COMMERCIAL DRIVE WELCOMES PEPINO’S SPAGHETTI HOUSE

Italian-American inspired “red-sauce joint’ serves up heaping portions of spaghetti and nostalgia in the heart of Little Italy    When Nick Felicella, proprietor of famed “red sauce restaurant” Nick’s Spaghetti House, decided to retire after 62 years in business on Commercial Drive, the team behind Osteria Savio Volpe jumped at the chance to take over…

Tasty Temptations Await at Provence’s Tomato Fest

TOMATOES, TOMAHTOES, POMODORO AND TOMATES ALL CELEBRATE SUMMER FLAVOURS AT PROVENCE’S TOMATO FESTIVAL   Everyone agrees that the tomato is the ultimate summer flavor. “They are the taste of the sun, and remind me of long summer days when I was a child in Provence,” says Provence Marinaside’s Executive Chef Jean Francis Quaglia. Eaten fresh-picked…

Quails’ Gate online exclusive – #PairTheMoment This Summer

#PAIRTHEMOMENT PACKAGE ONLINE EXCLUSIVE OFFER Our wines are made for pairing and sharing. That’s why we decided to put together a special #PairTheMoment package to pair with your summer moments. As a special treat, this special online-only package includes the last of our 2017 Lucy’s Block Rosé! #PairTheMoment Package 2017 Lucy’s Block Rosé | 2017 Orchard Block Gewürztraminer | 2017…

LIQUIDITY WINES AWARDED GOLD AND SILVER IN CANADA’S LEADING WINE COMPETITION

Okanagan winery honoured by the WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada  and celebrates the opening of new VIP tasting lounge Liquidity Wines has been recognized among Canada’s best wineries by the 2018 WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada (NWAC). The winery scooped up Gold and Silver awards at the country’s biggest and most revered assessment of Canadian wines,…

Road 13 Vineyards is Canada’s Top Winery Wine Align’s National Wine Awards Gives Top Billing to the Golden Mile Producer

Fifteen Medal Wins Include Platinum for the 2016 Roussanne  Road 13 Vineyards toasts to the coveted title of #1 Winery in Canada to ten years of consecutive titles as a Top Ten Winery in Canada at the National Wine Awards of Canada which has been managed by Wine Align since 2013. The family-owned winery is elated with…

Announcing the 2018/2019 Theatre Wire Season

Theatre Wire Package & SeeMore Theatre Package both offer great value September 11, 2018 – July 27, 2019 Various Venues and Showtimes (see below for details) Tickets start at $19.99 and Packages start at $52.50 Tickets and Info: TheatreWire.com Offering independent theatre year-round, Theatre Wire’s 2018/2019 season features two package options: the Theatre Wire Package…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents ‘WTF – What the Fun!’ (Fridays/Saturdays at 11:15pm)

Expect the Unexpected at VTS’ WTF – What the Fun! Fridays & Saturdays at 11:15pm End your week with laughs at WTF – What the Fun!, the newest late, late-night show from Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTS), which takes place Fridays and Saturdays at 11:15pm at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Tickets start at $10.75 and…

THE ROMANCE OF METALS: Introducing a new capsule collection from designer IZA JEWELRY

Official Launch: Wednesday, AUGUST 1, 2018, 10am PST   Vancouver designer Izabela Domachowski has launched a capsule collection following a hiatus from her label Iza Jewelry. Presented alongside a fresh relaunch of her signature line, the twelve pieces, will make its online debut August 1st, available exclusively on the label’s website www.izajewelry.com.The Iza Jewelry collection…

Deighton Cup 2018

  The Deighton Cup celebrated its 10th anniversary in style!  Known for the elaborate and sometimes fanciful costumes and hats, this year seemed more elegant and dressy. Outfits suitable for a wedding, classic suits and ties were as prolific as the outlandish. Fascinators, tiaras, hats with balloon horses, real flowers or vegetables, tulle, netting, and…

Tickets Available for Wild Salmon Celebration August 25

Local chefs show support for sustainable BC salmon   Summer in British Columbia means that the seasonal delicacies appear, and that includes fresh, ocean-caught wild salmon.   In collaboration with BC Salmon Marketing Council, the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia (CTS) hosts the second annual Wild Salmon Celebration event at the dockside of False…

Rohit Chokhani Announces 2018 Programming for Project SAT

RECIPIENT OF THE VANCOUVER NOW REPRESENTATION AND INCLUSION AWARD AT THIS YEAR’S JESSIE RICHARDSON THEATRE AWARDS CEREMONY, ROHIT CHOKHANI ANNOUNCES 2018 PROGRAMMING FOR PROJECT SAT   WORKSHOP FACILITATORS INCLUDE INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS MEENA NATARAJAN AND DIPANKAR MUKHERJEE FROM PANGEA WORLD THEATER, AND INDO-CANADIAN AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT AND NOVELIST ANOSH IRANI Award-winning producer, director, and recipient of the Vancouver…

YOU BETTER WORK, FISH! CELEBRATE PRIDE AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S AFTER HOURS

Get freaky and fabulous at the next After Hours on Thursday, August 9 at Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative. High-energy drag performances and shocking aquatic animal sex talks will keep Pride Week vibes strong throughout the evening. Leave the kids with the sitter, dress in your finest drag, grab a drink, and let loose…

Wine Country – The Terrace at Mission Hill Family Estate

Terrace Restaurant at Mission Hill Family Estate vineyards is a not to be missed culinary destination on your next trip to BC Wine Country. Chef Patrick Gayler former Sous Chef at Waterfront Wines has been instrumental, along with an experienced and supportive staff, in transitioning this classic and stately outdoor dining room into a very approachable…

LEADING CANADIAN MUSEUM DIRECTOR EXPLORES INDIAN ART WITH UNIQUE STUDY TOUR

Well-known expert in Indian art Stephen Inglis will be returning as the tour host of Exploring the Arts & Artisans of South India¸ a unique cultural and educational tour exploring the country’s artistic traditions. Inglis curated the permanent “South Asia Collections” at the UBC Museum of Anthropology and piloted the first major survey of Indian art in…

Join a wellness movement!

  On Wednesday 26 September, Diabetes Canada is challenging BC’s workforce to get active, make a positive change and help put an end to diabetes by taking part in Free to Move. Donate $10 for a campaign wristband and get access to over $300 worth of complimentary or discounted Perks at fitness studios like Lagree…

Whistler’s First Ever Multimedia Nightwalk Opens at Cougar Mountain

Vallea Lumina launches in Whistler Last night, Tuesday July 17th 2018, saw the long-awaited Vallea Lumina launch its spectacular multimedia nightwalk at Whistler’s Cougar Mountain. Over 600 guests gathered in the mountain’s old-growth forest to walk the 1.5km trail for the first time, celebrating the opening of Whistler’s newest immersive experience.   Vallea Lumina is the eighth…

Enjoy the best of Whistler’s summer with happy hour on the patio at Hy’s Steakhouse

While Whistler’s reputation may be built on skiing, it’s also a very special place during the summer months. And, no trip to Whistler would be complete without a visit to Hy’s – Whistler’s Best Steakhouse.   Hy’s Steakhouse invites guests to celebrate summer on the mountain and experience their newly opened patio. Enjoy the mountain…

Naramata Wineries Tailgate Party September 8

Naramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 8 Bootleg Bash Celebrating Naramata’s Early Roots Its time to Tailgate and the twenty – eight member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association are prepping for  our annual “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” on September 8. This is a wine and…