East Vancouver, the region on the right side of downtown, prides itself in having a diverse ethnic community, an active youth political group, and a vibrant art world. Known for its culture, the area is home to a growing number of breweries, numerous Italian restaurants in Little Italy’ and Strathcona — the first historic neighborhood in Vancouver. The only lake Park in the city — John Henry and the Queen Elizabeth Park — an urban jewel featuring the gorgeous Quarry Gardens, unique sculptures, baseball courts, and the Bloedel Conservatory hosting hundreds of exotic birds and plants, make East Vancouver a popular residential area.

Come together at Harambe Ethiopian Restaurant

Van City has the African diaspora amongst its Black Canadian population. And Harambe, which means “all pull together” in Swahili, brings friends and family together

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