Vancouver has always been a coffee city. Nabob was founded in Gastown in 1896, coffee shops paired with news stands and bus stops throughout its history, and we had the first Starbucks outside of the USA. We also had the infamous corner of Starbucks and Starbucks at Thurlow and Robson, until recently. With the rise […]
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Stepping off the plane at YYC airport you’ll find that the terminal is full of friendly White Hat volunteers, wearing the signature cowboy hats you may associate with the Calgary Stampede, and the city of Calgary itself. Stetsons, steaks, sprawl, and steeds, that’s what one might purely think of this Albertan metropolis, unless they’ve visited […]
When the PappaRoti signs when up on the corner of Robson and Nicola I’m certain that many in the West End (myself included) opened up a browser to search the term, curious to see what would finally occupy the long-vacant space. As a neighbourhood resident for the better part of the last decade, I was […]
While I love a crisp, drizzly Vancouver morning sometimes it takes all of my might to slide out of bed and walk over to my computer, never mind running downstairs and down the block for a hot cup of coffee. Having a brewing system in-house is definitely handy. We have a Keurig system (that does […]
In true Pacific Northwest fashion, Vancouver is definitely known for its coffee shops. Packed so densely that they occur more frequently than bus stops on major routes, it’s sometimes hard to stand out from the crowd. However, WE Coffee in the West End of downtown Vancouver has managed to do just that by permeating the […]