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The third annual Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival will take place August 30 and 31 on the 200 block of Carrall Street between Water and Cordova streets. This year, the two-day...
Lila Gaylie works just a few blocks from where she was born, at St. Paul’s Hospital. The owner and chef of Lolita’s South of the Border Cantina (1326 Davie Street) has spent most...
Let’s face it, nobody outside of the U.K. is paying all that much attention to the Commonwealth Games—which are taking place in Glasgow, Scotland, currently, by the way. And of...
A month after introducing happy hour in B.C., the provincial government has updated minimum prices on certain alcoholic beverages. In an announcement today (July 25), John Yap,...
Wanting Qu is a huge star in Asia. To give you an idea, the Chinese-Canadian singer-songwriter’s first album sold over 10 million copies during its first week of release in 2012....
The captain of the Vancouver Whitecaps, Jay DeMerit, announced his retirement from professional soccer today (July 24). In an open letter, DeMerit said that a second lower leg...
This spring, the Glowbal Collection—which owns a group of restaurants including the Fish Shack (1026 Granville Street)—unveiled its first North Shore property. Trattoria in West...
A Vancouver-based grassroots training program is hoping to make an impact on the local food economy. Groundswell will host a Local Food Forum for DIY Foodies on Thursday (July 24...
In Europe, Midsummer is typically celebrated around the end of June, during the Summer Solstice. Often, games are played, music and dancing are enjoyed, and feasts celebrating the...
Last fall, Chambar Restaurant (562 Beatty Street) announced that it would move to a new location in summer 2014. On July 18, owners Nico and Karri Schuermans hosted a media...

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