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 »

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 »

  • If you weren’t paranoid about your credit cards….

    This will make you. This was forwarded to me, but some good info either way. CREDIT CARDS SCENE 1 A friend went to the local gym and placed his belongings in the locker. After the workout and a shower, he came out, saw the locker open, and thought to himself, “Funny, I thought I locked… Read more »

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    Posted on February 7, 2005 by
  • Proposed Liquor and Wine Store on Fraser

    As you may have read in today’s Courier, there is a proposal for a Liquor and Wine Store on Fraser, one block north of King Edward. While development of this street is a good thing, you may have concerns about what kinds of development happens. Here is a link to the article in the courier:… Read more »

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    Posted on January 20, 2005 by
  • Emergency Preparedness

    In light of the tragedy in Asia on Dec 26th, please remember to check your disaster preparedness kits. We live near as large a fault as the one in the indian ocean, so a magnitude 9.0 quake can happen here too. Fresh water, food for 3 days, warm clothes, candles and flash lights are a… Read more »

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    Posted on January 5, 2005 by
  • Our New Community Newspaper is Born

    The premier issue of our community newspaper — The Kensington – Cedar Cottage Neighbour — has rolled off the presses at last, and by now should have landed in your mailbox, courtesy of Canada Post. It’s a beautiful & informative creation with lots of great articles, so look for it — hopefully you haven’t discarded… Read more »

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    Posted on December 24, 2004 by
  • Triage Centre Decision for 40th & Fraser

    The following is the motion passed by City Council in Dec. 2004: 1. DE408451: 5616 Fraser Street (Triage Special Needs Residential Facility) On December 7 and 8, 2004, Council heard delegations on DE408451: 5616 Fraser Street (Triage Special Needs Residential Facility) and postponed its discussion and decision on the Administrative Report DE408451: 5616 Fraser Street… Read more »

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    Posted on December 20, 2004 by
  • Graffiti busters wanted

    Covering up tagging and graffiti as soon as it is put up has proven to a be an excellent deterrent to crime and neighbourhood decay. Mountain View has actively worked to cover up these messes. The City of Vancouver provides paint and supplies for this purpose. We have a new mess in the empty lot… Read more »

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    Posted on December 17, 2004 by