SEEN IN VANCOUVER #528 | Exploring Trout & Co. – Hive Of Creativity On Commercial St.

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #528 | Exploring Trout & Co. – Hive Of Creativity On Commercial St.

by Michelle Sproule | Located on Commercial Street in East Van (a stones throw from Trout Lake), Trout & Co. is part studio, part workshop, and part storefront showcasing a thoughtful collection of handmade items. Owners Hannah Newton and Emilie Crewe are

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #527 | Vinyl Hideaway Inside West End’s Greenhorn Espresso Bar

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #527 | Vinyl Hideaway Inside West End’s Greenhorn Espresso Bar

A weekend walk through the West End landed us at the Greenhorn Espresso Bar, one of our favourite rainy day haunts. The place was packed, which is always really cool to see. Though not even a year old, it has

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #526 | “Art In Transit” Takes Over Pattison Billboard (Temporarily)

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #526 | “Art In Transit” Takes Over Pattison Billboard (Temporarily)

by Grady Mitchell | The Back Gallery Project has co-opted the billboard behind their Strathcona location (602 East Hastings). Right now, it features a colourful image from artist Antonio Eligio Fernandez (aka Tonel). The piece is called A house that I

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #525 | “Elysian Coffee” Set To Open New Operation In Mount Pleasant

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #525 | “Elysian Coffee” Set To Open New Operation In Mount Pleasant

by Andrew Morrison | The good people at Elysian Coffee are set to open a new location on Monday, December 1st. Located on the southwest corner of Ontario and 7th (2301 Ontario St.), the new operation – over a year in the

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #524 | Gam Gallery’s “Paper Presents” Pop-Up At 110 East Hastings

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #524 | Gam Gallery’s “Paper Presents” Pop-Up At 110 East Hastings

by Grady Mitchell | GAM Gallery at 110 E Hastings Street is hosting a unique event right now. Paper Presents is halfway between an art exhibition and a holiday pop-up shop. It features the work of over 20 local artists, among

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #523 | Swell Fall & Winter “League Champs” MTPAC Lookbook

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #523 | Swell Fall & Winter “League Champs” MTPAC Lookbook

The classic, collegiate-inspired Mount Pleasant Athletic Club (MTPAC) recently tabled its swell Fall/Winter 2014 lookbook. You can find the made-in-Canada pieces at Nouvelle Nouvelle in Gastown and The Corner Store on Main Street right now, or at the company’s new

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #522 | New “No Way” Cafe Opens Up On The Downtown Eastside

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #522 | New “No Way” Cafe Opens Up On The Downtown Eastside

“No Way” is a brand new cafe from Mike Payette and Todd Lewendon. It’s just opened up at 247 Main Street off East Hastings. That’s the old Solder & Sons located right beside the Super Champion Cycle Shop on the Downtown Eastside. It’s

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #520 | “Big Bertha” Lands At Main Street’s Brassneck Brewery

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #520 | “Big Bertha” Lands At Main Street’s Brassneck Brewery

This 4000 litre foudre – immediately nicknamed “Big Bertha” – just arrived from France at Brassneck Brewery on Main Street. Co-founder Nigel Springthorpe says it was quite the ordeal getting the giant oak fermenter in place, not to mention getting it

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #519 | Destination BC’s Dreamy New Video, “The Wild Within”

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #519 | Destination BC’s Dreamy New Video, “The Wild Within”

We spend hours daydreaming and planning road trips to the wilds of other lands, so much so that it’s easy to forget about the paradise right on our doorstep. We were reminded of this today when we pressed play on

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #518 | Aaron Koehn & Gabriel Dubois’ Exhibitions At BAF Studio

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #518 | Aaron Koehn & Gabriel Dubois’ Exhibitions At BAF Studio

by Grady Mitchell | The Burrard Arts Foundation (BAF) wants to get artwork in front of as many people as possible as often as they can. To do that they run a gallery space at 108 East Broadway and also organize art programs and

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #517 | Heady Show Opens At New Serpens Gallery In Chinatown

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #517 | Heady Show Opens At New Serpens Gallery In Chinatown

by Grady Mitchell | The new Serpens Gallery (replacing the Positive Negative Gallery at 436 Columbia St.) opened its first – and very Halloween-appropriate – show this past Friday night. It’s called Sahelanthropus; the name being a reference to the ancient humanoid skull that marks

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #517 | In The Forest Hunting Mushrooms With The “Acorn” Crew

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #517 | In The Forest Hunting Mushrooms With The “Acorn” Crew

by Michelle Sproule | Mushroom Season is upon us. The warm wet days of Autumn bring with them the perfect conditions for fungal growth and the little buggers are popping up everywhere right now. I tagged along with the crew

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