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?

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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...

James Iranzad Shares His Definitive Records

The co-owner of Lucky Taco, Bufala, Bells & Whistles and Wildebeest shares several sounds of personal development.

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Scout List Vol. 571

8 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from Oct. 15 to Oct. 28, 2020.

We Want to Learn How to Grow Our Own Garlic With a Little Help from UBC Farm

UBC Farm is hosting an online community workshop on the growing of garlic this Wednesday with Earthbites' Brendan Young.

We Want a Pair of Skate Shoes Hand-Painted by Local Coast Salish Youth, Nora Pape

Orange Shirt Day has come and gone (almost), but there are other ways to show your support for the Wet’suwet’en Nation

FROM THE COLLECTION // Why a Museum Director Really Loves This Mask by Dempsey Bob

FROM THE COLLECTION aims to introduce readers to the inventories of our galleries, museums and other cultural institutions.

How to Pickle the Last of the Summer Peaches and Beans Like a Pro

We get the lowdown from VV Tapas Lounge chefs Zach Poole and Patrick Fogarty on how to pickle some summer gems.

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Scout List Vol. 570

13 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Aug. 20 to Aug. 29, 2020.

Talking Staff Meals, Good Books and Perfect Days Off With Chef Bobby Milheron

The executive chef of Yaletown's Homer Street Cafe & Bar answers several questions about his work and life.

‘Foodie Edition’ of Got Craft’s Virtual Market Series Starts August 20th

Expect a tasty line-up of quality baked goods, sweets, dumplings, pantry provisions and a variety of delicious beverages.

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Scout List Vol. 569

8 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Aug. 6 to Aug. 12, 2020.

All the Things Being Listened to by The Mackenzie Room’s Antonio Cayonne

The hospitality lifer picks three important records, singles out some vital podcasts and shares several essential books on tape.