Best of BC Wine Country and Quails’ Gate Family Estate Winery

With so many categories to choose from Quails’ Gate Family Estate Winery is bound to be a favourite again this year. Last year Quails’ Gate was a winner in two categories. I wonder which categories BC wine lovers will choose this year?   2017 Best Winery Restaurant Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Family Estate Winery…

Theatre Under the Stars Announces Week-Long Hold Over of Magical 2018 Season

Seven performances added in fifth consecutive extension in TUTS’ 70+ year history Due to overwhelming demand, Theatre Under the Stars’ (TUTS) hit productions of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street will extend their runs by one week. The seven newly added performances will run on alternating evenings at Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl through August…

Murals and music meet in Mount Pleasant

City of Vancouver supports Vancouver Mural Festival, running August 6-11, for third year in a row Continuing its commitment to enlivening the streetscape and maintaining and enhancing Vancouver’s arts and culture scene, the City of Vancouver is supporting next week’s Vancouver Mural Festival, which celebrates the work of 40 artists from both the Lower Mainland and…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018 at the Filberg Festival

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: Michael Kaeshammer, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, R&B Allstars and The Boom Booms.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.  Performances take place on the Comox Rotary Stage and Peninsula Co-op…

VALLEA LUMINA TRANSFORMS WHISTLER INTO A MULTIMEDIA WONDERLAND

The Adventure Group and Moment Factory partner  on a multimedia night walk experience   This summer, magical nights await visitors to Whistler at Vallea Lumina, a groundbreaking experience that will bring Cougar Mountain’s old-growth forest to life. Created by Montreal-based Moment Factory, and brought to Whistler by The Adventure Group, this multimedia experience invites guests into an enchanting universe,…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: Michael Kaeshammer, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, R&B Allstars and The Boom Booms.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.  Performances take place on the Comox Rotary Stage and Peninsula Co-op…

Bard on the Beach’s 29th season brings five popular special events to Vanier Park

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 29th season with a series of five special events this summer. The events, scheduled throughout July and August and designed for a range of ages and tastes, are presented at Bard’s spectacularly beautiful Vanier Park site.   1.    Bard-B-Q & Fireworks July 28, August 1 & 4…

Professional portraits, food, and a stunning view at Spotlight!

Spotlight: The Art of Photography will take place at the stunning Waterview Special Event Space located at 1661 Granville Street in Vancouver on July 26th, 2018 from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Spotlight: The Art of Photography will feature 5 professional photographers hosting 5 portrait stations in 5 different styles. Guests will enjoy a summer evening of good eats…

JUKE FRIED CHICKEN EXPANDS TO A SECOND VANCOUVER LOCATION THIS SUMMER

Popular Fried-Chicken-and-Rib Joint Marks Second Anniversary by Announcing New West End Location, $3 Fried Chicken Sandwich Special for National Fried Chicken Day on Friday, July 6 This summer, the chicken doesn’t just cross the road — it heads across the city when Chinatown’s wildly popular Juke Fried Chicken takes its trademark fried-chicken-and-rib-joint concept to a second…

CROWBAR INTRODUCES LOCAL CRAFT CIDER PROGRAM,  NEW SEASONAL DISHES AND COCKTAILS

Crowbar is springing into warmer months with seasonally-inspired dishes and cocktails, as well as a new craft cider program. Combined with upcoming celebrations for Crowbar’s two-year anniversary on July 4, the popular Fraserhood eatery has become a festive hub perfect for whiling away longer summer nights. In keeping with the turn of the seasons, Crowbar’s Chef Justin Ell has…

Nightingale’s summer menu highlights local suppliers through fresh and innovative share plates

B.C. farms, meat and seafood purveyors allow Chef Phil Scarfone to keep dishes simple and flavoursome this summer   Celebrating its second year of business, Nightingale continues to uphold the same food philosophy that it opened its doors with: to keep dishes simple, flavour first, fresh and in a constant state of evolution. In doing…

Latin American Week & 10th Carnaval del Sol June 27 – July 8

Latincouver, the Latin American Plaza of B.C., is proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Carnaval del Sol, the biggest Latin American Festival in the Pacific Northwest, on Saturday and Sunday, July 7 and 8 at Concord Pacific. Carnaval del Sol is the peak of Latin American Week, which begins on Wednesday, June 27. Latin American Week schedule of events 10 Years Celebrating Latin…

FOURTH OF JULY at Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa

FOURTH OF JULY A special Fourth of July event at Blaine’s Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa     Join us for a special celebration on the Fourth of July, complete with family-friendly beachside activities including lawn games, arts and crafts, face painting, plus live music and our Seaside Sizzle, the ultimate beach barbecue experience. At…

MAMAS FOR MAMAS & SUNRYPE PROVIDE NOURISHING PRODUCTS TO STRUGGLING FAMILIES

SunRype Offers Healthy Snacks Through Mamas For Mamas’ Sustainable Nourishment Program   Sun-Rype Products Ltd. (“SunRype” or the “Company”), a manufacturer and marketer of healthy food and beverage products, today announced that they have partnered with Mamas for Mamas charitable organization. Over the next 12 months, SunRype will provide Mamas for Mamas, through their Sustainable Nourishment Program,…

This is definitely not your parent’s Keg Steakhouse

Actually it was known as The Keg & Cleaver back in the days when your parents were looking for steak and a night out. Originally a single location restaurant on the North Shore started in 1971. Now it’s one of the most recognizable steakhouses with multiple locations in the Lower Mainland and Whistler. I admit I…