DIG IT | Peeling Back The Layers At The Sylvia Hotel — Ivy-Covered Jewel Of The West End

DIG IT | Peeling Back The Layers At The Sylvia Hotel — Ivy-Covered Jewel Of The West End

by Stevie Wilson | The Sylvia Hotel is certainly no stranger to the affections of heritage lovers. After all, it’s one of the most recognizable and accessible historic buildings in the West End. Given its proximity to the always-popular English Bay, thousands stroll

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Cutting The “British” From BC & The Cops Versus A Piece Of Wood

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Cutting The “British” From BC & The Cops Versus A Piece Of Wood

by Sean Orr | Let this stand as the defining image of The Encounter on the Mountain: Police pushing their line forward, clashing with protesters. That cop, though! And the stache! I know it’s Movember, but way to look like

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 an emphasis on the city’s independent spirit to foster

YOU SHOULD KNOW | About The Iconic Twin Peaks Of The North Shore, “The Lions”

YOU SHOULD KNOW | About The Iconic Twin Peaks Of The North Shore, “The Lions”

by Stevie Wilson | It’s no secret that one of Vancouver’s many charms is its natural landscape. From Sunday strolls on the seawall to hikes along the myriad trails and forest paths of the North Shore, Vancouverites are never too far from the

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Jingo Journalism And Councillors Setting Themselves On Fire

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Jingo Journalism And Councillors Setting Themselves On Fire

by Sean Orr | Analysis paralysis: Vancouver municipal election campaigns cost almost $5 million but led to very little change on council. Hey man, the status quo ain’t cheap, and I ain’t complaining. Kirk LaPointe channels Biggie Smalls: It was

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 an emphasis on the city’s independent spirit to foster

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Gregor’s Big Victory And Calling The DTES A “Failed Community”

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Gregor’s Big Victory And Calling The DTES A “Failed Community”

by Sean Orr | I voted neigh: Gregor Robertson re-elected mare of Vancouver. Oh, c’mon you kids! Quit horsing around! Analysis: Why Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson won. It turns out it was because “Vision clearly held the lead in pork

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #442 | Doc Explores Roles Artists Play In Gentrification

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #442 | Doc Explores Roles Artists Play In Gentrification

(via) This short documentary film from The Atlantic is called “Gentrification ‘Without The Negative’ in Columbus, Ohio”. It details how a group of artists took over a derelict, multi-storey industrial building and turned it into a thriving community of creatives.

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Shitty Boyfriends And The Stench Of Burning Hair In Gastown

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Shitty Boyfriends And The Stench Of Burning Hair In Gastown

by Sean Orr | “I’m sorry about that thing that you are mad at me about…” said every shitty boyfriend ever. Mayor Gregor Robertson issues apology to Vancouver voters over criticisms. To be fair though, he didn’t really “issue” it,

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Following Orders & The Mayor Losing The Election On Purpose

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Following Orders & The Mayor Losing The Election On Purpose

by Sean Orr | What should be on the front page of every paper in BC: Homeless people’s life expectancy half of average in B.C.. Oh yeah, but “they all come here because of Vancouver’s temperate climate…” blah, blah, blah.

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 an emphasis on the city’s independent spirit to foster

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Harper’s Jihad And Real Estate Developers Owning Our Futures

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Harper’s Jihad And Real Estate Developers Owning Our Futures

by Sean Orr | Well, my horoscope this week tells me to “just be content with your own viewpoint, and lighten up about proselytizing to others…” Something tells me that’s not going to happen… After all, Harper’s Plan Means Canada Will

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