PlayDome is back FOR SPRING BREAK!

  Families and Kids of all ages – be sure to add Western Canada’s Largest Indoor Carnival to your Spring Break Calendars! Saturday, March 15 to Sunday, March 23 Western Canada’s largest indoor carnival with more than 45 rides and attractions is back at BC Place for spring break and is now better value than…

Chopping Block 2014 @ BC Home & Garden Show

  Energy, confidence, and composure are three key ingredients to success in a high paced environment. Sitting in the front row of the Chopping Block competition at The Home and Garden Show, you should feel the sweat and heat from the competitors.   If you haven’t been keeping up to date with The Food Network…

Vancouver Man Insists Yoga Saved His Life

Valentine’s Day weekend marked the 22nd anniversary of Vancouver’s Wellness Show, which took place at the Vancouver Convention Centre in waterfront Vancouver. For one exhibitor, being present at his booth for this event signified a year of powerful healing, and hope for a strong, healthy future. A year ago, Rob could barely walk. Just a few weeks ago, I watched him do camel…

Bringing Vancouver Opera to you via the Opera Train

All aboard the Opera Train! Vancouver Opera and TransLink through its TravelSmart program are collaborating to make opera more accessible than ever, with “Opera Trains”. CAMERA CALL:  Opera singing performance, press conference and photo op aboard Vancouver Opera’s specially-wrapped Expo Line car on the private platform at Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain station on Monday, February 24th at 10:00…

SPCA NATIONAL CUPCAKE DAY EVENT February 24

    National Cupcake Day is officially February 24 but here are some of our generous supporters who are bringing you yummy treats for extra days.   National Cupcake Day Event   Bel Café: (Feb 16-24) Proceeds from the sale of a special National Cupcake Day cupcake will be donated to the BC SPCA. Cupcakes cost $4.50 and feature…

Vancouver Foodster Tasting Plates – Fraser Edition

    Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Kensington–Cedar Cottage neighborhood, centered on Fraser street from 28th Avenue Northbound to Kingsway.  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…

Hand crafted Masks selling for Carnevale

CARNEVALE Extravaganza Gala Dinner    March 1st (2605 East Pender St. Vancouver) Tickets $60 pp (BAR included with costume) Early Bird tickets $55 (if booked before February 15th) VIP Tables of 10 $500     Champagne Reception Red Carpet Photo Shoot Prices for Best Costumes Dance with Luna Rossa For Reservations call: Robert 604-614-4559 or Tony 604-936-5709  …

The 10th annual OREGON CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

    The 10th annual OREGON CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL is back in Ashland in just two weeks! Join us during the weekend of March 7-9! The festival is a great opportunity to explore Oregon chocolates, wine and beer, as well as meet our amazing artisan food producers and hear their stories. Get ready to sample, buy and learn about chocolate! Support local – support…

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. …