• Events! July 06/12

    As if we needed further proof that the DTES is the coolest part of Vancouver

    Music was pumpin’ conversation was buzzin’ mouths were chewin’ sun was shinin’….

  • Events! June 07/12

    A mystery unfolding around you in Vancouver’s Eastend

    If you see one of these tickets at Finch’s Tea House on Pender, Bean Around the World on Cambie and Hastings or at Save On Meats on W. Hastings…

  • Events! June 07/12

    Forbidden Vancouver historical tour of DTES is awesome

    Not only is there an increasingly popular and crazy underground immersive game going on right now in the Hastings Crossing area but a great new guided tour of the DTES called Forbidden Vancouver is also available to the public. I had a chance to take the tour, expertly given by actor/historian Will Woods and I […]

  • Events! May 24/12

    Come to Fair in the Square and get discounts at local shops!

    Just a few days to go until Central City Foundation Holds its 6th annual Fair in the Square and this year has a few awesome twists. Juno Award winning Moka Only Performing in the Park and a neighbourhood Passport promotion that gets you a 10% discount at several awesome restaurants, cafes and shops nearby! (some […]

  • Events! May 17/12

    A hidden history of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside?

    Maybe you’ve seen the old antique lock box at the front door of Save On Meats, or heard of the cryptic fortune cookies being given out by the butcher next door to the diner? Or maybe you’ve noticed some of the strange graffiti and posters on sidewalks and alley walls in the area. There’s even […]

  • Events! May 07/12

    locoBC and HxBIA partner for a delicious night of networking

    More than 40 local businesses enjoyed a tour of 4 great local restaurants in the DTES after work last week and from the feedback we’ve been getting this is probably a model we’ll be replicating! Bitter, Calabash, Potluck Cafe and Wild Rice were all hosts for the evening and at each location either the owner […]

  • Events! April 24/12

    Army & Navy Shoe Sale a great reason to check out new DTES cafes

    As a straight man in his early thirties I know firsthand that the next best thing to finding an insane deal on a pair of Prada pumps is reveling in the glow of that victory with your girlfriends over an americano and a slice of coconut cream pie. Actually, that memory is kind of blurry…that […]

  • Events! March 22/12

    PolyEra Spring Masquerade (SATURDAY) now by donation!

    TODAY (Saturday March 24th) is the PolyEra Spring Masquerade and Strut-Off and I can’t even begin to explain how rad I think I look in my 1920s Great Gatsby style Tuxedo from deLux Junk. Thinking about making it my regular style…. Some people have expressed an interest in donating more to OSF and HxBIA for […]

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