It’s Back! (virtually) From Farms to Forks Year 12

This series of events is a celebration of local chefs, restaurants, and food producers while highlighting the importance of community and connection surrounding food.

Sarah McLachlan School of Music Marks Milestone Anniversary

Since moving to its permanent location on East 7th Avenue in September 2011, the Sarah McLachlan School of Music (SoM) has been a staple in the Mount Pleasant community and beyond, offering a full spectrum of music programming and learning resources to those it positively impacts most.

Gender-inclusive youth sport loses access to practice space

Vancouver Junior Roller Derby is the home of youth roller derby in the Metro Vancouver area. Since 2013, its 50+ skaters ranging in age from 6 to 18 across all skill levels have enjoyed weekly practices in the Mount Pleasant Community Centre gymnasium.

Provence Marinaside’s Jean-Francis Quaglia Knighted by Government of France

In a ceremony held at Provence Marinaside yesterday afternoon (August 18), the Government of France, as represented by its Consul General in Vancouver, Mr. Philippe Sutter, honoured Provence Marinaside’s owner and executive chef Jean-Francis Quaglia, by appointing him a Chevalier (Knight) of the Ordre du Mérite Agricole./Users/valerievdg/Downloads/51378985679_54e4724189_c.jpg

Large-scale mural adds splash of colour to downtown architecture

Students from UBC Okanagan’s Bachelor of Fine Arts program are once again working to create a mural in downtown Kelowna. 10 students are participating with Instructor David Doody and his partner, UBCO Teaching Assistant Jorden Doody, to create a new mural at 1358 St. Paul Street.

Sip, sip, hooray! Vanessa Vineyards’ Howard Soon Wins Winemaker of The Year

Howard Soon, Master Winemaker at Vanessa Vineyard is the recipient of The Karl Kaiser Canadian Winemaker Award, presented by the Wine Growers British Columbia and Wine Growers Canada.

Watch as Summerland Winery gets graffiti-ed – again!

Ten years ago Scott Sueme painted the graffiti on the front of Okanagan Crush Pad, and now, the public is invited to visit the winery and catch the artist in action as he modifies the front of the winery and paints the wall opposite the vines.

Gus Koenigsfest to represent Canada at La Chaine des Rotisseurs International Young Chefs Competition in September

Since winning the Gold Medal and the Canada’s Chef Paul Mastalir Award for Kitchen Excellence at the Canadian National Competition two years ago in September 2019, Gus Koenigsfest, from Vancouver’s renowned Published on Main restaurant, has been waiting for his chance to compete on the International stage.

Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant and Brewpub Celebrates their Birth-Week

Why have a birthday when you can have a birth-week? To celebrate their 2nd Birthday, the Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant and Brewpub are hosting a week of events and they want to celebrate with you! From SunSetter Yoga to a Backyard BBQ.

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