January/February 2019 Table of Contents

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The Ultimate Vancouver Wine-Buying Guide

What’s the best rosé to sneakily drink at the beach? Which German red will impress my father-in-law? How do I win the office gift exchange? We’ve got questions and the city’s sommeliers have answers, serving up the best bottles for every situation.

At Issue

Is the city’s real estate bender finally over? And will Vancouver ever get an NBA team to call its own again?

The Numbers

Adding up Vancouverites’ new year’s resolutions.

What It’s Like To…

A first-person account from the bottom of an avalanche.

City Informer

Just how hard is it to get a liquor license in this town?

On the Rise

Adam Lin-Bungag blurs gender lines with his fluid fashion design.

Hot Take

Cozy up with not-so-basic winter staples.

Lucy Loves

Going wild for leopard-print everything.

Culture Picks

Unicorns, puppets, hot indie bands and more must-do events for the weeks ahead.

The Dish

Next-level onion rings and a stout you’ll actually want to keep drinking.


Now that the hype has cooled: where does Gastown’s Coquille stand?

Sometime in Vancouver

Photographer Grant Harder captures a slice of city life.

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