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PATIO CITY // Ten Craft Brewery Patios and How to Make The Most of Them

In this edition, we focus on the community of brewery patios that have proliferated around the Lower Mainland.

FROM THE COLLECTION // A Rare Family Heirloom and a Remarkable Career Achievement

Lineage Ceramics founder, Shuobi Wu, shares a personal piece of history that exemplifies his father's proudest achievement.

Take Positively Delicious Action With Tina Lau’s ‘Dumplings for Asian Hope’ Workshop

In response to the recent spike in anti-Asian violence and hate, Lau invites food lovers to unite via her 'Jiaozi' workshop.

We Want a Bottle of Averill Creek Vineyard’s New Blackberry Vermouth

The beautifully bottled and terroir-full apéritif would be perfect for sipping over ice or poured over ice cream.

BIG INTERVIEW // Local Artist, Nicholas Tay

Tay's new solo exhibit, Amateur Cartography, will be on view at the Massy Arts Gallery from April 17th to May 24th.

We Want to Deck Ourselves Out In the New ‘Antisocial Flower Shop’ Merch

The latest drop is a stylish nod to the emergence of springtime and owner Michelle Pezel's other venture, Valley Bud Flower Farms.

Check Out the 2021 Unibrow Arts Festival, On Now Until March 31st

This year's fest includes a cyber art gallery, featuring more than 30 artists, a shoppable zine market and more.

FROM THE COLLECTION // A Memento of Grouse Mountain From a Bygone Era

David Kloepfer, Library Assistant at SFU Library Special Collections and Rare Books, shares a postcard he recently discovered...

Kick Off International Women’s Week by Signing Up For the ‘Choose to Challenge’ Series

On March 7th, spend a day with seven of Vancouver's most enterprising and knowledgeable women professionals.

FROM THE COLLECTION // A Series of Timeless Paintings at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery

Shelly Rosenblum, Curator of Academic Programs at UBC's Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, shares works by Audrey Capel Doray.

You Need to Try Menya Oyako’s Excellent Take Home Ramen Kits

Johnny Guang has been hustling ramen from his own kitchen since October, with delicious at-home results.

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // Hypha Project is Vancouver’s Latest Art- and Community-Driven Beer Venture

Not even COVID could stop three longtime drinking and brewing buddies from launching their dream project in July, 2020.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 47

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A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

INTERVIEW // Livia’s Bakery Manager, Sabine Thorson, on Living Life Covered in Flour

As the flour was settling on a busy week of Valentine's Day prep, Thorson found a bit of time to talk with us about life and work.

FROM THE COLLECTION // A Super Rare Piece of Hogan’s Alley Musical History

Neptoon Records' store owner Rob Frith shares a circa 1960 Vancouver gig poster that shows a familiar local celebrity on guitar.

Applications For New ‘Les Dames d’Escoffier’ COVID-19 Relief Fund Now Open

The LDBC Relief Fund was created in response to the financial loss experienced by many established local programs.

On the Crafts of Communication and Creating Identity With Artist Lydia Cecilia

To get up close with her artwork, be sure to RSVP to the February 13th Neighbourhood Pop-Up event.

We Want to Get Ambient With These Groovy, Locally Made Candleholders

One of a Few is currently in possession of two of these, so if you're planning to get romantic this weekend, pounce!

On Looking Twice and Getting Dandy With Local Artist, Aaron Moran

Moran, a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Maple Ridge, is the current Artist-in-Residence at Port Haney House.

We Want to Regularly Feast on Local Produce Through One of These CSA Subscriptions

Now is the time to lock down your share of BC veg for the Summer and Fall seasons ahead by subscribing to a local CSA.

La Taqueria’s ‘El Camión’ Food Truck Back Up and Running Seven Days a Week

The truck is now setting up shop outside of the Georgia Hotel on weekdays and roving Vancouver's streets on weekends.

We Want Our Hands on JoieFarm’s Limited Release Cans of Rosé and Tiny Bubbles

We'll all need to be on high alert for this highly coveted wine drop if we don't want to miss out...

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Vancouver’s Best Bread, Mapped

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For fail-proof deliciousness, we suggest using this guide when embarking on your next bread-seeking mission...

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // There’s Always Something Unusually Delicious Brewing at ‘The Bakery’

This brewery pays homage to its former life as a bakery by making imaginative beers that start with yeast, water and starch.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 46

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A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Museum of Vancouver’s Mexican Molinillo and Ceramic Mug

Fiona Hernandez, Conservator at the Museum of Vancouver, shares an artefact that resonates with her on a personal level.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 45

10 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

The Polygon Gallery Opens Expanded Holiday Retail Store and Online Shop

The expanded ground floor gallery shop includes a selection of gift options curated by Little Mountain Shop founder, Natasha Neal.