Two Rivers Specialty Meats in North Vancouver

With winter weather fast approaching, you might think grilling season is over. But at Two Rivers Specialty Meats in North Vancouver, carnivores can always find their fix no matter the season. FIRST IMPRESSION When I arrived the sun had set and the light from the Two Rivers Meats sign was casting a warm glow over…

Calendar of Events – August 2018

Powell Street Festival – Vancouver – August 4-5, 2018 The 42nd annual Powell Street Festival takes place August 4 & 5, in Oppenheimer Park and surrounding areas to celebrate the Japanese-Canadian community, arts and cultural heritage. The Powell Street Festival is the largest Japanese Canadian festival in the country and the longest running community arts celebration…

Calendar of Events – July 2018

Golden Spike Days Festival – Port Moody – June 29 – July 2, 2018 The annual Golden Spike Days Festival in Port Moody takes place this year June 29-July 2, 2018 at Rocky Point Park. A family friendly event that is held annually to celebrate the last spike driven into the CPR rail that stops…

Recap of Vanfoodster’s #TastingPlatesYVR – North Shore Brunch Edition

For this edition of #TastingPlatesYVR, Richard Wolak, aka Vanfoodster, took us on a trek across the Lion’s Gate bridge to Lower Lonsdale. These events are a great way to explore the culinary hidden gems in our YVR neighborhoods. We started at the Welcome Parlour -Located in the heritage building “The Hodson Block” in North Van, this…

Calendar of Events – August 2017

Honda Celebration of Light, Vancouver – August 2 (UK) and August 5 (Canada) The second night of the annual Honda Celebration of Light features the United Kingdom, and the third night will conclude with Canada’s presentation on August 5. In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, each competing team will be required to include an iconic…

Go Further with Ford Canada: Introducing the Ford Escape 2017

About a month ago, I was invited by Ford Canada to Harambe’s Ethiopian Restaurant on Commercial Drive, to hear about Robin Esrock’s bucket list experiences from his book “The Great Canadian Bucket List”. From hearing about his adventures, we were all inspired to take on our own bucket list item, in a brand new Ford…

Organic and Local in North Van: Bluhouse Market & Cafe

There’s something to be said about being a tourist in your own city. Experiencing and looking at things from a completely different perspective and noticing places you’ve never seen before. That was the case with Bluhouse Market & Cafe! It’s one of those enchanting places that, when you visit, you feel positive the moment you walk in. The vibe…