As promised here is some more photos from this years Italian Day celebration on The Drive, in Vancouver. If you think you would like to attend something like this there will be a few car free days coming up and I urge you to check it out! The next one taking place Sunday June 16th, starting at noon! Join myself and many other locals for a fun outdoor day!
As some of you may already know, I reside near an area in Vancouver known as, “The Drive” It is essentially the Italian neighbourhood of Vancouver. It has coffee shops as far as the eye can see, authentic Italian cuisine, wine shops, bakery’s, just to name a few. Once a year, “The Drive” hosts, “Italian Day” A wonderful day where the street is shut down to vehicles and all can enjoy what this fantastic little neighbourhood has to offer. This year I was in for a special treat, because they had an impromptu show and shine with some lovely rare bikes and cars. If you are from Vancouver or plan to visit I suggest checking out this event! I took a ton of pictures so this is part 1, I will upload the rest very soon. Thank you for reading. Continue reading
I am going to diverge from my usual format of talking about film related subjects to one that is also close to my heart. I live in East Vancouver, if you are reading this from another part of the world or did not already know this can carry a stigma. Like New York’s “Hell’s Kitchen” in the 1970’s or Jack The ripper’s White Chapel in the 1880’s. It is sometimes viewed upon as the wrong side of the tracks. Continue reading