Video: Vancouver real estate agent shares anecdote about whether a house on a railroad sells

A real estate agent in Vancouver shares what he believes is an old real estate anecdote. The story goes something like, “Will a house on a railroad sell?” And the answer is: “Yes! … at the right price.” Marty Majerski shares the story in a new video to illustrate how the cooling real estate market … Read more

Adrian Barich: Memory of Judith Durham and Olivia Newton-John

I don’t know what you do when a celebrity dies, but my standard practice is to Google them and spend some time reminiscing about their achievements. It’s a way of showing my respect, I guess, even though I barely knew the people. I’m the king of nostalgia and I’m sure many of our readers are … Read more

Get free yoga, coffee, cookies and more by cycling to businesses during HUB Cycling’s Bike to Shop event

What could be better than getting a free cup of coffee and a cookie just by riding your bike? HUB Cycling’s popular Bike to Shop event returns this summer from August 13-21! Local businesses in 11 Metro Vancouver neighborhoods offer great prices, freebies, and great deals for people who cycle to their businesses. The event … Read more

Shawn Mendes in therapy, seeing friends after tour cancel

There’s nothing stopping him from some downtime. Shawn Mendes tries to live a normal life after canceling his world tour to focus on his mental health. “I take a lot of time going into therapy alone, just take it easy, man,” the singer, who recently turned 24, told TMZ on Tuesday. Mendes added that he … Read more

As the liquidation continues in closed Arlington Park, empty parking lots to host a major Polish festival

Even as winning bidders pick up items from the next online asset auction in Arlington Park, a Polish cultural festival will take place in the large parking lot of the closed-off racetrack later this month. Festival Polonaise, with a lineup of food, drink, music, dance, amusement rides and local business vendors, will be held August … Read more

Kyle Abraham on Transcending Time and Finding Lightness in Requiem

Consider Mozart’s Requiem in D minor, unfinished by the composer at the time of his death in 1791, as a deliberately incomplete sentence, a poetic invitation for reinterpretation over the next 231 years. The latest evolution takes shape in the hands of a choreographer Kyle Abraham, whose transformative full-length work, Requiem: Fire in the Sky … Read more

The Tragic Hip Among Canada’s Last 2022 Walk Of Fame Inductees

Through Becca Longmire. 4 minutes ago Three inductees have been added to Canada’s Walk of Fame. Broadcasting legend Barbara Frum, iconic rock band and humanitarian the Tragically Hip, and prolific music video mastermind Director X are among the latest Canadians to receive the honor. A press release confirmed: “These exceptional Canadians join a distinguished lineup … Read more

Detroit Bar PJ’s Lager House Announces Free Concert Series ‘The End of an Era’ Featuring Timmy’s Organism, Melvin Davis and More | Concert Announcements | Detroit

click to enlarge Metro times archives It’s the end of an era at PJ’s Lager House. After announcing the sale of longtime rock and roll venue PJ’s Lager House, owner PJ Ryder has announced a series of “End of an Era” free concerts. In a statement, Ryder says: It is with very mixed feelings that … Read more

Crown charges 48-year-old man with alleged machete attacks in Granville Entertainment District

Vancouver police say a man has been detained in connection with alleged machete attacks late Saturday (Aug. 6) in a room above the Roxy cabaret. Ibrahim Abdela Bakhit, 48, faces four counts of aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. None of the allegations against Bakhit have … Read more

Descendants survive terrifying Quebec highway incident as they head to Vancouver for Ambleside Music Festival

The Offspring and his road crew survived a terrifying incident in Quebec on Friday in which an SUV belonging to the California punk band caught fire on the road while traveling to a show in Rimouski. According to social media posts from the multi-platinum-selling group — which is heading to Vancouver for the Ambleside Music … Read more