The View From Your Window #192

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On Feral Chicken Revolutions and the Mysterious Theft of Dali’s Golden Egg

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr ponders prisons, looks for stolen goods and wanders a Surrey cul de sac.

‘On the Table’ Registration Now Open

On the Table is once again inviting people across BC to set their tables for a whole new round of discussions from Sept. 26 to Oct. 3.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Tofino with The Pointe’s Chef, Carmen Ingham

13 Places

For this Tofinitan edition of FAT, we asked Carmen to give us the scoop on where he likes to eat, drink and hang out around town…

Vancouver’s Most Photographed Convenience Store Gets a Makeover

While it's clear the intention was to restore the facade to its former glory, many will undoubtedly miss its faded and rusted patina.

On Something Smelling Fishy and All These Damn Poor People Leeching Off the System

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean opines on the closing of the Cambie and letting the homeless sleep in malls.

33 Acres’ Community Journal Spotlights One of Vancouver’s Coolest Shops

Good people celebrating good people is a good thing, as evidenced here in this 33 Acres video spotlight on Community Thrift & Vintage.

We Want This Badass Calette Custom Bike

In a perfect world, we'd spend our summer brewery hopping and beach commuting astride this tricked out Redline 925.

The View From Your Window #191

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Kate Freeman on Catching Narcissus Fever and the Importance of Quiet Moments on Rooftops

The woman behind Weekend Flowers will be sharing more of her story at PechaKucha's upcoming plant edition event, June 27th.

On Ostrich Heads Stuck in the Sand and Building a Statue of Andy Yan

in his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds cops protecting soldiers and the testament of a Tent City.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Penticton with Virginia Bray

17 Places

More than a go-to for fashion and homewares, the ad hoc boutique owner is also an awesome resource for Penticton's best spots...

The Beloved Giant Grizzly Who Just Up and Disappeared One Day

"Until I saw the documentary I thought Big Country had either died in anonymity or had moved to a country that didn't know basketball..."

On Drinking Brad Marchand’s Tears and Trying to Listen to False Creek’s Orcas

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr wishes we could clone Jean Swanson and says bye to a few old white men.

We Want to Take These Not-So-Disposable Cameras on Our Next Big Road Trip

Remember the pre-Instagram days when disposable cameras were a cool and easy way to document good times? They're back...

The View From Your Window #190

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

Scout List

The Scout List, Vol. 527

10 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from June 12 to June 18, 2019.

Sipping Cups of Adventure With Professional Tea-Hunter Pedro Villalon

The O5 co-founder will be expounding on his favourite plant as one of the PechaKucha Vol.49 panel members on June 27th.

On Bankrupt Journalism and Stupidly Mistaking Vancouver for Hong Kong

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr scolds lit cigarette tossers while letting dumpster fires burn themselves out.

Heads Up

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

6 Places

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

Do You Know the Nickname of This Storied, High-Trafficked Stretch of the Downtown Eastside?

"My bike was stolen last night and everyone I know is telling me to look for it on the Zero Block..."

On Rich People Behaving Badly and Scandinavian Solutions to Greed and Incompetence

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr wonders at shaming plastic bags and the people who think money laundering is OK.

The Definitive Records of Local Barman and Podcaster Mickey McLeod

As plainly evidenced by his always fascinating Beats on Repeat podcast, the Fairmont Airport bartender is a huge music lover...

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Didn’t Occasionally Scare the Living Daylights Out of Us

They could have used any old alarm to warn of fire or accident, but instead they chose the one that terrifies everyone everywhere.

The View From Your Window #189

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

On Smuggling Cheese and Vancouver’s Inability to Function Without Money Laundering

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr searches for a lost deer and wonders at the deflation of housing bubbles.

What If New Order Recorded the Hit Song ‘Blue Monday’ in 1933 Instead of 1983?

Orkestra Obselete time travels the classic song, playing it on instruments that were all the rage 50 years before it was released.

Have You Even Seen the Elusive Man Who Walks Around the Neighbourhood Singing Opera?

"Like clockwork, every summer evening around 8:30pm I would hear ‘Ave Maria’ as Opera Man made his passeggiata."