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Beer Brief Vol. 15

9 Places

A succinct briefing on local beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Tickets to the Western Front Gala Dinner & Art Auction Now Available

There are only 100 tickets available for this exclusive art party, dinner and fundraiser, happening on Saturday, March 2nd.

On Death Blows, Nachos and Coffee Collabos with Cody Allmin of Twin Sails Brewing

We met up with the brewery boss to get a sneak peek at what Twin Sails has brewing (and buzzing) for this year's Hopwired Fest.

We Want to Customize Our Very Own Search and Rescue Denim Co. Apron

Regardless of your industry or hobby, the newly launched Custom Apron Builder by Search and Rescue Denim Co. is really f*cking fun!

Prepare Your Senses for Next Weekend’s Third Annual Truffle Festival

Sniff out some tickets to the 2019 Truffle Festival's main event at UBC (Saturday) and the secret location Truffle Foray (Sunday).

Get Stoked to Celebrate the Year of the Pig in Chinatown on February 10

Head to the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Gardens to celebrate the New Year and pig out on a day packed with food, fun and traditional entertainment.

Serenading Newborns and Scoring Horror with the Duo Behind HUMANS

Robbie Slade and Peter Ricq speak in advance of their February 15th gig at Celebrities, in support of their latest LP, "Going Late".

Five Ways to Get ‘Hopwired’ at the Upcoming Beer and Coffee Festival

East Van will soon be buzzing with coffee and beer enthusiasts as the annual Hopwired Festival returns. Here's what to check out...

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Beer Brief Vol. 14

10 Places

A succinct briefing on local beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Get Your Weave On at Workshops Led by Local Artist Amanda Wood

Round two of the Weaving 101 workshop runs weekly from February 6th to 20th at Granville Island's Silk Weaving Studio.

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Beer Brief Vol. 13

10 Places

A succinct briefing on local beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

On Building a Better Creative Community With the Duo Behind THRIVE

Dig this wide-ranging, long form interview with local artists and community activists Jamie Smith and Tara Galuska.

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Vancouver’s Hangover-Friendly Holiday Brunches, Mapped

10 Places

We've gone through our go-to brunch spots and verified this list of sweet spots where you can fuel up and engage your holiday hangover.

Meet the Thrifty Duo Behind Chinatown’s New ‘Kool Thing Vintage’

Readers beware! This long read Q & A with a pair of vintage vets contains content that will inspire some mega thrift shopping!

Talking Roadside Whisky and Wild Elegance with Goodbeast’s Jesse Bromm

Track the designer down at the Maritime Labour Centre on December 8/9 for the annual Got Craft? Holiday Edition market.

Five Reasons To Check Out ‘Got Craft’

Vancouver's largest indie craft fair returns to the Maritime Centre from December 8th & 9th, and we've got our eyes on a few things!

On Insider Shopping and How Tea Solves Everything With the Boss at Eastside Flea

We caught up with Alberta Randall during the silly season to talk about - among a great many other things - her journey so far...

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Beer Brief Vol. 12

10 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on local beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

On the Future of Sustainable Fashion with Vancouverite Sam Lau of Hecho & Co.

In this long-form Q&A, we get to know a local creative whose sustainable and ethically-sourced textiles go to the fibre of her being.

The Craftswoman Behind ‘Henderson Dry Goods’ and ‘Someone Somewhere’

The latest edition of our 'Vancouverites' series is a Q&A with local designer Alex Henderson, who you'll find at TOQUE this weekend.

Five Reasons We’re Stoked for East Van’s Upcoming ‘Krampusmarkt’

Strange Fellows' craft market runs Dec. 6 - 8 and is just the place to score gifts for your more peculiar friends and family members.

The Dishes

Alex ‘Rhek’ Usow Does The Dishes

15 Places

True to form, the local artist and designer went freestyle on The Dishes, taking us on an exceptionally filling city-wide crawl...

On Fashion Flukes and Weirdo Fringe Sports With Emily Heffring

This long form Q & A will introduce you to the talented young woman behind the East Van accessory company, Your Bag of Holding.

Five Reasons to Hit Up the TOQUE Craft Fair This Year

The Western Front's annual fundraising event is our go-to place to scoop up holiday goodies from some of Vancouver's best makers, and it's happening November 30th to December 2nd.

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40 Delicious Places to Eat & Drink During the Eastside Culture Crawl

39 Places

We’ve mapped out our list of suggestions for satisfying your hunger and thirst while feasting your eyes on art this November 15th to 18th.

‘Swine Out Vancouver’ Bringing All Things Pork & Beer to Heritage Hall on Nov. 19

Nine local chefs and six breweries are getting set to showcase their love of pork in support of a great cause. Mmm, bacon...

Sunja Link Body Shoppe Concept Store Opens Today on Main Street

The shelves are stocked with Link's own line, plus all manner of hand-picked, unique and ethical goodies for your home and body.

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Beer Brief Vol. 11

12 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).