Gastown

The Gastown steam clock is back

The Gastown steam clock is back [PHOTOS]

9 a.m.  Patiently waiting for the clock to arrive. 9:30 a.m. Running behind schedule. Here it comes.   Safety first.   If you had any doubts, the scene was chaotic (before and...
VO team in the Dominion Building

Vancouver Observer's historic new home

From our new office, we find inspiration everywhere we look. The Dominion Building ushered in Vancouver's skyscraper age, and it's probably not as haunted as some may think.
Yaletown Patio

Make Vancouver more fun: end the 11pm patio ban

The question of patio hours ultimately comes down to the vision Vancouverites have for Vancouver.

Women, whiskey and beer at The Portside Pub

Some people celebrate Wine Wednesday while others opt to celebrate Whisky Wednesday. Last Wednesday I celebrated the latter, and threw some craft beer in to the mix.

La Stella Winery visits Blood Alley

La Stella Winery and Salt Tasting room collaborated to create an informative and fun evening of BC wine paired with small-batch charcuterie and artisanal cheese.

Artisan cheese, charcuterie and wine during the Salt Cellar Series

A few times a month, Salt Tasting Room opens up their cellar for guests to sample a tasting menu built around wines from a selected winery, paired with artisanal cheeses and charcuterie.

Sausage and bacon-making in the Downtown Eastside

Save On Meats introduced their new series of cooking classes, including the Sausage and Bacon 101 which I delved right in to.

Live music, pub grub and beer aplenty at the Portside opening party

There's a new pub in Gastown, ready to become the new "hot spot" and bring a little East Coast pub culture in to Vancouver.

Family-owned Take Five Café a one-stop shop in Gastown

Take Five Café is no longer just a coffee shop; pop in for a glass of wine or a beer with your sandwich.

Robert Fung's good vibrations

Fung gets Emerging City Visionary Award from the Museum of Vancouver.
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