On Voter Candy for Millennials and Our Dumbest People Proudly Revealing Themselves

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr finds tofu history and vaccine passports going into action.

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Ten Films We Absolutely Need to See at This Year’s VIFF

VIFF is celebrating it's 40th birthday this year by inviting film-lovers back into theatres, as well as online via VIFF Connect.

Strange Fellows Brewing and OH Studio’s ‘HARVST MARKT’ Happening Sept. 18/19

Celebrate the shift of seasons by heading to the East Van brewery when they host over a dozen local artisans and makers for their first ever two-day open air HARVST MARKT...plus a new wine release!

6 Places

Summer’s Not Over Until Mayne Island Says It Is

We recently hopped on a ferry to experience the abundance of cool and delicious stuff the small island has to offer.

On Rescuing Lost Paddle-Boarders and the Right to Raise the Rent

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr finds thick chuds and the tragic loss of another Starbucks.

Scout List

Scout List, Vol. 581

15 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from Sept. 9th to Sept. 15th, 2021.

Why Did Vancouver Make Front Yard Businesses Illegal?

In the latest video from the Vancouver-curious YouTube channel 'About Here', we learn of a terrible NIMBY move of yore.

Lexicon

How Generations of Underaged Partiers Have Avoided Cops and Cover Charges in BC

"On our way up to Jones Lake on Sunday we had to wait for a slow convoy of hungover bush party survivors to pass..."

Lexicon

How Vancouverites Know a Targeted Hit on a Gangster Has Just Gone Down

"Like sunshine after rain and dawn after dark, a report of a burning vehicle usually means a gangster has just been shot at."

The Dusty Rainbows That Sometimes Lead to Pots of Camping Gold

The FSRs closest to population centres are commonly used as a means for city dwellers to access free and remote campsites.

The Unkind Name Some American Border Town Residents Call Deal-Seeking British Columbians

"It's hard to blend in and avoid being outed as a Milk Piranha when your license plate gives the ballgame away..."

A Brief Glimpse Into the Multi-Disciplined Life of Local Artist, Charlie Labelle

We put a handful of questions to the filmmaker, comedian and painter following her recent show at the Charles Clark Gallery.

On Creative Play and Always Improving With Barter Design Co-Founder, Kenneth Torrance

On the heels of the opening of Barter Design's Vancouver flagship retail location, in June, we caught up with the company's co-founder to discuss the new shop, the local creative community, and his brand new sense of focus, among other things...

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With ‘The Pie Shoppe’ Sisters

8 Places

The two chefs and avid wine-lovers take us through a journey of their most memorable BC wines.

10 Places

Picking Grapes With Chris MacKay of Mt. Pleasant’s La Fabrique St-George

The Wine Director and Manager of the new winery and grocery maps out some of her favourite wines of the moment.

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