Vancouver’s Chinatown is close to the heart in this city. It’s old, and soulful, and has such real texture. Obviously, the Chinese community is a huge force in Vancouver. From where we sit, Chinatown is a pretty important representative of that community.
Which is why many people have found it a bit worrying that Chinatown as we’ve known it seems to be changing, maybe losing some its old steam. I personally used to buy these kung fu sneakers down there, at Dragon Martial
Coachella blows your mind. It's an overwhelming, glittering,
For real, we feel different. (And it's not just from the
desert dust in our lungs.)
That festival is like another dimension. It's incredible how
completely you immerse yourself in that other world. It's not surprising,
really. Throw 50,000 people, 6 monster stages, 5 bass-heavy DJ pods, breathtaking
art and lights, and countless decibels of sweet music into your soul, and
there's not room for
Mapleview is a fashion powerhouse in Burlington, Ontario,
just west of Toronto. The centre prides itself on its globally conscious,
brand-aware customer base, and was looking to create a spring promotion that
dovetailed nicely with that elevated fashion sense.
Our answer was Spring Style IQ - an immersive, video-based quiz
contest. Viewers answered questions on spring trends and products; the better
they did on the quiz, the better their chances to win Mapleview Gift Cards.
Last month, James drew six names from a hat, and told those
six people that they were going to Coachella.
That is, because he is the smartest, handsomest, most invincible
boss in the entire history of bosskind. (Did I mention that I'm going?)
Oh, by the way - and don't get out your Toolbox voodoo dolls
now - we're also staying poolside at this
mid-century beauty, called Lemontini Retreat.
So yeah, our morale is pretty boosted. So boosted, in fact,