VANCOUVER LEXICON | Roller Girl

VANCOUVER LEXICON | The Rollerblading Woman In Pink Who Directs Traffic In YVR

Roller Girl | Person | Roller girl is Angela Dawson, the pink-clad woman with the giant headphones rollerblading in and out of traffic trying to guide pedestrians across crosswalks. In 2015 she won a human rights tribunal against the Vancouver…

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | CBC Radio Host Grant Lawrence Selects His Three Favourite Albums

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | CBC Radio Host Grant Lawrence Selects His Three Favourite Albums

by Grady Mitchell | Definitive Records asks interesting folks to pick the three albums that anchor their musical tastes. Today we hear from Grant Lawrence, long-time CBC radio host and Canadian music aficionado… The Rezillos – Can’t Stand The Rezillos | LISTEN…

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #551 | Beautiful Tea House “The Capilano” Opens On Powell St.

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #551 | Beautiful Tea House “The Capilano” Opens On Powell St.

by Michelle Sproule | A new tea house called The Capilano Herbal Apothecary just opened at 1875 Powell Street in Hastings-Sunrise. It serves cold and hot drinks including signature blends of herbal teas, ginger brews, sodas, and an Indigenous coffee…

VANCOUVERITES | 20 Minutes In The Studio With Producer Felix Fung Of Little Red Sounds

VANCOUVERITES | 20 Minutes In The Studio With Producer Felix Fung Of Little Red Sounds

by Grady Mitchell | Felix Fung’s career as a producer began mostly by chance. He went to buy a guitar and the seller asked him if he wanted to take his four-track cassette recorder, too. One of his purchases, Felix says,…

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #550 | Scenes From Chef Scott Jaeger’s “Greasy Spoon” Supper

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #550 | Scenes From Chef Scott Jaeger’s “Greasy Spoon” Supper

Joe Klymkiw put this short film together in the afterglow of Pear Tree chef Scott Jaeger’s awesome Greasy Spoon supper, which went down at Save On Meats earlier this month in support of Growing Chefs. There’s another one in the works for April,…

GOODS | The Acorn’s “Artist Series” Is Profiling Andy Dixon Through March & April

GOODS | The Acorn’s “Artist Series” Is Profiling Andy Dixon Through March & April

The GOODS from The Acorn Vancouver, BC | The Acorn Artist Series shines a light on artists in Vancouver whose work we admire greatly and wish to proliferate in our own humble way. Each month we make a new artist…

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #549 | Discovering The Thong-Wearing Snorkeler Inside The Diamond

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #549 | Discovering The Thong-Wearing Snorkeler Inside The Diamond

by Andrew Morrison | It’s hard to believe that it’s nearly been six years since The Diamond opened its doors upstairs at 6 Powell Street in Gastown. We took these pictures – using not a very good camera, mind you – over the…

THE VIEW FROM YOUR WINDOW #160 | An OK Bidwell Street Sunset Over English Bay

THE VIEW FROM YOUR WINDOW #160 | An OK Bidwell Street Sunset Over English Bay

Readers F.C. & C.W. | Bidwell St. | English Bay | Vancouver, BC | 7:20pm We love posting the photographs that reveal the views from our reader’s windows. Whether it’s a back alley in the fall or a sandy beach…

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #548 | The Mystery Of The Missing “Only Seafood” Neon Seahorse

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #548 | The Mystery Of The Missing “Only Seafood” Neon Seahorse

Does anyone know what happened to The Only Seafood sign at 20 East Hastings? As far as we can tell, it went missing shortly after the Portland Hotel Society sold the building to the City of Vancouver this past Fall….

VANCOUVERITES | On The Fun, Altruistic Bent Of Antisocial Skateshop Owner Michelle Pezel

VANCOUVERITES | On The Fun, Altruistic Bent Of Antisocial Skateshop Owner Michelle Pezel

by Grady Mitchell | A lot of people today still see skateboarders as delinquents and vandals or an otherwise urban nuisance, even though most of them have a far more intimate understanding of their city than the people capping ledges and…

SMOKE BREAK #1142 | Kirin Ichiban Advert Mixes Sushi Making With Beer Bottle Music

SMOKE BREAK #1142 | Kirin Ichiban Advert Mixes Sushi Making With Beer Bottle Music

(via) Japanese beer giant Kirin Ichiban made a cool “Kirin Ichiban Beer Bottle Orchestra Sushi” ad, in which the Bottle Boys of Denmark perform Johann Strauss’ Radetzky March using only beer bottles as a team of sushi chefs provide the cut, wash,…

GOODS | March Pop-Ups At Chinatown’s @thisopenspace Focusing On Local Fashion

GOODS | March Pop-Ups At Chinatown’s @thisopenspace Focusing On Local Fashion

The GOODS from THISOPENSPACE Vancouver, BC | Like all good things, this month’s calendar is worth waiting for. March is all about fashion in the pop-up circuit. It starts with two local fashion designers bringing their runway collection from Vancouver…

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