VANCOUVER LEXICON | Poor Doors

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Poor Doors | civic embarrassment/phenomenon | Any separate entrance designed for the exclusive use of tenants of social housing units within any property that has a main entrance reserved for tenants who own or rent market units. This local trend toward class segregation in market/social housing developments became pronounced with the 2007-2010 construction of the Woodwards complex in Gastown. Developers now emulate the practice all over the city, and it remains the saddest… more 

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Sticky Arrests And Taking Pride In Our Indifference To Patriotism

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Sticky Arrests And Taking Pride In Our Indifference To Patriotism

by Sean Orr | Seeing red, not wearing it: Not everyone will be celebrating Canada Day. Not everyone will not be not celebrating it, too. I, for one,… more 

SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

by Michelle Sproule | The main objective of this website is to scout out and promote the things that make Vancouver such a sweet place to be. We do this with… more 

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | YVR Improv Comedian Devin Mackenzie Picks His Top Three Albums

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | YVR Improv Comedian Devin Mackenzie Picks His Top Three Albums

by Grady Mitchell | Definitive Records asks interesting folks to pick the three albums that anchor their musical tastes. Today we hear from Devin Mackenzie,… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #559 | Jumping Into A Secret Lake In The Wilderness Near Squamish

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #559 | Jumping Into A Secret Lake In The Wilderness Near Squamish

by Grady Mitchell | Sun worshippers take running leaps off an improvised diving board into a cool green lake somewhere in the wilds between Vancouver and… more 

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | Pascal Madevon On Culmina Family Estate’s “Saignée” Rosé 2014

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | Pascal Madevon On Culmina Family Estate’s “Saignée” Rosé 2014

by Treve Ring | If you haven't heard of Culmina Family Estate Winery (yet), you most certainly have heard of the family behind it. The Triggs family is a legend in the Canadian wine industry (yes, of Jackson-Triggs). Donald Triggs left the successful, groundbreaking winery years ago to try his hand at retirement, but that didn’t last long. Enter Culmina, one of the most innovative, meticulously planned and funded winery projects in the Okanagan Valley in – well, ever. Donald and… more 

DINER | The Highly Anticipated “Torafuku” Eatery Is Nearing Completion On Main Street

DINER | The Highly Anticipated “Torafuku” Eatery Is Nearing Completion On Main Street

by Andrew Morrison | Torafuku, the highly anticipated new restaurant from Le Tigre food truck owners Clement Chan and Steve Kuan, is getting closer to opening… more 

DINER | Umberto Menghi’s New “Giardino” Eatery Set To Open Tomorrow On Hornby St.

DINER | Umberto Menghi’s New “Giardino” Eatery Set To Open Tomorrow On Hornby St.

Good news from the inbox. It looks like Umberto Menghi will be opening his newest restaurant - Giardino - tomorrow.: Umberto Menghi’s classic, signature… more 

DINER | 50 Seater “The Mackenzie Room” To Open Facing Oppenheimer Park This Summer

DINER | 50 Seater “The Mackenzie Room” To Open Facing Oppenheimer Park This Summer

by Andrew Morrison | A new 50 seat restaurant called The Mackenzie Room is coming soon to the ancient Parke Place Coffee Bar location at 415 Powell Street… more 

HEADS UP | New Red Truck Brewery To Host Golden Dumpling Cook-Off & Derby, Aug. 9th

HEADS UP | New Red Truck Brewery To Host Golden Dumpling Cook-Off & Derby, Aug. 9th

The Golden Dumpling returns! Check it out: More than 13,000 dumplings are expected to fill happy stomachs on Sunday, August 9th, 2015, from 12pm - 4pm, as the… more 

GOODS | Naramata’s Serendipity Winery Gets Set For ‘Movie Night Under The Stars’ & More

GOODS | Naramata’s Serendipity Winery Gets Set For ‘Movie Night Under The Stars’ & More

The GOODS from Serendipity Winery Naramata, BC | Serendipity Winery (990 Debeck Road, Naramata, British Columbia) is getting set for their annual series of exciting events at the winery this summer, providing inspiration for travel to the Okanagan Valley. Their annual Naughty & Nice Party (Saturday, August 1, 10am to 5pm) features complimentary wine tastings paired with unique culinary creations from winery owner Judy Kingston. Admission is free and all are welcome. On Saturday,… more 

GOODS | “National Mac ‘N Cheese Day” To Be Celebrated July 14th At Les Amis Du Fromage

GOODS | “National Mac ‘N Cheese Day” To Be Celebrated July 14th At Les Amis Du Fromage

The GOODS from Les Amis Du Fromage Vancouver, BC | Vancouver Mac 'n Cheese lovers, prepare to get all gooey and ooey inside! Tuesday, July 14th is National… more 

GOODS | Top Okanagan Chefs To Gather For July 11th Similkameen BBQ King Competition

GOODS | Top Okanagan Chefs To Gather For July 11th Similkameen BBQ King Competition

The GOODS from the Similkameen Wineries Association Keremeos, BC | Ladies and gentlemen, start your grills! The Similkameen is about to name a new Similkameen… more 

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