VANCOUVERITES FAVOUR SUSHI AND BUTTER CHICKEN

  What’s for dinner? According to statistics provided by the food delivery service JUST EAT, Japanese is the top cuisine choice among Vancouverites who are ordering in. From UBC to Mount Pleasant, Gastown to Kensington-Cedar Cottage, in 8 out of 10 neighbourhoods studied, residents ordered Japanese food over all other types of popular cuisines.  As for what…

Westside to Host BC Culture Days Provincial Launch

  Westbank First Nation, the City of West Kelowna and Peachland Community Arts Council will be partnering to host the provincial launch for the 7th Annual BC Culture Days weekend (September 30-October 2, 2016). The launch is scheduled to take place on Friday, September 30, from 4-7 p.m. at Rotary and Westbank First Nation Public beaches or at Sensisyusten School, in case of inclement weather. “The…

Summer Sounds Community Picnic: Reviving a Neighbourhood Tradition

  Music & Community Return to Haywood Bandstand Event: Summer Sounds Community Picnic   Venue: Haywood Bandstand in Alexandra Park (1755 Beach Avenue)   Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016 Time: 1 to 8 p.m.       The Event: English Bay’s historic Haywood Bandstand will once again ring with music as the West End Arts Society (WE Arts) presents Summer Sounds…

Museum of Vancouver Demonstrates Cultural Power of Collecting in Immersive New Exhibition – All Together Now –

Interactive display shines spotlight on fascinating local collectors and treasures that help us understand our history and community The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) is pleased to present an intriguing exhibition about the significance of collecting. All Together Now: Vancouver Collectors and Their Worlds – on view at MOV from June 23, 2016 to January 8, 2017 – features…

EAT AND COOK GOOD FOOD

  Nourish Vancouver opens new Cafe & Cooking School in Point Grey and Kitsilano Their mission was simple – celebrate delicious, high-quality locally organic-grown food and sharing it with the community. And now, after two successful years on Granville Street, owners Dan Cheung and Abbey Pires expands to open the new Nourish Café & Cooking…

Lucky’s Doughnuts Packs A Punch on  National Doughnut Day: Friday, June 3

  Two “hole” new ways to sweeten summer’s tastiest holiday   Friday, June 3 is National Doughnut Day and 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters and Lucky’s Doughnuts is offering up two deliciously different ways to celebrate:   1. Coffee and Doughnut Deals Available at both Lucky’s Doughnuts Kitsilano (2198 W 4th Ave.) and Main Street (2902 Main St.) locations: Pair any…

Vancouver Comic & Entertainment Expo Announces Appearance by Victor Garber

  Vancouver Expo’s roster of celebrity and creator appearances continues to grow    The first annual Vancouver Comic & Entertainment Expo, presented by Brasco Exhibitions, is flying into BC Place August 5-7, 2016. Fans from across the Lower Mainland and beyond will be treated to three days of celebrity and creator appearances, cosplay, premier marquee…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening May 20 – 26

  Esprit Launches in Vancouver this May with Fashion Royalty with a GIVEAWAY   Smash + Tess Pop Up Shop   Juniper Introduces New Happy Hour and Late Night Menus   HOMER ST. CAFE FEATURES LE VIEUX PIN ROUSSANNE EXCLUSIVELY IN VANCOUVER   WOW – Free Bread for a Year from Uprising Breads   New…

Nightingale Takes Flight

  David Hawksworth’s new restaurant opened May 9th After much anticipation, Nightingale – the newest addition to the Hawksworth Restaurant Group’s flock – started welcoming guests last night, Monday May 9. Located at 1017 West Hastings, the two-level, 180-seat room, which was designed by multi-award winning Canadian design firm Studio Munge, was finally unveiled. Guests…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening this weekend and the week ahead

  Evita: Superb Cast, Evocative Costumes and Set Make Up for Opening Night Glitches   Vancouver Farmers Markets starting Sunday, May 1 and May 5   Global supermodel Heather Marks to open Obakki + Holt Renfrew Show, May 10   THE MOTHER OF ALL OCCASIONS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH, DINNER SERVICES…

It’s Friday…what are you doing this weekend and week ahead

  Tinhorn Creek Vineyards releases first vintage of Golden Mile Bench Chardonnay    Kelowna’s Lakeshore Wine Route returns with “Unleashed”   If Pigs Could “Moo” Popular Pig Out festival signals that summer isn’t far away     Vancouver Farmers Markets starting Sunday, May 1 and May 5   TIME TO JAM All-day breakfast joint Jam…