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Oct 4, 2018
What to do this October
By the Editors

Don’t get any ideas, but as Canada legalizes recreational pot this month, a new book, Don’t Never Tell Nobody Nothin’ No How, looks at 
how B.C. entrepreneurs profited from alcohol prohibition in the U.S. a century ago. According to Courtenay, B.C., maritime historian Rick James, rum-running along the Pacific coast...

Sep 24, 2018
If the Shoe Fits: Five B.C. retailers put their best foot forward
Felicity Stone

Beginning with logging footwear in 1946, Dayton Boots, still located in the same factory store on Vancouver’s Hasting Street, now manufactures a range of styles for men and women. Options include stock (standardized style and sizing), made-to-order (standard sizing, choice...

Sep 21, 2018
Craft Beer Wars: The fight to stay relevant in a crowded marketplace
Nathan Caddell

The scene at Central City Brewers and Distillers’ downtown Vancouver brew pub doesn’t exactly look like something that will reverberate around the province. On this May morning, a couple of TV crews are on hand, setting up tripods while a few...

Sep 20, 2018
Travel: The best tips for packing light
Charlene Rooke

Jennifer and Stephen Bailey, Cursor & ThreadThey’re making old-timey sartorialism casual-chic again, with dandy button-on suspenders and ties, scarves and pocket squares in cool fabrics, from linen to Japanese cotton. This Vancouver couple travel stylishly, efficiently and carry-on-only when visiting...

Sep 19, 2018
The benefits of spin workouts
Wellness Matters

With more spin studios and classes to try than ever before, it seems like everyone is cycling indoors—and for good reason. “Spinning is a low-impact exercise that is open to anybody, regardless of fitness level or age,” says Kim Donnelly, head...

Sep 10, 2018
After Hours: What to read and do this September
By the Editors

Less than 10 years after SFU was built, then–university president Pauline Jewett was lamenting its isolation on the top of Burnaby Mountain. She proposed building a village. It now exists. UniverCity is a bustling, sustainable community with shops, services and some 5,000 residents. In Building Community: Defining, Designing, Developing UniverCity...

Sep 6, 2018
On Trend: These chefs take local to the next level
Felicity Stone

■ Movable Feast Earlier this year, Squamish Nation chef Paul Natrall hit the road in North Vancouver with his Mr. Bannock food truck. Natrall serves Indigenous fusion items made with traditional ingredients (juniper berries, smoked wild salmon and, naturally, bannock)...

Sep 5, 2018
Five Questions for new Arts Club head Ashlie Corcoran
Nathan Caddell

1. What’s the challenge in taking over from Bill Millerd, who was at the Arts Club for 47 years?I would say it’s not a challenge; it’s an amazing opportunity. Bill’s created this fantastic legacy. The Arts Club is an incredibly vibrant...

Aug 29, 2018
4 exercises to make up for your desk job
Wellness Matters

You need these four exercises and stretches, recommended by Brandon Santo, a certified personal trainer and strength and conditioning specialist at Vancouver's Groundwork Athletics. Not only will these exercises promote better movement and posture, they’ll keep you more alert at...

Aug 22, 2018
After Hours: Fraser Valley eats, classic camper trailers and economics demystified
By the Editors

As the owner of Well Seasoned, a gourmet food shop in Langley, as well as a resident and municipal councillor, Angie Quaale knows where to go for fresh berries, craft beer, artisanal cheese and other tasty treats. Eating Local in the Fraser Valley is an insider’s guide to producers and...

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