Tasting Plates West Van on September 23

  Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Ambleside, Dundarave  and Park Royal neighborhoods in West Vancouver.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different…

Tomato Time – Provence Marinaside Restaurant

Just a few steps from the rustic timber and brick of central Yaletown I discovered one of Vancouver’s little gems. The Provence Marinaside location combines the upbeat and trendy feel of one of our cities more popular dining locales with ever-popular waterfront views. Having the opportunity to sample the seriously delicious dishes from the ongoing…

Down at the Boulevard

  Yes, there’s a new restaurant in town and what a place it is.  The media launch for the Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar was held earlier this month and a lavish event it was. We were greeted outside by a string trio and welcomed with a glass of Taittinger Brut Reserve Champagne. Inside, David…

Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Fundraising Dinner

What :: Join us as six of Canada’s best chefs collaborate to create an unforgettable evening of Canadian cuisine benefitting the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship. Chefs include: David Hawksworth (Hawksworth, Vancouver) Normand Laprise (Toque!, Montreal) Anthony Walsh (Canoe, Oliver & Bonacini, Toronto) Scott Jaeger (The Pear Tree, Burnaby) Michele Jacob (Le Crocodile, Vancouver) Kristian Eligh (Hawksworth, Vancouver)…

Richmond sends off summer with waterfront celebration

Celebrate the end of summer at Richmond’s outdoor movie and concert bash this Sunday, August 31 at the Richmond Olympic Oval waterfront plaza. Come enjoy free live musical performances from up-and-coming Vancouver artists Jordan Klassen and Kytami before kicking back with the whole family for a free outdoor screening of the newest Disney animated classic,…

Vancouver Tapestry presented at grunt’s gallery 30th Anniversary Party

  Fibre Artist Sola Fiedler presents the Vancouver Tapestry (11.6′ x 5.3′) at grunt gallery’s 30th Anniversary Party on Thursday, August 28, 2014. Inspired by Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the tapestry took the 78-year-old more than 5,000 hours to weave, beginning in May 2009.     “There’s usually one perfect spot where you can see the whole city and then I…

Fashioning Cancer Fundraiser

A Night of Fashion, Art, and Music Supporting Cancer Prevention WHAT: alumni UBC welcomes fashion, art, and music lovers to Fashioning Cancer, a fundraiser in support of the Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Centre at UBC. The event is part of Western Living Design Week and will feature the auction of ten exquisite evening gowns…

Win tickets to Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival Announces 2014 Film Lineup Chile To Be Guest Country at The 12th Edition The 12th Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF), the largest festival of Latin American cinema in Canada, is proud to announce its 2014 lineup. VLAFF’s film selection has been recognized internationally for its curatorial vision that honours…

Whistler Search and Rescue Society’s 14th Annual “Wine’d Up” Gourmet Dinner & Auction

15th Annual “Wine’d Up” Gourmet Dinner & Auction in Support of Whistler Search & Rescue Whistler Search and Rescue Society (WSAR) will hold their fifteenth annual gourmet dinner and auction, “Wine’d Up”, on Saturday, October 18th, 2014.   Attendees at this popular event will enjoy an evening of outstanding cuisine prepared by five of Whistler’s…

BLISS: Permission for full self-expression

  An event designed for people who want to enjoy an evening of live entertainment, support local artisans & craftsman, get healing in an alcohol/drug free environment. Event: BLISS Time: 6:00-10:30pm Location: Vital Health & Wellness Clinic, 1855 W.4th Street, Vancouver Cost: $25 RSVP Musician: Thomas Beckman, Violinist: www.thomastheviolist.com. Shine Kelly, Singer & acoustic guitar:…

MetamorFest will hit the streets of Mount Pleasant

The Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House has partnered with Western Front, Broadway Youth Resource Centre, Vancouver Native Housing, and the Broadway East Art Walk to once again bring you its annual community festival, MetamorFest! Proudly sponsored by CiTR radio, Eastside Fitness, and QM/FM, this year’s festival is a celebration that you do not want to miss!…

Summer Market Explosion

Vancouver its our biggest Hawkers Market YET!   WAY Over 75 FOOD and FLEA Vendors Craft Cocktails by Moonshine Tastings Craft  BEER by 33 Acres BrewingTimber Train CoffeeApothecary BittersMoonshine TastingsOXTALEPork N Peach BaosK&J Food TruckDisco CheetahSaucy PopsThe Lemon SquareCHOCO TACOFiasco GelatoLivias SweetsNuez MilkFloat OnMama’s Fish N ChipsSweet Petite ConfectionerO5 TEA – KombuchaBumble & OakUrban Digs Fresh…

What’s happening in Tofino August 30

Husband-and-wife folk-pop band Us The Duo will be performing at Tofino’s newest restaurant Wolf in the Fog. Fresh off their North American tour to promote their second album No Matter Where You Are, Us The Duo will play an intimate show in the upstairs dining room.Tickets are $50 per person and include a multi-course dinner prepared by Chef Nick Nutting and the Wolf in the Fog team…

A night of art at ROVE YVR

  It was a perfect summer night to rove the Main Street neighbourhood last night; wandering between different locations to experience multiple art show openings the same night. The free community event highlighted several talented local artists in different venues along the Main Street corridor. Starting at the first location on East 1st Ave just…

 VANCOUVER WELCOMES BACK CITY’S LARGEST CONVENTION TO DATE

SIGGRAPH 2014 to contribute an estimated $39 million in direct spending to the local economy The Vancouver Convention Centre and TourismVancouver are gearing up to welcome the best and brightest from across the globe in the computer graphics and digital effects community. SIGGRAPH, the annual conference of the Association of Computer Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics…

Marwick Marketing co-hosts Google Partners Digital Breakfast

On Tuesday July 28th Marwick Marketing co-hosted a Google Partners morning event held at The Vancouver Club in downtown Vancouver. With about 30 attendees, this free event with complimentary breakfast was a great opportunity to learn from Google experts about how to grow your business and also deepen your understanding of Digital marketing. Starting off…