Theme results are in – “Things with Wings”

  After receiving over 650 votes for the 2016 sand sculpting theme, the Parksville Beach Festival Society is pleased to announce the results. The public was asked to vote online and in person at Quality Foods in Nanoose Bay, Parksville and Qualicum Beach for their favorite theme from a choice of three: “Wild West”, “Explore,…

Magnolia Hotel & Spa flourishes with recent accolades

Victoria’s leading boutique hotel recognized by leading industry awards The Magnolia Hotel & Spa continues to feature in leading travel awards, with the Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards, TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards and the US News & World Report Best Hotel Rankings announced this month. The Forbes Travel Guide  2016 Star Awards recognized Magnolia Hotel &…

#FridayFavourites – what to do this weekend and the week ahead

  East Side Beer Fest 2016   Take a Walk on the Road to Dublin starting March 1   UVA WINE & COCKTAIL BAR LAUNCHES NEW  WORLD CLASS HAPPY HOUR     Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up   VIDF – Provocatively Sensuous Foutrement   Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra’s   International Artists – Local Dance…

Taste of Tulalip takes on a New Look in 2016

Tulalip Resort Casino Renovates Guest Rooms—Modern Design Accents Reflect Native Culture Taste of Tulalip 2016 Takes on A New Look     The AAA Four Diamond Tulalip Resort Casino is preparing to reveal a fresh new look with enhancements to its 360 luxury guest rooms and the addition of the Cascades Suite, which are designed to reflect the property’s…

OPUS Hotel honoured to be awarded Forbes Four Star Rating

OPUS Hotel honoured to be awarded Forbes four-star rating Luxury boutique hotel adds fourth Four-Star award to list of success  Forbes Travel Guide today announced its 2016 Star Award Winners and Yaletown’s OPUS Hotel is honoured to have received a highly coveted Forbes Four-Star star rating, the only independently owned and operated luxury boutique hotel…

West Coast Grill + Oyster Bar to Open in Downtown Kelowna Popular Seafood Restaurant Sets Anchor at Prestige Inn

Opening soon: A new and unique restaurant – the West Coast Grill + Oyster Bar – that will soon reveal itself at the Prestige Inn on Abbott Street. “We’re delighted to welcome West Coast Grill to our downtown Kelowna hotel property,” says Joe Huber, CEO of Prestige Hotels + Resorts. “Their reputation for impeccable local…

Valentine’s Day Weekend at The Heathman Hotel

Give the Gift of Adventure This Valentine’s Day Weekend at The Heathman Hotel Kirkland & Trellis Restaurant   Be Fancy Free with Sweet Tea, A Romantic Dinner or Sizzling Overnight Stay Calling all modern day cupids, Valentine’s Day Weekend (February 12th-14th) at The Heathman Hotel Kirkland and Trellis Restaurant is in full effect. There’s no…

RING IN THE YEAR OF THE MONKEY

TULALIP RESORT CASINO’S JOURNEYS EAST RESTAURANT RINGS IN THE YEAR OF THE MONKEY   In celebration of the Chinese New Year, Journeys East at Tulalip Resort Casino will be ringing in the year of the Monkey with dinner specials from February 8 -14 (closed Tuesday, February 9), starting at 5 pm each night. Each dish offered…

News Flash on the 9th Annual Winemaker’s Cup

The organizers of the Annual Cellar-Tek International Winemaker’s Cup announced today that for the first time the event has attracted participation from individuals in the USA and Europe. “We are thrilled to see that the reputation of this Okanagan Valley event has grown to the point where it is now drawing participants in the wine industry from other parts…

It’s almost Valentine’s Day – Don’t Panic

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but not to worry we have you covered with some of our favourite ways to enjoy time with your sweetheart.   In classical mythology, Cupid (Latin Cupido, meaning “desire”) is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection. He is often portrayed as the son of the love goddess Venus…

#FridayFavourites – My Van City suggestions

#FridayFavourites – what are you doing this weekend? My Van City suggestions. We picked some of our favourite happenings to help you make your next week a favourite! Enjoy!   SALT TASTING ROOM Gastown’s premier destination for wine, cheese and cured meat is kicking off 2016 with a bang. Following on the heels of the successful…

A CONTEMPORARY LOVE AFFAIR

CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY: A CONTEMPORARY LOVE AFFAIR FROM ROCK N’ ROLL ROMANCE TO SUBLIME DINING     Tulalip Resort Casino Offers Sweethearts Multi-Sensual Dining Options Combined with Mesmerizing Music Tulalip Resort Casino knows how to translate the feelings of love. From events like the Rock Ballad Ball featuring Guns N’ Roses and Aerosmith tribute bands; to seven award-winning…