Bar: a new neighbourhood pub for Kitsilano

On Feburary 21st Kitsilano welcomed a new additon to the neighbourhood, Colony Bar.  Long regardered as one of Vancouver's top neighbourhoods for food and drink enthusiats, Kitsilano or 'Kits'...

Man arrested for alleged axe attack in Kitsilano

An argument between roommates led to an axe attack resulting in serious injury.