Watch The Most Patient Person in The World Reconstruct a Shredded Banknote

When the Bank of England misprinted a 5 pound banknote, they shredded into thousands of tiny pieces. This person put it back together.

‘We Will Be Alright’ Show to Kick Off Cartems’ New Art Exhibition Series on January 20th

Local artist Janet Wang is the first to be featured on the downtown doughnut shop's new calendar of artist exhibitions.

On Schooling Chip Wilson and Downloading the Death Rattles of Late Capitalism

A read of recent headlines teases our sketchy future as an idiot-infested tech hub and reveals some interesting ideas to reclaim the city.

Keeping Warm Under Blankets of Heavily Detailed International Currencies

One good thing about counterfeit money is that it has pushed treasuries to invest in the good designs these blankets have stolen.

Dreaming of a Modern Swiss Mountain Fortress in The Wilds near Squamish

In the depths of winter it's natural to think of home as a fortification against the elements. This place takes it a step further...

It’s Not Too Late to Get a Great Calendar for 2018. Here Are Five We Want

Did you get a couple of days into the new year realising that you had yet to get a calendar for 2018? Yeah, us too.

Ghosts, Cults, Students and Art: the Bizarre History of the Fairacres Mansion

Long before it became the Burnaby Art Gallery, this comely pile on Deer Lake was home to a cult and a bunch of college kids.

That’s No Moon! An Entirely Theoretical Timelapse of the Death Star’s Construction

Two brothers used their nerdiness to detail - in convincing timelapse - the build of the iconic Star Wars super weapon.

We Want This Beautiful Blueprint That Maps out the Connections of Hip Hop

From Kool Herc to Wu-Tang, this elaborate 'Hip Hop Love' blueprint reveals the fascinating universe of artistry behind the genre.

The Strip of West Side Beaches Named for Our First Iberian Visitors

"Making sense of which beach is which at Spanish Banks is a tricky thing, even for lifelong Vancouverites."

On Ending the Grizzly Hunt and Infiltrating Point Grey’s Mansion Zone

A read of the local headlines reveals Site C reactions, suicidal seniors and Seattle getting an NHL team, among other harrowing yarns.

On Sanity, Sweatin’ It Out and Early Feline Obsessions with Anna Farrant of All City Athletics

From anticipating marriage to waxing the benefits of certain curse words, this champ pulls no punches in an inspiring Q & A.

We Want a Year of Art & Culture at The Vancouver Art Gallery

Japanese modern art icon Takashi Murakami's upcoming exhibit is only one of many reasons we want a VAG membership for Christmas!

The Roll Top Bag We Want for Christmas was Designed and Made in Vancouver

This waxed cotton, roll top backpack from East Van would make a great Christmas gift for West Coast wanderers.

On The City’s Idea of “Affordable Rent” and Paying For Political Cowardice

A read of the local headlines reveals a proposal to legalise eating people, high rents and a deep dogpile of Site C Dam grief.

We Want This Graphic, Hand-Tufted Statement Rug by Local Artisan Julia Mior

We're seriously yearning for Mior's The Talamone wool area rug...and household practicalities be damned!

East Van’s Harlow Atelier to Transform Into ‘December Kids Market’

Skip the mall and shop a tasteful assortment of locally made kids stuff while sipping hot beverages on December 16th.

Holiday Spirit Need Uplifting? Head Up Grouse Mountain for “Peak of Christmas”

The Mountain has been transformed into a "Winter Wonderland" with something to appeal to every variety of festive sensibility.

 Coastal Dweller Holiday Pop-Up Goes Down in Deep Cove this Weekend

The pop-up shop will see more than 15 women-owned brands ranging from self-care and clothing to ceramics and textiles.

The Right Book to Flip Through if You’re Already Suffering Christmas Exhaustion

You can snag a signed copy of Ryan Heshka's 'Fatales' at his book signing at Lucky's Comics on Friday, December 8th.

On Marpole’s Protestors and The City Struggling to Wake From 10 Year Slumber in Developer’s Bed

A scan of the headlines reveals a broken corporate media and politicians worrying if legal weed will lead to a communist revolution.

We Want This Japanese-Inspired Teapot by Lupa Ceramics

This beauty by local ceramicist Kristine Aguilar is the perfect teapot for daily brewing our way through every day of winter.

How Lulu Island Got Its Sweet Name

True story: the island that grew into the City of Richmond was named after a teenaged American showgirl.

We Want This Japanese Home with an Earthquake-Ready Bookshelf for a Kits Laneway

No ladders are necessary to explore this tall, slanted, seismic-savvy bookshelf in Japan.

When Development Interferes With an Artist’s Daily Inspiration

When artist Gwyneth Leech learned the view from her studio was going to be blocked by a new high-rise, she was devastated.

We Want Maggie Boyd’s Impossible-To-Get, Limited Edition “Danse Russe” Tote Bag

Only 50 of these bookish tote-and-poetry duos were made and they were all gone before we could finish articulating our hope for one.

The Honorary Dad of Every Hopeful, Diehard Vancouver Canucks Fan

"The only things certain in this world are death, taxes and Cheech projecting the 'Nucks to win the Stanley Cup."

A Local Designer Made These Lights and We Want Some

Matthew McCormick's 'Mila7' pendant lights are available in black, white and brushed brass finishes with customizable drop-lengths.