Breakfast or Brunch CATALANO is The Place

  Earlier this week I had the opportunity to travel to Victoria and experience the newly renovated Magnolia Hotel and the Catalano Restaurant. The Magnolia Hotel & Spa and partner Catalano Restaurant & Cicchetti Bar have launched a new breakfast and brunch program, adding value and an enhanced experience for their guests. You can start your…

Plaza Premium Lounge makes travel more comfortable

  Newly renovated Plaza Premium Lounge offers unparalleled five-star guest comforts   Following an extensive, five-month renovation, Plaza Premium Lounge (PPL) has entered a new era with the re-opening of its flagship International Departures Lounge at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Centrally located after security in the airport’s International Departures area and measuring 6,700 ft², the…

What’s better than bubbles? France Bubbly Party!

FRANCE BUBBLY PARTY   Tuesday, February 25 Ginger 62 1219 Granville Street 9-11 p.m. $65 Buy tickets 604-873-3311 Buy Tickets   What’s better than bubbles to kick off the festival celebration of France? Bring your friends and socialize with producers of Champagne, Crémant and sparkling wines from all over France during this stylish late-night party…

Chile? Try these robust Chilean reds on for size

Every wine savvy drinker knows that the wines from Chile can offer some of the best budget friendly, everyday wines on the market. For well over a decade these wines have provided a welcome alternative to the sometimes confusing and often expensive world of European wines. But did you know that without Chilean vines many…

SQUAMISH VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL ARTIST LINEUP UNVEILED

 VIRGIN MOBILE PRESENTS THE SQUAMISH VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL DAILY ARTIST LINEUP UNVEILED Single Day Passes available for purchase on Friday, February 28  The most anticipated music event of the summer, Virgin Mobile Presents The Squamish Valley Music Festival, is pleased to announce its daily artist lineup for 2014. Now in its fifth year, the Squamish Valley…

EARLYBIRD RV SHOW OPENS TODAY

Discover RV travel and start planning your next adventure! B.C.’s biggest RV show opens today with the largest selection of new RV models at TRADEX in Abbotsford. From Thursday, February 20, to Sunday, February 23, visitors can tour the latest recreational vehicles and products from the Lower Mainland’s largest dealers, and hear from seasoned travellers and…

Real Estate Conference celebrates 20th Anniversary

VANCOUVER’S LEADING REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE  CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY TODAY The Vancouver Real Estate Forum is kicking off its 20th year as one of Canada’s premier conferences on real estate development, management, and investment issues with a fast-paced, information-packed program led by some of the industry’s most well-respected senior executives and thought leaders, beginning at 7:00 am at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.Investors,…

NEW PLAYGROUND for JOHN NORQUAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

  TSBC HELPS PROVIDE NEW PLAYGROUND TO  VANCOUVER’S JOHN NORQUAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Vancouver’s John Norquay Elementary School – which just celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2013 – held a grand opening ceremony for its brand new playground on Thursday, February 20 and Tire Stewardship BC (TSBC) is proud to have been involved in the development of…

Chef’s Table Society of BC presents The Curry Cup

Curry Cup Event Details Date: March 4, 2014, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Location: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main St, Vancouver For many chefs and their brigades, curry is the ultimate family-style staff meal; the proud product of a cook’s cultural heritage. On Tuesday, March 4th, eight of Vancouver’s top chefs will compete to win the inaugural Curry Cup. …

Opera springs back to Minoru Chapel

  It’s another blossoming season for opera lovers. The Minoru Chapel Opera series is back this spring with three classical favorites performed by local professional companies. The series opens on Wednesday, March 5 with highlights from Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème, the beloved classic tale of love, loss, deception and heartbreak presented by some of Burnaby…

Red Rooster online exclusive offer…

Reserve Syrah 2011 Save up to 15% + Free Delivery on full case orders* This Rooster has pedigree! Our winery-exclusive Reserve Syrah has won gold and silver medals at national and international competitions each year since the release of our 2008 vintage. Now you can be first to taste the new 2011 vintage and save $54 on a case. Winemaker Karen Gillis has crafted…

Surprised Groom Says Yes on 50th Birthday

Earlier this month, my husband and I had the immense pleasure of attending a beautiful wedding in Vancouver’s Chinatown. Like any other wedding, there were guests, nuptials, music, and dancing. Unlike other weddings, this one was a surprise. The groom didn’t know he was getting married. After a health scare that the bride says put many things into…

Burrowing Owl Opens March 1 with Getaway Specials

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is pleased to announce that its hospitality services, including the Guest House, Wine Shop, and Sonora Room Restaurant, will open for the season on March 1, 2014. To celebrate the start of the new season, the winery is offering guests three special packages. All packages include a one-night stay at the Guest House,…