VANCOUVER LEXICON | Zunga

VANCOUVER LEXICON | A Homegrown Word For Summer's Scary, Exhilirating Rope Swing

Zunga | Slang | A make-shift rope swing that arcs over a refreshing body of water. This is especially the case in Powell River, where the term originated. The town's own Townsite Brewery honours the local patois' contribution to the English language with a summery golden ale. A rite of passage for BC youth. Usage: "I'm going to drink this delicious Zunga, then do a full backflip off that zunga..."

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Nest, The

VANCOUVER LEXICON | The Nickname Of Hootsuite's Swell Mt. Pleasant Headquarters

Nest, The | Geekonym/Nickname | Hootsuite is one of Vancouver's most successful tech companies and its Mt. Pleasant headquarters is nerdily nicknamed "The… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Roller Girl

VANCOUVER LEXICON | The Rollerblading Woman In Pink Who Directs Traffic In YVR

Roller Girl | Person | Roller girl is Angela Dawson, the pink-clad woman with the giant headphones rollerblading in and out of traffic trying to guide… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Shap

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Shap

Shap | Slang | A word often employed in the weirdly insular world of Canucks bloggers and tweeters. It's the Canucks Nation equivalent of throwing… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Cafe Medina Is On The Lookout For Driven, Passionate Cooks

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Cafe Medina Is On The Lookout For Driven, Passionate Cooks

The GOODS from Cafe Medina Vancouver BC | Cafe Medina is growing its culinary team! We are looking for enthusiastic cooks with an interest in learning about… more 

GOODS | La Mezcaleria On Commercial Drive Gets Set To Table 12 New Dishes On Feb. 1st

GOODS | La Mezcaleria On Commercial Drive Gets Set To Table 12 New Dishes On Feb. 1st

The GOODS from La Mezcaleria Vancouver, BC | On February 1st, 2015, La Mezcaleria is launching twelve new dishes inspired by regions throughout Mexico. Antonio… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Gastown’s Blacktail On Lookout For An Experienced FOH Manager

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Gastown’s Blacktail On Lookout For An Experienced FOH Manager

The GOODS from Blacktail Florist Vancouver, BC | Blacktail is on the hunt for an experienced, charismatic, driven FOH Manager with a strong guest services… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | The Okanagan’s “Culmina Family Estate Winery” Is Now Hiring

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | The Okanagan’s “Culmina Family Estate Winery” Is Now Hiring

GOODS from Culmina Family Estate Winery Oliver, BC | Culmina Family Estate Winery is a new, family-run winery estate located on the Golden Mile Bench… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Earnest Ice Cream Is On The Lookout For F/T Assistant Managers

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Earnest Ice Cream Is On The Lookout For F/T Assistant Managers

The GOODS FROM EARNEST ICE CREAM Vancouver, BC | Earnest Ice Cream is on the hunt for people who are eager to be a long-term part of our kick-ass team and are… more 

OPPORTUNTY KNOCKS | Nicli’s Next Door On The Hunt For Experienced, Passionate Cooks

OPPORTUNTY KNOCKS | Nicli’s Next Door On The Hunt For Experienced, Passionate Cooks

The GOODS from Nicli's Next Door Vancouver, BC | Nicli's Next Door is looking for passionate cooks in love with Italian cuisine. Interested candidates should… more 

GOODS | Yukon Blonde Set To Help Celebrate The Biltmore Cabaret’s 7th Birthday In Style

GOODS | Yukon Blonde Set To Help Celebrate The Biltmore Cabaret’s 7th Birthday In Style

The GOODS from The Biltmore Cabaret Vancouver, BC | Quickly becoming a cornerstone venue in the Vancouver music scene, it can be hard to believe that the… more 

GOODS | Ocean Wise Hosts “The Sustainable Table” Supper On Feb. 20th At The Aquarium

GOODS | Ocean Wise Hosts “The Sustainable Table” Supper On Feb. 20th At The Aquarium

The GOODS from Ocean Wise Vancouver, BC | Food enthusiasts have another reason to rejoice this season – Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre’s… more 

GOODS | The Cinematheque Now Screening “Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival” Jan.  8 – 18

GOODS | The Cinematheque Now Screening “Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival” Jan. 8 – 18

The GOODS from The Cinematheque Vancouver, BC | The very best Canadian features, shorts, and student films of 2014 are in the spotlight in The Cinematheque’s… more 

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