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Six Questions with Local Artist, Allison Eng

Meet the Vancouver-based graphic designer and illustrator whose incredible drive and talent recently caught our attention...

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Singaporean Themed, Casuarina Nights, Ready to Launch in Chinatown.

You know her as Nancy Go Yaya during the day, but beginning this weekend, the bright and lively Singaporean cafe reveals her sultry 'evening' side.

Opening Soon

A Look Inside ‘Elephant’, Opening Soon on Powell Street.

A new project brought to us by Miki Ellis (Dachi), Stephen Whiteside (Dachi) and chef Justin Ell will offer a omakase-style menu, as well as à la carte dining for walk-ins beginning Friday, December 3, 2021.

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A Deep Dive Into the Complex Worlds of Hana Amani

A candid and introspective long-form interview with the vibrant and outspoken local artist...

The Cozy Prairie Themed Bar Tucked Away on Cordova Street

This cozy, unpretentious Saskatchewan-themed Gastown tavern was a beer- and bourbon-lovers' living room, with a food menu that could have been featured entirely in Scout's 'Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver'.

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Three to See, January 2022

Cinephile Ken Tsui provides a synopsis of his picks for the best three films to see in Vancouver theatres this month.

The Whip Restaurant and Bar Scheduled To Pull Its Final Pints on Friday, January 14, 2022

Cody and Clay Allmin have taken over The Whip...given the pedigree and track-record of this team, it's likely that this long-time Mount Pleasant establishment can expect good things.

On The Difference Between ‘Vandalism’ and Correction and The Stockpiling Of Rapid Antigen Tests

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr finds that Barge Chilling Park already had a name and Kirk Lapointe and Gordon Campbell are 'alpha males'.

The Cozy Prairie Themed Bar Tucked Away on Cordova Street

This cozy, unpretentious Saskatchewan-themed Gastown tavern was a beer- and bourbon-lovers' living room, with a food menu that could have been featured entirely in Scout's 'Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver'.

The Whip Restaurant and Bar Scheduled To Pull Its Final Pints on Friday, January 14, 2022

Cody and Clay Allmin have taken over The Whip...given the pedigree and track-record of this team, it's likely that this long-time Mount Pleasant establishment can expect good things.

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Where To Brunch Over The Holidays

It's the holidays! Lounge in bed as long as you can and, when you are ready to eat, we suggest letting someone else do the cooking...here's a short list of brunch options to help get things started.

You Need to Try a ‘Christmas in Manhattan’ While You Still Can

Don't worry, you only have to travel to Yaletown in order to taste this Manhattan-inspired cocktail.

Carlino’s ‘New Lease’ Takes a Cue from an Old Italian Drinking Tradition

Carlino's Bar Manager Luigi Bosco had long wanted to combine a shot of rum and pear juice, and found his opportunity with this most recent cocktail menu.

Celebrate Winter Solstice with Sweet and Sticky Rice Balls

Lineage Ceramics Founder, Shuobi Wu, shares a fond memory and family recipe for the traditional Dongzhi (Winter Solstice) treat.

You Need to Cozy Up With This Holiday Inspired ‘Rum-Pa-Pa-Pomme’ Cocktail Before It’s Gone

It's currently on the menu at the Chickadee Room and makes for a lovely sipper on these cold December evenings.

This bulletin board is used by members of the Scout Community to share their news. On a typical day it will include new menu offerings; details on special deals and events; new stock and sale notices; announcements of senior staff appointments; and much more.

Three to See, January 2022

3 Places

Cinephile Ken Tsui provides a synopsis of his picks for the best three films to see in Vancouver theatres this month.

On The Difference Between ‘Vandalism’ and Correction and The Stockpiling Of Rapid Antigen Tests

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr finds that Barge Chilling Park already had a name and Kirk Lapointe and Gordon Campbell are 'alpha males'.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The WWII Era Produced Guide to a Potentially Victorious Future

Viviane Gosselin, Director of Collections and Exhibitions at the Museum of Vancouver, selects a historic publication that is still relevant several eras later...

On Being a Barfly, Playing with Clay and Going to “Bummer Jail”, with Alex Joukov

The Vancouver-based tattoo artist and illustrator has been on our radar since discovering her label art for Marrow Vermouth in 2020 - a one-on-one conversation was long overdue...

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Cinematic Relic Serving as an Important Personal Reminder

Dustin Clark, Visitor Experience Lead and Digital Content Specialist at the Museum of Vancouver, highlights a piece of early American-made filmic technology...

How a Climate Change Event Created a Local ‘Cause Célèbre’

"Is Barge Chilling Beach a good first date or nah?"

From Forbidden Fires to Making Magick: Seven Questions with “The Wax Witch”, Portia Pascuzzo

A brief interview with the founder of The Wax Witch Candle Co. - a new line of locally made soy candles infused with bewitching fragrances, as well as other magick-al properties...

Vancouver Would Be Cooler if It Had a Massive Floating Housing Project at the Port

Imagine a colourful, mixed-used, housing complex like Amsterdam's Silodam floating at the foot of Victoria Drive.

On the VPD’s Mandate to ‘Serve and Infect’ and Bidding Farewell to the English Bay Barge (and the City’s Soul)

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr finds a glimmer of hope in self care and more unpleasantness in Mount Pleasant.

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Three To See, December 2021

Cinephile Ken Tsui provides a synopsis of his picks for the best three films to see in Vancouver theatres this month.

21 Places

Vancouver’s Best Bookstores, Mapped

Once again, we've compiled our list of local bookstores - and a few low key non-bookstore 'bookstores' - that we suggest for filling out your personal library with fiction, non and everything in-between....