Gastown's Picks: Best Drinks for Fall (Part 2)

Friday, 08 November 2013 10:00
As the weather gets colder, it’s only natural to want a drink (or drinks) that will warm the senses. If you are a mixologist, cocktail connoisseur, or just want to get your drink on, we’ve made you a list of…

WEEKLY FINDS: Winter-Ready Outerwear in Gastown

Thursday, 07 November 2013 11:07
The winter chill is coming, which means it’s time to bring out the heavy-duty outerwear. The blog team has been coat spotting for some serious outerwear to calm down those shivers. Here are 10 of our favourite winter proof coats,…

Gastown's Picks: Special Café Delights for Fall

Wednesday, 06 November 2013 10:49
It’s one of the best times of the year for café lovers!  With the anticipation of the holiday season, flavours like mint, gingerbread, pumpkin, and salted caramel are coming back into play. We decided to take a walk around the neighbourhood…

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…


Monday, 04 November 2013 10:00
Time to flip your calendar to a new month, and mark down all the events happening on the first week of November! Here is this week’s non-exclusive list of things you should definitely check out in Gastown.

Gastown's Picks: Best Drinks for Fall (Part 1)

Friday, 01 November 2013 10:00
As the weather gets colder, it’s only natural to want a drink (or drinks) that will warm the senses. If you are a mixologist, cocktail connoisseur, or just want to get your drink on, we’ve made you a list of…

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…

C'est L'Halloween at Bruce Eyewear

Thursday, 31 October 2013 08:00
Need new specs to really “frame” your Halloween costume for tonight? The delightful ladies at Bruce Eyewear have put together a fun spec-to-spec view of the eyewear looks found on some of your favourite characters and now available at Bruce…

Gastown’s Picks: 10 Best Sandwiches

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 10:00
This may not be scientifically proven, but we believe an awesome sandwich can transform your day. The Gastown blog team has been on a serious sandwich hunt to scope out 10 of the best sandwiches served in Gastown. Whether you…

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…

Meet Your Stylist: Scott Harder at Aveda Institute

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 07:00
Our 'Meet Your Stylist' series continues with one of the talented hair students at Aveda Institute. Check out our quick Q&A with Scott Harder.


Friday, 25 October 2013 15:46
New fashion, whiskey tasting, collaborative dinner, and live entertainment – here’s the scoop on new things you definitely need to check out this week in Gastown.  

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…

Take a Chill Pill: 5 Places for Bliss & Relaxation in Gastown

Thursday, 24 October 2013 10:00
Need to loosen up? Whether you are dealing with mountains of work or succumbing to regular busyness, it can be hard to unwind from the daily grind. From yoga, massage therapy, acupuncture, and float treatments, there are plenty of conventional…

Hot Dog Love in Gastown

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 10:00
Let’s face it: most of us get a craving for a good hot dog every so often. Hot dogs have an ability to fight off hunger without putting a dent in your wallet. It may not be baseball season, but…

Meet Your Performer: Bob & Elliot

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 10:00
Bob and Elliot are the main men behind Guilt & Company’s rotating Folk night “Resurrection of Folk”. They bring together some of the best of Vancouver's Folk Music community for a night of intimate song and celebration. We chatted with…


Monday, 21 October 2013 10:00
 If you need a little excitement in your week, there are plenty of events happening in the neighbourhood! Without further ado, here’s a list of things you should definitely check out this week in Gastown.

Where to Celebrate Halloween & Day of the Dead in Gastown

Monday, 21 October 2013 10:00
It's almost time to get spooky! There are plenty of Halloween celebrations happening in the neighbourhood, it's hard to keep track. Whether you're looking for a more low-key night or full blown Halloween extravaganza, check out the list of Halloween…

Meet Your Performer: Tonye Aganaba

Friday, 18 October 2013 12:00
Our Meet Your Performer series continues with Gastown resident and dynamic musician, Tonye Aganaba. You might recognize Tonye as the community manager and sultry singer taking the stage at Guilt & Company's "From the Ground Up" soul music series. We sat…

HAPPENING TONIGHT: Fall 2013 Gastown Shop Hop

Thursday, 17 October 2013 09:00
Bring your friends and spread the word: the Fall 2013 Gastown Shop Hop is happening tonight! From 5-10 PM, Gastown's premier boutiques will be celebrating Fall fashion with music, complimentary nibbles and bites, champagne, and of course, shopping and dining…

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