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The last umbrella you will ever buy

The last umbrella you will ever buy

It's almost criminal that it's taken so long for a product like this to be designed in this rainy city of ours, but a local design group called Hedgehog Products has just launched "the last umbrella you will ever buy".
16 photos of Blue Jays fans voting!

16 photos of Blue Jays fans voting!

With election day in Canada falling on a very important game day for Toronto Blue Jays fans, there's been talk in the media of it possibly affecting the turnout of voters.
Life, Right? A new Vancouver podcast

Life, Right? A new Vancouver podcast

There's a new podcast in town! Life, Right? launches today (because who doesn't want to check out a new podcast on election day?) and features regular Vancouverites telling stories about things that we all experience, but for whatever reason never re
New Vancouver radio station launches, aims to "improve the city"

New Vancouver radio station launches, aims to "improve the city"

It's an exciting day in Vancouver as the much-anticipated Roundhouse Radio 98.
Some tips for getting your story told on CBC TV and radio

Some tips for getting your story told on CBC TV and radio

CBC Vancouver recently launched an initiative called #MyLocalStory where they're bringing a sound-proof booth around to different locations in the Lower Mainland gathering ideas for stories from residents.
8 Cafés We'd NEVER Want to See in Vancouver

8 Cafés We'd NEVER Want to See in Vancouver

Good News Roundup for October 13, 2015

Good News Roundup for October 13, 2015

It’s not all doom and gloom out there in the local media. 2,500 tonnes of our garbage we "exported" to the Philippines might be coming back to haunt us but even we can’t accuse the mainstream outlets in Vancouver of only focusing on the negative.
We've reached Peak egg nog

We've reached Peak egg nog

Following up on this post I made yesterday about egg nog making its return to Vancouver, I talked about this wonderful drink on The Peak 102.fm this morning.
Winterluxe 100% Cashmere Opens Cozy Chinatown Boutique

Winterluxe 100% Cashmere Opens Cozy Chinatown Boutique

Cut through that classic blanket of overcast and light fog today and you'll see, through the window of 434 Columbia the shop is coming to life. Opening party is tonight, Fri Oct 2nd, 5PM - 10PM.
On Now: 60-80% Off Brazilian Leather Footwear At Kitsilano Sample Sale

On Now: 60-80% Off Brazilian Leather Footwear At Kitsilano Sample Sale

Stop in today - doors open at 11AM! The total liquidation shoe sample sale is lighting up West 4th as we write this.