Archive for February, 2010
justalilhype! X Olympic Flame

justalilhype! Crew checked out the Olympic Flame. The journey to see the torch was a hassle as there were lots of tourists around to see this attraction before the closing ceremonies of the Olympics. We dashed through the crowds as always and got a good photo with the Flame. There’s really nothing much to say […]

Welcome to East Van
Welcome to East Van

The justalilhype! Crew and Rob aka WERD from Welcome to East Van Brand. Rob is the creator and the face of Welcome to East Van and he will be appearing in justalilhype! soon. Check him out on Issue 13.

Catching up with Ricardo
Catching up with Ricardo

justalilhype! Crew visited Ricardo from Headquarters and caught up about the latest products that his boutique has to offer. After checking the store around, Christine got a backpack and Alan was about to cop a KAWS X Head Porter travel case, they were both very nice products that Headquarters have to offer. Headquarters carry a […]

CHEAP BASTARDS pt 4

1) Go to any Starbucks Coffee shop 2) Order a Kids Hot Chocolate ($1.05 after tax for Non Starbucks Partners, $0.74 cents for Starbucks Partners) 3) Enjoy your stay at Starbucks for however long you want, get a free Starbucks/Bell Wi-Fi account while your at it for two hours of free internet. Create multiple accounts […]

Benkei Revisit and Meeting Kevin

justalilhype! walked from Gas Town all the way to Burrard to find food around $5 dollars. We had an idea to order 3 rices along with one of our favourite Korean dishes, BiBamBap, but the Korean restaurant that we found was packed. We then diverged our original plan into going to one of our favourite […]

Happy Birthday SuperBored!
Happy Birthday SuperBored!

justalilhype! Crew dropped by at Brag Garden and Superbored Store today to say “Happy Birthday” to Tony Wong and Angela of WrongWroks. It’s their first store’s one year anniversary and they included special products to celebrate it’s one year mark. Our favourite design out of the collection includes the Golden “S” and “B” typography which […]

YYoga with the lululemon Bloggers!
YYoga with the lululemon Bloggers!

The justalilhype! Crew met up with the lululemon athletica girls again, this time at YYoga Flow in Downtown. We did hot yoga and we sweat a lot as always. After our session, the justalilhype! Crew did an exclusive behind the scenes shoot with the lululemon girls inside a private yoga room. The girls showed their […]

Event: Here Is Now Finale
Event: Here Is Now Finale

justalilhype! Crew attended the grand finale of the “Here Is Now” art show at the Chapel Arts. This is the last show of the month long exhibition and for this last show, there were 39 artists in total. Upon entry to the Chapel, we were greeted by the receptionist whom collected donations for the event. […]

justalilhype! Crew Loves Ice Cream
justalilhype! Crew Loves Ice Cream

La Casa International Ice Cream

JayKin: VINTAGE MIXTAPE
JayKin: VINTAGE MIXTAPE

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Our good friend JayKin hooked us up with his old compilation, Vintage Mixtape. We’ve been waiting on this joint for the longest time and we finally got it, although this post is a bit behind. […]

Event: Patrick Chan at Hugo Boss Pacific Center
Event: Patrick Chan at Hugo Boss Pacific Center

The justalilhype! Crew went to Harry Rosen’s Cocktail Reception where Patrick Chan, a Canadian figure skater for the Olympics was there to meet and greet. The ladies from King Promotions led us into the greeting and signing event. His suit was sponsored by Harry Rosen and as an exchange for his appearance in this advertising campaign, a donation has been […]

Catching Up With Sharks and Hammers
Catching Up With Sharks and Hammers

Caught up with our friends at Sharks and Hammers and had a quick chat. They are expanding soon. It’s going to be something FRESH!

Tweetup with Lululemon, VancityBuzz and Kardboard
Tweetup with Lululemon, VancityBuzz and Kardboard

justalilhype! caught up with some Twitter friends after eavesdropping on tweets early in the afternoon. We met up with the Lululemon CGSE blog girls (Whitney, Liz & Jenna), Karm from VancityBuzz and AJ aka Kardboard (The only tweetmate present that is tweeting just for the love of it) at Caffè Artigiano on Hornby. Below are the […]

Lifetime Olympic Pop Up Shop
Lifetime Olympic Pop Up Shop

justalilhype! found the our friend Lifetime Collective‘s Pop Up Shop, here’s some hints. Go find it yourself! We will give you one tip, it’s somewhere in Gastown.

Ph? at Le Petit Saigon

The justalilhype! Crew visited Le Petit Saigon for Ph? Noodles, one of our favorite snacks. Upon arrival we were blocked off for about 5 minutes, watching two ladies desperately backing out to get their car out of the parking lot. We were patient but once we drove closer to the restaurant, we already felt a sense of goodness of […]

Behind the Scenes: justART! Jean-Paul Carthy
Behind the Scenes: justART! Jean-Paul Carthy

Behind the scenes with Jean-Paul this morning at his studio with justalilhype! Crew!  Not only did he share his story behind his art to us, but he also shed light upon his trip to Europe and talked about his upcoming projects that he has envisioned. Finally, he took out his spray can and showed us his […]

Meeting at Waves Kingsway
Meeting at Waves Kingsway

justalilhype! Crew met up today at Kingsway and discussed about our next project with our graphic designer, Jessey. What’s coming next from him are sticker designs. It’s good to talk about designs at coffee shops, cups are handy for describing shapes and sizes. We also found our HYPE Gs of the day as well. The […]

CHEAP BASTARDS pt 3
CHEAP BASTARDS pt 3

Step 1) Go to any Lululemon and ask for a Free Yoga pass Step 2) Fill out a easy form and bring it to Y Yoga Step 3) Enjoy Yoga for free until the end of the Olympics Break justalilhype! Crew members, Jenkin and Alan have been hitting up Hot Yoga to relief their stress. […]

Emily Wan at Our Lady Peace
Emily Wan at Our Lady Peace

justalilhype! Contributor Emily Wan attended Our Lady Peace at the O Zone on Feb 18th. Read about what she has to say about the linesups, crowds, swag, gear, The Arkells, and how the concert went overall. Hit the jump for the full read with photos.

Burgers with Hamburger Disco
Burgers with Hamburger Disco

Today, the justalilhype! Crew met up with Hamburger Disco and we had an epic dinner with them. They took us out to Splitz Grill, where the burgers are epic beyond measure. First of all, the legendary burger, single patty, is good enough to fill you up. But they have a triple stacker too! I wonder […]

Behind the Scenes with Peter Taylor
Behind the Scenes with Peter Taylor

justalilhype! met up with Peter Taylor at his studio for the his coverage in issue 13. Peter rolling with his bike, arrived at the same time as us and brought us up to his studio where we talked about his art, his inspirations behind the fascinating characters, and his upcoming projects.

Benkei Ramen
Benkei Ramen

After the GUESS & MTV Cocktail Reception, we decided to have a small justalilhype! Crew meet up. Attendees of the Ramen fest included Alan, Jenkin, Jessey and Christine. Jessey is the man behind the revamped logo, and Christine is a new photographer. Last time we actually went to the Benkei on Robson, this time we […]

justalilhype! X Cops
justalilhype! X Cops

The cops of Vancouver has our back. After telling them we were tourists from Hong Kong, they were kind enough to take a group photo with us (although we’re sure our cool selves would have had our picture taken anyways). The Tim Hortons we went to was packed with cops with at least 10 of […]

EVENT: GUESS?, MTV and MORE
EVENT: GUESS?, MTV and MORE

The justalilhype! Crew was invited by Vanessa Morcom, president of Toronto PR company VANESSA NiNA + KAMiNKEN, to GUESS? & MTV’s exclusive cocktail reception hosted by Lauren Horton & Ian Ross, from Peak Season. The DJ of the night was Dre Morel, who is also from MTV’s Peak Season. The event was held at GUESS? […]