Dining

California Italiano.

One would be remiss not to participate in the four-course tasting menu at 1500 Ocean, the signature restaurant at famed Hotel del Coronado.

Style

True reflections.

Inspired after a friend was struck by a car while biking at night, Tyler Froese and Zach Dabrowski set out to make technical bags and accessories with reflective materials for the fashion-first buyer.

Dining

Cold and coveted.

Capturing the hearts and Instagram accounts of Vancouverites are two establishments that create ice cream with seasonal and regionally-sourced ingredients.

Style

Timing is everything.

Blancpain is the longest-standing watch brand in the world, and the pedigree imparted by Jehan-Jacques Blancpain remains in place today.

Style

Skin win.

The bisected tiles mirror the pre-existing pattern and texture of Gastown, helping make the store—the brand’s first stand-alone in Western Canada—feel like it has already been part of the neighbourhood for a number of years.

Business

Fancy footwork.

While on parental leave after the birth of their son, Becky and Rob Smith, both veterans in the tech world, envisioned a beautifully-designed retail concept that celebrated both trail and road running, and supported both new and experienced runners.

Arts

Here’s to a decade.

The art gallery’s late night art and live performance party, which recently celebrated 10 years, is about the amalgamation of old art and new, the smashing together of yesterday and tomorrow.

Culture

Come together.

Call it an act of benevolence, or of cultural conscientiousness. Whether you know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall, or you don’t, this is an exhibit you are going to want to see.

Arts

Victorian secrets.

Dickens’ imagination of Shakespearean proportions offers up a seemingly endless variety of characters, all individualized and functional, ranging from typically Dickensian caricatures to subtly rendered fraught, conflicted individuals.

Business

A better future in sight.

Seva works to prevent blindness, restore sight, and transform lives in developing countries.

Culture

Horology over time.

Soon in San Francisco, it will be possible to take an intimate look at some of the most momentous and important pieces from the House of Breguet, including pieces that Abraham-Louis himself touched.