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Sara Harowitz

Editor, Journalist

Sara Harowitz lives in East Vancouver. She studied journalism at Ryerson University and has written for publications including The Globe And Mail, Toronto Star, NationalPost.com, This Magazine, The Grid (RIP), and Exclaim.ca. She has a very large magazine collection and thinks about Mexican food way too often.
Squamish Was A Much-Needed Reminder Festivals Are About

Squamish Was A Much-Needed Reminder Festivals Are About Music

The event, located about an hour north of Vancouver in Squamish, B.C., brought over 100,000 fans together. And while there were definitely a lot of people overdoing it with substances, the festival was able to remind me why we go to these things in the first place: the music.
08/11/2014 04:26 EDT
What Watching My Parents Grieve Taught Me About A Daughter's

What Watching My Parents Grieve Taught Me About A Daughter's Duty

We can go days without talking, but I still know their love is there. Most of the time it's comforting, like a hug or a warm sweater. But sometimes it's heavy, almost suffocating, as if their happiness depends entirely on my actions, my life. I don't blame them because I know this intensity only stems from their greatest fear: losing me or my brothers.
06/19/2014 02:56 EDT
I'm No Dating Coach But Vancouver Women Don't Need Archaic

I'm No Dating Coach But Vancouver Women Don't Need Archaic Advice

A recent advice article makes the assumption that all women are submissive, quiet, and shy. While I appreciate that the author's advice is about human interaction as opposed to just telling us to go on Tinder -- because NO I WILL NOT -- I find most of it offensive, ridiculous, or some combination of both.
04/29/2014 03:19 EDT
WATCH: It's A St. Bernard

WATCH: It's A St. Bernard PARTY

A couple of St. Bernards out for a walk would turn heads — but how about 42 of them? A video depicting just that is our new
04/16/2014 05:08 EDT
Want A Part Time

Want A Part Time Dog?

Vancouver is undoubtedly a city of dog lovers, but that doesn't mean everyone has the time or money for one of their own
03/14/2014 09:02 EDT