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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.
Venture This! Vancouver's tech scene offers a night filled with tales of rejection, triumph, and resilience

Venture This! Vancouver's tech scene offers a night filled with tales of rejection, triumph, and resilience

When I first embarked in a career in tech, I didn’t know what I was in for, mostly because it was accidental. I was pursuing a career in book publishing, but that was back in 2007 when the outlook for the publishing industry was grim at best.
This is the best named business in Vancouver

This is the best named business in Vancouver

Let's say, hypothetically, you were to open up a convenience store on the corner of Main and 14th Avenue in the space where there was a 7-11 operating out of until only recently.
Four Day Bohemian Bazaar Produced by Balsam And Vine Rolls Up To Chinatown

Four Day Bohemian Bazaar Produced by Balsam And Vine Rolls Up To Chinatown

Vancouver Is Awesome is a proud sponsor of thisopenspace.ca , an online platform for booking unique spaces for pop-up shops, exhibits, and events. They’ve hosted hundreds of pop-up concepts in Vancouver neighbourhoods since September 2012.