Posts Tagged ‘Commercial Drive’

Beckwoman’s

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

At Beckwoman’s, an old Vancouver institution on Commercial Drive. DON’T PRAY IN MY SCHOOL AND I WON’T THINK IN YOUR CHURCH. And lots more where that came from, if you want slogans. More photos here. Photo below by waferboard on Flickr.

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HAVE NICE SHORT HAIRCUT YOU WILL LOOK BETTER

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Commercial Drive, Vancouver. I hope this category of sign isn’t a thing of the past, but I expect it probably is. Who makes hand drawn signs on this continent anymore?

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DIY: paint your linoleum floor white

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

When I moved into this typical 1930s apartment in Vancouver’s east side in 1999, the first thing I did was paint over the kitchen’s dingy gold linoleum flooring. The linoleum was the worst thing about that apartment. Everyone always says not to paint linoleum – or any surface you walk on, for that matter – but the painted floor turned out to be durable, easy to deal with and gave me no end of pleasure.

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