Behind the Bar

Friday, 07 August 2015 08:16
Gastown has seen its fair share of whisky-drenched characters swapping stories at the bar. It’s tradition. Over a century ago, Gassy Jack arrived with a barrel of whiskey, while booze-loving lamplighter, John Clough, made history with his nightly patrols around…

Gastown Throwback: Maple Tree Square & The Brynes Block

Thursday, 06 August 2015 09:00
Often referred to as the heart of Gastown, Maple Tree Square is the original site of Gassy Jack’s first bar and near one of Vancouver’s oldest buildings, The Brynes Block.

Gastown Shops Stocked with the Best for Burning Man

Wednesday, 05 August 2015 09:00
Thousands of people are set to converge on Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for the festival that’s unlike any other – Burning Man. Together, they’ll create a temporary community dedicated to art, self-expression and self-reliance, staying just a week and then…


Tuesday, 04 August 2015 09:05
What's happening in Gastown? Here's a non-exclusive list of events to keep on your radar.

Proudly Made in B.C.

Friday, 31 July 2015 08:00
Come to the neighbourhood and discover fashion that’s made in our own backyard. Locally crafted wares are perched on the shelves at Gastown retailers, while Vancouver designers have established ateliers to create modern fashion by hand in Gastown.

Gastown on Instagram in July

Thursday, 30 July 2015 08:00
We celebrated all things Canadian, got creative with our latest IG takover and watched bikes whiz down Water Street. If you're not already following us on Instagram, here are our favourite posts from July.

What's for Lunch?

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 08:00
Lunch is prime time for dining al fresco, and Gastown’s lunch circuit is booming with options whether it’s drinks by the patio or enjoying tasty take-out in the sun.

The Vision is Clear at Durant Sessions

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 08:00
In an age of disposable fashion, Durant Sessions is bringing back handcrafted eyewear that seeks to educate as much as it adorns.


Monday, 27 July 2015 08:00
What's happening in Gastown? Here's a non-exclusive list of events to keep on your radar.

Love for the Little Ones

Friday, 24 July 2015 09:00
There’s lots of love for the little ones in the neighbourhood. From hand-knit toys to organic baby clothes, Gastown shops are curating a charming assortment just for kids.

The Extra Mile is Never Crowded

Thursday, 23 July 2015 08:00
Maybe it's cliche, but putting in that last bit of effort - going the extra mile - is always worth it. These Aprons for Gloves contenders are days from the big fight and looking to squeeze every last minute out…

Nicole Bridger Keeps Steady

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 08:00
Nothing comes easy, but hard work and passion go a long way when it comes to success in the fashion industry. Just ask Nicole Bridger.

A Man's Guide to Dressing for Weddings

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 08:00
Need a new getup for wedding season? Get all your shopping done in one trip. There's plenty of great menswear stores that will get you lookin' dapper from head to toe - come down and let these shops take care of…


Monday, 20 July 2015 08:00
What's happening in Gastown? Here's a non-exclusive list of events to keep on your radar.

Where to Enjoy a Leisurely Breakfast in Gastown

Thursday, 16 July 2015 16:23
Breakfast tends to taste better when we take our time. Sit down and enjoy the simple pleasure of a leisurely breakfast – there's plenty of great options all around the neighbourhood.

Why Fight? This Year’s Aprons for Gloves Contenders Speak Out

Thursday, 16 July 2015 08:00
On Wednesday, July 29th, more than 50 bartenders, baristas, barbers, cooks and servers will be stepping into a boxing ring at SFU Woodward’s to fulfill fundraising promises and personal goals.

Race Day Has Arrived

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 08:00
We’ve started setup for the 2015 Gastown Grand Prix. Here’s the scoop on who’s behind it, who to keep an eye and where you should be to get the best view.

Gastown Pub Culture

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 08:00
Nothing says summer like hoisting a cold brewski in good company. Around the neighbourhood, there's plenty of great watering holes, each with its own unique character and approach to pub culture. Pull up a chair and enjoy some friendly hospitality…


Monday, 13 July 2015 08:00
What's happening in Gastown? Here's a non-exclusive list of events to keep on your radar.

Nine Reasons Why You Should Be at the Gastown Grand Prix

Friday, 10 July 2015 08:00
One of the most exciting cycling races in North American returns to Gastown on Wednesday, July 15th. Here are nine reasons why you should come to this year’s Gastown Grand Prix!

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