This Island in Coal Harbour Was Once a Battlefield Where Hundreds Fell

"Once I heard the stories, it was easy to make peace with the fact that I would never set foot on Deadman's Island..."

We Want This Awesome Coffee-Making Alarm Clock

Made by London-based designer Joshua Renouf, all you need to do for prep is add coffee grounds, set the alarm and go to sleep.

On Hashtagging the Housing Collapse and Kings Never Living Like College Kids

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of horror films becoming reality and Canada trying to save the world order.

These Are the Records That Define the Musical Tastes of One of Vancouver’s Top Chefs

The Mackenzie Room's kitchen maestro is concise yet poetic when describing the vastly different records that impacted his life.

Scout List

The Scout List, Vol. 519

15 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from April 17 to April 23, 2019.

The View From Your Window #184

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On Spoiled Brats Bitching About Bugatti Taxes and Poor Old People Begging for Elevators

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr considers the future of the sea wall and explains his Skytrain spending.

Narrative Legends Attenborough, Cox and Sagan Voice ‘Timelapse of the Entire Universe’

Check out this compelling review of the last 13.8 billion years, from the big bang all the way through to the evolution of life.

The Elderly First Nations Man Who Took the Location of a Golden Treasure to the Gallows

"I've been reading up on Slumach all winter and have been considering taking the summer off to look for his long lost gold..."

On More Complaints from Kitsilano and Scapegoating the Poor for Vancouver’s Ills

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean considers Vancouver's rodent population and sees satire where there is none.

The Intrepid Greek Who Explored the Pacific Northwest for Spain 427 Years Ago

"I've always thought Juan de Fuca would be the perfect name for a West Coast meets Spanish/Mediterranean restaurant in Vancouver..."

This Plant-Heavy Ho Chi Minh City Home for a Sunny Stretch of Kits, Please

Designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, the stunning "Stepping Park House" in Vietnam took the concept of the house garden inside.

The View From Your Window #183

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On the Upcoming Outdoor Handjob Festival and Scenes From the Cherry Blossom Apocalypse

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns Alberta repeating itself and plots adventures on Vancouver's wealthy West Side.

Dedication, Craft and Attention to Detail — Inside a Bespoke Car Model Maker’s Workshop

"Most model makers are outcasts who don't fit in anywhere else because all we're capable of doing is making tiny versions of things."

On Wildfires Cancelling the Summer and Terrible Pop-Up Restaurant Ideas

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr awaits news from Crab Park and rolls his eyes at real estate developers.

The Parkside Brewery’s Sam Payne Takes Us on a Musical Joyride

We head to Port Moody's Brewer's Row to pick Sam Payne's brain about the records that have shaped his taste in music.

This Is Now a Permanent Facet of Vancouver's Public Art Collection

"I was all for taking the viaducts down until I realized we'd lose the Hot Wheels optical illusion of the Trans Am Totem..."

How the World’s First Subway Remains Relevant in the Age of Skytrain Extensions

It's striking how similar our subway system's evolution has so far been to that of the 156-year old London Underground.

The View From Your Window #182

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On Eviction Notices for Everybody and the Enduring Importance of Turn Signals

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns about hit-and-runs and Canada warming at twice the global rate.

On Growing Up Skateboarding and Taking Badass Portraits With Alana Paterson

We chat with the photographer as she prepares for her upcoming exhibition at the Polygon Gallery, which runs April 13th to May 12th.

On Hassling Restaurants in White Rock and the Inside Joke of Housing ‘Affordability’

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr applauds Batman's zeal and wonders at a snapshot of foreign-owned real estate.

New Ad for The New York Times Shows What It Sometimes Takes to Break a Big Story

"The Truth is Worth It: Fearlessness" is of the better advertisements for a news media company that we've ever seen...

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Six Cool Art Happenings We’re Looking Forward to Checking Out

6 Places

Kristin Lim looks ahead to the month of April to see what good things are waiting for us in the local art scene.

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.

On Pitching Tents in Shaughnessy and Career Politicians Wanting Unlimited Rent Increases

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds meaningless, nebulous phrases and the province exercising its power.

The View From Your Window #181

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