A Day at the Races at the Deighton Cup

If you are looking for an event where you can showcase your best outfit and have the thrill of betting on a horse, Deighton Cup is for you! The 11th year of Deighton Cup just happened this past weekend on July 20th. Located at the Hastings Racecourse, the festival has been an event that people…

Recap: BC Seafood Festival 2019 Launch Party

Comox Valley once again is the host to the annual BC Seafood Festival June 7-16, 2019. In its 13th year, the BC Seafood Festival is Western Canada’s largest seafood festival. This delicious seafood event welcomes some of the best chefs in BC, showcasing and educating participants on buying and consuming BC’s sustainable seafood. I had…

Calendar of Events – March 2019

Vancouver’s Brazilian Carnival – Vancouver, March 1 Latincouver, Sambacouver and Bom Brazil bring to Vancouver the second edition of Brazilian Carnaval! Lively music featuring Sambacouver, Bloco Sambatá, Samba Fusion, and DJ Nanda, playing the best Brazilian hits. Click here for details. Glory! A Gospel Music Celebration – Vancouver, March 2 From hip hop and R&B flavoured…

Bacio Rosso – A Whimsical Dining Experience

For Christmas, I wanted to surprise my partner with a unique experience. This gourmet 3 hr show has been running for the past few months in Vancouver, with an extension until March 10, 2019. Hidden in Queen Elizabeth Park, this white top venue showcases “Canada’s first Gourmet Cabaret Cirque. Moulin Rouge meets Cabaret meets Fine…

Calendar of Events – January 2019

Whole Lotta Shakin’ from Swing to Rock – Vancouver – January 11-12, 2019 Brought to you by London Drugs Vancouver Sympony Orchestra Pops, multi-instrumentalist Dave Bennett and his quartet trace the musical path from the golden age of swing through the early days of rock ‘n’ roll, including chart-topping hits by Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis…

East Van Panto: Wizard of Oz – Nov 28, 2018 – Jan 6, 2019

It’s back! East Van Panto returns for its 6th year at York Theatre for a 6-week holiday run of its latest production, Wizard of Oz. From now until January 6, 2019, come out and celebrate local theatre with Theatre Replacement and The Cultch’s latest pantomime production – a musical comedy parody of Wizard of Oz…

Calendar of Events – December 2018

Aurora Winter Festival – Vancouver – On now until December 30, 2018 Escape into a hidden village by the North Pole filled with captivating Christmas light displays and magical characters. Enjoy the market huts, food gardens, amusement rides, live entertainment, and plenty of other exciting activities. From visiting Santa’s Workshop to lacing up your skates…

The Dolar Shop’s Ocean Wise Partnership

The Dolar Shop recently announced that they were partnering up with Ocean Wise to promote sustainable seafood options at their restaurant in Richmond, BC. I had the opportunity to visit The Dolar Shop for a media event and learn more about this amazing new initiative. The Dolar Shop is a hot pot restaurant which opened…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: November 13-19, 2018

Each week, experience our top 3 deals & steals that have been selected for you, whether it be shopping, food, or just tips on how to save some money! In anticipation of the holiday season, and the start of pre-Black Friday shopping, here are some great deals to take a look at should you be…

Taste Your Way through Whistler Cornucopia

Whistler’s popular annual food and wine festival, Whistler Cornucopia, is back this month! Celebrating it’s 22nd year, Cornucopia takes place November 8-18, 2018. Two weeks of dining events, tastings, drink seminars, and parties, there’s plenty to experience in Whistler before the start of the ski/snowboard season. Local Whistler restaurateurs and visiting B.C. and Canadian chefs alike have…