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, the building was originally home to Hammond Furniture, which launched some 19 years previous (though they don’t appear on the corner until 1929). Hammond, whose signature designs can still be found in antique furniture shops around town, also owned the space across the street for a time (now home to Mr. Mattress). Decades later… 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 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Asahi, The

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Downtown Eastside Team Of Legend & Lore That Used To Kick Ass

Asahi, The | Legend/Team | The Downtown Eastside's famous baseball team. Established in 1914, The Asahi’s home field was the Powell Street Grounds in… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Blueberry Tea

VANCOUVER LEXICON | The Final Customer Who Stays Long After The Restaurant Closes

Blueberry Tea | Slang/Noun | The last customer who lingers long after the restaurant closes. The term comes from a hot and highly aromatic after dinner drink… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Baker

VANCOUVER LEXICON | A Stratovolcano That Looms Threateningly On Vancouver's Horizon

Baker | Place | Colloquial reference to Mount Baker, an ominous-looking, 10,781 ft high stratovolcano in Washington State that is clearly visible on… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Chump Tower

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Nickname Will Stick Even If Trump Tower Gets Official Rebranding

Chump Tower | Noun |  Vancouver's general antipathy towards Donald Trump existed before his proposals to forcibly repatriate millions of illegal immigrants… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW | A Little Bit More About The History Of Prospect Point In Stanley Park

YOU SHOULD KNOW | A Little Bit More About The History Of Prospect Point In Stanley Park

by Stevie Wilson | Today, Prospect Point is easily lost within the myriad tourist attractions dotting Stanley Park, but like many of these landmarks it has its… more 

READ THIS | On Hemingway In French & More Intel From The Front Lines Of The Book World

READ THIS | On Hemingway In French & More Intel From The Front Lines Of The Book World

by Clea Young |  The Vancouver Writers Fest is set to present author John Irving to a sold out house at the Playhouse on December 1st.  If you weren’t… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW | About The Architects Who Helped Build A More Modern Vancouver

YOU SHOULD KNOW | About The Architects Who Helped Build A More Modern Vancouver

by Stevie Wilson | The concept of heritage preservation is a contentious subject in any city, and Vancouver is unfortunately no exception. When the identity of… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW | More About The West Side & How Stanley Park Isn’t YVR’s Biggest

YOU SHOULD KNOW | More About The West Side & How Stanley Park Isn’t YVR’s Biggest

by Stevie Wilson | As part of my partnership with the Vancouver Heritage Foundation this summer I enjoyed tours with John Atkin and Maurice Guibord all across… more 

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | The Purple Lights Of Our Ancient Basements

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | The Purple Lights Of Our Ancient Basements

Have a stroll around the older parts of Vancouver - specifically in and around the periphery of the Downtown Eastside - and it likely won't take long for you… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW | Why Pay Parking Fines In Person At City Hall? Because It’s Beautiful

YOU SHOULD KNOW | Why Pay Parking Fines In Person At City Hall? Because It’s Beautiful

by Stevie Wilson | Perched on the Cambie Street slope at 12th Avenue, Vancouver’s City Hall is now surrounded by lush gardens, well-groomed trees, and a… more 

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