Scout List

Scout List Vol. 577

8 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from April 8 to April 15, 2021.

FROM THE COLLECTION // A Model-Sized Version of an Iconic City of Vancouver Statue

The Museum of Vancouver's CEO, Mauro Vescera, shares a piece that inspires some personal childhood nostalgia...

Scout List

Scout List Vol. 576

14 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from Mar. 18 to Mar. 24, 2021.

You Need to Try This Ontama Eggs Benedict With Yuzu Miso Hollandaise

The Japanese style of poached egg is served on a slice of toast and topped with a revelatory yuzu miso hollandaise sauce.

Scout List

Scout List Vol. 575

5 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from Mar. 12 to Mar. 17, 2021.

FROM THE COLLECTION // An Inspiring DIY Guide from The Regional Assembly of Text’s Library

Brandy Fedoruk tells us about a handy little publication that's currently piqued his interest...

Ceramicist Shuobi Wu Shares Recipe For Special ‘Homecoming’ Lotus Root Soup

"No matter how old I get, wherever I go, that one or two times every year that I went home, the first meal was always the Lotus Root soup."

Scout List

Scout List Vol. 574

20 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from Mar. 4 to Mar. 11, 2021.

Vancouver, It’s Time to Plant Your Veggies!

In the interest of getting as many herb and vegetable enthusiasts on the right track to food-producing crops this spring and summer, we’ve rounded up a few of our favourite seed sources for inspiration.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Photo Album of a Legendary BC Mountaineer and Scientist

Archivist Jessica Bushey, PhD, previews an exceptional collection of photography capturing BC's mountaineering history.

Scout List

Scout List Vol. 573

14 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25, 2021.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Museum of Vancouver’s Expo Ernie Key Chain

The MOV Operations Manager shares a souvenir that commemorates both a historic local event and an invaluable personal memory.

You Need to Try This Soul-Warming Bowl of ‘Fagioli’ on Commercial Drive

A star on the regular menu at Livia, this little bowl packs big punches of flavour and warmth on cold winter days.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Personal Photo Emily Carr Sent to Her Closest Friends

VAG Chief Librarian Jane Devine Mejia shares an image that sheds intimate light on a Vancouver icon, who celebrates her 150th birthday this year...

We Want to Drink These Four Different Margaritas in Miniature at La Mezcaleria

The Commercial Drive restaurant's bartender, Felipe Torres, starts making the Margarita Tasting Flights tonight.

We Can’t Wait to Stay at Bowen Island’s Upcoming, Japanese-Inspired Kitoki Inn

We all need things to look forward to right now, which is why I've had my eye on this getaway that's now taking shape...

We Want These Vintage Demitasse Coffee Cups From the Hotel Vancouver

There were less than a dozen available when we poked our heads in, so it might be wise to strike sooner rather than later.

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.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Vancouverite Who Waited a Lifetime for the Right to Vote

Krisztina Laszlo, Archivist at the Rare Books and Special Collections at UBC, shares an image that's worth a thousand words.

A Homegrown Guide To Being A Shopping Hero This Holiday Season

Gift giving season is upon us. Let's do our best to show local businesses that we value what they do by spending our dollars as close to home as we can.

Shopping Local This Holiday Season? ‘Got Craft’ Kicks Off Tomorrow and Has You Covered

Got Craft's online version of their famous winter shopping event has no line ups, no crowds and no malls.

We Want Some Hand Written Communications from Friends and Family

Jeanette has a knack for saying what I struggle to find the words for, and she pairs the messages with cheerful illustrations.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Museum of Vancouver’s Poignant 1921 ‘Decoration Day’ Poppy

We asked Wendy Nichols, Curator of Collections at the Museum of Vancouver, to share a museum piece that really spoke to her...

FROM THE COLLECTION // Find This Unique Piece Inside the Museum of Anthropology at UBC

Dr. Carol Mayer, Head of museum's Curatorial and Design Department, singles out a beautiful Coast Salish panel.

We Want Bottles of this Local Company’s New Wild Black Spruce and Giant Kelp Hand Wash

Who knew the world of hand cleaning would ever become such a highly considered part of our daily lives?

Scout List

Scout List Vol. 572

10 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from Oct. 30 to Nov. 11, 2020.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Museum of Vancouver’s 1930’s Ouiji Board

Jillian Povarchook, the Museum of Vancouver's Acting Curator, spooks herself out with a timely pick from the collection...

FROM THE COLLECTION // Appreciating the Sculptural Beauty of a Cuvier’s Beaked Whale Skull

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum's Lead Curatorial Assistant of Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians singles out his favourite piece...