Vancouver Calling: Voices from Canada’s indie music scene
by Charlie Zaillian
The first few times my Seattle-based band went to Vancouver, Canada to play D.I.Y. gigs, the city felt perfect. Apparently, our B.C. buds enjoyed non-stop kick-ass shows with cross-genre bills and supportive crowds free of haters and assholes. That’s all true, but it’s a bit more complicated. While Vancouver is beautiful, its rents are high, its […]
Jan 15, 2013
BoltBus makes travel cheap, but is it cheapening travel?
by Holly Thorpe
No car? No cash? No problem. With the advent of cheap, “alternative” travel, crossing the border is easier than ever. But are transport services like BoltBus cheapening the experience of traveling “meaningfully?"
Apr 16, 2015
U.S. team headed to Women’s World Cup final in Vancouver
by Joe Veyera
Jump on the soccer bandwagon and cheer the U.S. team in the Women's World Cup final Sunday.
Jul 1, 2015
Jobs from oil train terminals? Three Northwest car guys know better
by Tim Foster
Big oil has set its sights on Vancouver, WA as the terminus of a rail route to transport millions of gallons of crude for export. Three car dealers say "no way!"
Apr 7, 2016