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

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 a sense of connectedness within and between our communities, and to introduce our readers to the people who grow and cook our food, play the raddest tunes in our better venues, create our most interesting art, and design everything from what we wear to the spaces we inhabit. The Scout List is… more 

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Superpower Futures And Vancouver’s Inability To House Its People

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Superpower Futures And Vancouver’s Inability To House Its People

Prime Minister Photo-op: Justin Trudeau cooks s'mores on Nova Scotia working vacation. He could have come to BC to roast his s'mores. We have a really big… more 

HEADS UP | Days Numbered For Hi-Five In Gastown; ‘No Fun Radio’ Set To Take Its Place

HEADS UP | Days Numbered For Hi-Five In Gastown; ‘No Fun Radio’ Set To Take Its Place

While I'm sad to see Hi-Five on its way out, I'm very glad that something interesting - and of potential benefit to the city's cultural landscape - is… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Chickenstink

VANCOUVER LEXICON | The Horrible Stench Of Death That Hits East Van In The Summer

"We were thinking about doing a backyard BBQ but the chickenstink is on full tilt today..."… more 

SMOKE BREAK | Trailer For New ‘Awaken’ Doc Produced By Terrence Malick Looks Amazing

SMOKE BREAK | Trailer For New ‘Awaken’ Doc Produced By Terrence Malick Looks Amazing

(via) "Awaken" is an upcoming feature-length documentary that explores "humanity’s relationship with technology and the natural world". Directed by Tom Lowe… more 

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Drifting Frozen Stiffs And The Coming Of The Neoliberal Apocalypse

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Drifting Frozen Stiffs And The Coming Of The Neoliberal Apocalypse

The Tyee weighs in on the article that sent me into a bit of a tizzy last week: On Hellishly Scary Climate Change Reporting, and How to Do It Better. “Of… 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

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… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER | Eco-Conscious Home Store In Mount Pleasant Expanding Next Door

SEEN IN VANCOUVER | Eco-Conscious Home Store In Mount Pleasant Expanding Next Door

Linh Truong's awesome shop The Soap Dispensary is expanding this month. Up until this past winter the dedicated refill store in Mount Pleasant had… more 

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | When A Record Store Owner Picks His Favourite Albums, You Listen

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | When A Record Store Owner Picks His Favourite Albums, You Listen

We've done dozens of these interviews over the years but I think this is the first time we've ever asked a record store owner for their selections. The… more 

CINEMA USHER | ‘Ramen Heads’ And ‘Summer Vacation’ Among Cool Films Screening In July

CINEMA USHER | ‘Ramen Heads’ And ‘Summer Vacation’ Among Cool Films Screening In July

Cinema Usher is a Scout column dedicated to detailing some of the best films playing in theatres with the when, where and why you should really give a damn and… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #288 | Each Neighbourhood Had Its Own Manhole Art

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #288 | Each Neighbourhood Had Its Own Manhole Art

There are over 19,000 different manhole cover designs in Japan. They even make manhole trading cards! While Vancouver does have some artfully embellished… more 

VANCOUVERITES | Seventeen Minutes With Mount Pleasant Polymath, Shannon Hemmett

VANCOUVERITES | Seventeen Minutes With Mount Pleasant Polymath, Shannon Hemmett

Designer, photographer, videographer, writer, singer and musician (in two bands!) - what doesn’t Shannon Hemmett do? Soon you'll be able to find her centre… more 

SPACED | Imagining This Awesome Treehouse Near Beijing As A Secret North Shore Hideout

SPACED | Imagining This Awesome Treehouse Near Beijing As A Secret North Shore Hideout

The main space - floored with a tatami mat - is for living/sleeping, while the other is used as a washroom. It's tiny (all told under 100 sqft), but we reckon… more 

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