Category Archives: Village Life

Solar Powered Paddling Centre

On Tuesday, June 20, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson marks the official launch of the Creekside Solar Now renewable energy installation. The project features a total of 60 solar PV modules mounted on six boat sheds, with a generating capacity of … Continue reading

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Park Upgrades

Hinge Park and Creekside are getting upgrades this summer. Beyond that, we have improvements to the seawall and a Creekside extension to look forward to in the future. Hinge Park new swings sand play area ready May 2017 Creekside Park Playground … Continue reading

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Beaver Carnage

A little chicken wire does nothing to stop the ravaging False Creek beavers.

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Pokemon Plaza

They’re going to have to replace the sparrows with Pikachus becuase Pokemon Go has officially taken over the Olympic Village plaza.

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False Creek Beaver

Spotted the False Creek beaver this morning, happily munching on some twigs outside of its lodge.

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Seawall Upgrades

You probably have noticed that the seawall between the Olympic Village and Cambie Bridge has been upgraded to provide more space for pedestrians and cyclists. It’s still not the most scenic stretch of seawall, but it is a lot better and … Continue reading

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The Olympic Village is a Car Sharing Neighbourhood

One of the reasons I love living in this neighbourhood is how it encourages car-free living. All of the basic amenities are nearby – a grocery store, post office, drug store, and community centre. We have 2 SkyTrain stations within … Continue reading

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