What’s the Story Behind Sunday Cider’s Cool, Understated Logo?

"Hint: it has something to with an artist, shadow puppets and making cider illegally on the holy day." - co-owner Patrick Connelly.

The Roll Top Bag We Want for Christmas was Designed and Made in Vancouver

This waxed cotton, roll top backpack from East Van would make a great Christmas gift for West Coast wanderers.

Nick’s Spaghetti House on Commercial Drive to Close after 62 Years

The venerable institution is set to close just before Christmas. There are accepting reservations until the last service.

One of the Tastiest Things in the Universe Just Landed in Strathcona

Have you ever introduced your deserving mouth to a wheel of Port-soaked stilton cheese? It just arrived in Vancouver, so pounce!

East Van’s Harlow Atelier to Transform Into ‘December Kids Market’

Skip the mall and shop a tasteful assortment of locally made kids stuff while sipping hot beverages on December 16th.

The Cool Story Behind Callister Brewing’s Stag Logo

As it turns out Callister Brewing's roots run deep in East Vancouver, with the co-founder's grandfather having lived under Callister Park.

The Right Book to Flip Through if You’re Already Suffering Christmas Exhaustion

You can snag a signed copy of Ryan Heshka's 'Fatales' at his book signing at Lucky's Comics on Friday, December 8th.

Feasting on pre-Hong Kong Handover Chinese Food on Fraser Street

Eating the same dishes Chinese-Canadians commonly enjoyed in Vancouver long before the British relinquished sovereignty of Hong Kong.

This Gorgeous Manhattan Ramen Eatery Needs an Address on Commercial Drive

We get caught up imagining this slick, stylish, sexy tonkatsu spot in New York City being relocated to the heart of Commercial Drive.

We Want Maggie Boyd’s Impossible-To-Get, Limited Edition “Danse Russe” Tote Bag

Only 50 of these bookish tote-and-poetry duos were made and they were all gone before we could finish articulating our hope for one.

We Want a Macrame Workshop with Portland Crafty Lady “Little Feral”

Got Craft? maker Little Feral's Macrame Workshop on Monday, December 11th is one you'll not want to miss!

New Yolks Opens on East Hastings

The bright, 1,800 sqft corner address in the newly constructed Boheme building is three blocks east of the original spot at Hastings and Woodland.

Getting “Skooled” by Ceramic Artist, Teacher and Illustrator Julia Chirka

The artist has come a long way since her ceramic potato days...she's one of 30 artisans participating in this year's TOQUE craft fair.

Guidance for People Who Play with Very Sharp Things

Kevin Kent, knife aficionado and CEO of Knifewear, wields his wisdom on knives for home cooks, professionals and blade enthusiasts.

You Need To Try This Tropical Freakshow Pizza at Strathcona Beer Company

A gas-fired weirdo loaded up with pineapple, crumbled pistachios and capicola ham amplified by a neon-intense jalapeno crema.

Osteria Savio Volpe on Hunt for Hard-Working Cooks

Make Original Block Printed Gifts and More at Collage Collage’s Adults-Only Workshop

Learn a new skill, hang out with fellow crafty adults and check off some holiday gifts on Tuesday, November 28th

Art Auction Now Underway at Access Gallery in Chinatown

Art enthusiasts have until Saturday night to put in their bids on works by over 50 local and international artists.

Hastings’ Acme Cafe Sold, Will Close November 28

Put on your eating pants! We have less than two weeks to scarf all the pie at this much-loved comfort food joint.

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A Guide to Eating & Drinking Like a Champion During the Eastside Culture Crawl

Where to raise your glasses, forks and chopsticks while resting your tired feet between artistic adventures this weekend.

Crawl Artist David T. Cho on Resuscitating Portraiture and the Affordability of Art

From Iron Mike to Baywatch babes, the common denominator in these works are the artist's personal fascinations.

The Iconic Structure at East 6th Avenue and Clark Drive

"My uncle rocked a hand-drawn East Van Cross on his t-shirt back in 1972."

Documenting Decades with Vancouver Street Photographer Louise Francis-Smith

We pay a pre-Eastside Culture Crawl visit to learn what continues to drive the prolific local artist.

Artist/Wanderer Klee Larsen on Inspiration, Coffee in Bed and Whisky at Night

Klee's latest show opens at the Sugar Cube Cabin on November 9 in conjunction with The Pie Shoppe's 5th anniversary celebration.

Inside Sammy Piccolo’s Upcoming ‘Spade’ Cafe on Commercial Drive

The 40 seater is opening in the middle of November at 1858 Commercial Drive (the old Waves Coffee location)