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The Gastown steam clock is back [PHOTOS]
9 a.m. Patiently waiting for the clock to arrive. 9:30 a.m. Running behind schedule. Here it comes. Safety first. If you had any doubts, the scene was chaotic (before and...
Jan 20th, 2015
Vancouver Observer's historic new home
From our new office, we find inspiration everywhere we look. The Dominion Building ushered in Vancouver's skyscraper age, and it's probably not as haunted as some may think.
Dec 9th, 2014
Make Vancouver more fun: end the 11pm patio ban
The question of patio hours ultimately comes down to the vision Vancouverites have for Vancouver.
Sean Bellamy McNulty
Jul 5th, 2013
Women, whiskey and beer at The Portside Pub
Some people celebrate Wine Wednesday while others opt to celebrate Whisky Wednesday. Last Wednesday I celebrated the latter, and threw some craft beer in to the mix.
May 20th, 2013
La Stella Winery visits Blood Alley
La Stella Winery and Salt Tasting room collaborated to create an informative and fun evening of BC wine paired with small-batch charcuterie and artisanal cheese.
Feb 27th, 2013
Artisan cheese, charcuterie and wine during the Salt Cellar Series
A few times a month, Salt Tasting Room opens up their cellar for guests to sample a tasting menu built around wines from a selected winery, paired with artisanal cheeses and charcuterie.
Feb 5th, 2013
Sausage and bacon-making in the Downtown Eastside
Save On Meats introduced their new series of cooking classes, including the Sausage and Bacon 101 which I delved right in to.
Jan 29th, 2013
Live music, pub grub and beer aplenty at the Portside opening party
There's a new pub in Gastown, ready to become the new "hot spot" and bring a little East Coast pub culture in to Vancouver.
Jan 28th, 2013
Family-owned Take Five Café a one-stop shop in Gastown
Take Five Café is no longer just a coffee shop; pop in for a glass of wine or a beer with your sandwich.
Oct 18th, 2012
Robert Fung's good vibrations
Fung gets Emerging City Visionary Award from the Museum of Vancouver.
Oct 12th, 2012