Why Trees Can Only Grow So Tall Even If They Live to Be Thousands of Years Old

California's famous sequoia trees have been known to grow to heights over 130 metres, but they are hamstrung by fascinating limitations.

The Spanish Restaurant Where Japan Meets Brasil

Spanish design firm Masquespacio created this beautifully colourful and tropical Japanese-meets-Brasilian sushi spot in Valencia.

You Need to Try the Chicharito Cocktail at Mt. Pleasant’s Como Taperia

Named for soccer star Javier Hernández Balcázar's sobriquet (which translates as "Little Pea"), the drink is as striking as its namesake.

The View From Your Window #180

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‘Monday Bar School’ Returns With Afternoon Bourbon Class at Cafe Medina

Industry veteran Julia Comu has resurrected the informal bartending "school" for those in the trade who want to hone their craft.

Commercial Drive’s Jamjar to Expand Operations With Location Move This Spring

The popular Lebanese restaurant plans to make the move next door to the old Relish Burgers corner address on May 1st.

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Legendary Movie Director Ridley Scott Creates Epic Advertisement for Hennessy XO

The director of such films as Gladiator, Blade Runner and Alien has created a four minute-long advertisement for a Cognac.

Freebird Chicken Shack Opening Soon in Chinatown

Chef Angus An's much-loved but recently closed Freebird Chicken Shack in New West is set to rise again at 188 East Pender St.

How The Psychology of Colour Goes Into Making Hollywood Movie Posters

In this short video, move poster designer James Verdesoto dishes to Vanity Fair on modern movie poster design leans on colour.

The View From Your Window #179

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20 Years Ago, Inside the Gotham’s 1999 Halloween Masquerade Ball

The steakhouse is celebrating its 20th year, so for this edition of Throwback Thursday we asked them to dig deep for shots of its start.

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We Want This Rube Goldberg-Inspired Back Scratching Adirondack Chair

Matt Thompson of Michigan's Thompson Woodworks created a Adirondack chair that does a lot for those who sit in it.

Special Winemaker’s Farm-to-Table Feast Set for Victoria’s Sherwood

Jay Drysdale of Bella Wines and Matthew Sherlock of Lock & Worth and Nichol Vineyards are joining forces for a memorable evening.

Container Brewing Opening Soon in Strathcona

The new 4,400 sqft brewery is expected to launch this summer at 1216 Franklin Ave. with a 67 seat tasting lounge.

Ca Phe Vietnamese Coffee House Pop-Up Launching Soon on East Pender St.

Two childhood friends from the neighbourhood have teamed up for a Vietnamese coffee pop-up in Chinatown House.

The View From Your Window #178

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Short Film Silently Documents Delicate Feats of Fine Art Restoration

Watch Julian Baumgartner of Chicago's Baumgartner Fine Art Restoration work on a self portrait of Emma Gaggiotti Richards.

Vegetarian ‘Larry’s Market’ Opening Soon

Veteran big box grocery store worker Ryan Dennis is getting into the game with his own all-vegetarian grocery this summer.

88 Seat ‘Open Outcry’ Launching This Summer

Veteran restaurateur Sean Heather is opening the new project on the floor of Vancouver's old stock exchange.

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We Found a Deliciously Weird Gourmet Facsimile of the McRib in East Vancouver

Chef Brodie Nutbrown is serving up something special at Bells and Whistles. We just hope it's not here for "a limited time".

The View From Your Window #177

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How One of the World’s Most Spectacular Buildings Was Constructed

The B1M trains their engineering/construction eyes on Neuschwanstein, King Ludwig II of Bavaria's stunning mountaintop castle.

Beloved Fergie’s Cafe Set to Rise Again

The stunning new iteration of the popular riverside spot is currently under construction and should be ready by May.

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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.