OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS: “Heartbreaker Salon” On Kingsway Looking For P/T Stylist

Heartbreaker Salon is located at 629 Kingsway in Vancouver, BC | 604-875-0079 | www.breakinghearts.ca

The GOODS from Heartbreaker Salon

Vancouver, BC | We are looking to expand our team! Heartbreaker Salon is currently seeking a part-time hair stylist proficient in both cutting and colouring. If you are interested in joining our busy crew, please drop off your resume at the address above between Monday and Saturday, 10-6, with Deandra or Karly. Learn more about us after the jump… Read more

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #422: Eastside Crows Getting Murderous Above Commercial Drive

(via) So the nightly, eastwardly flight of thousands of crows may not be news to any Vancouverite who has ever looked outside and up at dusk, but this particular murder – shot on Commercial Drive just last week – is nevertheless enough to make Alfred Hitchcock’s knees knock together. I mean, Jesus…

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GOODS: Strathcona’s “Au Petit Chavignol” Seeking Experienced General Manager

January 3, 2012 

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Au Petit Chavignol | 845 East Hastings St. (between Hawkes & Campbell) | 604-255-4218 | www.aupetitchavignol.com

The GOODS from Au Petit Chavignol

Vancouver, BC | Au Petit Chavignol has an immediate opening for a wine savvy General Manager to oversee daily operations of the restaurant. You should have a love of cheese, previous restaurant management experience, ISG / WSET Diploma or equivalent training, a familiarity with staff scheduling, excellent organizational skills, previous experience with beverage costing, control, management, aommitment to quality, and an eye for details. Check after the jump for the job description and details about the restaurant… Read more

DINER: The 1st Annual “FeastVan” Dining Fest Gearing Up To Help Local Kids In Need

Here’s an early heads-up on FeastVan, a brand new, 17 day dining event involving many of the best restaurants of East Vancouver. Help us spread the word far and wide, because from January 20th to February 5th, local foodies and visitors will be invited to enjoy a selection of specially priced three-course meals from Au Petit Chavignol, Red Wagon, Campagnolo Roma, Cafeteria, El Barrio, Les Faux Bourgeois, Two Chefs & A Table, Founders’ Lounge at The Cultch, Fray, and The Waldorf Hotel. We haven’t seen the menus yet, but that sure looks like a tasty line-up!

The participating restaurants will donate $1 to the Vancouver Inner-City Backpack Food Program for every special meal sold. The awesome organisation, which serves the children of Strathcona and the DTES, aims to “bridge the weekend gaps when school food programs are not running” (and is pretty much a breeding ground for saints). Also signed on are the good folks at R&B Brewing, who will be donating a percentage of every delicious keg of East Side Bitter sold during the event. Les Amis du Fromage will do the same for every sale of its kickass macaroni and cheese.

If you own or run a restaurant in East Van and would like to get on board to help out, email Joe Chaput at joe [at] buycheese [dotcom] and he’ll tell you everything that you need to know. Scout will be keeping you abreast of all things FeastVan in the run up to January 2oth, but in the short term, we kindly ask that you spread this initial good word and click after the jump for the rapid-fire FAQ… Read more

DINER: A Sneak Peek Inside Strathcona’s “The Union” On The Verge Of Opening Day

by Andrew Morrison | A walk past The Union location in Strathcona (219 Union off Main) the other night showed it nearly finished. The southeast Asian project from the people behind Habit Lounge and The Cascade will seat 84 when it opens between Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve. As you can see from the shots below, the place is looking awesome (yes, those are lyrics from Jimi Hendrix’s “Crosstown Traffic” around the kitchen window). Further details on the upcoming restaurant and bar here.

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Seen In Vancouver #303: Business Acumen On Display At Last Week’s “Cheaper Show”

So we didn’t end up buying anything at last week’s Cheaper Show, when 200 local and international artists put up 400 pieces of art for sale at just $200 each. This bit of genius, a work of Sharpie mastery found taped to a pillar in the midst of the fray when no one was looking, tempted sorely nevertheless.

Bonus: the red dot means it sold.

GOODS: Rare Film Series “Vancouver Sometimes Plays Itself” At The Waldorf Hotel

The Waldorf Hotel is located at 1489 East Hastings in beautiful Vancouver, BC | 604.253.7141 | WaldorfHotel.com

The GOODS from The Waldorf Hotel

Vancouver, BC | The Vancouver Sometimes Plays Itself series is the first comprehensive showing of some of the earliest, most ambitious and strangest films shot in Vancouver. It is presented by local arts researcher Elvy Del Bianco, who has spent the last year and a half identifying and acquiring Vancouver-set films, and features notable guest speakers, including author Fraser Nixon and actor and UBC professor Tom Scholte. Michael Turner’s On Location 1 (Elvy Del Bianco’s Annotated Film Collection) will screen weekly before each film. Get all the details after the jump… Read more

100 Scenes Of Distraction From The Past 31 Days In Vancouver

The View From Your Window #69

Reader “L.N.” | Quebec St. | Vancouver, BC | 4:30pm | SHARE YOUR VIEW

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 sandy beach in high summer, we’re always stoked to see what you see from home, work or the road. Some of our all-time favourite reader submissions after the jump… Read more

Scout List: Our Eclectic Agenda For Discerning Vancouverites…

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 a sense of connectedness within and between our communities, and to introduce our readers to the people who grow and cook our food, play the raddest tunes in our better venues, create our most interesting art, and design everything from what we wear to the spaces we inhabit.

The Scout List is our carefully considered, first rate agenda of super awesome things that we’re either doing, wishing that we could do, or conspiring to do this week. From our calendar to yours… Read more

GOODS: The Waldorf & Stan Douglas To Present Fassbinder’s “Berlin Alexanderplatz”

The Waldorf Hotel is located at 1489 East Hastings in beautiful Vancouver, BC | 604.253.7141 | www.waldorfhotel.com

The GOODS from The Waldorf Hotel

Vancouver, BC | The Waldorf and the Goethe-Institut are proud to present Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s legendary television program as part of our Sunday afternoon screening series, Day for Night. The thirteen episodes and epilogue will be screened through the month of April, four episodes every Sunday afternoon. The entire series will be launched Sunday, April 3rd with an introductory talk by renowned Vancouver artist Stan Douglas. Read more

Cool Thing We Want #266: “Chukka” Style Converse All Stars At Main St.’s Eugene Choo

Converse All Star Mid-Cut Sneaks | Eugene Choo | 3683 Main St | $80

I thought they were just regular Chuck Taylor’s until I gave them a second glance. Check the matching toe and the mid-cut on the ankle. They’re like Vans’ old school chukka boots, which means I Must Have Them…

GOODS: “Two Chefs & A Table” Get Set To Serve Breakfast Seven Days A Week

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Two Chefs And A Table is located at 305 Alexander Street | 778- 233-1303 | www.twochefsandatable.com

The GOODS from Two Chefs And A Table

Vancouver, BC | We’ve had lots of demands over the last few months to serve breakfast more often than just Saturday and Sunday. We’ve been asked by our friends in the restaurant and bar trade whose time off comes midweek, locals who can’t wait five days between getting their brunch fix and, well, us–it’s no secret that we love a great breakfast and we think ours is one of the best! So, with that in mind, we’re going to be opening for breakfast from 9:30am – 2:30pm seven days a week starting Monday, March 28th. Read more

GOODS: Chinatown’s Award-Winning “Bao Bei” On The Hunt For New Bar Manager…

Bai Bei Chinese Brasserie is located at 163 Keefer St. in Vancouver's Chinatown | 604-688-0876 | www.bao-bei.ca

The GOODS from Bao Bei

Vancouver, BC | We are looking for a passionate, creative, outgoing individual with at least three years bartending experience to work and run our busy bar. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of cocktails, wines and beers, and will be adept at making drinks efficiently without surrendering quality in a demanding, fast paced environment. Brass tacks: we need a hard worker who is willing to throw him/herself into this job and excel at creating and maintaining a unique bar program specific to Bao Bei. Email resumes to info@bao-bei.ca (please no drop-offs).

Learn more about what we do after the leap… Read more

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