HEADS UP | Our Hand-Knit (But Still Rough) Guide To Vancouver’s Craft Fair Season

HEADS UP | Our Hand-Knit (But Still Rough) Guide To Vancouver’s Craft Fair Season

by Nicole Arnett | You’re currently smack in the middle of Craft Fair Season. Don’t worry, this is a good thing. Buying unique, handmade and locally sourced items as gifts is a win-win that strengthens our communities by supporting small scale

GOODS | Two Landmark BC Films To Hit The Big Screen At “The Cinematheque” This Week

GOODS | Two Landmark BC Films To Hit The Big Screen At “The Cinematheque” This Week

The GOODS from The Cinematheque Vancouver, BC | The Cinematheque presents two landmark works of BC cinema, both screening from brand-new digital restorations. Celebrating its 100th anniversary, In the Land of the Head Hunters (1914) is a portrait of the

SMOKE BREAK #1131 | Delicious-Looking Wearables Modelled After Favourite Foods

SMOKE BREAK #1131 | Delicious-Looking Wearables Modelled After Favourite Foods

(via) From the Department of Inevitability comes news that Japanese food replica company Hatakana has come up with a line of incredibly real-looking wearable fake foods. Think soba noodle necklaces and Spaghetti Pomodoro hair earrings. Because Japan. Seriously. Should you

ZULU REPORT | All Of The Awesome Sounds That You Should Be Listening To Right Now

ZULU REPORT | All Of The Awesome Sounds That You Should Be Listening To Right Now

  by Nic Bragg | From Kitsilano’s Zulu Records, we once again present our monthly Scout feature, the Zulu Report. Within, you’ll find The Track – the song on heavy rotation in the shop this week; The Playlist – our selection of videos;

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #245 | Treehouses Helped Solve Its Housing Crisis

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #245 | Treehouses Helped Solve Its Housing Crisis

(via) “Would you live in a treehouse?” asks The Atlantic in this inspiring short documentary on the growing popularity of grown-up, liveable treehouses. Hell yeah, we we would! We assume a great many other Vancouverites would, too. It’s hard enough

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #526 | “Art In Transit” Takes Over Pattison Billboard (Temporarily)

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #526 | “Art In Transit” Takes Over Pattison Billboard (Temporarily)

by Grady Mitchell | The Back Gallery Project has co-opted the billboard behind their Strathcona location (602 East Hastings). Right now, it features a colourful image from artist Antonio Eligio Fernandez (aka Tonel). The piece is called A house that I

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Blusterfuck

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Blusterfuck

Blusterfuck | Meteorology | That one day in Autumn when the wind and rain are so persistently violent that they rip 50% of the leaves from the trees. A local weather phenomenon. Usage: “I was walking down 10th Avenue when

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #525 | “Elysian Coffee” Set To Open New Operation In Mount Pleasant

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #525 | “Elysian Coffee” Set To Open New Operation In Mount Pleasant

by Andrew Morrison | The good people at Elysian Coffee are set to open a new location on Monday, December 1st. Located on the southwest corner of Ontario and 7th (2301 Ontario St.), the new operation – over a year in the

GOODS | #Beholder Pop-Up set to Launch in Chinatown on Dec. 2nd, Continue to Dec. 6

GOODS | #Beholder Pop-Up set to Launch in Chinatown on Dec. 2nd, Continue to Dec. 6

The GOODS from THISOPENSPACE Vancouver, BC | With December just around the corner, there are only two pop-ups remaining in the calendar at our Chinatown store. To get the month started, a group of seven established local designers have come

COOL THING WE WANT #453 | A Custom Oil Cloth Jacket From Old Fashioned Standards

COOL THING WE WANT #453 | A Custom Oil Cloth Jacket From Old Fashioned Standards

Kassy Bailey is the local talent behind Old Fashioned Standards, a small Vancouver company making custom oil cloth products. Her work is detailed in this short film by Mike Babiarz (co-creator of the memorable “Restaurant Rumble” series). Here, he documents Bailey’s creative process from

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #524 | Gam Gallery’s “Paper Presents” Pop-Up At 110 East Hastings

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #524 | Gam Gallery’s “Paper Presents” Pop-Up At 110 East Hastings

by Grady Mitchell | GAM Gallery at 110 E Hastings Street is hosting a unique event right now. Paper Presents is halfway between an art exhibition and a holiday pop-up shop. It features the work of over 20 local artists, among

GOODS | The Biltmore Setting Stage For Saskatoon Band “Close Talker” On Nov. 29th

GOODS | The Biltmore Setting Stage For Saskatoon Band “Close Talker” On Nov. 29th

The GOODS from The Biltmore Cabaret Vancouver, BC | Hailing from what Noisey has called “Canada’s best-kept cultural secret” – Saskatchewan – Saskatoon’s Close Talker had a heavy mantle of expectation looming over them as they went in to recording

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