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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.

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.

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.

Meet Alan Cukier, Head Brewer of Vancouver Island’s Imminent Ucluelet Brewing Co.

Opening day for the highly anticipated brewery is set for Friday, February 14th with a special evening launch from 5-10pm.

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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.

In a Remote Part of Turkey, ‘Bird Language’ Is Whistled Rather Than Spoken

"It’s a language called ku? dili that is still used to this day, though fewer people are learning it in the age of the cell phone."

How Some BC Neighbourhoods Once Tried to Keep People of Colour Out

"So this racist lady on the bus starting ranting about Land Title Covenants, asking a young Asian couple if they were servants..."

Understanding the Ancient Japanese Art of Creating Marbled Patterns on Paper

In this short video, Linh My Truong shows how the craft is done using a variety of tools that include a cat's whisker.

Shake Up Your 2020 Music Collection by Visiting CAVITY’s Next Music Exchange

That mixtape you pick up may or may not contain some life-changing tunes, but Spotify will never be able to replicate it.

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