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BLVD's "Open House"

BLVD's "Open House"

BLVD is a community-minded skateboard shop located on 1340 Commercial Drive – it's The Drive's first full-on skateshop. I recently caught up with owner and VIA contributor Kevin Kelly for an in-depth "Open House" Q&A you can find right here .
FREE SHIPPING ON CROWNFARMER T-SHIRTSV.I.A. READERS ONLY!

FREE SHIPPING ON CROWNFARMER T-SHIRTSV.I.A. READERS ONLY!

Right now we're doing a cross-promotion through Vancouver Is Awesome and my local t-shirt brand, Crownfarmer, where we're giving V.I.A. readers free shipping on all orders! The discount code is VIA102009 . Enter it upon checkout at Crownfarmer.
OUR NEW OFFICE!

OUR NEW OFFICE!

A couple of weeks ago Vancouver Is Awesome Inc made the move from our office that we were sharing with Take Five Trading , where we had been operating for the past year or so, into a new spot with the dudes at Proper Design .
SIX CENT PRESS DIY

SIX CENT PRESS DIY

Our friends/sponsors over at Six Cent Press are now selling button making machines! Have a look ...
VANCOUVER PILE DRIVING

VANCOUVER PILE DRIVING

Not only does Vancouver Pile Driving have an awesome name but whenever I see this little tug boat sitting on one of it's barges (in front of Science World, Convention Centre, etc) it kinda makes me want to camp out and wait until it gets lowered into
The Proof – Mel Yap

The Proof – Mel Yap

Mel Yap finds a unique niche in anything he wants to do. Lucky for us his niches lay in the arts, photography and music. They all carry a certain depth and complexity and yet they are palatable for most to enjoy.
WE ALSO WON A BEST OF VANCOUVER EDITOR'S PICK!

WE ALSO WON A BEST OF VANCOUVER EDITOR'S PICK!

We won "Best Navel-gazing Web site" in the Straight's Best Of Vancouver Editor's Picks: Media !!! Here 's the section that has a quick piece on us and the other winners in this category.
BEST OF VANCOUVER - 3RD BEST VANCOUVER BLOG

BEST OF VANCOUVER - 3RD BEST VANCOUVER BLOG

If you've lived in Vancouver for at least a year (or your whole life), then you're likely familiar with the Georgia Straight 's totally awesome Best of Vancouver issue that they do every year highlighting the best of the best that this city has to of
MONTECRISTO MAGAZINE

MONTECRISTO MAGAZINE

Have you ever seen MONTECRISTO magazine? It's a lifestyle quarterly focused mostly on Vancouver stories, "designed for the discerning, cultured Vancouverite".
Supra Dane

Supra Dane

Bob K recently profiled Supra Distribution in a Home Grown post , and I recently had the chance to catch up with Dane Collison—Supra Dist's team manager / filmer / video editor / web site updater.