We’re Heading to Squamish Next Month So We Can Hibernate in These Beauties

The independent, Canadian and female-owned "Flax Sleep" linens company is really making us want to slip back into bed.

How a Shared Love of Hawaiian Food is Making Vancouver Taste a Little Better

Feel the sunshine in this in-depth interview with Tess and Tom, the duo behind Hawaiian food and hospitality company, Hanai Family Table.

The Musical Appetites of Local Doughnut Whisperer Aaron Surman

The chef at Lucky's Doughnuts fills us in (get it?) on the three records that really anchor his taste in music.

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Beer Brief Vol. 9

10 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Rockin’ and Rollin’ with Carla Smith, aka “Booty Quake”

The co-founder of Rolla Skate Club digs deep to choose the three records that get her rockin' and rollin' on and off the rink.

Meet Flavourcel, the Local Art Collective Dishing Out Tasty Animated Morsels

The group first served up their gif-y goods at a buffet-style event at Lucky's Comics this past summer and we're hungry for more...

Talking Movies With One of Vancouver’s Most Esteemed Cinephiles

Shaun Seihachi Inouye, Programming Associate at The Cinematheque, is slated to speak at the next PechaKucha (October 18th).

Heads Up

A Quick Guide to Gobbling Up the Very Best of Thanksgiving in Vancouver

12 Places

With Thanksgiving Weekend nearly upon us, we've assembled a short list of ways to gobble up the very best of it.

An Interview With Local Artist and Crow Whisperer, Ehren Salazar

Check out his latest exhibition of drawings, "Crowland", on the walls of Luppolo Brewing in Strathcona this weekend.

What’s the Secret to the Brand Longevity of Skull Skates?

For our Branding Vancouver series, we asked Skull Skates founder PD about the 40 year old skateboard and lifestyle brand.

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Beer Brief Vol. 8

11 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

The Dishes

Rhiannon Csordas Does ‘The Dishes’

9 Places

We quizzed the talented Head Bartender up at Whistler's idyllic Nita Lake Lodge about her ideal day of eating and drinking.

This Delicious Documentary on Cuban Food is Screening Soon

Feast your eyes on this new film, Cuban Food Stories, screening September 29th & October 7th as part of VIFF’s IMPACT programming.

The Eastside Flea is Reopening in its New Digs This Weekend

The Flea will be back in full-swing mode kicking off this Friday (Sept 21) night in their brand new, bigger and better setup in Strathcona.

Designing a Better-Looking Weed Future With Local Lifestyle Brand, Studio A-Ok

Chill out and learn more about the local brand aiming to steer the design of cannabis culture into the future in this Q & A.

Andrew Mavor on the Idiosyncratic Art of Making a Restaurant Soundtrack

At Victoria restaurants Hanks and Nowhere, music is on the menu whether you like it or not. Just pull up a seat and listen...

You Need to Check Out This Upcoming Illustration Market Coming Soon to Main Street

Get an early autumn art fix by hitting Heritage Hall on September 22/23 for the 2nd annual ArtBreakers Illustration Market.

Spaces Still Available for ‘Hand Eye’ Pottery Classes in Chinatown

Guarantee yourself two whole months of hands-on learning/creating to get you through the grey days of Autumn.

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Beer Brief Vol. 7

15 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

New Community-Building Initiative ‘On the Table’ Aims to Connect Vancouverites

For their 75th anniversary, the Vancouver Foundation is facilitating a province-wide event of food, friends and conversations.

Seven Films at VIFF You Absolutely Need to See

This year's festival includes almost as many films and events as there are days in the year. These are the movies we won't be missing.

Taking a Second Look With Local Photography Legend, Lincoln Clarkes

An insightful and introspective long form interview with one of Vancouver's most prolific and talented photographers.

What Does It Sound Like to Be Field House Brewing’s Joshua Vanderheide?

The brewery owner's choices tie into early days of Field House and those keeping the good vibes alive in the tasting room today.

Heads Up

Westward Music Festival Gets Ready to Take Over Downtown Vancouver

8 Places

There are over two dozen Canadian and international artists slated to play the city's best indoor venues for their sophomore event.

The Dishes

The Acorn’s Shira Blustein Does ‘The Dishes’

12 Places

The co-owner of two of Vancouver's best vegetarian joints shares her personal treasure map of great places to eat, drink and unwind.

The Creator of Coco Cake Land Musically Traces Her Life to Date in Three Albums

The food blogger's picks are a soundtrack for personal teenage milestones and rocking out to while whipping up cakes in the kitchen.

New Exhibition of Paintings by Bobby Mathieson Opening Soon at Betamax

As well as the artworks on display, "Natural Plot Line" will also include the live painting of two original works of art on September 12/13.

The Musical Education of Faculty Brewing’s Mauricio Lozano

The Head Brewer and learned craft beer lover's picks range from political punk and uplifting island vibes to good ol' fashioned grunge.