summer. love. lakeside.

Experience a weekend escape with your loved one that will make sparks fly   The summer sun is heating up and so is the romance at Nita Lake Lodge. Dip your toes into the sparkling Nita Lake and prepare to be swept off your feet to enjoy awe-inspiring views on a private helicopter tour, complete…

Pub Night Fun’raiser for the animals!

Admiral Pub & Grill, Burnaby Our annual pub night is back in Burnaby, but we have made some exciting changes including the location. Join us for our Pub Night for Pets ‘Fun’raiser on June 19, 2014 at the Admiral Pub & Grill. Compassionate animal lovers can help local sick, injured and abused animals while enjoying…

Mt. Boucherie Is the Place To Be This Summer

West Kelowna Winery Announces 2014 Event Schedule    The Story: It’s going to be a busy summer at Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery (829 Douglas Road, West Kelowna), one of the most picturesque and respected family-owned wineries in West Kelowna. Complementing the sweeping views of vineyards, mountains and Okanagan Lake from their wine shop patio, the Gidda…

Fun new seminars in the Coop this summer!

  Want to know what the hens are talking about? We’ve hatched a series of new seminars, hosted in the Coop, to give you a fun and educational wine experience. For the month of June, our seminars are complimentary… so grab your calendar and plan your next trip to wine country! Reservations are recommended as limited spots are…

Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship

World’s Top Female Athletes will Showcase Skills at  International Fastpitch Championship  Tournament runs July 11 – 21 in Surrey  It’s that time of year when softball teams either go hard or go home! The Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship takes place from July 11 – 21, 2014 as athletes gather at three locations in Surrey: Softball City, Cloverdale Athletic Park and…

OPUS HOTEL SHINES WITH NEW SUMMER IN THE CITY PACKAGE

OPUS HOTEL SHINES WITH NEW SUMMER IN THE CITY PACKAGE Have fun in the sun with Vancouver’s most vibrant boutique hotel   Its time to slip on the shades and head to the chic and stylish OPUS Hotel in Vancouver for someOPUS-style summertime fun. The Summer in the City package starting from $399, valid now until September 15, 2014 celebrates the best of the city’s…

Vancouver’s Italian Day on The Drive

All things ‘Made in Italy’ set to take over Commercial Drive  Italy’s Classic Style Returns to Vancouver’s Italian Day on The Drive Sunday, June 8, 2014   Vancouverites are getting ready for one of the biggest displays of all things Italian outside Italy, as Commercial Drive will be transformed on Sunday, June 8 for the 5th Annual Italian Day. As one of Vancouver’s most celebrated cultural…

Supper Club Supper Pop-Up Trendy

What I love about running The Italian Supper Club is the unexpected location, the unpredictable results and the joy of seeing people love the food I prepare.   I cook without recipes and I only follow my memories. Memories of my mom being around the kitchen. I am Italian and la cucina (kitchen) for us…

Metro Theatre presents What I Did Last Summer

Metro Theatre presents What I Did Last Summer May 17 to June 14 Metro’s final show of its 51st season is a charming tale set in the summer of 1945 Looking for a night at the theatre that’s reminiscent of summertime back in the good ol’ days? A.R. Gurney’s What I Did Last Summer, opening…

Vancouver Foodster presents the Flatbread Challenge

After a successful Taco challenge comes our Flatbread Challenge featuring 7 restaurants in Vancouver, that runs from June 4 – 26, 2014. The interpretation of flatbread takes on different meanings in many cultures and you will find several variations in the flatbread creations the chefs have entered into this challenge. Participating restaurants are showcasing Flatbread creations that…

32nd annual Filberg Festival August 1 – 4, 2014

32nd annual Filberg Festival  August 1-4, 2014   Come and celebrate the best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada this BC Day long weekend August 1-4, 2014 in Comox!  The 2014 Festival will showcase over 130 artisans and makers of fine art in a variety of media ranging from metalwork, pottery, toys, woodcrafts,…

Gambero Rosso tre bicchieri wines of Italy

For only the second time in their history the extraordinary wine tasting event Gambero Rosso – tre bicchieri World Tour came to Vancouver. In 2014 Vancouver was their only stop in Canada. This event is dedicated to presenting the best Italian wines. Launched in 1988, along with the first Gambero Rosso guide to Italian wine, Vini…

Vancouver Foodster Taco Challenge Award Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Taco Challenge was a huge success featuring 8 taco creations from restaurants around Vancouver, North Vancouver and Richmond. Each restaurant featured their taco creation from May 9-31, 2014. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous…

Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours CONTEST

WIN 2 Tickets to Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours on June 25. How to enter: Like MyVanCity on Facebook Follow @MyVanCity on Twitter Add a comment by answering this question: Which restaurant are you most looking forward to visiting? Contest ends: June 18 Tantalize your taste buds at several Latin American restaurants all over Vancouver.  This…

Cheers to the Next Generation of Beverage Superstars

The BCHF Presents Sommelier Scholarships at Van Mag Awards, Supports Bartender of the Year Prize On Tuesday, April 22 at the  Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, held at the Sheraton Wall Centre, the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF), with the sponsorship and support of Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP), presented its annual sommelier scholarships to five talented professionals currently serving in the hospitality industry…

Just less than a day for these great offers!

Take advantage of our fantastic sale on tickets for the Comox by the Sea Shellfish & Seafood Celebration   Buy 4 Get 1 Free Must be purchased by 10AM, Friday May 30th.        For each 4 pack of tickets purchased, you are automatically entered to win 1 of 3 fantastic prizes!     Don’t miss out on…

EQUIVOCATION by Bill Cain opens 2014 Howard Family Stage season at Bard on the Beach

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues the celebration of its 25th anniversary with the Shakespearean-themed drama Equivocation by celebrated American playwright and Jesuit priest Bill Cain. Presented earlier this spring at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia, Equivocation marks Bard on the Beach’s first co-production. It plays Tuesdays through Sundays in the intimate 240-seat Douglas Campbell Theatre tent, on the Howard Family Stage, from…