SEEN IN VANCOUVER #555 | “Bestie” Opens As Donut Shop In Wurst April Fool’s Day Joke

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #555 | “Bestie” Opens As Donut Shop In Wurst April Fool’s Day Joke

The playfully cruel folks at Bestie tried to mess with us today with new (and fetching) neon signage and a come hither window full of circular tasties. The mischief was just posted to their Instagram: Dear loyal customers, due to…

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #554 | Five Years Ago Today, Inside The Acme Cafe’s Construction

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #554 | Five Years Ago Today, Inside The Acme Cafe’s Construction

by Andrew Morrison | Five years ago today I stood in front of 51 West Hastings with Peggy and Alan Hoffman as they neared the end of construction of their Acme Cafe. It has since become a popular fixture of Gastown…

THE VIEW FROM YOUR WINDOW #161 | A Lingering, Colourful, Mount Pleasant Sunrise

THE VIEW FROM YOUR WINDOW #161 | A Lingering, Colourful, Mount Pleasant Sunrise

Reader D.A. | Sunrise in Mount Pleasant from an apartment on Broadway | Vancouver, BC | 8pm We love posting the photographs that reveal the views from our reader’s windows. Whether it’s a back alley in the fall or a…

COOL THING WE WANT #463 | A Special Kit For Making In-Flight Old Fashioned Cocktails

COOL THING WE WANT #463 | A Special Kit For Making In-Flight Old Fashioned Cocktails

by Shaun Layton | We all love travelling, and we all love drinking, or at least most of us who frequent Scout anyway. The two go hand in hand, except when operating machinery. In the air, I’m good as long…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Wars Your Kids Will Pay For & Spreading Blame For Canada’s Ills

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Wars Your Kids Will Pay For & Spreading Blame For Canada’s Ills

by Sean Orr | Sinking on the ship of fools: We are no longer a prosperous country. “A staggering 14 per cent of the population is now considered low-income…” I wish that was an April Fools Day prank, but it’s…

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…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On The Return Of The X-Files And Power-Tripping Coppers Gone Wild

TEA & TWO SLICES | On The Return Of The X-Files And Power-Tripping Coppers Gone Wild

by Sean Orr | Imitation game: NDP urges Harper to strip former spy watchdog Arthur Porter of title. The guy who oversees CSIS is in jail? That’s actually kind of badass, in a 007 kind of way… PAC it up,…

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Silly Politicians And The Movie Tastes Of Broken Heroin Addicts

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Silly Politicians And The Movie Tastes Of Broken Heroin Addicts

by Sean Orr | What a concept: NDP would take from corporate executives, give to working poor, kids. Cue massive smear campaign organized by corporate executives and facilitated by a fawning, cash-starved press. Related: Coffee with Tom. He drinks a double…

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #555 | “Bestie” Opens As Donut Shop In Wurst April Fool’s Day Joke

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #555 | “Bestie” Opens As Donut Shop In Wurst April Fool’s Day Joke

The playfully cruel folks at Bestie tried to mess with us today with new (and fetching) neon signage and a come hither window full of circular tasties. The mischief was just posted to their Instagram: Dear loyal customers, due to…

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Thierry On Hunt For Asst. Pastry Chef, Barista, & Sales Associate

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Thierry On Hunt For Asst. Pastry Chef, Barista, & Sales Associate

The GOODs from Thierry Vancouver, BC | Thierry Busset is widely regarded as one of the finest pastry chefs in North America. His shop boasts a stunning room featuring classic chocolates, macarons, cakes and pastries: all items are hand-made daily using…

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #554 | Five Years Ago Today, Inside The Acme Cafe’s Construction

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #554 | Five Years Ago Today, Inside The Acme Cafe’s Construction

by Andrew Morrison | Five years ago today I stood in front of 51 West Hastings with Peggy and Alan Hoffman as they neared the end of construction of their Acme Cafe. It has since become a popular fixture of Gastown…

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Bar Back & Server’s Assistant Position Now Available At L’Abattoir

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Bar Back & Server’s Assistant Position Now Available At L’Abattoir

The GOODS from L’Abattoir Vancouver, BC | Gastown’s L’Abattoir restaurant is looking for a competent junior bartender/server’s assistant to work 3 to 5 shifts a week on a flexible schedule. The restaurant will prove to be a great training ground…

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