Voyages: Three Women Visit Italy 13 October, 2016- January 14, 2017

  Art Exhibition with Joanne Hastie, Carol McQuaid, Danaca Ackerson Paintings and Prints In popular literature and film over the last one hundred years from E. M. Forester’s Room with a View to Frances Mayes’, Under the Tuscan Sun, and most recently Elizabeth Gilbert’s, Eat, Pray, Love, there is an enduring and pervading notion that travel…

#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries   Our #FridayFavourites cover a bit more than usual so you don’t miss out on upcoming fun things to do for the holidays.   East Meets West : Vancouver Collaborative Feast   LUMIERE TO ILLUMINATE WEST END’S PUBLIC SPACES: ANNUAL EVENT RETURNS TO JIM DEVA PLAZA AND MORTON PARK   …

LONSDALE QUAY MARKET HOSTS CHIRSTMAS MARKET AT THE QUAY 

  Kick-off the Christmas season at Lonsdale Quay Market’s Christmas Market on Thursday, December 1st from 5pm to 7pm. A chance to discover some of the best emerging and established local artisans in Vancouver and find that special something for your loved ones. The Artisan Farmer’s Market is hosting their first pop-up winter market by…

Sparkle this festive season with Redfish Kids’ Holiday 2016 Collection 

Sugarplum Fairies rule in the season of peace and goodwill   Inspired by joyous holiday celebrations and festive family gatherings, the Redfish Kids’ Holiday 2016 Collection is anchored to ideas of peace, unity and love; plus a sprinkle of magic from the Sugarplum Fairy. Redfish Kids offers something for every occasion, whether it’s a twirl-worthy…

CMPNY is coming to Coquitlam with second coworking location set to open March 2017

  Coworking brand announces official plans to launch its second location in Coquitlam, featuring all-new amenities for members   CMPNY is coming to Coquitlam, and like its flagship location in Burnaby, Spacekraft by CMPNY, it’s set to redefine traditional coworking. Located at 300-3007 Glen Drive in the bustling Evergreen neighbourhood, CMPNY Coquitlam is just steps…

Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Gardens

  Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open from December 1 to January 2. This year we’ve expanded the show and all tickets include a free ride on our new carousel! Stroll with friends and family through interactive themed areas, enjoy the famous…

#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

We’re publishing our list a day early this week because we don’t want you to miss a thing that’s happening this week:     7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site   The Butcher & Bullock Beer Club presents the Angry Jäger Ale Cask Night   FlyOver…

Moissonnier Opens First North American Location

  French master cabinetmaker opens showroom in Vancouver’s Yaletown neighbourhood   Following their global expansion into Shanghai and Chengdu, world-renowned French master cabinetmaker Moissonnier is proud to announce the opening of its first North American showroom located in Vancouver, Canada. Launched in association with the Vancouver-based husband-and-wife designer/architects Mana and Nader Mobargha, the 3,000 square-foot Moissonnier…

Smash + Tess collaborates with charity partner on the launch of new additions to their dreamwear collection for the holidays

    Vancouver-based small business introduces three new holiday pieces with a percentage of sales benefitting the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre     Tis the season! Vancouver-based premium dreamwear company, Smash + Tess, today announced the addition of three new holiday-themed pieces to their sleepwear collection. The new holiday items take their inspiration from the brand’s…

The Christmas Store at Potters Helps Make Holiday Magic

  Western Canada’s largest Christmas store now open in South Surrey Every fall, over nine bustling weeks, BC’s busiest elves prepare Potters Nurseries and its 28,000 square-foot space with all things Christmas. Santa’s workshop is readied, the lights in Mr. and Mrs. Claus’ House are turned on, and Western Canada’s largest Christmas store throws open…

West Coast Christmas Show Launches this Friday featuring Pokemon Sun & Pokemon Moon

If you’re looking to escape the shopping mall crowds and find gifts made by local companies and artisans, check out the West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace on November 18 to 20, 2016 at the TRADEX Trade and Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford, BC. Over two hundred vendors, including over 140 select artisans will offer items…

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy annual curated Fine Art, Craft and Design Show returns to the historic Heritage Hall

  Saturday, December 10th to Sunday, December 11th in Vancouver Shiny Fuzzy Muddy, a curated collection and show of fine art, craft and design, is once again hosting their annual two-day show at the Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, in Vancouver, BC on Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th.   This collaborative event creates a…

CandyTown 2016: Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Vancouver’s Only Free Outdoor Christmas Event

  Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Vancouver’s Only Free Outdoor Christmas Event   On Saturday, November 26, 2016, the fifth annual CandyTown will bring to Yaletown a Christmas bash that’s just as fun and bustling as Santa’s workshop. Beloved across the city, the neighbourhood-wide celebration is hosted by Yaletown’s generous merchants through the Yaletown Business Improvement…

TIFFANY LAUNCHES NEW 2016 CAPSULE COLLECTION IN COLLABORATION WITH EDDIE BORGO

Tiffany & Co. introduces a new capsule collection created in collaboration with Eddie Borgo, winner and recipient of the first CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Tiffany & Co. Development Grant, whose designs will be available at the Fifth Avenue flagship and on Tiffany.com, starting November 2016. The seven unique pieces evoke Borgo’s signature geometric classicism and architecturally graphic style, and…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you… …

Hot Glass Cold Beer Pairs Beer Tasting with Glassblowing for Halloween Fun

  A Hot, Haunted and Hoppy Halloween Await As Hot Glass Cold Beer Brings Craft Beer Tasting To The Next Level! On Saturday, October 29 Terminal City Glass Co-op (TCGC) will present the third annual Hot Glass Cold Beer event, pairing craft beer tasting with glassblowing demonstrations, a carved pumpkin contest, a costume contest, and…

VANCOUVER COMPANY LAUNCHES KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN TO BRING NEW ATHLEISURE SHOE TO MARKET  

  New local shoe company SKYE Footwear has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help introduce three styles of their unisex SKYE street shoe to North American consumers.  The company hopes to raise $30,000 US over the course of the month-long campaign. The new footwear line is in step with consumers’ growing appetite for athleisure fashion and focuses…