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Is this new Destroyer music video about real estate speculation in Vancouver?

Depending on who you ask, real estate has been a spectator sport in Vancouver since 1986 or... well... since forever.

If you like getting outdoors in and around Vancouver, you need this book

Each week I drop in on our friends at The Peak 102.7fm and share One Awesome Thing. This past Friday James Sutton and I talked about Jack Christie's book, 52 Best Day Trips From Vancouver , and why you should check it out.
Good news roundup for July 6, 2015

Good news roundup for July 6, 2015

It’s not all doom and gloom out there in the local media. BC is on fire and the city is in a haze but even we can’t accuse the mainstream outlets in Vancouver of only focusing on the negative.
BC wildfires. Are they actually kinda great?

BC wildfires. Are they actually kinda great?

Make no mistake: wildfires suck.

Arcade Fire named #1 Canadian band of all time, Father John Misty plays cover song in East Van barn to honour them

Maybe "garage" would be the proper description of the BB Gun Leather workshop/tiny venue/office in East Van, but it really looks like a barn, and "barn rock" is more applicable here than "garage rock".
Good news roundup for June 29, 2015

Good news roundup for June 29, 2015

It’s not all doom and gloom out there in the local media.

VPD Marine Unit makes quick work of sailboat fire in False Creek this afternoon

I'll try my best not to write this like a news story (we're not a news site), but shortly before 1pm this afternoon the Vancouver PD's Marine Unit were called to a fire in False Creek, a stone's throw from Science World.
Good news roundup for June 23, 2015

Good news roundup for June 23, 2015

It’s not all doom and gloom out there in the local media. Animal extinctions in BC are on the rise and kids are getting sick using the street drug GHB but even we can’t accuse the mainstream outlets in Vancouver of only focusing on the negative.
Vancouver wants to show its pride in a big and colourful way

Vancouver wants to show its pride in a big and colourful way

A group of Vancouverites have started a petition to turn the Burrard Street Bridge into the biggest pride rainbow ever. And it’s not just a symbol of inclusiveness.
12 activities inspired by cancelled Burrard Street Bridge Yoga

12 activities inspired by cancelled Burrard Street Bridge Yoga

1. Sea Bus Banana Boating The only downside is the 3-zone ticket. 2. East Van vs West Side Tug-O-War Testing whether craft beer or yoga makes you stronger. 3. Grouse Grind Donkey Kong Now you can brag about points in addition to your time. 4.