YOU SHOULD KNOW | About Groundbreaking Eleanor Collins, The City’s ‘First Lady Of Jazz’

YOU SHOULD KNOW | About Groundbreaking Eleanor Collins, The City’s ‘First Lady Of Jazz’

by Christine Hagemoen | I think everyone in Vancouver should know about Eleanor Collins. Some of you may already know and admire the glorious singer, but I suspect it's likely that many of you have never even heard of her. I hope to change that. You see, there’s just something about Eleanor... Known as “Vancouver’s first lady of jazz”, Eleanor Collins was a groundbreaking figure in Canadian entertainment history. She had a longtime association working with Vancouver’s… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW | About The ‘Bottle Dash’ Houses That Still Glitter In The Vancouver Sun

YOU SHOULD KNOW | About The ‘Bottle Dash’ Houses That Still Glitter In The Vancouver Sun

by Christine Hagemoen | You have passed them a thousand times and not even noticed. Then one sunny winter day a glint of light catches your eye. Why is that… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW | Our City Streets Were Once Paved With These Little Wooden Blocks

YOU SHOULD KNOW | Our City Streets Were Once Paved With These Little Wooden Blocks

by Christine Hagemoen | Right beside the historic 106-year-old Patricia Hotel on the Downtown Eastside lies a remnant of Vancouver’s “lumber town” past… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW | The Explanation Behind The Odd Granite Obelisks Of Mount Pleasant

YOU SHOULD KNOW | The Explanation Behind The Odd Granite Obelisks Of Mount Pleasant

by Christine Hagemoen | The first time I noticed the odd little granite obelisk pictured above on the corner of E 11th and Ontario was just over a year ago… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW | About The 100 Year Old Diapering Of Architects Townsend + Townsend

YOU SHOULD KNOW | About The 100 Year Old Diapering Of Architects Townsend + Townsend

by Christine Hagemoen | Have you ever noticed some older brick buildings around town that feature a distinctive diamond shaped pattern in the brickwork? The… more 

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #461 | ‘War Authority’ Reminds Us Of Pandora’s Open Box

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #461 | ‘War Authority’ Reminds Us Of Pandora’s Open Box

War Authority is a short documentary film that examines the 2001 "Authorization for the Use of Military Force" (AUMF) which gave the US President "almost… more 

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | The Social Seating Experiment At Timbertrain

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | The Social Seating Experiment At Timbertrain

1,000 Cool Things About Vancouver is a pretty self-explanatory Scout column that gives equal weight to the common attributes and obscure intangibles that make… more 

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #460 | Paris Bar Successfully Predicts US Election Results

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #460 | Paris Bar Successfully Predicts US Election Results

(via) If you're especially nervous about tomorrow's US Presidential Election, delete FiveThirtyEight from your bookmarks, make yourself a French 75 and relax… more 

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #459 | Bird’s Eye View Of The 1,954 Mile US-Mexico Border

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #459 | Bird’s Eye View Of The 1,954 Mile US-Mexico Border

(via) With the 2016 US Presidential Election race tightening (thanks Comey, you jerk) we found this video especially poignant. Best Of Luck With The Wall is a… more 

HEADS UP | Photo Exhibition Gets In Close To The Floating Behemoths That Visit Our Shores

HEADS UP | Photo Exhibition Gets In Close To The Floating Behemoths That Visit Our Shores

by Andrew Morrison | For many years now one of our family past-times is to count the freighters parked in Burrard Inlet. There's usually about a dozen or so… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Russell Foods Building

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Strathcona's Iconic 'Moderne' Warehouse At Venables & Clark Dr.

Russell Foods Building | Historical Building | A massive, Moderne-style warehouse on the corner of Venables and Clark Drive in Strathcona. Built circa 1937,… more 

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #453 | Chats With Commie Aliens In The Former Yugoslavia

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #453 | Chats With Commie Aliens In The Former Yugoslavia

From the fantastical Department of WTF (specifically the seldom heard from Special Balkan Division) comes Ruben Woodin-Dechamps and Oscar Hudson's bizarrely… more 

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | CRAB Park: A Hidden Gem On The Waterfront

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | CRAB Park: A Hidden Gem On The Waterfront

Located at the north terminus of Main Street, CRAB Park is a 2.5 hectare waterfront green space and beach destination so effectively tucked away from busy… more 

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