We Want These Conjoined Face Dishes by East Van Artist Emma Canning

It's amazing just how much expression is contained in the chin and lips of these conjoined dishes by this local ceramicist.

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The Block of Vancouver That Was Once Dedicated to Vinyl Records

"I miss hitting Record Row on a Saturday afternoon and blowing my cash tips on a shit tonne of vinyl. Hell, I miss cash tips, too..."

On Backflips and Bandsaws with the Exceptionally Talented Jay Miron

The same gung-ho attitude and life ethos that had him slaying double backflips on his bike now has him executing smooth lines in his studio.

Scout List

The Scout List, Vol. 460

10 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Feb. 21 to Feb. 27, 2018.

On Predicting Budgets and Speculation Being Vancouver’s Best Hope

This read of the day's news reveals anticipation of the provincial budget, a double-fisted curling husband and questionable a Canuck move.

The Vancouver Park with the ‘Hobo Jungle’ Past

Before it was a magnet to beer league baseball players and dog walkers, this green space was home to a dump and a homeless camp.

A Zeppelin-Shaped Cabin for Finn Slough

The Jules Verne-like "Mr. Plocq’s Caballon" is located on the shore of the Loire estuary in France, but we want it much closer.

The Never Revealed Creature That Helped Make Olympia Beer

"Some kids grew up believing in dragons, unicorns, elves and faeries, but I came of age still believing in the existence of Artesians."

The Most British Columbian Excuse for Being Late for Work

"I'm sorry I was late for my shift but it's totally not my fault. I got stuck in a bear jam just south of Function Junction."

This Sweet, Layered Confection Has a Bar in Nanaimo Named After It

"With all due respect to Diana Krall, Nanaimo Bars are the greatest thing to have ever come out of the City of Nanaimo."

What Vancouverites Mean When They Enthusiastically Refer to "The Canadians"

"I could use some cold beer, two hot dogs, a lot of direct sunshine and some screaming. Hey, I know! Let's go to a Canadians game!"

In Pursuit of Holy Grails with Vij’s Award-Winning Sommelier, Sean Nelson

Local boy Sean Nelson just won the title of BC’s Best Sommelier for 2018. Now he sets his sights on an even bigger prize.

Daydreaming with Local Artist, Paul Melo

Touching on food, inspiration, craft and stories of shots not taken, Vancouver's Paul Melo speaks volumes in this new interview.

Meet the Local Audiophile Who Wants to Put on a Show in Your Living Room

We chatted with the man behind the scenes of Vancouver's secret show series as he prepares for the next gig on February 24.

Gettin’ Body Positive and Having a Laugh with Local Graphic Designer, Linny Malin

We had a good chat with the talented British-born artist as she was preparing for her Eastside Flea debut on February 10th.

This bulletin board is used by members of the Scout Community to share their news. On a typical day it will include new menu offerings; details on special deals and events; new stock and sale notices; announcements of senior staff appointments; and much more.

Beaucoup Bakery’s Betty Hung to Release Cookbook in Fall 2018

Di Beppe Brings Bacaro-Style Happy Hour to Gastown

Oscar Party Set for The Bottleneck on Sunday, March 4