Visit Lyle Wilson’s “Haislakala: Spoken from the Heart,” a Vancouver exhibition of jewelry and mixed media art

Qolun (Beaver) Bracelet; Sourced from the Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery

Qolun (Beaver) Bracelet; Sourced from the Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery

If you happen to be strolling the cobbled streets of historic Gastown, you will come across Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery (312 Water Street). The gallery, for twenty years, has been showcasing the traditional and contemporary talent of First Nations and Inuit artists and jewelers.

From now until December 18th, the Gallery is featuring a special solo exhibition that is worth visiting as you make your way down Water Street, browsing its many boutiques and specialty shops.

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Visit Lyle Wilson’s “Haislakala: Spoken from the Heart,” a Vancouver exhibition of jewelry and mixed media art

7 Instagram worthy locations in Vancouver to take your coffee break

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There’s a lot to love about Vancouver — the lush rainforest, fresh mountain air, endless ocean, and cosmopolitan cool make it one of the world’s most liveable cities. But besides our picturesque landscape, the city is building a reputation for our coffee culture and top-notch brews. Condé Nast Traveler, Matador Network, and Smarter Traveler have all named Vancouver as one of the world’s best cities for coffee aficionados.

Blossoming throughout this natural wonderland metropolis are a number of independently owned coffee houses and restaurants with unique brews, sophisticated decor, ethical and sustainable sourcing, and quality eats. While you’re certainly welcome to grab a coffee to go, these stunning spaces are so lovely you’ll want to take your time to savour and ‘gram your skillfully served java.

Whether you’re looking for a personalized pour-over or the perfect coffee photo-op for your curated social media gallery, you’ll find it here.
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7 Instagram worthy locations in Vancouver to take your coffee break

10 Tattoo Artists Worth Travelling to Vancouver for

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Pack your bags, book your tickets, and make your way to Vancouver for a permanent souvenir. Vancouver is home to some of the most talented tattoo artists in the industry, who are definitely worth travelling to the city for. From traditional American to contemporary tattoo styles, you’ll find an artist who will blow you away with their one-of-a-kind work. Your body is a canvas so, why not invest in an original piece of artwork from Vancity’s best?

Whether you’re adding to your existing collection of ink or getting your first piece, we promise these 10 artists are worth the trip.
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10 Tattoo Artists Worth Travelling to Vancouver for

9 Haunted Areas in Vancouver

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populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

Vancouver may have a reputation for being a world-class city, but it’s also a city with its fair share of otherworldly activity. Here’s a glimpse at a few haunted spots in Vancouver, some well known, while others may come as a surprise. Don’t believe us? Go check them out for yourself. We dare you to.

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9 Haunted Areas in Vancouver

Gastown Cabaret | Pizza Party, October 11

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Gastown’s most sensational Tuesday night party is one year older than last year. To celebrate this auspicious milestone you are invited to Gastown Cabaret’s PIZZA PARTY: A One Other Year Anniversary Extravaganza on Tuesday, October 11th at Guilt & Company.

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Gastown Cabaret | Pizza Party, October 11

Gastown Cabaret | The Back to Cool Edition, September 13

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Just because summer vacation has come to an end doesn’t mean the fun has to! On Tuesday, September 13th your party champions, April O’Peel, Sweet Munish and Sparkle Plenty present an evening of endless entertainment at Gastown Cabaret – The Back to Cool Edition – at Guilt & Company.

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Gastown Cabaret | The Back to Cool Edition, September 13

Gastown Cabaret – The Beach Party Edition, August 9th

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Summer. Where bedtimes cease to exist! Perfect for spending a night with Gastown’s most excellent trio: April O’Peel, Sweet Munish and Sparkle Plenty. Join them as they host an evening of non-stop entertainment at Gastown Cabaret – Beach Party Edition, at Guilt & Company on Tuesday, August 9th.

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Gastown Cabaret – The Beach Party Edition, August 9th