Trick or Treat!

Posted on: October 15th, 2014 by The East Village


Bring your little ghouls and goblins to our 13th annual Trick or Treat on Hastings Street, Saturday, October 25th, noon to 3 pm. Stop at participating businesses in the 2100 – 2800 block of Hastings St. Don't forget to come to our office, 2620 E. Hastings St., and pick up your free bag and a mini-pumpkin provided by Donald's Market. Candy provided by LondonDrugs. See you there!

Pomegranate Community Midwives

Posted on: October 14th, 2014 by The East Village


Meet the team at Pomegranate Community Midwives, from left to right: Shawna Robinson, 2nd year UBC midwifery student; Yarra Vostrcil, midwife; Kat Montgomery, midwife; Jazzmin Nagy, office administrator; Allison Campbell, midwife; and Beth Duncan, midwife. Pomegranante is one of the largest midwifery clinics in Vancouver, and has been serving women and families in our community since 2005. "I love watching partners become parents and getting to snuggle newborns," said Jazzmin, who also attends births with Pomegranate midwives as a doula. "It is such an honour to be a part of such a transformational time in women's lives."

Italia Bakery Vancouver

Posted on: October 6th, 2014 by The East Village


Some of our favourite nibbles from Italia Bakery Vancouver. Yum!

Congratulations Platform 7 Coffee!

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 by The East Village


Congratulations to Platform 7 Coffee – the brew bar is celebrating its first anniversary Thursday, October 2, 7–11 pm with an evening of music, food, and drink at 2331 E. Hastings.

Community Clean-Up

Posted on: September 26th, 2014 by The East Village


Our executive director, Patricia Barnes, was pleased to participate in a community mapping and clean-up organized residents of the Vancouver Heights area, and funded through a Hastings North Community Small Grant, last Saturday. Congrats to the organizers and volunteers. Community building at its best!

Meet the team at East Village Insurance!

Posted on: September 24th, 2014 by The East Village


Meet Eva, Kelly, Anna, and Rob at East Village Insurance. Formerly C.G. Coyle and Associates, the company moved to its new location at 2601 E. Hastings two years ago. "There's been an insurance agent here for 75 years," said Anna. "Before C.G. Coyle, it was Barton Insurance." Rob, the manager, enjoys helping people with their insurance needs. "People get very confused when dealing with insurance. It's nice to get them on the right path." Anna, who has worked for the company ten years, loves the community. "It's very diverse. More relaxed. There's a European feeling in this area, people enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle." Drop in to renew your auto insurance or find out about other insurance products East Village Insurance offers.