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.

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.

Check Out SAD Mag’s Nostalgic New Photo Exhibit, Popping Up in Gastown This Weekend Only

With the help of 10 diverse, local artists working with photography, the publication has revived a quaint and nostalgic analog medium to present 'The Disposable Camera Project: FOUND'.

Who is ‘Studio Note?’: Catching Up With Founders and Creators, Elina Takahashi and Mandy Chang

Six questions with the brand ahead of the official launch of their candle and wax dipper collection, at Western Front's Toque Craft Fair, Dec. 1-5th.

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Our Guide to December’s Holiday Markets, Fairs and Pop-Ups, Mapped

A list designed for those, like us, who would rather opt out of the mall madness in favour of a more convivial and community-minded atmosphere when shopping this season...

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Sip, Shop and Stroll Main Street During the First Ever ‘Pleasant Pairings’ Event

Set the tone for the month of December by meandering up Main Street on December 1st, when seven neighbourhood shops will be paired with as many Naramata-based wine and liquor producers.

Get Social for a Good Cause, at Eastside Studio’s ‘Thumbraiser’ Event on Nov. 28th

The night features a drag show, vendors' market and auction, plus a welcome opportunity to connect with other good-hearted people while supporting the local queer community...

Two Cool Closet Sales To Check Out in Gastown This Weekend

Kicking off Friday (Nov. 26th), One of a Few and The Block are hosting back-to-back used clothing shopping events - think discerningly cool and mostly small, independent brands (aka: the good stuff).

Five Reasons to Check Out the ‘Got Craft? Holiday Virtual Market’, Happening Until Nov. 28th

This year's online event features 75 local and Canadian vendors selling everything from animal-shaped treats to actual stuffed animals...plus less unusual suspects like handmade jewelry, art, clothing and more!

Squamish’s Refresh Market Returns for a Special Ten Year Anniversary Edition This Weekend

Plan on hitting the road to Squamish this weekend for a special three-day-long birthday market, featuring 65 local vendors, Nov. 12-14th.

The Chinatown Storytelling Centre Announces Their Much-Anticipated Opening Date

Years in the making, and offering over 100 different Chinese Canadian perspectives, the Centre will officially be open to the public on Saturday, November 6th.

Kafka’s Coffee Announces New In-House Roasted Coffee Line-Up

After months of roasting on the sly out of the former Agro Roasters spot on Clark Drive, the local coffee chain is now ready to release their own line-up of single-origins and blends...

Soak Up Summer Vibes at the Alternative Creations Gallery This Month

From October 22-24th check out “Endless, Numbered”, the new solo exhibit by Vancouver Island artist, Sally Podmore.

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Four VIFF Flicks to Watch Online (and One In-Theatre Only) This Long Weekend

With the 40th annual Vancouver International Film Festival winding down on Monday, October 11th, we scrambled to put together this list of a handful of picks to watch whilst tripping out on tryptophan.

Tune In to the Vancouver Art Book Fair’s 2021 Digital Fair, Oct. 18-26th

Attention art appreciators, word nerds, book buffs and publication lovers: the annual celebration of the art of publishing returns this month for its second online edition.

Check Out This Public Photo Installation Commemorating 50 Years of Greenpeace

From October 9th to 30th, make your way over to Granville Island to view the new open air exhibition, prominently displayed between the Public Market and Arts Club Theatre.

Get ‘Bitter Together’ at the 2021 Vancouver Radicchio Festival, Oct. 20th

Fans of vegetables (and vegetable puns) cannot miss out on the one-night-only tasting event, hosted by Main Street farm-to-table restaurant, Burdock & Co.

Check Out Fresh Roots’ Guide to the First Ever ‘Truth and Reconciliation Day’

A handy guide to the day, compiled by the Fresh Roots team, including suggestions of what to do, read, watch and listen to; plus resources for further education and links for making donations.

Pay Tribute to Local Landscape Architect, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, Oct. 3rd

The SALA organized event in honour of the Vancouver-based icon includes live speakers, video tributes, music and more.

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Take Advantage of ‘Whistler Craft Beer Month’ this October

Instead of hitting the slopes, plan on hitting up Whistler's bar and restaurant scene this October, for exclusive promotions, dinners, tastings, activities and other beer-centric events.

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Ten Films We Absolutely Need to See at This Year’s VIFF

VIFF is celebrating it's 40th birthday this year by inviting film-lovers back into theatres, as well as online via VIFF Connect.

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Inaugural ‘Fire Dragon Festival’ Happening in Chinatown This Weekend

Join in the community healing process and help set a positive precedent by joining in on the Chinatown festivities from Sept 24-26.

Plan a Trip to the 4th Annual UBC Farm Fall Fair This Weekend

The day will feature dozens of local vendors, live music, farm tours, U-Pick pumpkins, pie, weird vegetable contests, and more...

Strange Fellows Brewing and OH Studio’s ‘HARVST MARKT’ Happening Sept. 18/19

Celebrate the shift of seasons by heading to the East Van brewery when they host over a dozen local artisans and makers for their first ever two-day open air HARVST MARKT...plus a new wine release!

Register To Take Part In Cooks Camp 2021

From culinary students and servers to dishwasher and chefs - all hospitality staff are encouraged to participate on Sept. 15

‘MUTATION’ Group Art Show Popping Up in East Van for Two Days Only

Treat your eyeballs to surreal art created by four local artists, by heading down to SPACE (552 Clark Dr.) Sept. 25/26.

Score Cool New Duds for Fall at the Beaton Linen Pop-Up This Long Weekend

Looking to spruce up your wardrobe for Fall? Get down to Strathcona's Picnics & Poetry now until September 5th.