Strathcona’s Iconic Vernon Drive Grocery to Become ‘Rise Up Marketplace’

Food industry veterans Rags Rajesh Narine and Roger Collins have taken over the old store to create something new and soulful.

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Scout List, Vol. 581

15 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from Sept. 9th to Sept. 15th, 2021.

You Need to Try One of the Most Interesting Cocktails on Commercial Drive

Bartender Felipe Torres of La Mezcaleria has created a line-up of drinks with one that stands out for its street food inspiration.

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.

You Need to Try the Decadent Doughnuts at Squamish’s New Fox & Oak

We recently popped in for our first taste of the new shop on our way up to one of our usual camps. We were not disappointed.

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Scout List, Vol. 580

13 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from August 5th to August 12, 2021.

COOL THINGS WE WANT // This Coffee Mug Celebrating an East Van Institution

Long a fixture of the neighbourhood, the Mr. Mattress store at Clark & Venables is celebrated by fans at a nearby gallery.

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Scout List Vol. 579

13 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from July 22 to July 28, 2021.

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Tripping Further Afield on Bowen Island With Allison Audrey Weldon

On this trip we head to Bowen Island for a day of eating, drinking and enjoying the outdoors, with the founder of Sangre de Fruta Botanical as our trusted guide...

FROM THE COLLECTION // An Artistic Homage to Our Chinese and Indigenous Histories

Local artist Lam Wong talks about the historical inspirations behind his original multimedia art installation...

Inside Kitoki Inn, Opening Soon on Bowen Island

The new Japanese-inspired getaway on Bowen Island is made up of three cabins and a bath house surrounded by forest.

Yaletown Scores Japanese Grocery ‘Aburi To-Go’

Previously Minami restaurant's private dining room, the corner store-sized space has been transformed into a welcoming grocery.

New ‘Cut Flowers’ Exhibition Set to Open at East Van’s Slice Of Life Gallery

Local artist Jacqueline Nicholas started carving her large-scale flower-inspired woodblocks during last year's quarantine.

FROM THE COLLECTION // Excavated Pieces of BC’s Indigenous History

The Museum of Vancouver's Jasmine Wilson explains how one particular collection connects her to her own personal history.

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We Want Some Summer in a Bottle From Vancouver’s Own Penny Frances Apothecary

The new scents take us to late July strolls through the night gardens of Italian villas and to relaxed California patios...

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Scout List Vol. 578

10 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from April 15 to April 21, 2021.

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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...

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.