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AMITYVILLE HORROR HOUSE.....

AMITYVILLE HORROR HOUSE.....

'Charming 1910 house. This home has been in the same family for almost 90 years. Featuring an open stair case, 9 foot ceilings on the main floor, original unpainted fireplace hearth with a gas insert, and 3 good sized bedroom and large landing up.
Scale model of the new BC Place

Scale model of the new BC Place

I love scale models. Love scale models. Not enough that I actually own any scale models of my own but there's something appealing about tiny versions of massive things. Like the new BC Place, for example.
Chalk Star

Chalk Star

Her hands were not really that big. This was the scene at the corner of Robson & Burrard on Saturday: I was walking by and saw these amazing drawings by a man named Sing.
(Old) Hollywood North

(Old) Hollywood North

Jason Statler photo. The Hollywood Theatre has been continuously owned and operated in Kitsilano by the Fairleigh family since 1935.
VPL Used Books for sale... always!

VPL Used Books for sale... always!

Did you know that at Bookmark, the store at the VPL main branch, they have a pretty deep selection of used books that they sell? I didn't. What I did know is that the VPL is on Twitter, and they're one of my favourite organizations that I follow.
Artsy!Dartsy! Weekly!

Artsy!Dartsy! Weekly!

Greetings Vancouver is Awesome readers! We here at Artsy-Dartsy are proud to be new contributors to VIA.A brief background on us: We are Linus and Denise. So pleased to meet you! We love art and design, hence we started a website called Artsy-Dartsy.

The Payola$, The Hollywood and the Ridge

You probably know that Vancouver band The Payola$ ' big hit song Eyes of a Stranger because it was an integral part of the cut-off jean-shorts and jelly shoes early-80s summers of your youth.
Alley Finds

Alley Finds

I recently had the pleasure of being invited up to the apartment of Alex and his fiancée Katie (Katie was in Wisconsin) for a Sunday morning chat post- Lost Lagoon stroll .
Sea Village Houseboats

Sea Village Houseboats

There seems to be a few places in the lower mainland where you can live in a house on the water. Kind of what Relic (from the Beachcombers) lived in, but a bit more modern and less dilapitated.
Laneway House is Awesome!

Laneway House is Awesome!

In case you missed it, this weekend was the open house for Vancouver's first official laneway house (courtesy of Lanefab Construction ). If you're lucky enough to own a house in the Vancouver area and you've got some extra space...