Krampusmarkt to Bring ‘Oddly Exquisite’ Offerings to East Van, December 6-8

The season's most deviant holiday craft fair and celebration is making its second coming at Strange Fellows Brewing.

What Every Vancouver Food Lover Should Be Doing For Brunch This Sunday

Alex Chen, David Hawksworth, Ned Bell and a dozen other local culinary greats want to cook for you this weekend.

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An Eating & Drinking Guide to the 23rd Annual Eastside Culture Crawl

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We've mapped out some great place that will keep your energy up while exploring all the galleries and studios of East Van.

New Documentary on the Magic of Mushrooms to Screen in East Van

This film looks beautiful, smart and informative. Stick around after the show for a discussion with the director, Louie Schwartzberg!

New Brick and Mortar Location of ‘Itsumo’ Now Open in Mount Pleasant

From textiles and tea accessories to writing and cooking tools, everything that's available in this store has a higher purpose.

Celebrated Portland Chef in Town to Collaborate on a Special Multi-Course Feast

This sounds one of those meals that will be forever seared into the memories of those lucky enough to have forked their way through it.

Get Ready for the First Ever ‘Uncorked: A Celebration of the Science of Wine’

On November 14th, Science World will transform into a veritable wine universe for this one-night-only inaugural event.

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Seven Cool Art Happenings We’re Looking Forward to Checking Out This Month

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Kristin Lim looks ahead to see what good and interesting things are waiting for us in the local art scene.

Flashlight Mysteries In the Dark Set for Deas Island on October 19th

The fantasy inspired nocturnal event is part escape room, puzzle and two kilometre lantern-lit trail race.

BC Chefs Start Countdown to Cooks Camp, 2020

"We need to change how the hospitality industry operates. The ones to change it are the ones dedicated and in love with it. "

On Upcycling Design Philosophies and Restoring Memories With Che Kehoe

The Lux Assemblage designer is one of the incredible line-up of participants in this year's Address Assembly (Sept. 26-29).

New Zealand Wine Documentary “A Seat at the Table” Set to Screen During VIFF

The new flick by David Nash and Simon Mark-Brown looks inspiring and relatable to anyone working in BC's wine trade.

It’s About Time You Saw Artist Christian Marclay’s ‘The Clock’ at The Polygon Gallery

The finale screening of the acclaimed 24-hour film is set for September 22nd at The Polygon Gallery.

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Don’t Miss These Ten VIFF Film Screenings

We narrowed down the deep list of VIFF screenings to just 10 flicks that have us excited to get into a theatre and out of our own heads.

Getting to Know East Van by Exploring Its History

Later this month you can get intimate with ten of the neighbourhood's most interesting buildings.

One of the Most Delicious Food Events of the Year Is on the Horizon — Got Tickets?

PICA is once again hosting the annual fundraiser that puts fork-armed foodies right in front of some of BC's best chefs.

You’d Better Grab Your ‘Restaurant Rumble’ Tickets NOW Before They’re All Gone!

The annual charity boxing tournament from Aprons For Gloves is on the immediate horizon (August 20).

Chambar’s Tia Kambas Details the Uniquely Collaborative ‘Yes Shef!’ Long Table Dinner

The restaurant's Director of Operations clues us into the motivation behind the one-of-a-kind dinner, and details her own dish.

You Should Know About the Upcoming Mount Pleasant Heritage Walking Tour

History enthusiasts should take note that on Sunday, August 18th, the Heritage Vancouver Society will put on some walking shoes...

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This Weekend’s Crazy Concentration of Seattle Art Happenings Calls for a Road Trip!

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Among the many other art exhibitions going down, the Seattle Art Fair takes place this weekend from August 1-4.

BC Hospitality Foundation to Launch Scholarship in Honour of Chef Nicholas Lim

As many in the industry may have heard, chef Nicholas Lim passed away suddenly a couple of weeks ago. He was just 36 years old.

‘Displaced’ Exhibition to Highlight the Consequences of an Artless Vancouver

Curated by the East Side Culture Crawl Society, this exhibition is a call to action against the development epidemic.

33 Acres’ Interview With Sean Partlow of the ‘Back In Five’ Pop-Up

The latest community journal piece / film from 33 Acres focuses on Sean Partlow, who runs the Back In Five pop-up restaurant in Victoria

Kitsilano’s Cacao Has Officially Closed. Here’s Why…

The 'progressive latin' restaurant has officially shuttered after nearly three years at 1898 West 1st Avenue in the heart of Kits.

You Need to Sniff Artist Megan Hepburn’s New Exhibition on Main Street

Her latest show is a collection of ‘olfactory objects’ and a painting created during recent residencies in Bulgaria and Vermont.

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Awesome Beaches, Peaceful Forests, Cool Art, Good Eats and Strange Puppets, All in One Place

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Kristin Lim maps out a lowdown of several cool things happening this month out in the UBC wilds...

Dixie’s Authentic Texas BBQ Closing Doors to Focus on Delivery, Commissary Operations

The restaurant, located at 337 E. Hastings St. on the Downtown Eastside, will serve its last seated guests on July 21st.

Upcoming ‘Hives For Humanity’ Garden Party Will Be the Bees Knees

Meet bees and beekeepers while enjoying honey from their joint labours at this special, one-day-only fundraising event.