Field Trip

Eating Up the Arts of Seattle

24 Places

Kristin Lim hits the Emerald City for the Seattle Art Fair and maps out plenty of good PNW food, drink and culture.

We Want This Beautiful, Shinsuke Fujii-Designed Home in Yokohama

We want the hell out of this house. The beautiful cherry trees would have to come with it. Otherwise the deal is off.

On Microscopic Plastic Falling From the Sky and Chip Wilson’s Awesome Little Pep Talk

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns about intergenerational housing and corporate media doing bad things.

Scout List

The Scout List, Vol. 533

10 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Aug. 14 to Aug. 20, 2019.

Stunning Footage of Drone Pilot Surfing Waterfalls Up and Down BC Mountainside

The "video dropping out and the sheer exhilaration of the flight had my hands shaking and my heart pounding by the time I landed."

We Want This Anti-Inspo Tote From Adam J. Kurtis

If you're (jaded) like me then you'll appreciate this no-bullshit tote bag that gives hardworking people the respect they deserve.

The View From Your Window #198

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On Mounties Being Jerks and Cosplaying Nazis Dying Alone in the Wilderness

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr rekindles his love of soccer and gives zero stars to a garden tour narc.

This Was the Largest Act of Civil Disobedience in Canadian History

"Some of the environmentalists protesting the pipeline were also in the thick of it during the War in the Woods..."

Vancouver Queer Film Festival Invites You to ‘See for Yourself’, August 15-25

We turn to Anoushka Ratnarajah for extra inspiration and some advice in navigating this year's packed festival program.

On Faulting Millennials For Everything and Making Fun of the Dinosaur Institute

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds great joys ruined and rich people still moaning about taxes.

You Should Know About the Upcoming Mount Pleasant Heritage Walking Tour

History enthusiasts should take note that on Sunday, August 18th, the Heritage Vancouver Society will put on some walking shoes...

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel

After a recent stay at the new hotel in Whistler, we're scratching our heads as to why Vancouver doesn't have something similar yet.

Heads Up

This Weekend’s Crazy Concentration of Seattle Art Happenings Calls for a Road Trip!

6 Places

Among the many other art exhibitions going down, the Seattle Art Fair takes place this weekend from August 1-4.

The View From Your Window #197

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On Dangerous Beaches and Politicians Giving Away Our Public Lands to Public Enemies

In his latest read of the local news, Sean Orr finds hate for rail and yacht owners taking poisonous craps.

How Small Teams of Protestors Are Quickly Dealing With Tear Gas in Hong Kong

With sweet moves like this it looks like these guys are just starting to hit their stride. Respect!

Where Victoria's 'Criminally Insane' Used to Grow Their Vegetables

"When I was a kid we'd sometimes hear about prisoners breaking out of Wilkie and causing all kinds of crazy shit..."

On Bad Things Getting Worse and Pitched Battles in the War on Science

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds opines on an opinion piece and wonders about the soul of our city.

Exploring Nagatani, the Abandoned Japanese Village Found Frozen in Time

A videographer recently explored Nagatani Village in central Japan. The abandoned hamlet was once home to about 70 people.

The View From Your Window #196

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On Mayors Dreaming, Renters Wielding Pitchforks and Sunny Afternoons

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds holes in Canadian smugness and a cooling real estate market.

Relax, There’s a Gregorian Chant Generator Now

A signal processing engineer put together a Gregorian chant generator so he (and we) could mix our own holy(ish) tunes.

‘Displaced’ Exhibition to Highlight the Consequences of an Artless Vancouver

Curated by the East Side Culture Crawl Society, this exhibition is a call to action against the development epidemic.

Vancouver Had Its Own Music Video Show Before MTV or Much Music

“When Nite Dreems didn’t have the video for a song they just filmed a tight-shot of John Tanner’s hands 'dancing' to the music.”

On Economists Saying It’s All Good and Clearing the Homeless From Oppenheimer Park

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of China Creek's anniversary and what it's like in topsy-turvy land.

What the Authorities Do With All the Smuggled Contraband Food They Find at JFK Airport

"Why did that nosy dog in New York steal the truffle sausages from my suitcase? What, pray, will become of their deliciousness?"

The View From Your Window #195

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