Nov 7, 2023
Yes Shef: An Evening In Images
A lineup of BC's most talented women working in the hospitality sector come together in in the Star Sapphire Ballroom at the Fairmont Pacific Rim for an exceptional cause at the WORTH (Women of Recreation, Tourism & Hospitality) Association's Yes Shef event...
Sep 8, 2021
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.
Apr 26, 2021
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.
Mar 1, 2021
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
Feb 4, 2021
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.
Jan 14, 2021
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.
Dec 11, 2020
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.
Dec 10, 2020
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.
Oct 23, 2020
Where All the New Art Galleries Are…
Kristin Lim maps out the changes as established art galleries move and exciting new ones spring up.
Oct 6, 2020
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.
Aug 19, 2020
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.
Jul 28, 2020
‘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.
Jun 16, 2020
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.
Jun 6, 2020
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.
Apr 28, 2020
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.
Apr 14, 2020
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?
Apr 9, 2020
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.
Oct 7, 2019
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.
Sep 30, 2019
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.
Sep 8, 2019
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.
Jun 24, 2019
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.
Jun 20, 2019
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.
May 28, 2019
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...
Mar 18, 2019
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.
Feb 19, 2019
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.
Feb 11, 2019
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.
Jan 15, 2019
‘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.
Oct 15, 2018
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.