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East Vancouver

Welcome to the neighbourhood melting pot of cultural expression, known collectively as East Vancouver. With Commercial Drive encompassing Little Italy to Main Street, East Vancouver includes one of the highest concentrations of microbreweries, vegan and vegetarian restaurants and one off boutiques, where one could happily get lost wondering for a day.

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Little Italy
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Commercial Drive

East Vancouver

East Vancouver was an early settlement for immigrants first joining the Vancouver community, which has contributed to it's vibrant energy in present times. Spend the day hoping from brewery to brewery on Commercial Street; Explore the wall art murals stretched along Main Street; or simply enjoy an exquisite bowl of pasta in Little Italy. Whatever your choice, your options abound in East Vancouver.
The Drive was originally a skid road for dragging logs to the harbour. It was named "Park Drive" but renamed "Commercial Drive" in 1911, possibly to avoid confusion with other Park Drives in Vancouver.

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