Sep 19, 2023
Lager Fest Returns to Luppolo Brewing Company This Weekend!
The Lager Fest will feature a line-up of lagers, including both new and tried-and-true brews from Luppolo themselves, as well as a couple of special collabs and some friendly guest taps.
Sep 14, 2023
A New Season of Arts Programming is Setting Off at Gallery 881, Beginning Sept. 16th
This month there are plenty of ways to fill up your noggin and calendar with interesting and diverse cultural fixes, beginning with a visual and sonic "bang!"
Jul 31, 2023
Vancouver’s History of Independent Grocery Stores
Christine details the story of the iconic Strathcona store at 704 Vernon Drive, through to its current incarnation as the "wonderfully positive community gathering space, store, and cafe", Rise Up Marketplace.
Jun 20, 2023
Summer Solstice Sesh Fruit & Sour Beer Fest Heading for East Van This Weekend
Spring officially switches gears into Summer tomorrow, June 21st - basically your call-to-action to make the most out of these elongated days which, not to be a bummer, begin to wane as of Thursday... One way to fulfill your 'duty' is by hitting Luppolo Brewing Company this Saturday, June 24th.
Jun 9, 2023
VV Tapas Lounge Adds New Happy Hour & Wine Features
May 9, 2023
Ahead of Summer ‘Superflux’ Unveils New Permanent Patio on Tuesday, May 9th
Apr 27, 2023
The Say Hey x Thank You Pizza Collab is Going Down in Strathcona This Saturday
For one-day-only on Saturday, April 29th, the generally cool humans from both spots are doing a special menu of sandwiches on pizza, or conversely, pizza on sandwiches...that's a lot to unpack!
Mar 8, 2023
Strathcona’s VV Tapas Lounge Debuts New Menu, Daily Happy Hour
Dec 6, 2022
Be a ‘Local Tourist’ at Kid Sister’s One-Day-Only Pop Up Market, Dec. 10
To celebrate Kid Sister Skin Care's first anniversary, owner Max Tamoto has rounded up a crew of like-minded small businesses for a one day shopping event at Strathcona's Picnic Studios (881 E Hastings).
Oct 31, 2022
Get Comfy at ‘Carb Night’, Popping up at Coho Commissary on Nov. 4th
The cool and rainy Fall days are finally here...Time to fill up on onigiri, wuntun, steam buns and other cozy dishes by The Dumpling King, Matthew Murtagh-Wu, and Konrad Noga.
Oct 20, 2022
Bar Gobo’s New Weekly “Joyride” Pop-Up Event Kicks Off November 6th
Beginning next month, Strathcona's "wine bar at the end of the world", Bar Gobo, has a bunch of good reasons for you to block Sundays off of your calendar for the foreseeable future.
Jul 14, 2022
Heads-Up: ‘Clay In Colour’ Group Exhibition Opens at Picnics Studio July 15 – 17
Ceramics artist Mimoko has handed over a collection of ceramic vases to six Vancouver artists who have been asked to add their own aesthetic imprint (in colour) to the vessels.
Jun 2, 2022
Who is Neil Hillbrandt?
Over a bowl of Phở, Chef Hillbrandt talks to Rhys Amber about life on the line and how he's managed to build such a strong food program out of what feels like a kitchenette.
Apr 25, 2022
The Garden Strathcona Seeking Multi-Faceted Individual to Fill Café Supervisor / Social Media Coordinator Role
Apr 19, 2022
Bar Gobo Looking to Add an Experienced Server to Their Wine Bar Team
Mar 17, 2022
From Hard-Hitting to Innovating: Rags Narine Names His ‘Definitive Records’
The DJ and co-owner of Rise Up Marketplace selects the three records that stand out in his music collection.
Mar 10, 2022
The Indian Pantry and Coho Coffee Announce New Collab: ‘Aikyam’: A Harmony Away from the Motherland
The second in a series of dinners, designed to introduce some of the lesser known regional flavours of India to the table, is happening on Monday, March 21st.
Mar 2, 2022
Tracing the Musical Milestones of Roger Collins
Co-owner of Strathcona's popular Rise Up Marketplace gives us the lowdown on the three most monumental records of his life, to date.
Feb 22, 2022
VV Tapas Lounge Announces New Lunch Service, Weekly Live Music
Jan 25, 2022
VVs Tapas Lounge Shares Special 5-Course Valentine’s Weekend Menu
Oct 13, 2021
Picking Grapes with Chase MacLeod
The Sommelier and Operations Manager at Strathcona wine bar, VV Tapas Lounge, fills us in on his BC wine story.
Oct 8, 2021
Dosanko Restaurant Looking to Expand Kitchen Team
Sep 16, 2021
Strathcona’s Iconic Vernon Drive Grocery to Become ‘Rise Up Marketplace’
Food industry veterans Rags Rajesh Narine and Roger Collins have taken over the old store to create something new and soulful.
Sep 16, 2021
You Need to Try This ‘Chicken Parm’ Sandwich (Especially if You’re From Toronto)
Served from the new Burdy food truck, these 'chicken parm' sandwiches will make homesick Torontonians happy.
Sep 2, 2021
Score Cool New Duds for Fall at the Beaton Linen Pop-Up This Long Weekend
Looking to spruce up your wardrobe for Fall? Get down to Strathcona's Picnics & Poetry now until September 5th.
Aug 31, 2021
Livlite Zero Waste Grocery Delivery Announces New Strathcona Warehouse Location
Aug 25, 2021
Don’t Miss Triple Five Collective’s Queer/Non-Binary Artist Pop-Up This Weekend
Head down to 879 East Hastings from August 27-29th to check out art, accessories and more, curated by queer/non-binary business, Triple Five Collective.
Jul 26, 2021
VV Tapas Lounge Launches Exclusive New Olive Oil, Now Available for Purchase