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Strath Killas

After a schizophrenic Vancouver winter , summer appears to be making a fierce intro. And that means tons of skating.
UBC/ENDOWNMENT LANDS PILINGS... A QUESTION

UBC/ENDOWNMENT LANDS PILINGS... A QUESTION

Okay, so driving west on Southwest Marine Drive through the endowment lands, right before you get to UBC there's a Scenic Viewpoint where you are provided with a view of the ocean leading east into the Fraser River and over to the airport.
Community Centers: Kensington

Community Centers: Kensington

Until recently, I didn't even know where half of the community centers were in Vancouver... Mostly living near the west side, the east side of Van was a bit foggy for me... but I'm getting better.
Leeside update!

Leeside update!

I think the world of this place, it's like a community garden for skateboarders and graffiti artists. If you have never been there I recommend you check it out. It's quietly tucked away under the highway at Cassiar and Hastings.
they are just stairs

they are just stairs

I have passed this set of stairs on Great Northern Way on so many occasions and always wondered where the hell they go, what the hell they were built for and of course marveled at how deadly , i mean awesome, they are.
Leeside

Leeside

Leeside, near the PNE, is a special kind of wood-wheel tunnel that continues to evolve. Not only does it exist as a unifying memorial project, it's fully DIY—managed, paid for, and built by the hands of skaters. Read more about it right here .
COMMUNITY CHESS AT 18th AND ONTARIO

COMMUNITY CHESS AT 18th AND ONTARIO

Have you ever seen that brick chess board at 18th and Ontario in Mt Pleasant? Well somebody just dumped a full set of giant chess pieces there! They're plastic pieces filled with sand, and hopefully they stick around for at least a few days so everyb
LOOK FORWARD TO THE BUZZER!

LOOK FORWARD TO THE BUZZER!

We've been working with Translink on a couple things lately, specifically getting some VIA contributors working on stuff for The Buzzer , the free publication that's been found on Vancouver transit vehicles since 1916 (how's that for a fun fact?).
Someone please tell me where this tunnel goes!

Someone please tell me where this tunnel goes!

Running parallel to the second narrows bridge is a train bridge which runs into this tunnel. Where it goes from here is beyond me. Any ideas?
Vancouver's latest hugging....

Vancouver's latest hugging....

March 11, 2009: East Vancouver, B.C. Shortly before 2pm today at the 3500 block of East Pender in Vancouver, an adult male and adult female were seen in each other's arms.