This Isn't the First Time This Part of Vancouver Has Seen a Large Homeless Encampment...

"90 years before Strathcona Park became a homeless tent city, it was home to a squatter camp known as Hobo Jungle."

How Prohibitive Zoning Laws Made Our Neighbourhoods Less Interesting

Small restaurants, cafes and shops deep within our residential neighbourhoods would be great. Too bad they're illegal.

The Writers’ Exchange Seeking Tables, Chairs, Fridge for Two New Spaces

The local kids literacy program has been able to secure new spaces, but they need some help in furnishing them...

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had Some Garage Bars In Its Neighbourhood Laneways

The idea of the "Garage Bar" as a place to have an unlicensed sip with your friends and neighbours just feels right...

THROWBACK THURSDAY // Pink Wall Ice Cream Hangs at La Casa Gelato

These two girls were living in a completely different world three Springs ago, and I bet they're missing it right about now.

A Letter from the Editor

I can only speak for myself and my family, but from today forward it’s take-out, delivery and home cooking only.

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // Another Swell Addition to ‘Yeast Van’

Designed by Simcic + Uhrich Architects, the two-level, 67 seat brewery and tasting facility quickly found a customer base for its 12 taps

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Tonkatsu With Curry Rice at Dosanko

It has all the 'comforting' elements from crunchiness to gooeyness, plus enough umaminess to ignite a palate well-rinsed in cold beer.

‘Harvest Noodles’ Opening Soon on Union Street

Chef Andrea Carlson is moving the noodle soup component of Harvest to a new, 25-seat space two doors down from the original.

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With Rachelle Goudreau of Strathcona’s VV Tapas Lounge

9 Places

This week we put our Picking Grapes questions to the Sommelier / Manager at a popular East Hastings wine bar.

The View From Your Window #218

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

The View From Your Window #217

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Harvest’s Aromatic Curry Noodle Special

While everything about this dish is comforting, it's really the aroma that seals it. Stick your face over this beautiful thing and breathe.

The View From Your Window #215

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

The View From Your Window #213

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: a Pizza to Kill the ‘Pineapple Argument’

The "Hawaiian" pie from Strathcona Beer Company is the first pizza to be included in Scout's Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver.

The View From Your Window #211

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

Container Brewing Ready to Pour in East Van

The new two-storey brewery at 1216 Franklin Ave. is ready to go with 67 seats, a tight little food menu and whole lot of beer.

The Dishes

Where the Unstoppable Keighty Gallagher Likes to Eat and Drink in Vancouver

7 Places

The owner of Union Street's Tight Club Athletics takes us on a whirlwind tour of her favourite places to eat and drink.

Inside Vancouver’s Newest Wine Bar

VV Tapas Lounge has been open for a week in the new Strathcona Village condo complex at 957 East Hastings Street.

That Time We Matched Fred Herzog’s Iconic Photo Locations to the Present Day…

Local photographer Fred Herzog passed away earlier this week. Five years ago, he inspired my son and I to go on a hunt.

Prototype Coffee Ready in Strathcona

The 1,300 sqft microroastery and cafe from former Revolver Coffee manager Matt Johnson is now open at 883 E. Hastings St.

New Wine Bar Coming Soon to Strathcona

VV Wine Bar & Lounge will open before the summer is through at the foot of the new Strathcona Village condo complex.

The View From Your Window #195

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

Prototype Coffee Opening Soon in Strathcona

The new cafe and roastery is coming to us from Matt Johnson, who was previously the manager at Gastown's Revolver.

Registration for OH Studio’s Hanami Bento Picnic Workshop Now Open

In this special edition of the popular two-part workshop, participants will get to enjoy feasting amidst blooming sakura.

The Strathcona Neighbourhood Institution That Turns 100 This Summer

“I need to make a stop at Benny’s on my way so I can get some olive oil and a grilled prosciutto sandwich...”

Container Brewing Opening Soon in Strathcona

The new 4,400 sqft brewery is expected to launch this summer at 1216 Franklin Ave. with a 67 seat tasting lounge.