Gastown Throwback: The Dominion Hotel

Thursday, 25 September 2014 08:00
Next time you're hanging at the Lamplighter, Clough Club, or Barber & Co, you can throw these cool facts at your friends.

Gastown Throwback: The Packing House

Thursday, 17 July 2014 08:00
A look back at the historic Gastown building known as the Packing House. 

Meet Stuart Teekasingh of Great Tradition Tattoo

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 08:00
Stuart Teekasingh is a man of many talents. He’s worked as a lead graphic designer, fine artist – and now, he’s going back his original roots in tattoo artistry. After years of creative soul searching, Stuart decided to open his own tattoo…

Gastown Throwback: Remembering the Great Vancouver Fire

Thursday, 12 June 2014 08:00
It was 128 years ago  – June 13th 1886 – that Vancouver was completely destroyed by fire.

Gastown Throwback: The Winters

Friday, 06 June 2014 10:00
Of all the neighbourhoods to have an archive of interesting old photographs from years ago and eras passed, may we suggest that we have the best of the best? Gastown is Vancouver’s historic and cultural heart with heritage buildings holding…

Gastown Throwback: Springer-Van Bramer Block

Monday, 19 May 2014 10:00
In honour of Victoria Day, here's a look back at Gastown's 126-year-old, Victorian Italianate-style building, Springer-Van Bramer Block.

Gastown-Style Gallery Hopping

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 13:36
Discover the city's most celebrated art scene. Gastown is home to a number of dedicated artisans and award winning galleries showcasing a spectrum of art from contemporary to Canadian West Coast. Check out our guide and spend a day getting…

Tattoo Artistry | Where to Get Inked in Gastown

Thursday, 24 April 2014 10:00
Gastown’s creative scene is unparalleled, thanks to the community of passionate artists working in the neighourhood. With the Vancouver Tattoo and Culture Show approaching this weekend, we were inspired to highlight where you can find Gastown’s most talented tattoo artists.

Float House Reaches Out to the Artistic Community

Thursday, 27 March 2014 10:00
Float House in Gastown is inviting visual artists to float and display artwork at their newly renovated floating centre.

Luciterra Brings Fusion Style Belly Dance to Gastown

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 10:55
The electrifying dance troupe, Luciterra, is bringing a unique style of fusion belly dance to Gastown’s live entertainment scene. The passionate ensemble consisting of four gifted dancers – Gillian, Amber, Laura, and Naomi – have performed at high profile shows…

Burlesque Artistry in Gastown: Q&A with Nicky Ninedoors of Pandora & The Locksmiths

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 10:00
You never forget the first time you watch a Pandora & The Locksmiths show. Pandora & The Lockmiths are a collection of dynamic performers fusing singing, dancing, live music, and striptease artistry into one fierce show happening every month at…

Special Gastown Throwback: The J.W. Horne Block Turns 125!

Thursday, 23 January 2014 10:00
This month, Gastown is celebrating the 125th Anniversary of The J.W Horne Block. Here's a look back at the landmark building.

Confessions from René Botha at Liquid Amber

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 09:00
Tattoo artistry, is arguably one of the most intriguing professions; one that is never short of some interesting stories. We sat down with René Botha from Liquid Amber to discuss her personal influences, opinions on the industry, and the most common…

Inform Interiors Presents Sedia 1 for Presentation House Gallery

Thursday, 14 November 2013 11:00
Twenty individuals and creative teams have been invited to interpret and refashion Italian designer Enzo Mari’s iconic Sedia 1 chair for Artek. From now until Wednesday November 23, Inform Interiors is displaying a selection of reinterpreted Sedia 1 chairs. Here’s a preview.

Confessions from Kylie Gibson at Liquid Amber

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 10:57
Tattoo artistry, is arguably one of the most intriguing professions; one that is never short of some interesting stories. We sat down with Kylie Gibson from Liquid Amber to discuss her personal influences, opinions on the industry, and the most…

Remembering Local Pioneers: The Leckie Family

Monday, 11 November 2013 08:00
In honour of Remembrance Day, we have looked into one of Vancouver’s pioneer heritage families, the Leckie family.

Confessions from Jenny Jarrett at Liquid Amber

Tuesday, 05 November 2013 08:00
Tattoo artistry, is arguably one of the most intriguing professions that is never short of interesting stories. We sat down with Jenny Jarrett from Liquid Amber to discuss her personal influences, opinions on the industry, and the most common myths when…

Haunted Ghost Tales At The Old Spaghetti Factory

Thursday, 31 October 2013 11:00
Gastown is Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood, which means there must have been some bizarre encounters over the years. Many locals have told a handful of “tall tales” about ghost sightings happening in the neighbourhood. In celebration of Halloween, here’s a haunting…

IN THE HOOD: Featured Art Collections in Gastown

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 10:00
Part of the reason why Gastown is known as Vancouver’s creative hub is the showcasing of art from all types of mediums and origins. Our neighbourhood is filed with a diverse collection of marvel-worthy artworks, so much that it can…

Happy 40th Birthday Salmagundi West!

Friday, 25 October 2013 11:12
Last night, the Gastown blog team was taken back in time at Salmagundi West’s 40th birthday celebration. There was a spectacle of flapperesque fashion, with many guests decked out in suspenders, top hats, antique pearls, and diamond headpieces. For those that…

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