Port Moody Pit Master Wins 2nd Barn Burner BBQ

  Rusty’s BBQ takes home grand championship  The News: [Chilliwack, BC] The second Annual Barn Burner BBQ Competition, presented in Chilliwack by Johnston’s Pork and Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry was a huge success. Twenty-two teams competed for the grand championship which was captured by Port Moody BBQ veteran Rusty’s BBQ, who also received a perfect…

Blossom Barge Celebrates a Decade of the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival


  What: The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (VCBF) brings spring to Granville Island and Vancouver’s blueways this April, commemorating the 10th anniversary of the annual celebration of the city’s iconic cherry blossom. On April 16 & 17, join in the fun when the Blossom Barge – an innovative floating installation of 36 flowering cherry trees – parades Vancouver’s waterways before mooring at…

SPECTACULAR 2016 SNOW SEASON CREATES RECORD-BREAKING YEAR FOR BIG WHITE SKI RESORT

  Celebrate with spring skiing deals at Canada’s top family-friendly ski resort Big White Ski Resort is thrilled to celebrate a sensational season of incredible snowfall and record-breaking visitor numbers, with opportunities to enjoy spring skiing and deals until April 10, 2016. The 2016 season has been the most successful year in the resort’s 53-year-history,…

LOMBARDO’S CELEBRATES 30th ANNIVERSARY

  BY INVITING PATRONS TO COLOUR OUTSIDE THE BOX  Lombardo’s Pizzeria and Restaurant on Commercial Drive in Vancouver is releasing a specially designed “colouring” pizza box to help mark the restaurant’s 30th year in business. Created by East Vancouver artist Ali Bruce, the box draws on the recent swell in popularity of adult colouring books.  Bruce’s bold black…

#Easter from Brunch to Chocolates…

  Ladurée Boutique and Tea Salon opens Thursday, March 24th   Strike While the (Waffle) Iron is Hot!   Easter Sunday Buffet Brunch at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar   HOP TO IT: THE PERFECT EASTER FEAST   Celebrate an Easter to remember at Dockside’s Market Place Brunch Buffet   Farm Fresh Easter Brunch at…

Earthsave Sponsors Dairy-Free Living Event

As residents of Vancouver become increasingly more health conscious and collectively inch closer to adopting new green initiatives and firm environmental standpoints, the demand for public education grows, too. One such area of interest, is dairy-free living. Dairy-Free Living Earthsave Canada has decided to step-up and meet public demand, offering a half day course that includes…

Local crafter, upcycler, and author Denise Corcoran shares her crafting with ‘crap’ skills in her new book Raw Crafts

  All are invited to meet Corcoran at her book launch event planned for Tuesday, March 22nd at the Book Warehouse on Main Street at 7:00 pm The local crafter revolution and trend has reached a milestone with the newly published local book Raw Crafts by North Vancouver resident Denise Corcoran.  Raw Crafts features eco-friendly materials such as cork, hemp, jute,…

EASTER AT THE TULALIP RESORT CASINO

ONE SPECIAL DAY, SEVERAL DINING CHOICES On Sunday, March 27, Select From Several Egg-citing Dining Options For The Whole Family The chef team at the Tulalip Resort Casino has hatched several egg-citing dining options for the whole family. Guests can choose between two grand buffet brunches with one in the Orca Ballroom and one at their…

Strike While the (Waffle) Iron is Hot!

  Celebrating National Waffle Day in Vancouver on Friday, March 25 National Waffle Day takes place on Friday, March 25. Leggo those Eggos in favour of fresh, warm options across the city. For an authentic waffle experience, check out these made-to-order options for breakfast, lunch and dinner:   Breakfast CHAMBAR (www.chambar.com) Chef Nico Schuermans hails from…

Barn Burner BBQ returns…

The second annual Barn Burner BBQ, co-presented by Johnston’s Pork and Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry is back Sunday, March 20 at the Farm Store, 4540 Simmons Rd to kick off the 2016 BBQ season. This free-to-attend, family-friendly BBQ extravaganza is officially sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society. Donations will be accepted upon entry for…

March Events at Oyama Sausage Co.

Celebrate March with a staycation – Oyama has you covered! We bring vacation paradise to you with our Aloha Oyama Fiesta, St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and Easter – which means our delicious Swedish Ham.   Aloha Oyama Fiesta Thursday March 10th – Sunday March 13th Be ready to Celebrate Spring Break at home this year…

Timberline Ranch Family Festival April 23

Family Festival at Timberline Ranch   Come and meet our 45 horses and numerous petting zoo animals, enjoy a home-style hamburger, watch the live “Western Show,” try out the Challenge Course, and see if you can win a prize in the golf putting contest! Most activities are included in the small admission price. This is…

Wellness Show Wrap-Up

The 24th annual Wellness Show is devoted to helping all of us achieve a balanced, holistic and healthy life. This year’s show, which ran from February 12-14, focused on Healthy Families, and featured a variety of stage workshops and hands-on fun for young and old alike. There was much to explore on the show floor. Aside from…

Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Honours Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up   Illuminating array of Indigenous stories, songs and dances brought to life in the Great Hall at MOA Dancers of Damelahamid in partnership with the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA), showcase an enlightening weeklong celebration of the distinct stories, songs, and…