Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa Continues a Beloved (and Hilarous) Holiday Tradition

  Forget the piped-in carols, Santa hats and Christmas decorations. For me, the holiday season doesn’t start until Her Royal Meanness, the blue-haired, buxom Christmas Queen makes her appearance on the Vancouver TheatreSports™ stage. For the past three years the Royal we all love to hate has done her best to ruin Christmas for everyone – and…

HARVEST COMMUNITY FOODS PROVIDES A WINTER CORNUCOPIA FOR ALL YOUR CULINARY CRAVINGS

  Holiday hosting, culinary gift-giving and artisanal delights on offer  at Chinatown grocer and noodle bar  Winter weather has arrived and that means it’s time to seek out nourishing seasonal ingredients, plan your holiday menus and browse for Yuletide gifts. Harvest Community Foods is the perfect one-stop-shop for culinary necessities like community-supported agriculture (CSA) bags filled with…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – The Roots Cabin Collection™

  Remember it’s never too early to start planning, writing your list and doing your Christmas and Holiday Season gift buying. You are going to love our picks from The Roots Cabin Collection™ Since most of the shopping falls on the woman of the household, including not just for hubby but everyone else in the family, you…

SmartyPantz and vrCAVE team up to launch first of its kind virtual reality escape room

  Space Station Tiberia allows four players to team up to solve puzzles in outer space   SmartyPantz Escape Rooms, working with Canadian tech start up vrCAVE, is pleased to launch “Space Station Tiberia” a groundbreaking virtual reality escape room adventure. Space Station Tiberia combines the puzzling, testing type game play of escape rooms with…

Canadian Club 40 Year – Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestion

  This is the Canadian Whisky that deserves the title iconic. Who could forget the sight of dozens of Canadian Club whisky bottles smashing against the pier at the opening of each Boardwalk Empire episode, fortunately only the bottles were real, the contents were not. Or what was the drink of choice on Madmen? Canadian Club rye whisky of course. I have…

Celebrating a major milestone in Whistler

  We recently celebrated our fiftieth wedding anniversary and since Whistler Mountain opened around the time we met, it seemed appropriate to celebrate this auspicious occasion in the town that symbolized the growth of our life together and in which we had so many memories. There is a serenity that enters your soul as you…

Western Canada’s First Roots Enhanced Experience Store Launches at Vancouver CF Pacific Centre

  Where Comfort, Style, Personalization and eCommerce Endless Aisle Meet   Iconic Canadian retailer, Roots (TSX: ROOT) (“Roots”), unveils its new 3,868-square-foot Roots Cabin concept store to the public on November 8 at Vancouver’s CF Pacific Centre, growing its presence in British Columbia to 19 stores. The first of its kind in Western Canada, and…

Tableau Bar Bistro launches a new Fall/Winter menu

A fresh take on French fare   Coal Harbour’s award-winning neighbourhood restaurant, Tableau Bar Bistro, is pleased to announce a brand new Fall/Winter menu launched Thursday, November 2. Created by Executive Chef Tret Jordan, the seasonal French-inspired menu will feature autumnal fare such as Terrine de Jambon, Ragoût de Porc and Canard aux Raisins for…

Gotham Steakhouse & Bar updates its lunch menu with delicious new dishes and fresh ingredients

  Enjoy Downtown’s premier business-class lunch with refined surroundings and impeccable service   Since 1999, Gotham Steakhouse has remained true to the fundamental elements of a great steakhouse while keeping its menu ever evolving. The latest menu refresh includes enticing new dishes created with business lunches in mind, perfect when a Gotham craving has to…

Walk For Reconciliation

  On September 24th, 2017, Reconciliation Canada and the City of Vancouver are hosting the Walk for Reconciliation and the Reconciliation Expo, the third signature event for Canada 150+.   In 2013, Reconciliation Canada hosted the first Walk for Reconciliation, bringing 70,000 people together for the first event of its kind. We are hoping for another…

Vancouverites Don their Finest for the 9th Annual Deighton Cup

  Vancouver’s Deighton Cup has grown from a small group birthday celebration to over 4,000 people strolling the promenade at Hastings Racecourse. “Gassy Jack” Deighton, for whom the race is named, would not recognize the sophistication that abounds. Instead of whiskey shots, red champagne flutes and bottles of $150 Piper-Heidsieck were carried around like water…

5th Annual Deighton Cup Cocktail Jockey Competition Finds New Home at Reflections

  Nine years ago, Parade Agency owner and former punk-rock guitarist Dax Droski co-founded the Deighton Cup as a unique 27th birthday party/present for himself and from that, the very successful Annual Deighton Cup event at Hastings Park has grown. Fellow co-founders Jordan Kallman and Tyson Villeneuve from The Social Concierge probably didn’t envision an event…

Accessible Transport, Businesses and Adventures in Vancouver

  Did you know that Vancouver regularly gets listed among the top five livable cities in the world and has gained a reputation as the most accessible location in the world for people with disabilities. The Vancouver International Airport is the most accessible in the world. And whether you’re visiting or already living in the city, you…