This Is Alan. He’s Currently Ranked #1 as the Worst Customer in the Lower Mainland

What kind of person pours an iced capp on the counter while physically and verbally abusing staff and customers? Alan, that's who.

Once a Local Prison, Now a Preschool and Pub

The remnants of the old BC Pen in New Westminster have come a long way in their storied history and you should know about it.

Safe & Sound Music Fest Going Down in New West August 24/25

The 2018 line-up has expanded to include over two dozen performances — plus, the usual spectacular Fraser River view and outdoor setting — spread over two days.

A Spartan Hideaway of Wood and Window

This minimalist, perspective-compressing 2016 home in Japan would suit an out-of-the-way slice of the Lower Mainland.

A Six Pack Interview With Local Artist Marena Skinner

Proudly self-taught, this young artist illustrates and addresses her inner ogre in a style that's crude, colourful and hard to look away from.

Check Out This Beer-Paired Feast at el Santo With Twin Sails, Steel & Oak

With six local beer-paired courses, there's at least a dozen reasons to buy your ticket for this Latin-flavoured April 5th event now.

Bracing for the Face Punch That Is Re-Up BBQ’s Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich

Spice rubbed fried chicken, chipotle mayo, thick coins of jalapeno, guacamole, bacon, sweetened slaw and shredded cheese, oh my...

Why the Soundtrack is So Damn Good at Steel & Oak Brewing Co.

A love of vinyl is deep and soulful for Jorden Foss, the owner of the New West brewery. He loves seeing sippers singing along.

Feast on a Filipino Speciality at New West’s Cheap and Cheerful Hideaway, ‘Epic Grill Silogs’

Fernando Medrano takes us to an outwardly unassuming Filipino eatery where the speciality comes in many delicious guises.

New West’s Pier Park Sets Scene for Inaugural Safe & Sound Music Fest

A brand new music festival is another way in which New Westminster continues to chart a new cultural course.

Brilliant, Food Friendly ‘Red Pilsner’ From Steel & Oak

Despite all the hop bombs, delectably balanced pale ales, and brett-conditioned saisons the organizers had secured, many of the bearded beer geek set in attendance preferred the nuanced charms of Occidental's perfectly executed Bohemian-style lager...