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This Pit Doesn't Hurt

Say goodbye to moshing. Let's face it, we have all grown since the 1990s and have collectively learned to better express our feelings. Meet Passion Pit: psychedelic, loving and Big Beat. They are...

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

I’m almost 20 meters up on a gneiss crag and my right arm is getting a little pumped; I’m out of shape. “There’s a bomber jug up to your left,” my belayer shouts. With my left hand awkwardly by my...

Taxi drivers also have names

This is the first post from Margo McLoughlin's new blog "Generosity" which will be featured in the Life section on our new site. by Margo McLoughlin

Steer Madness, the videogame

A cow was riding a bicycle along Georgia Street when... It sounds like the start of a bad joke, but it’s actually a scene from a made-in-Vancouver videogame called Steer Madness. In the game, you...

Canada Line 1st ride part two

The trains run very quietly and smoothly. Much quieter and smoother than the Millennium or Expo Line trains have ever run. Which is great, but then who really cares how quiet they are because they...

Canada Line 1st ride rich with irony

The emailed instructions we received for the Opening Ceremony of the Canada Line informed us that Premier Campbell and Minister Day would be speaking to the crowd of dignitaries and media at YVR-...

Drink Local for Delicious Wines

We've come a long way since Calona Vineyards opened its first commercial winery in 1931. There's simply no comparison from the wines first produced, to those achieving world wide recognition. It’s a...

Diving in Howe Sound

Under appreciated and often forgotten, just off the shores of Vancouver lie some of the greatest cold water diving in the world. A short boat ride from Horseshoe Bay and into Howe Sound and you could...

Bad Guy at Large

Vancouver Police are advising the public that 48 year old Tracy Lloyd Caza is currently wanted for breach of probation. Caza targets elderly citizens and patients in Lower Mainland hospitals and...

Shooting Overnight, Hit and Run Update, Collision

A 28-year-old man is in hospital with gunshot wounds after a shooting in the 2000 block of W.10th Avenue. Several 911 calls reported shots fired and police flooded the area. They found the victim in...