33 Acres Celebrates 2nd Year

33 Acres Brewing Co. celebrated their 2nd birthday last month. The tasting room was filled with hundreds of white balloons, and the fun and frenzy of "win a year of free beer" continued, where guests write their name on a balloon as a chance to win an entire year of free beer from the brewery. The last balloon … Continue reading 33 Acres Celebrates 2nd Year

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Sunset Beach, Vancouver

We had decided that we needed to watch the sunset together before the week's end. The best place to watch it is the beach, where the big ol’ sun sinks out of the sky and into the ocean. Let's have a picnic... a dinner picnic! The apartment roasted, smelling of chicken and garlic and spices, … Continue reading Sunset Beach, Vancouver

Nelson the Seagull, bakery and cafe in Gastown, Vancouver

The alley beside Nelson the Seagull smells of piss. Perhaps a perfect example of Vancouver’s gentrification crisis are successful, trendy cafés along streets and alleys that are home to some of the city’s lowest-income people, many of whom make their living by selling recycled goods; Hell’s version of a sidewalk sale. I would have sat outside … Continue reading Nelson the Seagull, bakery and cafe in Gastown, Vancouver

Vancouver Pride Week celebrations kicked off this Friday with the Davie Street Block Party

We arrived early at the Davie Street Block Party, easily finding an open bike rack on Davie Street at the Burrard end of the party, which stretched three city blocks to Jervis. Pride week in Vancouver was just starting and it was spacious in the streets as people arrived to celebrate. The beer tents, which later … Continue reading Vancouver Pride Week celebrations kicked off this Friday with the Davie Street Block Party