SOIRETTE CELELBRATES MOTHER’S DAY WITH HIGH TEA, SPECIAL TREATS AND A POP-UP AT OAKRIDGE CENTRE

  Mother’s Day is a time of celebration at Soirette! Delectable high tea, beautifully packaged baked treats and delicious macarons are just some of the offerings we have to show mom how much she is loved. Treat mom to something out of the ordinary – a special Mother’s Day High Tea! Artistically crafted, it is…

Enjoy Mother’s Day at Cibo Trattoria on May 8

    -ANTIPASTI- Grilled local octopus with Tuscan kale and anchovy pangrattato Vernaccia di San Gimignano | Le Rote ’12 – Tuscany | 8.5 ——————————— -PRIMI- Tortellini of rabbit braised in white wine and vinegar with mountain oregano, tomatoes, olives, and parmesan Pinot Noir•Syrah Rose | Thornhaven Estate ’14 – Okanagan Valley, Ca | 7…

THE MOTHER OF ALL OCCASIONS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH, DINNER SERVICES SUNDAY, MAY 8

  Restaurant Pays Homage to Moms by Offering Special Three-Course Brunch, Dinner Menus   On Sunday, May 8, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will help guests make the most of Mother’s Day by offering exclusive three-course brunch and dinner menus in both its expansive dining room and chic outdoor patio, which recently opened for the warm weather…

Filberg Festival announces headliners for 2016

  This year the Filberg Festival is honoured to feature world renowned glass artist, Robert Held. For over 25 years Robert Held has lead the Canadian art glass industry, establishing the first college-level art glass program and influencing the art across North America. His pieces are in the collections of royalty and governments and can be part of your…

#FridayFavourites…places to go, things to do this weekend and thru April 28

    New Happy Hour, fresh menus and return of Sunday Supper Series signals start of spring at OPUS Hotel   BIRDS OF A FEATHER: ROYAL DINETTE’S JACK CHEN AND BURDOCK & CO.’S ANDREA CARLSON TAKE FLIGHT FOR FIFTH “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER, APRIL 26    BEACH BAY CAFÉ & PATIO’S CHEF FELIX ZHOU DEBUTS NEW SPRING…

SAIL INTO SPRING WITH THE BLOSSOM BARGE

   CELEBRATING A DECADE OF THE VANCOUVER CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (VCBF), presented by the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, brings spring to the blue ways of Vancouver this April to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the annual celebration of the city’s beautiful blooms. Blossom Barge, presented by Tymac Launch…

#MarketMonday AWARD-WINNING MOGIANA COFFEE

   THE HEART AND SOUL OF A GOOD JOE  Sustainable Farming Practices and Social Responsibility Add to the Flavour of Mogiana Coffee  Before you reach for that familiar brand of mass-produced coffee, you may want to consider the benefits of a single-origin, eco-friendly alternative. Award-winning Mogiana Coffee, hailing from a family-owned plantation in the lush Brazilian highlands, has struck a chord with…

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…