VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #246 | It Had This Outstanding Book Vending Machine

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #246 | It Had This Outstanding Book Vending Machine

(via) Behold the Biblio-Mat, a sweet vending machine that dispense books for $2 apiece. It was built by Craig Small for The Monkey’s Paw, a small antiquarian bookstore on Dundas Street West in Toronto. The book selections are completely random –

COOL THING WE WANT #460 | This Turntable Made From A Model Of The Millennium Falcon

COOL THING WE WANT #460 | This Turntable Made From A Model Of The Millennium Falcon

(via) The force is strong with Marco Garza, a musical instrument repairman from Texas. He spent nine months installing a Technics SL-1200 turntable inside a used Millennium Falcon toy model that he bought for only $2. EVERY COOL THING WE

SMOKE BREAK #1138 | “Vox” Animation Sees Race As Non-Chromosomal Social Construct

SMOKE BREAK #1138 | “Vox” Animation Sees Race As Non-Chromosomal Social Construct

(via) In this short Vox science video, Jenée Desmond Harris reveals “race” for what it is, merely an entrenched social construct that has no basis in biological determination whatsoever. This is all because there isn’t a race chromosome in our DNA that people

VANCOUVERITES | Local Band The Crowbots Talk Illicit Jamming & Lost Musical Histories

VANCOUVERITES | Local Band The Crowbots Talk Illicit Jamming & Lost Musical Histories

by Grady Mitchell | At the end of the month The Crowbots will be releasing their first record, Days Run Away, with a show at The Waldorf. The band is a jaunty, bombastic throwback which pulls bits and pieces from

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Chip Wilson’s Huge Dock & Protecting The Invention Of Gastown

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Chip Wilson’s Huge Dock & Protecting The Invention Of Gastown

by Sean Orr | Cut and run: Bank of Canada shocks market with rate cut. “It’s really like there are two economies. One economy is actually growing pretty well and is showing great promise and the other one is taking

SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

by Michelle Sproule | The main objective of this website is to scout out and promote the things that make Vancouver such a sweet place to be. We do this with an emphasis on the city’s independent spirit to foster

DIG IT | On East Hastings’ Bizarre, Military-Style Historical Oddities, “The Three Halfies”

DIG IT | On East Hastings’ Bizarre, Military-Style Historical Oddities, “The Three Halfies”

by Stevie Wilson | You might not suspect it at first glance, but the three military-style Quonset huts along East Hastings near Commercial Drive are neat little historical landmarks. They’re known as “The Three Halfies”, thanks to their unique half-cylindrical

TEA & TWO SLICES | On The Hottest Year On Record And Hipsters With Craft Beer Bellies

TEA & TWO SLICES | On The Hottest Year On Record And Hipsters With Craft Beer Bellies

by Sean Orr | Biggest denial on record: Harper government reacts to NASA’s “hottest year on record” statement. Wherein Leona Aglukkaq does her best Roseanne impression. Actually I’d take Roseanne over Aglukkaq any day. “We will continue to take action

AWESOME THING WE ATE #936 | A Broiled Oyster With GP & Hazelnut Pesto At “Shelter”

AWESOME THING WE ATE #936 | A Broiled Oyster With GP & Hazelnut Pesto At “Shelter”

Any visit to Tofino should include one of these beauties: a broiled beach oyster with hazelnut pesto and grana padano Parmesan cheese (accompanying garlic toast not in frame). It tasted cleanly of the sea, but with a hot and nutty,

GOODS | East Van’s Odd Society Spirits To Release Limited Edition Salal Gin On Feb. 1st

GOODS | East Van’s Odd Society Spirits To Release Limited Edition Salal Gin On Feb. 1st

The GOODS from Odd Society Spirits Vancouver, BC | Once again, Odd Society Spirits looks to Europe for inspiration in an old but not forgotten recipe to which they have reinvented with ingredients and ideas from the Pacific Northwest. This

GOODS | “Bartender’s Book Club” To Launch On January 27 At Gastown’s Blacktail Florist

GOODS | “Bartender’s Book Club” To Launch On January 27 At Gastown’s Blacktail Florist

The GOODS from Blacktail Florist Vancouver, BC | Intrigued by the art and intricacy of cocktail making and want to share your passion with likeminded individuals? Look no further! Tuesday, January 27th marks the inauguration of the Bartender’s Book Club

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | The West End’s “Espana” On Hunt For Experienced Sous Chef

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | The West End’s “Espana” On Hunt For Experienced Sous Chef

The GOODS from Espana Vancouver, BC | Espana is in need of a sous chef. The candidate would need to have had at least 5-6 years solid experience cooking at a good level, with ideally 1 year minimum of sous

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