Oh, the Places You’ll Go and Go We did in the Honda Odyssey!

How do three generations holiday and tour together? Why in the 7 passenger Honda Odyssey of course. We loved our week spent enjoying the comfort of the Honda Odyssey. It worked great when we all wanted to go touring together in the Okanagan and on Vancouver Island.   Getting there was a breeze and we … Read moreOh, the Places You’ll Go and Go We did in the Honda Odyssey!

Which Alternative Therapies Can Help Vancouverites With Depression?

Statistics indicate that depression affects nearly a million Canadians annually. The episodes are marked with long periods of loneliness, physical inactivity, and a reserved social life. Anyone depressed feels hopeless, worthless, and helplessness.  These feelings are recurring although they can last for up to two weeks. If left uncontrolled, these feelings can lead to self-destruction and in worst cases, … Read moreWhich Alternative Therapies Can Help Vancouverites With Depression?

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants for a Big Night Out, According to OpenTable Diners

Now that spring is here, Canadians are shaking off the winter blues and returning to the nightlife scene. OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online reservations, has announced the 100 Best Restaurants for a Big Night Out to guide them to the latest buzzing spots. British Columbia has eight restaurants featured on the list, including: … Read moreCanada’s 100 Best Restaurants for a Big Night Out, According to OpenTable Diners

Who You Gonna Thank? ABLE BC

  When changes happen in the hospitality industry, say patio seating, live entertainment or Sunday pub openings for example (those things didn’t always exist, believe it or not), or more recently, permitting minors in certain licenced premises when accompanied with a parent or guardian, no restriction on the size of kegs (beer/cider) sold by private … Read moreWho You Gonna Thank? ABLE BC

Tableau Welcomes New Lead Bartender: Alex Black

Vancouver bar star joins Coal Harbour’s French bar bistro   Tableau Bar Bistro is pleased to announce the appointment of Lead Bartender Alex Black. A native of Winnipeg, Alex moved to the West Coast in 2010, jumping into BC’s world-class bar community. He worked his way up and through many of Vancouver’s top-tier restaurants and … Read moreTableau Welcomes New Lead Bartender: Alex Black

Vail Resorts Announces Plans for Historic Investment and New Gondola at Whistler Blackcomb to Further Enhance the Guest Experience for the 2018-19 Season

    The Company will invest CAD$66 million (USD$52 million) at Whistler Blackcomb, including  new gondola-to-gondola-to-gondola connection This historic investment accelerates the Renaissance plan’s mountain improvements, with a focus on the heart of the resort, and defers consideration of new water park Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that the Company plans to make … Read moreVail Resorts Announces Plans for Historic Investment and New Gondola at Whistler Blackcomb to Further Enhance the Guest Experience for the 2018-19 Season

AWARD-WINNING SOMMELIER LISA HALEY APPOINTED NEW RESTAURANT DIRECTOR AT GASTOWN HOTSPOT L’ABATTOIR

  Vancouver Magazine’s 2017 Sommelier of the Year Promoted to Key Front-of-House Position    L’Abattoir proprietor Paul Grunberg, along with co-owners Chef Lee Cooper and Nin Rai, is pleased to announce that Assistant General Manager and Wine Director Lisa Haley has been promoted to the role of Restaurant Director at the popular Gastown establishment. Singled … Read moreAWARD-WINNING SOMMELIER LISA HALEY APPOINTED NEW RESTAURANT DIRECTOR AT GASTOWN HOTSPOT L’ABATTOIR

Virtuous Pie Announces Second Vancouver Location to Open in UBC’s Wesbrook Village

Popular plant-based restaurant opening fourth location in just over a year Vancouver’s popular plant-based pizza and ice cream restaurant is set to open its second Vancouver location in Wesbrook Village in the fall of 2017.   “We have been looking for a location on the west side of Vancouver for some time,” says Jim Vesal, … Read moreVirtuous Pie Announces Second Vancouver Location to Open in UBC’s Wesbrook Village

BC Wine Institute (BCWI) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors.

  Following another successful Annual General Meeting (July 11, 2017 at Spirit Ridge Resort, Osoyoos), the BC Wine Institute (BCWI) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors. Nine voting BCWI Directors represent all British Columbia wineries. Newly elected or re-elected members of the Board of Directors are: –       Greg Berti from Andrew Peller … Read moreBC Wine Institute (BCWI) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors.

Does pride exist after the Fall?

  Yesterday I went to Trout Lake Farmers Market with three family members. Although the weather wasn’t all that great the market was busy and bustling. The Trout Lake Farmers Market is on the edge of the park and set on a paved service road that parallels an alley. It is relatively narrow given the … Read moreDoes pride exist after the Fall?

#Favourites…what’s happening in Vancouver and beyond

  EASTER FEASTING: RAILTOWN CATERING MAKES CELEBRATING EASY THIS APRIL WITH EXCLUSIVE EASTER TO-GO PACKAGE     EASTER SUNDAY, WEST COAST-STYLE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE BUFFET BRUNCH SERVICE ON APRIL 16   Celebrate a delicious Easter at Dockside’s Marketplace Brunch Buffet   #TasteofThursday Honey Glazed Bone-In Ham recipe   The top 5 romantic … Read more#Favourites…what’s happening in Vancouver and beyond

Harmonic Arts at The Vancouver Wellness Show

Vancouver Wellness Show

A Return to The Vancouver Wellness Show   2017 will be the third time at the Vancouver Wellness Show for Cumberland-based Harmonic Arts, who will be once again offering what they say is a well-received ‘Whole Herb and Superfood “Wellness” Package’.   Although Harmonic Arts says they’re sure they would be successful from anywhere on … Read moreHarmonic Arts at The Vancouver Wellness Show

Alternative Cancer Treatments in Vancouver

Alternative Cancer Treatments

Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre is one of Vancouver’s oldest naturopathic clinics. As the 2017 winner of the People’s Choice Award for Best Naturopathic Medicine in Vancouver, this place knows how to take care of people. In particular, caring for those suffering with cancer by providing leading edge alternative cancer treatments. Integrative’s Cancer Program Although they’ve always … Read moreAlternative Cancer Treatments in Vancouver

Subsidized Naturopathic Healthcare for Vancouver

Alternative Cancer Treatments

Subsidized Naturopathic Healthcare: The Integrative Community Accessibility Program One of Vancouver’s most established and recognized integrated medical clinics has created a program offering low-cost naturopathic healthcare for residents of British Columbia who are covered by the Premium Assistance Medical Services Plan. Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre quietly but officially launched the Integrative Community Accessibility Program (ICAP) … Read moreSubsidized Naturopathic Healthcare for Vancouver

Rebecca Mckinney joins Okanagan Crush Pad team as Director of Sales & Promotions

    Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP) winery is pleased to announce that Rebecca McKinney has joined their team as Director of Sales & Promotion. Rebecca, who will be based at the winery’s North Vancouver office, joins the existing sales force, Rebeka Erickson, Amy Hollenbach and Mike West, and will work closely with owner Christine Coletta to … Read moreRebecca Mckinney joins Okanagan Crush Pad team as Director of Sales & Promotions

No donation is ever too small!

Sometimes it feels like you can’t make much of a difference. You may be working hard but you aren’t yet accomplishing your goal. I’ve had my own website now for almost two years. Just about every day I am up at 6 am to schedule my social media posts and for the rest of the … Read moreNo donation is ever too small!

Welcome James Headrick

We are pleased to introduce you to our newest writer, photographer, videographer and contributor James Headrick. James is based on Vancouver Island and he will be contributing articles on his own experiences of life on the Island, a little bit of travel, dining, foraging, wine pairing and cooking all Island based. We look forward to … Read moreWelcome James Headrick

6S Marketing has written an open letter to Apple, urging them to consider naming the September 9th release the iPhone 7 instead of the rumored iPhone 6S.

New York advertising agency 6S Marketing started using the name “6S” back in 2000. Never did they imagine that one of the biggest companies in the world would start using a variation of their name. As Apple prepares to unveil the next versions of the iPhone, rumors regarding the possible names of the September 9th … Read more6S Marketing has written an open letter to Apple, urging them to consider naming the September 9th release the iPhone 7 instead of the rumored iPhone 6S.

Find Your Muse at the Okanagan Food and Wine Writers Workshop

September 11 to 13, 2015 in Kelowna – Early Bird Rate to July 31 Let’s get this out of the way at the outset: I am an Okanagan Food and Wine Writers Workshop (OFWWW) junkie! When I first returned to Penticton in 2009, I heard about the inaugural OFWWW too late to enrol in the … Read moreFind Your Muse at the Okanagan Food and Wine Writers Workshop

The 5 Worst Online Dating Profile Mistakes Men Make

The 5 Worst Online Dating Profile Mistakes Men Make Have you been online dating with no results? Wondering why you aren’t getting any messages or replies? Writing about yourself isn’t easy and writing for the competitive world of online dating only makes it harder. But with the right advice and a few key tweaks, you can stand out from … Read moreThe 5 Worst Online Dating Profile Mistakes Men Make