Reminder – The Wellness Show Celebrates 25 Years in Vancouver This Weekend

  Making plans this weekend? The Wellness Show is bringing the latest cutting-edge wellness trends to the Lower Mainland March 3, 4 and 5 at the Vancouver Convention Centre (West). Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, The Wellness Show is dedicated to helping Vancouverites achieve their most holistic, healthiest selves. The The Show features 250+ exhibitors, 100…

Sold Out Science of Cocktails is Back – Bigger and Better

  Science of Cocktails is back – and thirsty Vancouverites will once again have the opportunity to be shaken and stirred by this one-of-a-kind event that explores the art of mixology, modern cuisine and the science behind both. On February 9, 2017, the signature fundraiser will transform Science World at TELUS World of Science into Vancouver’s…

GRAPE EXPECTATIONS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR UNCORKS PAIR OF EXCLUSIVE WINE EVENTS THIS FEBRUARY

  Boulevard Brings Out the Best of BC with Wine Brunch during Dine Out Vancouver Festival and Explores ‘The Cool Climates of California’ as Part of Vancouver International Wine Festival Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Director of Operations and Sommelier Steve Edwards is pleased to announce a duo of exclusive wine events this February that…

CMPNY is coming to Coquitlam with second coworking location set to open March 2017

  Coworking brand announces official plans to launch its second location in Coquitlam, featuring all-new amenities for members   CMPNY is coming to Coquitlam, and like its flagship location in Burnaby, Spacekraft by CMPNY, it’s set to redefine traditional coworking. Located at 300-3007 Glen Drive in the bustling Evergreen neighbourhood, CMPNY Coquitlam is just steps…

Chef Jeff Koop Launches New Menu at Mamie Taylor’s 

  Vancouver Rising Star takes over the kitchen at the Chinatown mainstay   Mamie Taylor’s is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Koop as its new Head Chef. “When I heard about the position opening at Mamie Taylor’s, I jumped at the chance,” Jeff says. That chance will see him heading up a new menu…

Alternative Cancer Treatments in Vancouver

Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre is one of Vancouver’s oldest naturopathic clinics. As the 2017 winner of the People’s Choice Award for Best Naturopathic Medicine in Vancouver, this place knows how to take care of people. In particular, caring for those suffering with cancer by providing leading edge alternative cancer treatments. Integrative’s Cancer Program Although they’ve always…

#FridayFavourites November 18 – 25

    She’s Baaaaack! VTSL presents Christmas Queen 3 – The Bachelorette Edition   West Coast Christmas Show Launches this Friday featuring Pokemon Sun & Pokemon Moon   Smash + Tess collaborates with charity partner on the launch of new additions to their dreamwear collection for the holidays   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria partners with Mealshare to…

#FridayFavourites (a day early) November 10/11 – 18

  #MarketMonday – IN SEASON AT THE MARKET   Moms & Tots Nov/Dec Workshops at Rocky Mountain Flatbread​   Glowbal Restaurant Group announces Coast’s new menu items, Cocktail Hour and Friday lunch feature   Official White Linen Catering Launch Party!   SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH…

TEDxGastownWomen Redefines the Meaning of Power

Power. To some, it may represent control and dominance. For me and a sold-out audience, TEDxGastownWomen completely redefined the meaning of power. Over the course of the day, power came to include courage, perseverance, risk-taking, acceptance, grief and even humour. I know I’m not the only one who emerged from this event moved, elated and full of…

Vancouver’s 26th Public Salon

  On an evening that was the beginning of three storms, people packed into the Vancouver Playhouse to gather for the 26th Public Salon to hear more stories from Vancouverites.  First up was wine educator DJ Kearney, whose speech was show and tell.  She brought a clear plastic container of interesting rocks, and told us…

Tasting Ten September

I have written before about a private tasting group that I have been invited to sit in with from time. The most recent event contrasted BC and Argentinian wines. There were four whites and four reds, of which there were two white varieties and two red from each region. It was a blind tasting as…