Posts By: Mike Klassen

City seeks leaf clearing volunteers – can you help your neighbourhood?

A message from Brian Beck, City of Vancouver Waste Management: Hello, City of Vancouver community volunteers. We are reaching out to you today because you are a trusted member of your community who cares about Keeping Vancouver Spectacular. Stormy, wet weather is common throughout this season and with many leaves on the ground, storm drains… Read more »

Our Mountain View bulletin board installed! Come see it today

Community work is not the most glamorous of pursuits, but it can be a powerful way to bring neighbours together. Our community bulletin boards were originally built 14 years ago. They have been moved to suit changes in the our neighbourhood. The bulletin board at Grays Park has been there until early in 2015 when… Read more »

Free coffee Saturday! A community bulletin board gets a new home

Come to the new Prado Cafe Fraser (SE corner, East 26th & Fraser) 11am – 1pm on Saturday, November 21st, mention you are from the Mountain View neighbourhood and you’ll get a voucher for a free coffee (or latte) & something to nibble. It will be while supplies last. ACROSS THE STREET (26th & Fraser,… Read more »

Grand Opening! New South Vancouver Community Policing Centre

The South Vancouver Community Policing Centre (SVCPC) has been integral to positive changes in the Mountain View neighbourhood. Six years ago regular community patrols organized by local volunteers, and coordinated through SVCPC helped to address public safety concerns, and find the occasional stolen vehicle as well. SVCPC have opened a new office on Victoria Drive,… Read more »

Cool #Vancouver Mountain View Video!

Stumbled upon this striking little video taken in our neighbourhood in 2014 by UBC journalism student GP Mendoza. It’s worth a look! “Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Mountain View” Some shots of little hidden gems of the Fraser Street-Mountain View neighbourhood in Vancouver, BC. Supplement footage to a UBC Journalism assignment. Music: Tycho – Epigram

Sushi! Fraser Street Welcomes Masayoshi Sushi Bar

In our neighbourhood, Fraser Street is increasingly becoming a destination for great dining choices. From Kingsway on down to 28th we’ve got a French restaurant, Mexican, breakfast and comfort food, vegan, Vietnamese, vegetarian, Szechuan, Filipino, Chinese and Sri Lankan. And now we have sushi! We just had to share the arrival of Masayoshi Sushi Bar… Read more »