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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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
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 »
Just thought we’d give a plug to a business that opened on Fraser Street several months ago. Vancouver Mind-Body Centre is located at 4364 Fraser Street between East 27th and 28th Avenue. It is a space set up for physical fitness activity. Their awning promotes personal training and group fitness sessions, and also provides space… Read more »
Mountain View Neighbourhood Website Updated!
First launched in 2004 (!) mountain-view.ca has tried to keep our community updated on important news and events affecting our neighbourhood. The site hosting and domain registration has been donated since that time at no cost. Devoting time to these projects is always challenging, and it really helps to have volunteers who can provide additional… Read more »Posted on August 18, 2015 by Mike Klassen
Another great block party–thanks for coming out!
Took a little while to get to this, but thanks everyone who came out way back on that lovely, warm summer evening on September 6th to attend our 14th annual block party BBQ. Here are a few photos to remind us of that evening. Thanks very much to Alain, our chef and co-organizer, and to… Read more »Posted on October 10, 2014 by Mike Klassen
Come to Mountain View’s 14th Annual Community BBQ Sept. 6th!
Our 14th Annual community BBQ for local residents is happening on September 6th! Bring a chair. Bring the kids. Bring an appetite for barbecue and picnic fare! This is a fun and relaxed event where you can get to know your neighbour better, and let the kids play. Time: arrive any time after 4:30. The… Read more »Posted on August 26, 2014 by Mike Klassen
SAVE the DATE! Mountain View 14th Annual BBQ Sept 6th
Our annual end-of-summer barbecue is back! Save the date—Saturday, September 6th, starting around 5pm. Same central location – details to be confirmed later.Posted on August 4, 2014 by Mike Klassen
Visit the McBride Annex Spring Fair May 24th 11-3!
McBride Annex Spring Fair is a great annual local community event. Lots of fun for families. Details: Saturday, May 24th from 11am to 3pmLocated at McBride Annex, 4750 St. Catherines Street (29th and St Catherines) The annual McBride Annex School Spring Fair is a fun and exciting carnival with games for kids of all ages,… Read more »Posted on May 23, 2014 by Mike Klassen
Country Lane’s 10th birthday a great success!
Chalk up another successful event held by the Mountain View Neighbourhood Group, who have been coordinating community gatherings for over a decade now. The 13th community BBQ held on Sunday, June 14th had special meaning for the neighbourhood, as it was to mark the 10th anniversary of a unique piece of Vancouver’s public realm –… Read more »Posted on August 1, 2013 by Mike Klassen