Category: Pictures of the day

High taxes, high rents

October 30th, 2019 — The sign in the window of this store in the 2300 block of Granville Street reads, “Rent reduced to compensate for insane property tax”.

Updated: October 30, 2019 — 8:53 pm

Tree down

October 29th, 2019 — Tree knocked over in the 3200 block of West 28th Avenue during the windstorm that hit Vancouver October 26th. When the root ball lifted it ripped up gas, sewer, and water lines which are still waiting to be permanently fixed as of today.

Updated: October 29, 2019 — 4:22 pm

In the ditch

October 25th, 2019 — It was very windy along North West Marine drive on Saturday but enough to send a Tesla into the ditch; I don’t think so. It took two tow trucks to pull the car out.

Updated: October 27, 2019 — 5:33 pm

Windy

October 25th, 2019 — High winds brought the wind surfers out to English Bay while below the wind and blowing sand makes walking difficult on Spanish Banks.

Updated: October 25, 2019 — 8:14 pm

Burning rubber

October 14th, 2019 — New subdivisions everywhere, even peaceful idyllic Salt Spring Island, are plagued with kids driving fast cars burning rubber. This spot is on Spring Gold Way just off Juniper Road.

Updated: October 18, 2019 — 8:14 pm

Lost truck

September 25th, 2019 — A second world war army truck abandoned on the Baden Powell Trail just above Millstream Road, West Vancouver. It’s probably left over from when Hollyburn Ridge, as it was then called, was logged in the late 1940’s and early 1950’s. The Baden Powell Trail used to be known as Skid Road Trail.

Updated: October 17, 2019 — 10:55 pm

One, two, tree

October 12th, 2019 — Red doors on a blue building in a lane off Cartwright Street on Granville Island.

Updated: October 19, 2019 — 11:18 am