This Saturday! Annual Mountain View Community BBQ @ Grays Park

THIS SATURDAY! Our annual Mountain View community BBQ is happening again — this time in Grays Park. This is the park between St. Catherines and Windsor streets, north of East 33rd Avenue. There is a playground and the McBride Annex school property abuts the park. We will have a picnic area and we welcome all… Read more »

Aug 19th: Annual Mountain View Neighbourhood BBQ in Grays Park

SAVE the DATE! Yes, it’s true. Our annual Mountain View community BBQ is happening again — this time in Grays Park. This is the park between St. Catherines and Windsor streets, north of East 33rd Avenue. There is a playground and the McBride Annex school property abuts the park. We will have a picnic area… Read more »

McBride Annex Spring Fair: Saturday, June 3rd from 11am – 3pm

After so many years it remains one of the best community events in the Mountain View neighbourhood. Come join the fun with families and others from the community and support McBride Annex Elementary. The annual McBride Annex School Spring Fair is happening at the beginning of June this year.  It is an exciting event with… Read more »

Welcome to The Eastwood: Fraser Street’s newest (and only) liquor primary establishment

What a delight to see some of the changes happening over the years on Fraser Street. Now, right in the heart of our neighbourhood, comes a new business on 4200-block Fraser Street that has been taking shape for many months. We have watched the young gents through the cracks in the paper that once covered… Read more »

Local church services for Christmas

Our friends down at Mountainview Christian Fellowship asked us to share one of their program items for the Christmas season. On December 20th at the church (located at the corner of East 27th Avenue and Prince Albert Street), 7pm – 8:30pm a concert titled “A Child is Born” is taking place. It is a children… Read more »

Prado Holiday Pop-Up Market – Dec. 16th! #PradoHolidayPopUp

Come to Prado Cafe (4208 Fraser Street) on Wednesday, December 16th 5-9pm for their first ever vendor showcase – a Holiday Pop-Up Market. All the best local holiday gifts will be there. Grab some beautiful art pieces to bring warmth to your home, and cover everyone on your Christmas wish list! Santa Claus will be… Read more »

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 »

  • Annual Mountain View KVS a HUGE success!

    www.flickr.com Phew, talk about a lot of rubbish! 4 sanitation trucks full with each truck holding 16,000# per load and 2 metal bins at 4000# each – yikes. When Brian of the City says 9 to 12 he means 9 to 12 sharp. We have to keep in mind that there are over 1000 neighbourhoods… Read more »

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  • Mountain View featured in Vancouver Sun!

    Following story printed in Vancouver Sun, dated May 23, 2006. You can download a copy here (PDF). – – – Hookers and drug dealers just had to go When crime moved in, people in Mountain View took charge Nicholas Read Vancouver Sun For the dozen or so people who form the core of the Mountain… Read more »

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  • Vancouver Mountain View’s Country Lane

    Where is Mountain View’s Country Lane? You can find Vancouver’s first Country Lane on the south side of 700-block East 27th Avenue, just east of Fraser Street. Google Map Vancouver Country Lane Photos Before Now www.flickr.com Vancouver Country Lane Links Country Lanes Flyer (Engineering Services Vancouver) City of Vancouver: Country Lane Treatment Country Lane Demonstration… Read more »

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  • Keep Vancouver Spectacular, May 27th!

    GIANT NEIGHBOURHOOD CLEAN-UP SATURDAY MAY 27TH 9-12 A.M. 27TH & PRINCE ALBERT Join us to clean up our Neighbourhood’s streets and lanes. Bring your refuse to 27th at Prince Albert. The city will be providing the bins. No gyproc, tires, paint or other hazardous material Don’t forget. May is free dump month at the Vancouver… Read more »

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  • Kensington Cedar Cottage Annual Community Meeting

    Here’s a great way to learn what’s happening in your area, give input, and perhaps even choose a project to get involved in. Also a good chance to meet your neighbours and other ‘do-ers’ in the area (see attached poster and notes for more info.) I’ll be talking about progress in Mountain View, and our… Read more »

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  • Vancouver Mountain View annual meeting minutes

    MOUNTAIN VIEW NEIGHBOURHOOD GROUP January 28, 2006 – General meeting held at Ruth Morton Annex, 27th & Prince Albert. Guests: Adrien Balazs, SV Community Policing, Harry Rumley, NIS (Trout Lake CC.) Present: Gwyneth Bowen, Diego Brambilla, Alain Franchi, Niki Inglis, Marie Jones, Mike Klassen, Jackie Larson, Tom Little, Linda Sanche, Michelle Sangster, Lionel Trudel, Nike… Read more »

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