Gastown

Gastown Steam Clock 'Replacement' Brings The LOLs

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Gastown steam clock is one of Vancouver's most popular tourist attractions. So when it was removed for repairs in October, the spot seemed a bit h...

Gastown Steam Clock Replaced With Public Art Tower

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Out with the old and in with the new — at least for a while, anyway. Nearly two months after Gastown's famous steam clock was removed for repairs...

Gastown Steam Clock Removed For Repairs

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver's Gastown steam clock has been removed for some life-saving repairs. The popular tourist attraction was uprooted from the corner of Cambi...

Vancouver Company Unveils Zero-Emission Bus

CBC | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver bus company is touting its new vehicle as an effective way to cut pollution on the Lower Mainland. GreenPowerBus, founded in Gastown, ro...

Beloved Tacofino Plans to Expand Outside of B.C.

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Ryan Spong brought Tacofino to Vancouver because "it's so good, I wanted to be able to eat that food here." Now, Spong and MacIsaac are planning to bring the Tacofino brand beyond British Columbia.

Lululemon Founder's Wife, Son Launch New Clothing Line

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The son and wife of Lululemon founder Chip Wilson have launched their own clothing line of street wear they say can perform like athletic wear. ...

Trade Your Car For A New Condo?

Cam Good | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Cam Good

Coming up with a down payment for a condo in Vancouver is a huge issue. But what if you could trade your car in for a down payment on a condo? With the rising popularity of car-free living and car co-ops, trading in a depreciating asset for a down payment on a condo may be one way into Vancouver's crazy housing market.

Vancouver Police Brutality Complaint Laid

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The editor of a Vancouver website claims he was beaten by Vancouver police during an unjustified arrest in his home, but the force says officers were ...

Aboriginal Art Stolen From Gastown

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Vancouver art gallery has been robbed of nine pieces of unique aboriginal art worth $100,000.Vancouver police say the theft happened at ...

Sexual Assault After Leaving Gastown

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver Police are warning the public to be on guard after a North Vancouver woman was reported as severely beaten and sexually assaulted by a fake ...

Vancouver Restaurant Takes Flight on Seedy Street

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada
Adrian Brijbassi

When you taste the carrot cake puree, served alongside the tenderest of duck breasts, you realize that Makoto Ono isn't only a wonderfully talented ch...

Vancouver Nightlife For 30-Somethings

Heather Magee | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

The biggest complaint I hear from my 30-something friends is that they just want to go some place where they can dance, order from a proper wine and cocktail list (sans Jager shots) and be surrounded by people in our demographic. A seemingly tall order these days, but if you're looking for a good night out in Vancouver I recommend the following...

Budget Cuts Leave Fewer Beds At Shelters

CBC | Posted 01.17.2012 | Canada

Vancouver city officials are preparing to issue a cold weather alert as early as Friday morning, but a cut in provincial funding means th...