TEA & TWO SLICES | On New Media Paywalls, Bad Parking Jobs & Taxing Mayoral Promises

TEA & TWO SLICES | On New Media Paywalls, Bad Parking Jobs & Taxing Mayoral Promises

by Sean Orr | We'll believe it when we see it: Empty home tax coming to Vancouver. "Vancouver housing is first and foremost for homes, not a commodity to make money with" - Gregor Robertson June 22, 2016. Too bad it's coming 8 years later than it was originally promised: "What I will work to implement as mayor is a speculator tax" - Gregor Robertson, June 6, 2008. What do Michael Smyth and Bill Tieleman have in common? They both just realized that the housing crisis - which has been… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #273 | It Had Sunbeds Built Into Its Stairway Hangouts

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #273 | It Had Sunbeds Built Into Its Stairway Hangouts

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

HOODS | Typeface Treasure Hunting Amidst South Granville’s Classic Apartment Buildings

HOODS | Typeface Treasure Hunting Amidst South Granville’s Classic Apartment Buildings

by Monique Nicholas | Should you ever find yourself with time to spare in the South Granville neighbourhood between Broadway and 16th, one of my favourite… 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 

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Scumbag Developers And The Trouble With Self-Obsessed NIMBYs

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Scumbag Developers And The Trouble With Self-Obsessed NIMBYs

by Sean Orr | Dam straight: Opinion: Site C: Truly awful economics. "So maybe B.C. consumers are unlike everyone else, and buy more as the price rises… more 

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Relishing In The Crusty Delights Of ‘Banh Mi Saigon’ On Victoria Drive

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Relishing In The Crusty Delights Of ‘Banh Mi Saigon’ On Victoria Drive

by Ken Tsui | Banh Mi Saigon on Victoria Drive is a relatively new contender in the forever ongoing "which is best" banh mi debate (if Vancouver could ever have a great sandwich discourse, it would be over this simple Vietnamese wonder). Despite many worthy competitors, the sandwiches at this unassuming East Van corner spot off Jones Park are well worth the jaunt up the hill. The sign of a quality banh mi begins with the bread, which is properly an airy baguette of the style… more 

AWESOME THING WE DRANK #708 | Superb, Bittersweet ‘Amaro’ Made In North Vancouver

AWESOME THING WE DRANK #708 | Superb, Bittersweet ‘Amaro’ Made In North Vancouver

by Shaun Layton | In the spirited bar world, Italian products like vermouth, amaro, and grappa are often imitated but they're never exactly replicated. A… more 

DINER | R&B Brewing Co.’s Cozy, Original 60 Seat ‘Ale & Pizza House’ Imminent On East 4th

DINER | R&B Brewing Co.’s Cozy, Original 60 Seat ‘Ale & Pizza House’ Imminent On East 4th

by Andrew Morrison | R&B Brewing Co.'s new food primary establishment is imminent on East 4th Avenue, awaiting its opening all clear from the powers that… more 

DINER | New ‘Tide-To-Table’ Fanny Bay Oyster Bar Primed For Launch At 762 Cambie Street

DINER | New ‘Tide-To-Table’ Fanny Bay Oyster Bar Primed For Launch At 762 Cambie Street

by Andrew Morrison | Following a friends-and-family service and a media function, Fanny Bay Oyster Bar is set to open its doors in the Stadium District… more 

SCOUT 25 POLL | Our Readers Rank The Best Restaurants In The City, Summer 2016 Edition

SCOUT 25 POLL | Our Readers Rank The Best Restaurants In The City, Summer 2016 Edition

The Summer 2016 Scout 25 has just been released. It’s what you should feel confident giving to anyone who asks “Where should I eat in Vancouver?”… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | ‘Tinhorn Creek’ Is On The Lookout For Full-Time Harvest Helpers

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | ‘Tinhorn Creek’ Is On The Lookout For Full-Time Harvest Helpers

The GOODS from Tinhorn Creek Oliver, BC | Tinhorn Creek Vineyards in Oliver, BC is one of the Okanagan’s most innovative and environmentally sustainable estate wineries with an extensive health & safety program. We are looking for Harvest Helpers (Cellar & Vineyard) for a full-time, hourly contract from September to December 2016. This position is primarily in the cellar and on the crush pad, but also includes some vineyard work. Requirements of the position: Prior… more 

GOODS | Oyama Sausage Co. Pairs With Long Table Distillery On New Gin-Infused Products

GOODS | Oyama Sausage Co. Pairs With Long Table Distillery On New Gin-Infused Products

The GOODS from Oyama Sausage Company Vancouver, BC | Vancouver's Oyama Sausage Co. has teamed up with Long Table Distillery to make three exciting new… more 

GOODS | Edible Canada Announces Limited-Release “Chinook” Bitters From Bittered Sling

GOODS | Edible Canada Announces Limited-Release “Chinook” Bitters From Bittered Sling

The GOODS from Edible Canada Vancouver, BC | Over recent years there has been a substantial rise in the popularity of classic cocktails in Vancouver's best… more 

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