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Commercial Drive – Vibrant, Diverse, Inclusive 

Nov 07, 2019 Neighbourhood Profile: Commercial Drive

Welcome to East Van’s Hot Spot — Commercial Drive Welcome to Grandview. A laid-back, vibrant neighbourhood that’s just far enough away from downtown to escape the nightlife mayhem, while still only a few Skytrain stops from Vancouver’s downtown core. Grandview has the feel of a true, authentic community, thanks to its rich diversity and inclusivity. […]

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What’s Happening in East Van: June Update

Jun 07, 2019

As the days get longer and sunnier, people are making their way outside to explore the city. June is a busy month for local events, so take advantage of your free time and try something new! Here’s a look at upcoming events in East Van. Bridal Pop-Up Market Whether you’ve started to plan your wedding […]

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What’s Happening in East Van: May Update

May 17, 2019 What's Happening in East Van: May Update

Spring is in full swing, and with the May long weekend just around the corner, it’s time to take a look at upcoming events to help you schedule and maximize the rest of your free time. From new events to local favourites, we’ve created a list of different events for you to check out this […]

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Search Vancouver Properties with our New School Catchment Feature

May 03, 2019 The Ruth & David Group - Search Vancouver Properties

Schools play an important factor when a family is looking to purchase a property. Most commonly asked questions are: Is it a good school? Is there French Immersion? There is a new feature on our website which allows for visitors to search Vancouver properties by area, school category (public or private), whether it’s an elementary or high school […]

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Bucket List Things To Do in Vancouver This Summer

Aug 01, 2018

And just like that, half of summer has come and gone. Make the most before summer’s end by staying cool in this heatwave and checking out some awesome things to do this month! Come celebrate on Sunday, August 5 at the 40th Annual Pride Parade Happy Pride! A protest. A celebration. A chance to recognize […]

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3 Bedroom Townhome in Commercial Drive with Mountain Views, 1662 GRANT ST

Jul 04, 2018

Spacious 3 Bedroom Townhome in Commercial Drive, 1662 Grant St JUST LISTED! Located just half a block off Commercial Drive is this large 3 bedroom townhome that spans over three levels. With 1443 sqft of functional living space, sweeping mountain views, a lovely, private patio in a nice vibrant community and more, be sure to […]

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CO-HOUSING – THE FUTURE OF VANCOUVER

Mar 16, 2018

Thinking outside the box Co-housing is a concept that addresses two issues, ever growing in local importance – affordability & community building. Affordability has long been a hot topic in Vancouver, but now we see the collective urban consciousness trending towards the sharing economy in many areas of our lives as well. What if you could […]

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East Van is Cool Because…

Jan 12, 2018 East Van

Welcome to East Van There are a lot of cool things around town. One of them being, these neon/light signs on the east side. Some iconic, some barely noticeable. Art for me is so important as it is an expression. Sharing some of my favourites: 1st Ave Marketplace This one’s always caught my eye. Located […]

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Healthy Comfort Food at Vancouver’s Railtown Cafe

Dec 28, 2017

Vancouver’s Railtown Cafe New Year, new coffee routine. Everywhere I go, there are always new coffee shops that grab my attention. Whether it’s a stroll along Main or Fraser or Commercial Drive or any of my favourite streets, there’s bound to be a cute cafe shop that… I. MUST. CHECK. OUT. My name is Joy, […]

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Strathcona – Heritage, cool, deeply rooted

Nov 24, 2017 Strathcona, East Vancouver

Neighbourhood Guide: Strathcona Welcome to one of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhoods, Strathona. Heritage, cool, deeply rooted. Originally called the ‘East End,’ which includes Chinatown (one of our favourites), here you’ll find a unique mix of people, history, architecture and excellent food. Keefer St is a sweet spot for new restaurants like Rhinofish, Juke and Bao Bei. […]

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