5 Valentines Gift Ideas to Give, Eat and Drink

Posted on: February 10th, 2016 by The East Village


With Valentine’s Day coming up quickly we thought it would be a good idea to give you a round up of some cool and tasty stuff from our little neighbourhood.  Read More →

8 East Village Chinese Restaurants and Bakeries

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016 by The East Village


Bring on the Dumplings, egg tarts, red money envelopes and endless eating. On February 8th it’s Chinese New Year and we thought we would put together a list of our local Chinese restaurants and bakeries for you to try before the new year.
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2016 Community Clean Up in Hastings-Sunrise and Grandview-Woodland

Posted on: January 29th, 2016 by The East Village


Every year the Hastings Sunrise Community Policing Centre schedule Volunteer Community Clean Ups to improve the feel and look of our neighbourhood. Together we can make our community cleaner, safer and more beautiful!  Read More →

3 Local Shops To Get Inked

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by The East Village


For many people, once they find that one special artist to permanently leave a mark, they’re clients for life. Perhaps you’re in that category, or maybe you’re looking for someone new to work their artistic magic? Whatever the case, here we've rounded up four local neighborhood shops to get you inked. Read More →

Hobo Woodworks

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by The East Village


Hobo Woodworks is a boutique furniture studio in the ‘hood, run by two brothers born and raised on the West Coast of British Columbia. Using mainly woods which are indigenous to British Columbia, primarily fir and cedar, the pieces at Hobo often combine a blend of both old and new materials. Read More →

Valentines Day Candygrams Sent Across Canada

Posted on: January 19th, 2016 by The East Village


Candygrams, Candygrams, Candygrams! When was the last time you sent a Candygram? It almost reminds you of being in grade school, right!? Thanks to A Loving Spoonful, you can get in on the Valentine’s fun and send one (or more) across Canada for just $10 each, all while helping a great cause. Read More →