HUNT FOR THE CITY’S NEXT TOP DESIGNER

VANCOUVER HOME + DESIGN SHOW ANNOUNCES 2ND ANNUAL HUNT FOR THE CITY’S NEXT TOP DESIGNER  Three local interior design hopefuls will compete for the title of Urban Barn’s Next Top Designer: Reloaded, October 16-19, 2014 at BC Place Stadium  Cutthroat creatives, take note! The Vancouver Home + Design Show today announced the second coming of Urban Barn’s Next Top Designer: Reloaded in…

Navy horns to quell pirate uprising at Ships to Shore

The Jolly Tars ensemble, part of the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy, will use their sweet sounds to quell a pirate uprising at Ships to Shore Steveston from Sunday, June 29 through Canada Day. The Jolly Tars will be performing twice daily on June 29 and 30 along the Steveston waterfront, where they’re sure to encounter the roving…

NEW RESTAURANT WOLF IN THE FOG OPENS IN TOFINO, BC

Chef Nick Nutting leads the pack with bold ingredient-driven dishes New restaurant Wolf in the Fog opens today, capturing the raw vitality of the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island: inspired by the people, the place and the product. Menus focus on fresh, wild food and pay homage to Tofino’s fishermen and foragers – taking the ocean-to-table and forest-to-fork…

Announcing the Arrival of Baby Bub

The team at Okanagan Crush Pad is thrilled to announce the arrival of Baby Bub. On June 20, 2014 at 5:30pm 3,600 – 375 ml bottles, weighing 3,240 Kg, were bottled at the winery, just in time to enjoy summer.   Baby Bub was crafted by Jordan Kubek, Okanagan Crush Pad’s cellar assistant with direction from chief winemaker Michael Bartier…

Serendipity Returns to the Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth

Naramata Winery Produces Two Special Stampede Bottles For the second year in a row, Naramata’s Serendipity Winery will be the only featured Canadian wine at the Calgary Stampede, part of its “10 Great Days, 10 Great Wines, 10 Great Stories” showcase. The “Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth” runs July 4-11 and two specially-labelled wines from Serendipity will be featured within…

LE VIEUX PIN SIP & SAVOUR Friday, July 4

AN EXCLUSIVE WINE CLUB EVENT     A complimentary afternoon of delectable Okanagan bites and wine held on our sun-drenched garden by the Bocci course with views of Black Sage bench vineyards and extensive lavender plantations surrounding us. This is a Club member’s exclusive event, one of four (or more) events we hold for our…

Cathay Pacific Airways Canada chooses Hawksworth Communications

  Boutique public relations agency, Hawksworth Communications is thrilled to announce Cathay Pacific Canada as the latest addition to their enviable portfolio of luxury lifestyle, hotel, restaurant and travel clients. Hawksworth Communications is tasked with reinforcing Cathay Pacific’s position and enhancing its strong reputation as the premium airline operating flights between Vancouver and Hong Kong,…

Vancouver- based Designers Unveil Musically Inspired Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

The Uwi Twins Fashion Label (U.T.F.L.) is proud to announce the launch of its spring/summer 2014 collection with a three-day pop-up shop experience July 4–6. Founded by the dynamic duo Reuben and Lévi Uwi, the U.T.F.L. draws inspiration from hip-hop and house music to create a line that represents urban fashion at its best. The limited U.T.F.L. spring/summer…

BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR TO BRING BOLD NEW FLAVOUR TO VANCOUVER

All-Star Kitchen, Front-of-House Team Assembled For New Restaurant Opening   A brand-new Boulevard is set to open on Vancouver’s ever-expanding restaurant road map this July. Located at Vancouver’s iconic Sutton Place Hotel, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will present subtle, unexpected and playful approaches to cuisine, service and style. From early morning to late at…

The Settlement Building adds a Brewery to the Collective

SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED; POSTMARK BREWING OPENS IN RAILTOWN Postmark Brewing officially opens its doors as the newest addition to The Settlement Building at 55 Dunlevy Avenue, Railtown. The small batch, craft brewery specializes in session beers that are available on-tap in the tasting room, or via the walk-up window holding a 12-head growler fill station. Led by Managing…

YVR Foodies at Dunn’s Famous CONTEST

  TO WIN 2 TICKETS TO YVR Foodies event on July 6 at Dunn’s Famous do the following three things: Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Leave a comment on this post Sign up for our newsletter to double your entries! (optional)   The July YVR Foodies event will be at Dunn’s Famous in Downtown…

Summertime and the Sipping is Easy

  Yes, summer is upon us and the good weather means more time spent relaxing with family and friends.  Whether you’re on the patio, deck or on a picnic, summer wines call for something a little different.  Cool, refreshing fruity wines that are pleasant to sip on their own, without the need for food.  Lighter,…

Want To Up Your Online Dating Smarts?

These days we all feel like we are pretty savvy when it comes to online safety and no one wants to think that they could get taken advantage of. However, it’s easy for even the smartest people to get sucked in by an online dating scammer because they are masters of manipulation and creating emotional…

Laughing Stock Vineyards celebrate Portfolio

  Laughing Stock Vineyards announces Canada wide events to celebrate 10th vintage release of Portfolio.   Laughing Stock Vineyards releases the 10th vintage of its flagship wine, Portfolio this fall, capping a decade of winery development and growth.  Mirroring the spectacular growth and maturing of the entire BC wine industry, Laughing Stock has grown from a tiny garage operation to…