Hastings-Sunrise: Neighbourhood by the Numbers

7,000 - 8,000 The number of vehicles per day on Dundas Street between Nanaimo and Renfrew streets.

900 The number of sterilized rainbow trout recently released into the pond at the Sanctuary in Hastings Park

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81 The percentage of people who prefer the name Hastings-Sunrise for the business area between Commercial Drive and Renfrew Street, as opposed to the controversial East Village moniker adopted by the North Hastings Business Improvement Association last year. (This result hails from a survey of 450 respondents, 51 per cent of whom live in Hastings-Sunrise, conducted by the grassroots Hastings Sunrise Preservation Committee.)

79 The age of Olympia Tailors, a family-run business at 2425 East Hastings St.

30 The amount of money, in millions, a couple anonymously donated to help get homeless people off the street. The money has helped redevelop Taylor Manor, a former long-term care facility at Boundary Road and Adanac Street, into housing for 56 homeless people with mental illness.

25 The length in metres of the outdoor pool at New Brighton Park.

18 The number of men who died in June 1958 when the Second Narrows, now the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge, collapsed.

8 The number of wedding stores, if you include a tuxedo shop, on East Hastings between Skeena Street and Boundary Road.

4 The price of a deluxe cheeseburger and fries at Master Chef Cafe at 2481 East Hastings St.

3.25 The cost, in dollars, of the lowest priced ticket to see the Beatles at Empire Stadium in 1964. The higher priced tickets cost $4.25 and $5.25.

2 The number of mini doughnuts sold, in millions, over the 17 days of the Pacific National Exhibition.

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