Why Did Vancouver Make Front Yard Businesses Illegal?

In the latest video from the Vancouver-curious YouTube channel 'About Here', we learn of a terrible NIMBY move of yore.

This Mt. Pleasant Restaurant Features ‘Sadio’, the ‘World’s Saddest Patio’

Most nearby restaurants were allowed temporary patio permits. Wallflower was denied theirs, but it hasn't broken their spirit.

Take a Look Inside the New CRAFT Beer Market Overlooking English Bay

The patio, with its vintage split-window VW microbus retrofitted to become a service bar, looks especially primed for good times

La Taqueria’s ‘El Camión’ Food Truck Back Up and Running Seven Days a Week

The truck is now setting up shop outside of the Georgia Hotel on weekdays and roving Vancouver's streets on weekends.

Inside Chinatown’s Now Permanent ‘Chickadee’

Juke and Chickadee are still connected, but with separate doors and disparate looks both are refreshed and feeling new.

Chef Angus An Dishes on Inspirations, New ‘Maenam’ Cookbook in Short Video

Find your copy of the cookbook at Maenam or its sister restaurants: Sen Pad Thai, Fat Mao Noodles, or Longtail Kitchen.

Take a Look Inside the New Main Street Location of Nouvelle Nouvelle

The minimalist aesthetic makes for a subtle yet compelling backdrop, allowing the carefully considered inventory to pop.

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Where All the New Art Galleries Are…

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Kristin Lim maps out the changes as established art galleries move and exciting new ones spring up.

The Slow Destruction of a Beloved Chinatown Sign

The beautiful street-level sign been slowly swallowed by graffiti over the past 10 years -- inch by inch, letter by letter, word by word.

New Taqueria ‘Popina Cantina’ Opens Today Inside Granville Island’s Net Loft

The tiny taco takeaway joint in Granville Island's Net Loft is ready with five interesting tacos and a bunch of cool puffcreams.

‘The Keefer Yard’ Prepares to Tee Off in Chinatown

The narrow but deep vacant lot beside The Keefer Bar is currently being transformed into The Keefer Yard, an al fresco space dedicated to outdoor games and good times.

East Van’s Rio Theatre Is Evidently Having Fun Working on Its Reopening Plan

As the iconic East Broadway venue shares a much needed laugh as it prepares to reopen with socially distant protocols.

PHOTOS // Scenes From Friday’s Protest Against Racism and Police Brutality

Local photographer Jonathan Norton was at the protest on Friday, June 5th and shared some of his images with us.

Outdoor Salad Dressing Exchange Spotted in East Van

You can download countless recipes from any number of websites, but your immediate neighbours might know best.

Gastown Restaurateur Sings Song of Survival

We all know Sean Heather can pull a good pint and cut a tasty cheese board, but did you also know he could sing?

Thieves Smash Window, Burgle Organic ‘Eternal Abundance’ Grocery on Commercial Drive

This is so gutting. The folks at this store are some of the kindest, sweetest, most well-meaning people in the community.

One of Vancouver’s Coolest Food Events Went Down Last Night (and We Took a Bunch of Photos)

Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts played delicious host to "From Farms to Forks" last night and it was all kinds of good times.

60 Photos From the Climate March

It has been estimated that over 100,000 people attended the Climate March this past Friday. It felt like a hell of a lot more.

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Why Chambar Is Still Vancouver’s Most Important Restaurant After 15 Years

Visualising the indelible and far-reaching impact of an idiosyncratic Belgian-Moroccan restaurant on Beatty Street.

Vancouver’s Most Photographed Convenience Store Gets a Makeover

While it's clear the intention was to restore the facade to its former glory, many will undoubtedly miss its faded and rusted patina.

33 Acres’ Community Journal Spotlights One of Vancouver’s Coolest Shops

Good people celebrating good people is a good thing, as evidenced here in this 33 Acres video spotlight on Community Thrift & Vintage.

How East Van’s Highly Anticipated ‘Flourist’ Landed Their Massive Bread Oven and Mill

The upcoming artisanal flour miller, dry goods supplier and bakery just received a very special delivery. Watch how it went down...

Check Out This Art Show of ‘Leftovers’ off Main Street

Curated by Patrik Andersson of TRAPP Projects, the show brings together photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, and more.

Local Artist Perrin Grauer’s Work-In-Progress at Upcoming ‘Magnet’

His installation sees hundreds of triangles angled in line to climb up the western wall of the beer-focused restaurant's entrance.

Artfully Pouring Concrete on a Cold Winter’s Night

We poked our heads into an industrial building to watch concrete pour as part of an upcoming art exhibition by Omer Arbel.

‘Drink Beer, Hail Satan’ — Guy Fieri on East Hastings

Food celeb Guy Fieri was in town shooting in Hastings-Sunrise today, parking his '68 Camaro out front of two neighbourhood joints.

This Is Alan. He’s Currently Ranked #1 as the Worst Customer in the Lower Mainland

What kind of person pours an iced capp on the counter while physically and verbally abusing staff and customers? Alan, that's who.

One of Vancouver’s Best Vietnamese Restaurants Gets Its Story Told in New Short Film

Anh and Chi, the stylish Vietnamese restaurant on Main Street, represents a lot more than just the delicious sum of its parts.