SEPTEMBER AT BARD – MORE SHOWS ADDED DUE TO TICKET DEMAND

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has announced it is adding performances to its September schedule in response to the high ticket demand for its popular 25th anniversary season.  Three evening performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (BMO Mainstage) have been added between September 14 and 19. Six afternoon and evening performances of Cymbeline (Howard Family Stage) have been added between September…

SAVOUR SUMMER

THE HEAT WAVES OF SUMMER ARE NOT OVER – WHICH MEANS OUTDOOR PARTIES, AL FRESCO DINING AND BBQ SEASON CONTINUES!   Save our flagship reds for events where there is the time to give them the attention they deserve and instead look to our Petit Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Ava, the perfect pairings for a…

Wine Wednesday review by Sam the Wine Teacher

2012 Freudian Sip (White Blend) Therapy Naramata, BC $17.50 Bronze medal 2014 07 This secret blend is pale straw in colour with medium-light intensity.  Granny Smith apple, peach juice and citrus aromas on the nose.  Good balance.  Dry apple, melon, citrus and mineral on the palate.  A medium-long finish. 2012 Pink Freud (Rosé) Therapy Naramata,…

MEET TIFFANY T 

  An Unapologetically Modern Collection by Tiffany’s New Design Director   In her new role as Tiffany’s design director, Francesca Amfitheatrof took the measure of the city—its power, energy and daring—and captured it in the graphic Tiffany T.   Born in New York, Tiffany T is an icon for a new era. Amfitheatrof dedicates it…

Whistler Search and Rescue Society’s 14th Annual “Wine’d Up” Gourmet Dinner & Auction

15th Annual “Wine’d Up” Gourmet Dinner & Auction in Support of Whistler Search & Rescue Whistler Search and Rescue Society (WSAR) will hold their fifteenth annual gourmet dinner and auction, “Wine’d Up”, on Saturday, October 18th, 2014.   Attendees at this popular event will enjoy an evening of outstanding cuisine prepared by five of Whistler’s…

A Good Craic To Be Sure

By Ryan Lewis A proper pint and a good craic, coming to a neighborhood near you! Mahony & Sons is set to open a third location at Stamps Landing (once Monk McQueens) this week and I was lucky enough to be on hand when they shared a little about the new location, design inspiration and…

BLISS: Permission for full self-expression

  An event designed for people who want to enjoy an evening of live entertainment, support local artisans & craftsman, get healing in an alcohol/drug free environment. Event: BLISS Time: 6:00-10:30pm Location: Vital Health & Wellness Clinic, 1855 W.4th Street, Vancouver Cost: $25 RSVP Musician: Thomas Beckman, Violinist: www.thomastheviolist.com. Shine Kelly, Singer & acoustic guitar:…

MetamorFest will hit the streets of Mount Pleasant

The Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House has partnered with Western Front, Broadway Youth Resource Centre, Vancouver Native Housing, and the Broadway East Art Walk to once again bring you its annual community festival, MetamorFest! Proudly sponsored by CiTR radio, Eastside Fitness, and QM/FM, this year’s festival is a celebration that you do not want to miss!…

Stress free weeknight dinners from Chef Paul

  Back to school, back to school! It’s a busy time for kids and parents alike, and that’s without worrying about mealtime. While it can be tempting to dip into last year’s repertoire, why not try fuelling the family with some fresh new dishes? Chef Paul Mon-Kau of The District Restaurant Group isn’t just a…

Summer Market Explosion

Vancouver its our biggest Hawkers Market YET!   WAY Over 75 FOOD and FLEA Vendors Craft Cocktails by Moonshine Tastings Craft  BEER by 33 Acres BrewingTimber Train CoffeeApothecary BittersMoonshine TastingsOXTALEPork N Peach BaosK&J Food TruckDisco CheetahSaucy PopsThe Lemon SquareCHOCO TACOFiasco GelatoLivias SweetsNuez MilkFloat OnMama’s Fish N ChipsSweet Petite ConfectionerO5 TEA – KombuchaBumble & OakUrban Digs Fresh…

Tasting Plates Vancouver West End on September 10

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the West End neighborhood of downtown Vancouver.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout…

Stoneworks Jewellery: An Unlikely Business!

What do you get when two retired school principals join forces to start a small business? A tutoring service?  A consulting service for school districts? Those would be good guesses, but you would be way off base! What you get is a most unlikely business: creating gemstone and multi-metal jewelry! So how did these two…

Pacific Breeze

Pacific Breeze is a small urban garage winery located in an industrial park in New Westminster, just off Stewardson Way. Opened in 2005, it has had more than it’s fair share of acclaim, picking up numerous awards for its wines starting with its very first vintage.  Until 2014, it didn’t make any wines that qualified…

Serendipity’s Winemaking Team Grows

In Time for Harvest, Serendipity’s Winemaking Team Grows Acclaimed Winemaker Bradley Cooper Joins Naramata Winer   Naramata’s award-winning Serendipity Winery is proud to introduce acclaimed Okanagan winemaker Bradley Cooper as the newest member of the Serendipity winemaking team.   Cooper is an award-winning winemaker and consultant with a background in journalism and restaurants. He currently lives in the…

What’s happening in Tofino August 30

Husband-and-wife folk-pop band Us The Duo will be performing at Tofino’s newest restaurant Wolf in the Fog. Fresh off their North American tour to promote their second album No Matter Where You Are, Us The Duo will play an intimate show in the upstairs dining room.Tickets are $50 per person and include a multi-course dinner prepared by Chef Nick Nutting and the Wolf in the Fog team…