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Vancouver Restaurants With the Longest Tradition: Minerva’s

Wednesday 22.March 2017

A fixture in Kerrisdale since 1973, Minerva’s has provided Mediterranean food to the neighbourhood’s people for more than a generation. Minerva’s’ owner, Nonda Pavlakis, was a young man of 17 when he came to Vancouver from Greece in 1967 to be with his brother and sister. He did tailoring and sales at a clothing store, […]

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Vancouver photographer roaming-the-planet captured these two resident Great Blue Herons at Jericho Beach Park. Thank you for this great shot!

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Vancouver Restaurants With the Longest Tradition: Minerva’s

A fixture in Kerrisdale since 1973, Minerva’s has provided Mediterranean food to the neighbourhood’s people for more than a generation. Minerva’s’ owner, Nonda Pavlakis, was a young man of 17 when he came to […]

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