This is Lotusland
Episode 13: Kingsgate Mall as a Vancouver...02/18/17
For those who don’t know, Kingsgate is in Mount Pleasant at Kingsway and Broadway in Vancouver. It’s not very big and it’s dated looking and considered kind of a weird place with an odd collection of stores and a wide variety of customers. But there...
Episode 12: B.C. Was Awesome and the Growler on Air
We talk to the makers of B.C. Was Awesome, a series of short videos focusing on quirky and compelling stories from B.C.'s past. In part two, Growler editor Rob Mangelsdorf drops by with the latest craft beer news and a recommendation to try. Barry...
Episode 9: Vancouver's Rolling Stones riot, part 1
Vancouver's East Side neighbourhoods were home to notorious street gangs in the 1960s and 1970s. In 1972, a riot at a Rolling Stones concert led Vancouver police to declare war on the most infamous of the gangs, the Clark Park gang. That struggle is...
Episode 6: Vancouver Craft Beer Week and The Growler
We mark Vancouver Craft Beer Week by visiting Main Street Brewing Company to learn a little about its history and what it takes to keep the taps flowing. Then we sit down with The Growler editor Stephen Smysnuik to learn about why the craft beer scene...
Beta Episode 05: Michael Kissinger and Ten Questions about...
Michael Kissinger, editor of the Vancouver Courier and famous son on Nanaimo, visits This is Lotusland to be tested on his knowledge of his home town, which also boasts Diana Krall and a whole lot of actors. See how well he does and learn about the...
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