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TANUKI TOPIARY

TANUKI TOPIARY

I came across this amazing piece of garden handywork while in Richmond this weekend.
TOP 5 VENDING MACHINES IN THE CITY - 2 of 5 "TRICKS OF THE TRADE" BY DAVE JOHNSON

TOP 5 VENDING MACHINES IN THE CITY - 2 of 5 "TRICKS OF THE TRADE" BY DAVE JOHNSON

Six Cent Press is a local company specializing in the manufacturing of custom pin back buttons / button packaging & turn style vending machines; they've been involved in the Vancouver community since ‘01 and continue to reinvest in this project /
TICK, TICK, TICK...

TICK, TICK, TICK...

I stopped into Timebomb Trading again last week to check out Randy Laybourne 's progress on his mural there... It's all inked in, just needs some color! Next post on this will be detailed shots of the whole thing and possibly a video.
B-Line Appliance Recycling

B-Line Appliance Recycling

Have you ever lost a knob off of your stove and wondered where you might ever find another one that's just like it? Or maybe the element burned out? Or the rack got warped or rusted or something? Or maybe you don't use an oven, but that spinny thing
PopVox Awards: the final countdown

PopVox Awards: the final countdown

Who works in Gastown, besides a cadre of fashionistas, furniture snobs, and maple syrup merchants? Techies! Each year, our friends at New Media BC bring us the PopVox Awards (from vox populi , Latin for "voice of the people").
VANCOUVER DIGITAL WEEK

VANCOUVER DIGITAL WEEK

Chances are at least some of you readers work in digital media and might not have heard about this . We've added all of the events to the calendar in case you're interested...
TICK, TICK...

TICK, TICK...

I took a tour of the Timebomb Trading offices yesterday and was really stoked on not only the hospitality but the awesome collection of art installs they've got on the walls there. Also, not-so-coincidentally, I ran into V.I.A.
V.I.A. IMPRINT #1 - SNEEZE MAGAZINE

V.I.A. IMPRINT #1 - SNEEZE MAGAZINE

V.I.A. Imprint is an ongoing feature concerning book and magazine publishers, book stores, and all things print in this city of ours. At the bustling Gastown corner of Abbott and Water is a heavy-duty and well fortified news box.
THE LOWERCASE READING ROOM

THE LOWERCASE READING ROOM

The Lowercase Reading Room is basically a tiny little room hidden inside The Regional Assembly of Text store on Main street containing a million (almost literally) zines and booklets and hand made things that creative folks have created.
Concrete #99

Concrete #99

Issue 99 of Concrete Skateboardin g should be stacked up and ready for a free grab in skate shops across Canada right about now.