VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #288 | Each Neighbourhood Had Its Own Manhole Art

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #288 | Each Neighbourhood Had Its Own Manhole Art

There are over 19,000 different manhole cover designs in Japan. They even make manhole trading cards! While Vancouver does have some artfully embellished… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #287 | A Japanese Misting Arch Came To Stanley Park

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #287 | A Japanese Misting Arch Came To Stanley Park

Imagining Australian artist James Tapscott literally "cool" installation much closer to home… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #286 | It Had A Playground High Up In A Forest Canopy

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #286 | It Had A Playground High Up In A Forest Canopy

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #287 | It Had A Mirrored Espresso Bar In Stanley Park

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #287 | It Had A Mirrored Espresso Bar In Stanley Park

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #288 | It Had A Watery Black Hole On W. Georgia Street

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #288 | It Had A Watery Black Hole On W. Georgia Street

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #287 | It Had A Gigantic Moon Illuminating Blood Alley

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #287 | It Had A Gigantic Moon Illuminating Blood Alley

(via) We've thought of several improvements for Gastown's Blood Alley over the years, including this urine-deflecting arrangement to control the noxious… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #286 | It Had ‘Rage Rooms’ For Venting Stress & Angst

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #286 | It Had ‘Rage Rooms’ For Venting Stress & Angst

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #285 | It Had Shelters That Came With Their Own Rain

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #285 | It Had Shelters That Came With Their Own Rain

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #284 | False Creek Had Paris’ Sweet New Water Taxis

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #284 | False Creek Had Paris’ Sweet New Water Taxis

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #283 | It Had Peace & Quiet Ratings For Public Spaces

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #283 | It Had Peace & Quiet Ratings For Public Spaces

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #282 | Restaurant Staff Were Celebrated On Menus

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #282 | Restaurant Staff Were Celebrated On Menus

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #281 | It Had One Or Two Pay-To-Play Coffee Hangouts

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #281 | It Had One Or Two Pay-To-Play Coffee Hangouts

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #280 | It Had A ‘Bike Hotel’ For Secure Bicycle Storage

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #280 | It Had A ‘Bike Hotel’ For Secure Bicycle Storage

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #279 | It Had A Cocktail Bar Outfitted With Hammocks

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #279 | It Had A Cocktail Bar Outfitted With Hammocks

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

The scout Community

49th Parallel Coffee Roasters & Lucky’s Doughnuts Acorn Agrius Ai & Om Alibi Room Ancora Waterfront Dining & Patio Anh and Chi AnnaLena Araxi Arbor Ask For Luigi Au Comptoir Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie Bar Oso Bauhaus Beach Bay Café & Patio Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe Bel Café Bestie Bishop’s Bistro Wagon Rouge Bittered Sling Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar Botanist Bottleneck Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Bufala Burdock & Co. Cabrito Cacao Cadeaux Bakery Café Medina Caffè Artigiano Camp Lifestyle + Coffee Co. Campagnolo Campagnolo ROMA Cartems Donuterie Chambar Chefs’ Table Society of BC Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie  Chicha Chill Winston ChocolaTas Chocolate Arts Cibo Trattoria Cinara CinCin Ristorante + Bar Cioffi’s Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill Cocktails & Canapes Catering + Events Cook Culture Crowbar Culinary Capers Catering & Special Events Dirty Apron Cooking School & Delicatessen District Brasserie Dixie’s Authentic Texas BBQ Earnest Ice Cream East Van Roasters Cafe Edible Canada El Santo Elementa Espana Fable Fanny Bay Farmer’s Apprentice Fat Mao Fayuca Fernwood Coffee Company Field & Social Forage Giovane Cafe + Eatery Gotham Steakhouse & Bar Grain Granville Island Grapes & Soda Greenhorn Espresso Bar Gyoza Bar Hart House Restaurant Harvest Community Foods Hawksworth Restaurant Heirloom Heritage Asian Eatery Homer Street Cafe & Bar Hy’s Steakhouse Irish Heather Jamjar JJ Bean Joe Pizza Joy Road Catering Juice Truck Juke Fried Chicken Juniper Kafka’s Coffee & Tea Keefer Bar Kin Kao Kissa Tanto Knifewear Kuma Tofino L’Abattoir La Buca La Mezcaleria La Pentola La Quercia La Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop Les Amis du Fromage Lions Pub, The Liquidity Bistro Lobby Lounge + RawBar Longtail Kitchen Lucha Verde Made By Pacific Maenam Mak N Ming Mamie Taylor’s MARKET by Jean-Georges Matchstick Coffee Roasters Meinhardt Fine Foods Miku Restaurant Milano Coffee Minami Miradoro Mission Mister Mogiana Coffee Mosquito Nero Belgian Waffle Bar Nicli Antica Pizzeria Nightingale Nomad Nook Nuba Oakwood Canadian Bistro OLO OPUS Bar Osteria Savio Volpe Oyama Sausage Co. Pallet Coffee Roasters Pat’s Pub & BrewHouse Pidgin Pizzeria Farina Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn, The Pourhouse Railtown Cafe Railtown Catering Rain Or Shine Ice Cream Red Wagon, The Revolver Coffee Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. Royal Dinette Salt Tasting Room Savoury Chef Shaughnessy Restaurant Shebeen Whisk(e)y House Shelter Six Acres Sophie’s Cosmic Cafe Sorella St. Lawrence Stable House, The Tableau Bar Bistro Tacofino Tavola Tempranillo Terra Breads Thierry Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie Timber Timbertrain Coffee Roasters Torafuku Tractor Foods Truffles Fine Foods Two Rivers Specialty Meats UBC Farm Uncommon Cafe, The Urban Digs Farm Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise™ Program Via Tevere Pizzeria Napoletana Vij’s Restaurant Virtuous Pie West Restaurant Wildebeest Wolf In The Fog YEW seafood

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