CRAFT BEER ATLAS // This Destination Brewery Is a Retro Tribute to Farming Families

Barnside Brewing Co. crafts fresh, raw and unfiltered beers using ingredients grown on site.

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Eight Films to Watch at Home and On the Big Screen During the Vancouver International Film Fest

Thalia goes through the many films screening at VIFF this year and taps eight for her Must Watch list...

‘The Truffle Hunters’ Film Set to Draw Food Lovers to Exclusive Screenings

Tickets to watch this gem on the big screen aren't quite as hard to come by as the fancy Italian truffles at its centre, but they are still limited to only 50 seats per venue per screening.

Cool Things We Want at Mt. Pleasant’s Much + Little

From kitchen things to clothing, the shop stocks local brands and handmade goods that make us smile in hard times.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 41

6 Places

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

Mix Tape Rodeo Wants to Entertain You One Live Song Performance at a Time

Although getting up-close with a screen will never replace live shows, the recordings by MTR come pretty darn close...

Five Cool Things We Want From Gastown’s 51 Powell Shop

51 Powell contains an eclectic collection of handmade and vintage items that are beautiful, useful, and often surprising...

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Beer Brief, Vol. 40

5 Places

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

Join the Fresh Roots Schoolyard Harvest At-Home Edition Dinner, August 13th

Find out what to expect from this year's event and read a short Q&A with collaborating Chefs TJ Conwi and Natasha Sawyer.

BIPOC Foods Vancouver Virtual Pop-Up Market Happens July 25/26

A group of 16 local BIPOC food and beverage businesses will be participating in the virtual pop-up market this weekend.

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // House of Funk Is North Van’s Place of Beer Worship

For over a year now this coffeehouse by day and brewery-plus-tasting room by night has proven magnetic to devoted sippers.

New ‘Super Natural’ Gaia Grocery Now Open in Tofino

Tofino's newest business is fully stocked with local, organic and sustainable food options for shopping in-store and online.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 39

6 Places

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

Questions Big, Small and Pressing with Local Designer and Musician, Isabelle Dunlop

In this Q&A, the local polymath fields our random rapid-fire questions while also addressing the impact of Covid-19.

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The Best BC Ciders to Enjoy This Summer

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We've mapped out well over a dozen local cideries and detailed their most interesting sips and suggested pairings.

Katharine Manson Shares Her Definitive Records

The founder of Manson Communications scoured her collective 3,000+ vinyl collection to pick her three favourite records...

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Finding Good Reads Big and Small, From Grand Tales of BC to Thick Culinary Mags

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Take advantage of at least some of your currently unspoken-for hours by tackling something good to read.

19 Ways to Treat Mom Right this Mother’s Day

Just because you may not be able to give your Mom a big hug and a kiss this year doesn't mean you can't show her some love!

Refresh Market’s Highly Anticipated Spring Edition Will Be Virtual on April 25th

The online event will include studio tours, workshops, tutorials and looks behind-the-scenes with their TBA line-up of vendors.

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Vancouver’s Take-Out Beer Options, Mapped

42 Places

Here's a guide for those on the hunt for delicious - and honestly much-needed - beer to help wash down their self-isolation.

The Definitive Records of ‘Local Beverage Slinger’ Devon Towler

This week we asked the Bar Manager at The Magnet to share the three records that anchor his musical tastes.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 38

10 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

New Cup Share Program Now in Action at Four Coffee Spots Around East Van

This smartly designed, easy-to-use local cup share program is already in operation at several cafes in Vancouver.

Getting Up Close and Personal With the Work of Local Artist, Cara Guri

The local artist details the mental and physical processes of creating her fantastically photorealistic yet surreal paintings.

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Toasting the Bees With Local Bartender and Activist, Max Curzon-Price

Max Curzon-Price has been challenging bartenders around the world to join his campaign for pollinator sustainability.

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // Sip the Latest Operation to Occupy a Storied Powell Street Incubator

Slow Hand beer story began with a namesake Pilsner, and these days includes a short roster of sessional (aka low-alcohol) styles.

On Overthinking and Getting Gritty with Zimt Chocolates Founder, Emma Smith

We recently caught up with the forward-thinking businesswoman to learn more about developing an ethical vegan candy business.

Treat Your Senses to Some Foraging Fun at the 4th Annual Truffle Festival

Prepare your senses, because it's almost time for the fourth annual Truffle Festival -- February 29th and March 1st.