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Friday, 27 February 2015 09:00
If you’re craving a taste of Spain, new restaurant, Salida 7, celebrates tradition with a twist. Since opening in October, they have shifted from authentic dishes to inspired tapas for a style that’s all their own.
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 10:00
Are escape rooms the next big thing? Chris Ricard and Dan Civiero certainly think so. Last week, the entrepreneurial duo launched Downtown Vancouver’s first escape room, with plans to expand across Western Canada.
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 08:00
Want to see Gastown the way we see it? We’re enlisting the people who work, live and play in the neighbourhood to give you an insider’s look. Welcome to #MyGastown.
Monday, 23 February 2015 09:00
Art has found a new home behind Gastown's Steam Clock. This week, the neighbourhood will tip its hat to international art, visual display, denim culture, and other stylish endeavours. Here's a list of events to keep on your radar.
Thursday, 19 February 2015 09:00
Since it’s Heritage Week (and throwback Thursday), we did a little digging through the Vancouver Archives for a dose of Gastown history. Here’s the story behind two prominent heritage buildings on Water Street.
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 09:00
Wearing streetwear is a statement. It’s style with attitude for risk-oblivious dressers looking to break free from the crowd. If this describes your fashion manifesto, check out Gastown’s hub of streetwear retailers. These shops are always stocking something cool and…
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 09:00
How you start the day is very important – and that’s when a great breakfast comes into play. Whether it’s a pre-work nosh, or leisurely meal, you can look forward to some signature offerings at one of Gastown’s independent establishments.
Friday, 13 February 2015 10:00
Champagne without the caviar, and dessert without the frosting – Mosquito, a new dessert lounge, has debuted on Water Street. This week’s list also includes the launch of Notturno’s wine dinner series, Bambudda’s Dumpling Festival, and Six Acres' Cask Night.
Friday, 13 February 2015 09:00
Gastown is often seen as the heart of Hollywood North and continues to draw big names. If you live or work around the neighbourhood, you’ve probably taken note of the prime filming locations. For decades, camera crews have frequented Gastown's storied…
Thursday, 12 February 2015 08:00
Whether you’re pulling for Birdman or Boyhood, plan an Oscar gathering that will have friends toasting you long past the last speech of the evening.
Thursday, 05 February 2015 09:00
Brothers, Dan & Ken Kim are the young duo behind Soft Peaks – a new organic soft serve ice cream shop on Alexander Street. After a successful soft opening period, they will reopen their doors today with full operations.
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 10:00
Since Tacofino has moved in, South American-inspired fare seems to be the talk of the town. There's a fair amount of local eateries featuring Latin American flavours and Spanish recipes – so, here's a few to consider for your next…
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 09:00
Grace Chumfong, owner of Alfie Italia, collaborates with local creatives to bring sociable flair to Vancouver's fashion community.
Thursday, 29 January 2015 13:25
Impress your date with fine culinary, or revel with friends over a glass of bubbly. Everyone has a unique way of celebrating Valentine’s Day – and luckily, there are plenty of options available in the neighbourhood. Here’s a list of establishments…
Thursday, 29 January 2015 08:00
January seems to be the month when wedding planning kicks into high gear. So, we sat down with the woman behind Heathers the Flower Shop to talk bouquets and boutonnieres.
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