Town Hall introduces us to Haywire Winery

  Vancouver International Wine Festival runs from February 24 to March 2, 2014. Our Town Hall team is attending various events throughout the festival. Winery clients that are exhibiting: Haywire,  Amazing VQA wines and bubbles you HAVE to try! Now we will share the details on what you can expect from each of our BC winery client during the…

Summerhill Pyramid Winery and Town Hall Brands

  Vancouver International Wine Festival runs from February 24 to March 2, 2014. Our Town Hall team is attending various events throughout the festival winery clients that are exhibiting: Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Amazing VQA wines and bubbles you HAVE to try! Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Kelowna BC Of special note: • Stephen Cipes is a pioneer of the BC wine industry and…

Vancouver International Wine Festival media launch

  On February 24th, media and wine professionals gathered together at Joey’s Wine Room from 4-6pm to celebrate the launch of the 36th annual Vancouver International Wine Festival.  Organized and executed by Heth PR, the event was a perfect opportunity for journalists, bloggers, sommeliers, and other industry professionals to socialize and sample a series of…

The times they are a-changin’

    Two of our long-time favourite BC wines were, for many years, also the hardest to find. Black Hills produced one of the province’s first Bordeaux blends. Many were the times that we drove along Black Sage Road, disappointed to find a “Sorry–Sold Out” sign on display at the winery’s Quonset building. The experience…

Registration is now open for 2014 WOMAN2WARRIOR

  Calling all fun, fearless females: Registration is now open for the 2014 WOMAN2WARRIOR presented by Subway     Vancouver’s only women’s charity obstacle adventure race to benefit Easter Seals camps in British Columbia The British Columbia Lions Society for Children with Disabilities has issued a battle cry to register for the 2014 WOMAN2WARRIOR presented…

YVR Bloggers launch YVR FOODIES

  YVR Bloggers is excited to announce the launch of a new concept in food education and networking called YVR Foodies! YVR Foodies will be a monthly event for food lovers in Vancouver at different restaurants around the city. Come and join our YVR Foodies Launch Party on Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 3-5 pm at Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen  on Commercial Drive…

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…