Archive for November, 2013

The Donuts That You Do

(Nov 30, 2013) Donuts, the great guilty pleasure. For years Vancouver’s obsession with them has been limited to Tim Hortons and with Timmy ...

Soundproofing Vancouver Dancefloors

(Nov 30, 2013) Techno. The word carries so many connotations, its variation on styles is as dependent on the wind as on geography. But there ar...

The Tale Of A Local Smuggler

(Nov 29, 2013) Grant Lawrence. Musician, broadcaster and now award winning author. Is there anything this man cannot do?     Most Van...

Everybody Loves Coulson

(Nov 29, 2013) Everybody loves Agent Coulson, it’s kind of hard not to. Who you might ask? Why that slightly stiff yet good hearted Shiel...

The New Corner Of The Main Street Triangle

(Nov 28, 2013) Main Street has always been about fashion in Vancouver, but for so many years it’s always been about the spots above Broadwa...

Living La Vida Los Santos

(Nov 28, 2013) With $500 million dollars in first week sales alone, Rockstar games has taken the crown as winners of 2013 with the release of Gra...

Sata Sushi and the Rice Paper Montreal Mystery

(Nov 27, 2013) After living in Vancouver for 3 years, where one can find arguably the best sushi and sashimi outside of Tokyo, the quest for th...

Miniaturize me: Pint-sized delicious Morsels

(Nov 27, 2013) With Multinational food corporations and genetically-modified foods encouraging consumers to eat larger servings–not to men...

Up in Smoke : The Rise of the Electronic Cigarette

(Nov 26, 2013)   Nicotine addicts of the world unite: the answer the threat of cancer has arrived in the form of the sleek, elegant, sophis...

Airport Bars

(Nov 26, 2013) The airport bar is a bar in another dimension. In no other situation is it socially or personally acceptable to drink horrendou...

Just Hand Me A Pabst

(Nov 26, 2013) Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer, otherwise known as simply ‘Pabst’ or ‘PBR’ has been around a shocking 168 years. ...

Super-tiki-fragilistic-expialidocioius

(Nov 25, 2013) Kitch never died. Kitch remains the great divider and the greater bringer together and there is nothing kitchier that brings peopl...

Woody Allen’s Latest Leaves Me Feeling Blue

(Nov 25, 2013) Though critics adored Woody Allen’s latest offering of Blue Jasmine, pegging it as one of his ‘most commercially viab...

The Incredible Circular Scarf

(Nov 25, 2013) This fall, the single fashion piece that is catching everybody’s attention is the circular scarf.  Simply a scarf that ha...

CocoRosie: Fresh, Beatboxed + Inspired

(Nov 24, 2013) I just got home from CocoRosie’s latest show at SAT and my mind is officially blown.  Having seen them perform at the Nati...