No Reservations: The Painted Ship inspired by a Kitsilano that once served as Vancouver’s cultural hub

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Vancouver music historians will instantly recognize the Painted Ship as one of the city’s first psychedelic bands—as important to the West Coast ’60s counterculture explosion as the Retinal Circus, Kitsilano, and, well, the Georgia Straight. So when Michael Brennan of the Heatley set out to expand west of Main with a new venture where both food and music both get almost equal billing, the name for the spot came easy.

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