Vancouver's Best Ice Cream

Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream

Living in Vancouver, you can't help but notice that ice cream is having a moment.  Never before has it been so easy to keep your cool with an icy treat. ...

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Best Summer Patio Restaurants Vancouver BC

Patio Perfect: Our Top Picks for Al Fresco Fun

Nothing says summer like al fresco eating and drinking. Despite endless coastline and inimitable views, Vancouver has shockingly few patios due to strict restaurant and liquor licensing laws. We wish ...

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Trading Places: Preparing to Move

We can all agree that moving is the WORST.CHORE.EVER.  However, like taxes, it is an unavoidable part of grown-up life. Here is a checklist and some tips and tricks to ...

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Vancouver Chinatown City Guide

Neighbourhood Guide – Chinatown

LOWDOWN For the designer or tech worker looking for a historic neighbourhood with an artistic edge, Chinatown blends colorful Vancouver history with new, mid- and high-rise developments that appeal to dedicated ...

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Vancouver Mural Festival

2018 Vancouver Mural Festival – In case you missed it…

The 2018 Mural Festival kicked off last weekend, August 6-11, and showcased some extraordinary work ranging from the detailed work by Kyle Scott to some seriously badass graffiti by the likes ...

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Vintage Apartment Design Ideas

Vintage Vibes – Vintage Apartment Design Ideas

With the ubiquity of design shows and magazines, we are inundated with ideas and inspiration but how do we make our space truly our own?  One option is to source ...

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Decluttering Your Kitchen

Less is More – Decluttering your Kitchen

How to pare your space to perfection with a few easy tips. Moving into a new place serves a great purpose – it offers you the perfect opportunity to shed belongings ...

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View from Vancouver Hike

Step into the Wild – Hikes near Vancouver

You’d be challenged to find another similar-sized city that offers true back country hiking experiences 30 minutes from its urban doorstep. Vancouver has well deserved bragging rights in this department ...

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Gentleman’s Guide: West End Vancouver

The West End is home to some of the city’s most vibrant thoroughfares, best beaches and the biggest city park this side of NYC.  The western reaches of Robson Street, ...

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Vancouver Pride Rainbow Banner

Pride Prep – Unfurl Your Freak Flag

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of Vancouver’s Pride Festival. Running August 3-5th , this fabulous celebration of love, tolerance and the LGBTQ2+ community culminates in a glorious Sunday parade that snakes ...

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Adulting 101 – Renting For The First Time In Vancouver

Renting For The First Time   Renting your first place, especially in Vancouver, can be a daunting task. Here are our top first time renting tips to make the rental process for ...

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