BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR

  Father’s Day Dinner Sunday, June 19 3 courses for $68 per person, plus beverages, tax and gratuity Menu/details: http://boulevardvancouver.ca/content/fathers-day-boulevard This Father’s Day, treat Dad to an exclusive three-course Father’s Day dinner at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, carefully crafted by Chef Alex Chen and team and served in their elegant dining room. Boulevard’s Father’s Day…

THOMAS HAAS CHOCOLATES & PÂTISSERIE:

This Father’s Day, treat Dad to a handcrafted chocolate creation from chocolatier Thomas Haas. Thomas Haas’ 2016 lineup of Father’s Day-themed creations includes: The Roadster — Fast, furious and all edible, these sweet roadsters are accented with chocolate wheels and racing stripes. $39 The Cyclist — Inspired by Thomas Haas’ love of cycling, this chocolate cyclist is made with both white…

Italian Day Returns to Vancouver’s The Drive This Week

  Mangiamo! Lets Eat! Vancouver’s biggest cultural street festival returns to Little Italy on Commercial Drive as Italian Day is set to take place Sunday, June 12th from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Join 300,000 Vancouverites as they celebrate Italian culture and heritage in a day of authentic food and drinks, captivating performances and interactive activities. This year’s…

“Shed a Little Light” – Universal Gospel Choir 30 Years of Song

  It’s been 30 years since the Universal Gospel Choir (UGC) first stepped out on stage under the direction of Peter O’Loughlin. Now three decades later the acclaimed and crowd-wowing choir will be celebrating its history with two exuberant concerts titled, “Shed a Little Light” – Universal Gospel Choir 30 Years of Song. This special…

#FridayFavourites – some great ideas for June 3 – 9

  Lucky’s Doughnuts Packs A Punch on  National Doughnut Day: Friday, June 3   Wine Dinner – at Latab, featuring BC Wines, Lock & Worth, Nichol   Cien Boutique pop – up shop Saturday June 4 at OPUS Hotel Lounge   BEACH BAY CAFÉ KNOWS HOW TO PARTY: ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION INTRODUCES DAILY BRUNCH, SPECIAL…

SUMMER TURNS BIG WHITE INTO AN ADVENTURE  PLAYGROUND FOR ALL AGES

  Enjoy an active summer with hiking and biking, food festivals and music on the mountain. Big White signals the start of summer on July 1 with the opening of its hiking trails and a season of festivities, from musical events to culinary celebrations, which continues until Labour Day Monday on September 5. “Big White’s 2016…

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…