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.

Fraserhood’s Spooky Dark Manor Inn to Close

The haunted house-themed restaurant and bar from the owner of The Shameful Tiki Room will host its final service on July 7th.

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This Summer’s Best Long Table Feasts

From long table dinners to casual al fresco grazing events, we made a shortlist of great opportunities to eat well outside.

Vancouverites Invited to ‘Space Out’ All July

The Cinematheque will be taking viewers to the moon and back with a tribute of sci-fi classics, future-classics and documentaries.

‘On the Table’ Registration Now Open

On the Table is once again inviting people across BC to set their tables for a whole new round of discussions from Sept. 26 to Oct. 3.

Tickets for the Annual Schoolyard Harvest Dinner are Now Available

The al fresco long table event, hosted by local non-profit Fresh Roots, returns for another exceptional dining experience on July 25th.

La Mezcaleria Chef Mariana Gabilondo to Prepare Special Long Table Feast on Bowen Island

Bowen Island's beautiful Home Farm will host the culinary team from the popular Vancouver restaurant on July 20th.

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Six Cool Art Happenings We’re Looking Forward to Checking Out in June

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Kristin Lim looks ahead to the month of June to see what good things are waiting for us in the local art scene.

Tickets for Inform Interior’s ‘Japan Handmade’ Workshops Now Available

This year's event includes two days of incredibly intimate hands-on opportunities to gain first-hand knowledge from four Kyoto artisans.

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Six Cool Art Happenings We’re Looking Forward to Checking Out in May

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Kristin Lim looks ahead to the month of May to see what good things are waiting for us in the local art scene.

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A Treasure Map to ‘Top Drop’ Deliciousness

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Now in its sixth year, the primarily wine-focused festival returns to please Vancouver's keener palates, May 23-24

The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival’s ‘Sakura Night’ Happens May 5th

Commemorate the fleeting cherry blossom season by joining in on the VCBF's delicious one-night-only tasting event.

Five Reasons to Get Stoked and Save Cash for the Spring Edition of ‘Got Craft?’

The latest edition of Got Craft? takes over the Maritime Labour Centre on May 4/5, and we have a springtime shopping itch to scratch!

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Vancouver’s Best Vintage Stores, Mapped

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Vancouver is hardly hard up for places to get great second-hand stuff, and every picker has their regular circuit. This is ours...

Elisa to Host ‘Dandelion Initiative’ Safer Bar & Spaces Training Session on April 16

The Dandelion Initiative works to create safer spaces and build policies that empower and support survivors.

Awesome Folks at ‘Growing Chefs!’ Launch New EAT. GIVE. GROW. Campaign

The campaign allows restaurants to promote their Growing Chefs! support and raise money without having to donate any funds.

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Six Cool Art Happenings We’re Looking Forward to Checking Out

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Kristin Lim looks ahead to the month of April to see what good things are waiting for us in the local art scene.

Registration for OH Studio’s Hanami Bento Picnic Workshop Now Open

In this special edition of the popular two-part workshop, participants will get to enjoy feasting amidst blooming sakura.

Growing Chefs! Seeking Volunteers to Assist With Spring Programming

The awesome non-profit is looking for volunteers to help them reach and teach more kids in their Classroom Gardening & Cooking program.

Special Winemaker’s Farm-to-Table Feast Set for Victoria’s Sherwood

Jay Drysdale of Bella Wines and Matthew Sherlock of Lock & Worth and Nichol Vineyards are joining forces for a memorable evening.

Show to Feature the Anonymous Artists That Regularly STICK It to Vancouver

The first annual STICK art show is scheduled to take place March 14 - 28 at the Red Gate Arts Society.

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Five Cool Art Shows We’re Looking Forward to Checking Out in Vancouver

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Kristin Lim looks ahead to the month of March to see what good things are waiting for us in the local art scene.

Tickets to the Western Front Gala Dinner & Art Auction Now Available

There are only 100 tickets available for this exclusive art party, dinner and fundraiser, happening on Saturday, March 2nd.

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Five Cool Art Shows to Check Out in Vancouver This February

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Kristin Lim shares a page cut from her calendar of must-see art shows and openings across the Lower Mainland this month