Venews: The Lido

The Lido is a swanky new live music hangout on East Broadway. Photo by Severn Bowen

The Lido is a swanky new live music hangout on East Broadway. Photo by Severn Bowen

“It’s like drinking in someone’s living room.”

Those were the first words I ever heard used to describe the Lido as I stood amidst a crowd of East Van socialites gearing up to hit the town. The prospect of the Lido for a Friday night watering hole sounded enticing: it was close, unexplored, and, from what I heard, sounded low-key — a welcomed change of pace from my weekly excursions to the Biltmore. (I’m an addict.) And now, as a Lido veteran of many, many beers, it’s hard to remember what life was like before it sprung up just seven months ago.

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About Jon Hernandez

Jon Hernandez is a Journalist, Tree Planter, and current student at UBC's Graduate School of Journalism. He holds a Bachelors of Arts from UBC Vancouver, and has worked for such publications as The Region and Sustainability Television. View all posts by Jon Hernandez

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