Island, The | Nickname | Like The Interior, it might be taken for granted that people know what Vancouverites mean when they say “The Island”. They are, of course, referring to Vancouver Island.
Usage: “I’m going to visit my parents on The Island…”
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An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from July 18 to July 24, 2018
Kids were encouraged to run guiltlessly, joyously amok at this memorable (if often outrageously loud) counter-service cafe off The Drive.
Did's Pizza was once upon a time the late night cheap food of choice for many in this city. Then life intervened, both for him and for us.
In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds musicians getting the shaft and view corridors getting damned.
Our city is enjoying a fried chicken boom right now, with several different styles vying for supremacy. We map the best spots here.
"You hear all these great stories about the former glories of Market Alley, but it's hard to imagine it because of the stench of piss..."
"It's gotta be Flying Ant Day because there are half a dozen of the sexed up critters currently writhing in my beer..."
"In a town so full of fools it's odd that there has only ever been one 'official' Town Fool, and that was Joachim Foikus..."
"My parents used to tell stories about sneaking beers into the Green Door and feasting big on spot prawns and fresh crab..."