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How to Help Victoria’s Homeless While Also Supporting Local Restaurant Workers

Looking to do some good? You now have the option to not only feed those without homes but also to support hospitality workers.

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Victoria’s Take-Out Options, Mapped

Here's a map that leads to where you can find some of Victoria's best take-out and nourishing provisions in these weird times.

How Germs Spread on Surfaces // For Those Who Aren’t Taking This Seriously Yet

This short demonstration/experiment by Mark Rober uses UV-reactive powder to show us why we should all be isolating right now.

Vancouver Island Town Awaits First Brewery

Located in the heart of Ucluelet, the brewery is housed in a former church and perched on a hill overlooking the harbour.

A Sneak Peek Inside ‘Virtuous Pie’

The new, 2,300 sqft Victoria location of Virtuous Pie is on the verge of opening inside the Finlayson Building at 530 Pandora Avenue.

From Tree to Bottle, This Is How Wine Corks Are Made

In this fascinating short video, YouTuber Jamie Goode visits the Cork Supply factory in Portugal and finds out how it's done.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Island Restaurant?

Do you think you know the Island restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

On Mythical Sugar Highs and the Growing Acceptance of People Who Don’t Drink in Bars

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia takes in some cocktail history and all things crispy.

33 Acres Is Popping Up in Victoria All Weekend Long

The Vancouver brewery will be setting up shop at Still Life For Him from February 21 - 23, including a Friday night party.

On Side Orders of Coronavirus and Never Working a Valentine’s Day Shift Again

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds award-winning local booze and firefighters saving giant bottles of wine.

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How Germs Spread on Surfaces // For Those Who Aren’t Taking This Seriously Yet

This short demonstration/experiment by Mark Rober uses UV-reactive powder to show us why we should all be isolating right now.

How Japan Recovered After the Devastating 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami

Nine years ago this week the island nation of Japan suffered the devastating T?hoku earthquake and tsunami.

We Dig These Cabins Designed For Sustaining Good Times in the Wild

The cool and remote constructions take full advantage of photovoltaic panels, grey/black water treatment and rainwater collection.

Diver Films School of Juvenile Fish ‘Walking’ Ocean Floor Off Bali

A bunch of young striped eel catfish were recently filmed schooling together for mutual protection and 'walking' the floor of Jemeluk Bay.

The View From Your Window #5

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

Art Show and Sale to Honour Dale Nigel Goble Happening February 8

The retrospective exhibition, 'Home is Where the Art Is', will be brightening up the walls in Duncan's PORTALS Gallery from 10am to 4pm.

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