The First Look Inside Gastown’s Upcoming Beer-Themed “Bitter”

The First Look Inside Gastown’s Upcoming Beer-Themed “Bitter”

by Andrew Morrison | I was given a tour of the upcoming “Bitter” beer-themed restaurant the other day. The building that houses it on Hastings had been wrapped up in scaffolding for as long as I can remember, but it’s…

Smoke Break #866: Scientists Believe Magic Mushrooms Key To Our Evolution From Apes

Smoke Break #866: Scientists Believe Magic Mushrooms Key To Our Evolution From Apes

Oh, wait…they don’t? Clearly they haven’t watched this…(via TDW) TAKE ANOTHER SMOKE BREAK

Smoke Break #861: A Stunning Portrait Of India Revealed In A French Romp On Wheels

Smoke Break #861: A Stunning Portrait Of India Revealed In A French Romp On Wheels

Videographer Guilhem Machenaud cruises through Bangalore, Jaipur, New Delhi and Agra with a few French riders and returns with some jaw-droppingly beautiful footage set to a wonderfully hypnotic soundtrack. Press play to improve your day…

Post-Riot Therapy: 101 Greatest Things About Life In Vancouver

Post-Riot Therapy: 101 Greatest Things About Life In Vancouver

by Andrew Morrison | Ever since the post-game riot nearly two weeks ago and penning my admittedly angry, totally knee jerk reaction to it (amplified in fury 10-fold by my hockey team losing the Stanley Cup), I’ve wanted to be…

The Hotly Anticipated “Save On Meats” Opens Today In Gastown

The Hotly Anticipated “Save On Meats” Opens Today In Gastown

Michelle took these shots at the first “friends and family” dinner service at the highly anticipated Save On Meats last night (since forever referred to colloquially as “Save On”). The venerated, salt-of-the-earth restaurant at 43 West Hastings has taken over…

Awesome Thing We Ate #838: Honest Diner Feast At Hastings’ Imminent Save On Meats

Awesome Thing We Ate #838: Honest Diner Feast At Hastings’ Imminent Save On Meats

Save On Meats | 43 West Hastings | Opening Imminent | More tonight ALL ANTICIPATED OPENINGS

Smoke Break #854: Samuel L. Jackson Does “Go The F@ck To Sleep” Audiobook

Smoke Break #854: Samuel L. Jackson Does “Go The F@ck To Sleep” Audiobook

The much ballyhooed NSFW children’s book, Go The Fuck To Sleep, has finally got its official audiobook companion, and of course they’ve chosen the most appropriate narrator possible in Samuel L. Jackson. If you have kids, you’re going to dig…

Happy 90th Anniversary To The Greedy Freaks At The BC Liquor Distribution Branch

Happy 90th Anniversary To The Greedy Freaks At The BC Liquor Distribution Branch

The following just arrived in my inbox from the good folks at WineLaw.ca. If the text had a body, I’d give it a hug: It is the 90th anniversary and the government monopoly Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) still controls and…

Foreign Intelligence Brief #370: Cyber-Group “Anonymous” Warns Off Imperious NATO

Foreign Intelligence Brief #370: Cyber-Group “Anonymous” Warns Off Imperious NATO

The Atlantic Council has posted a letter addressed to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) from government hypocrisy cop/hacktivist group Anonymous: It has come to our attention that a NATO draft report has classified Anonymous a potential “threat to member…

Smoke Break #853: Drunk Theatre Outcast In UK Shows Staggering Gymnastic Prowess

Smoke Break #853: Drunk Theatre Outcast In UK Shows Staggering Gymnastic Prowess

After falling down in front of Sir Ian McKellan and Liam Neeson, a severely intoxicated thespian at a theatre awards show inside London’s super posh Savoy Hotel was tossed out and left to navigate the 2am streets alone. A series…

Smoke Break #852: So How’s That “War On Drugs” Doing? Not So Good…But That’s OK

Smoke Break #852: So How’s That “War On Drugs” Doing? Not So Good…But That’s OK

The Global Commission on Drug Policy has released a pretty darn damning report that says the “War On Drugs” has failed (despite it being occasionally hilarious). The 19-member panel included former leaders of major drug war front-line states like Mexico…

Field Trip #585: Diggin’ Guerilla Archaeology In Vancouver…

Field Trip #585: Diggin’ Guerilla Archaeology In Vancouver…

Me and a friend took our sons out for a dig and pretzels today somewhere in the recess of our neighbourhood. The only archaeology I’d done before was at the bottom of an old well while I was a foreign…

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