Couldn’t make it out last Friday night? You missed Vancouver’s own rock quartet Gob at the Imperial.
Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed American pop-country singer LeAnn Rimes at the PNE Amphitheatre.
This month, twin artists Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo, aka OSGEMEOS, are bringing their celebrated street style graffiti to Vancouver.
As part of the Vancouver Biennale project, the pair are painting their biggest-ever public mural on a strip of concrete silos on Granville Island.
Vancouver’s all-white, exclusive picnic spectacular has come and gone.
Intrepid photographer Andrew Chin was there to capture these stunning shots of the extravaganza, which temporarily closed part of the seawall.
See more photos: Dîner en Blanc Vancouver 2014 turns David Lam Park into sea of white
After 732 Uncorked columns…
…involving the consumption, at a conservative estimate, of about 500 cases of wine, Jurgen Gothe has finally decided to hang up his tastevin.
Gothe has been sharing his wit, wisdom, and strong opinions about food, drink, music, and the good life in general for half a century in local, national, and international print and broadcast media, starting in the 1960s at the late-lamented easy-listening station CHQM (“beautiful music for a beautiful city”). He hosted CBC Radio’s DiscDrive for over two decades, winning three New York Festival gold medals in the process, and is a member of the B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame and the B.C. Restaurant Hall of Fame. In 2011, the Vancouver International Wine Festival awarded him its SIP (“Spirited Industry Professional”) Award.
The Straight has been proud to be one of his homes for more than 15 years.
Here’s to you, Jurgen! Cheers, and uncork one on us.
Read Jurgen’s final column for the Georgia Straight: South African wines priced right under $20
A week ago, I participated in a hike and scramble up Mount McGuire, southeast of Chilliwack. On a hot, sunny day, we drove to the top of a 4x4 logging road to start the hike.
Our trip involved ascending a rockslide to the northeast ridge, following a path along the ridge, and wading down through steep wildflower meadows to the east side of McGuire. After traversing over rocky ground to the southeast ridge, we met the formerly standard trail to McGuire.
See more photos: Hiking to Mount McGuire pays off with Cascade Range views
As everyone in Vancouver has heard by now, CP Rail is razing the community gardens in its right of way on the West Side, starting in Marpole.
But many are still standing, such as the Pine Street Community Garden, east of Burrard Street.
One group of gardeners is calling for the city to, well, do something to stop the impending destruction of the remaining gardens in the Arbutus corridor.
Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed landmark punk legends Joan Jett & the Blackhearts at the PNE Amphitheatre.