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North Shore Realtors’ Party

Posted: January 19, 2017 

North Shore Realtors’ Party With all the talk about Vancouver's real estate market, it's easy to forget that behind the scenes there are real people working hard. It takes some real skill and knowledge to help someone buy or sell a home properly and you won't find anyone better than someone who lives locally and gives where they live. Congrats to all our WestVancouver and NorthVancouver real estate pros and may you have the best ...more

Family Services of the North Shore Christmas Gala

Posted: November 25, 2016 

Family Services of the North Shore Christmas Gala The 5th Annual Christmas on the Shore was held at the Beach House Restaurant in West Vancouver. The night was full of sparkle and good cheer as guests came together to donate to this very worthwhile charity which has, for over 60 years, provided education, support and counselling to families in need across the North Shore community. Thanks to the generosity of the Fuller family (of Earls ...more

First Blossom LGH Fundraiser

Posted: November 22, 2016 

First Blossom LGH Fundraiser The First Blossom of HOpe fundraiser was held recently at the Chateau Versailles Design Centre in West Vancouver. An elegant cocktail style event, the night helped raise funds for the Lions Gate Hospital HOpe Centre in support of youth mental health care on the North ...more

Cause We Care Gala

Posted: October 5, 2016 

Cause We Care Gala The stunning art at the Equinox Gallery served as the perfect backdrop to the Cause We Care Foundation's recent glamorous giving event. Founded in 2007 to help raise funds for single mothers and children living in poverty, the invite-only VIP event emphasized the need to give in our community and  support programs like their backpack drive, Christmas hampers and YWCA Cause We Care ...more

Brightlight Pictures Anniversary Party

Posted: October 5, 2016 

Brightlight Pictures Anniversary Party He's known for producing movies like The Interview, with Seth Rogen and James Franco, Horns, with Daniel Radcliffe, White Noise, with Michael Keaton, and more. Brightlight Pictures executive Shawn Williamson is no stranger to the movie scene here in Vancouver and Hollywood, so what better way to celebrate his 15 year anniversary than with an invite only VIP party here at home. Congratulations Shawn, we love seeing you on the ...more

Dueck Cadillac Launch Party

Posted: September 24, 2016 

Dueck Cadillac Launch Party Sports, cars and fashion - it was all a part of the recent Dueck GM / Cadillac launch party. VIP guests were greeted with black tie service as all the sales staff were dressed to the nines and looking good! Then the big event - partnering with Vancouver Fashion Week, the new Cadillac models were unveiled as real life models walked the catwalk. Highlights also included speeches by noted BC Lions and ...more

John Daly Global TV Retirement

Posted: September 24, 2016 

John Daly Global TV Retirement He's one of the most trusted veteran newsmen out there - but now another legend is leaving the airwaves. John Daly, senior reporter for Global TV, will be dearly missed. Breaking stories from the likes of government scandal to crime facts and figures, Daly has seen it all. Last month friends, family and co-workers toasted the man behind the mission at a special event complete with champagne, food and fun. Look ...more

Vancouver Leo Awards – BC’s Oscars and Emmys

Posted: August 24, 2016 

Vancouver Leo Awards – BC’s Oscars and Emmys Leo Awards Vancouver - I've always said they're like our own version of the Oscars and Emmys. The Leo Awards, now in their 17th year, celebrated the best in BC with all the red carpet glam that goes with Hollywood North. Held at the Hyatt hotel - actors, directors, writers and producers strutted their stuff for the cameras and for the right to hold a coveted Leo Award. Three star-studded nights ...more

Lonsdale Quay 30th Anniversary Long Table Dinner Event

Posted: June 24, 2016 

Lonsdale Quay 30th Anniversary Long Table Dinner Event Lonsdale Quay 30th Anniversary Corks and Forks - Hard to believe it's been 30 years since the Lonsdale Quay set up shop in North Vancouver. Known for its mini markets, eclectic shops, fresh food and amazing views of the waterfront and city, the Quay is a staple with locals and tourists alike. Celebrating with a special Corks and Forks long table dinner, Quay executives and special guests toasted the occasion in ...more

Daffodil Ball 2016 Canadian Cancer Society

Posted: June 24, 2016 

Daffodil Ball 2016 Canadian Cancer Society Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Ball - Celebrating their 20th anniversity, the Canadian Cancer Society's glamorous Daffodil Ball was held at the spectacular Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. A VIP champagne reception, with live music by Blue Rodeo's Jim Cuddy, kicked off the night. Then there was the formal dinner, digital silent auction, the legendary cake live auction and dancing into the night. Raising an amazing $1.3 million, this gala continues to impress as it helps advocate ...more

Hotel Georgia’s New Prohibition Cocktail Lounge is Sexy Chic

Posted: February 11, 2015 

Hotel Georgia’s New Prohibition Cocktail Lounge is Sexy Chic A modern crystal chandelier greets you at the door as you descend the spiral staircase. At the bottom, a plush long bar, lined with tantalizing turquoise bar chairs, outlines the room. Small cluster cocktail tables with padded booths and small stools stand adjacent waiting for couples to come cuddle. And while you may be there for a casual drink, you'll quickly wish it was for something more forbidden, like a ...more

Vancouver Pride Opening Reception TD Bank Group

Posted: July 23, 2014 

Vancouver Pride Opening Reception TD Bank Group Time for this town to get a little crazy. Vancouver Pride is upon us and the parties have already started. First up is the TD Bank Group's opening reception party. Hosted for the fourth year by the amazing folks at the TD team, and headed up Mauro Manzi, senior vice president of TD – Pacific Region, it was time to kick up your heels and hoist a glass at the ...more

Canada’s Bartender of the Year 2014 in Vancouver

Posted: July 13, 2014 

Canada’s Bartender of the Year 2014 in Vancouver What does it take to become Canada's Bartender of the Year? Well, you must know your spirits and mixes for starters. A knowledge of basic ingredients also helps. Then there's the whole science of muddling things. And, if you want to impress, you must have a flair for the dramatic too. Last week ten of the best from across the country came together to compete in Canada's most prestigious contest ...more

Vancouver BMW Store i8 Electric Car Launch Party

Posted: June 24, 2014 

Vancouver BMW Store i8 Electric Car Launch Party It's an electric car star already, and it just hit the road. So what better way to welcome a celebrity vehicle than with an all-out, over the top, glamorous garage party. The BMW Store in Vancouver pulled out all the stops to turn their vehicle warehouse into a nightclub/ultra-lounge to welcome the new BMW i8 onto the scene. Guests were treated to food and libations as well as fun and ...more

River Rock Resort Celebrates 10 Years in Vancouver

Posted: June 23, 2014 

River Rock Resort Celebrates 10 Years in Vancouver It's a month long party out in Richmond as the River Rock Casino Resort holds their Diamond Celebration and 10 year anniversary party. A special VIP evening was held last week as dignitaries, politicians and invited guests were treated to a glamorous evening at the conference centre. The birthday theme included gourmet food and extra special party items like hot dogs, cotton candy and a full ice cream sundae station. ...more

Harry Hamlin, Terrence Howard, Billy Baldwin Headline Celebrity Variety Car Rally in Vancouver

Posted: May 30, 2014 

Harry Hamlin, Terrence Howard, Billy Baldwin Headline Celebrity Variety Car Rally in Vancouver Hollywood celebrities, sports stars and some of Vancouver's most beautiful people were all putting the pedal to the metal last weekend as the Variety for Kids rally hit the streets of town. Headed up by honourary co-chairs Kyle & Janelle Washington, the two-day adventure saw each team/car raise $25,000+ each to support the kids. Then, it was time to draft your celebrity driver and head out on the highway. Think ...more

Glowbal Group’s New Trattoria Opening Night

Posted: May 13, 2014 

Glowbal Group’s New Trattoria Opening Night West Vancouver's Emad Yacoub and Shannon Bosa Yacoub are well known for their Glowbal Restaurant Group. With names like Italian Kitchen, Black and Blue, Coast and more, this yummy enterprise has achieved great success in Vancouver over the last few years. Now it's time to add another member to the family with the opening of their newest venture - Trattoria. Located at Park Royal as part of the shopping centre's ...more

Heart of Gold 2014 Pre-Gala Reception

Posted: May 7, 2014 

Heart of Gold 2014 Pre-Gala Reception The Heart of Gold Gala, held in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation - BC and Yukon chapter, will hold its 10th Anniversary fundraising event later next month. In preparation for the big night, a private VIP reception for donors, committee members and guests was held yesterday at the super chic downtown home of Janelle and Kyle Washington. The stunning views and sunlit patios were the perfect backdrop for ...more

Canadian Sommelier Association BC Launch at Hawksworth Vancouver

Posted: April 16, 2014 

Canadian Sommelier Association BC Launch at Hawksworth Vancouver Champagne was flowing and glasses were clinking at the celebration launch of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (CAPS) in British Columbia. President Michelle Bouffard welcomed guests to the private room at Hawksworth Restaurant (in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia) and introduced the BC association and its board members. Wine experts alike agree that the new association will help bring big opportunities to the province and members are happy to now ...more

Gotham 15th Anniversary Soiree Attracts Local Celebs

Posted: April 13, 2014 

Gotham 15th Anniversary Soiree Attracts Local Celebs Gotham Steakhouse is a well known celebrity hotspot in Vancouver. With big wines, a glamourous cocktail lounge and famous faces - it is a see-and-be-seen kind of place that has held some legendary parties and charity events over the years. Celebrating its 15th anniversary last week, owner Neil Aisenstat invited friends and VIP guests to help mark the milestone. Cheers and congrats! - - - 01 - Lovely ladies are alway part ...more

Global Glitterati at Bar None Vancouver

Posted: April 3, 2014 

Global Glitterati at Bar None Vancouver There was glitter everywhere. But then again, that's the point behind the Global Glitterati party night at Bar None. Last week the Yaletown hot spot was decorated with mirror balls hanging from the ceiling and unicorns standing guard at the door. There was even a throne fit for the queen of the party - birthday girl and celebrity stylish Crystal Carson. As a driving force behind the Global Glitterati ...more

Duelling Arts Swords and Rapier Gala Event

Posted: April 2, 2014 

Duelling Arts Swords and Rapier Gala Event En Guarde! It was a night of cultural cocktailing at the Vancouver Club last week as the sounds of swords clanged and clashed in a night of competitive duelling. Vancouver based party planners The Social Concierge put together "The Duelling Arts" event - a series of Victorian era championship duels in a legitimate rapier tournament that delighted invited guests and revellers. Challengers were dressed in full formal wear for each ...more

Vancouver’s Best 2014 Parties and Gala Events

Posted: January 7, 2014 

Vancouver’s Best 2014 Parties and Gala Events Get out your social calendar and let's plan to party. As the new 2014 year begins there is lots of fun to be had. Many regulars are back, including wine festivals, art galleries and theatre openings. And there's lots of places for live entertainment and food too. Pick the ones you like for dressing up, or down, but best of all, there are lots of chances to help give to ...more

Cavalia’s Odysseo Horses in Vancouver

Posted: December 16, 2013 

Cavalia’s Odysseo Horses in Vancouver Set your senses on stun because Cavalia's Odysseo is a spectacle to behold. Dubbed a Cirque du Soleil with horses, this event is a must see for the holiday season. With scenes that shift from the magical and dreamy to high energy shows of strength, this is animal magnetism at its best. There's also a finale that you have to see to believe. Last week marked the grand opening night ...more

Chat to the Future Uganda Gala in West Vancouver

Posted: November 19, 2013 

Chat to the Future Uganda Gala in West Vancouver They say the world is a small place and that we are all connected in one way or another. Never before was that more true than last weekend as West Vancouver's Richard and Heidi Coglon opened their home, and their hearts, to host an especially touching gala event in support of Ugandan orphans and the new "CHAT House" concept of giving. CHAT to the Future (which stands for Care and ...more

Whistler Cornucopia Wine and Food Festival 2013

Posted: November 12, 2013 

Whistler Cornucopia Wine and Food Festival 2013 It's one of Whistler's biggest events of the year - and this year it just got bigger. Whistler's 17th Annual Cornucopia food and wine festival is on now and there's lot of new stuff happening. Usually held for only one weekend, this year the festival has expanded to a full 11 days and two weekends. Sponsored by North Shore based BlueShore Financial, the event is known for its famous winemakers' ...more

Porsche Vancouver Opening Night Gala

Posted: October 28, 2013 

Porsche Vancouver Opening Night Gala There is no substitute - It's one of the most famous tag lines in the world and it belongs to none other than Porsche motorcars. Known for their speed and beauty, the iconic car is driven by millionaires and famous folks alike. It seems only fitting then that MCL Motorcars (Dilawri Group) invited the who's who of Vancouver to join them for their Porsche Vancouver gala opening night. You couldn't ...more

Boat Show at the Creek Also Celebrates Marina 50th Anniversary

Posted: September 23, 2013 

Boat Show at the Creek Also Celebrates Marina 50th Anniversary There was lots to celebrate this year at North Vancouver's Mosquito Creek Marina as the 7th Annual Boat Show at the Creek sailed into town. Held in conjunction with the marina's 50th anniversary, and owned and operated by the Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumix (Squamish Nation), boat lovers got a chance to see how the millionaires live life on the water. An exciting opening night reception party aboard the stylish Celebration of Water ...more

Luxury Supercars in Vancouver

Posted: September 9, 2013 

Luxury Supercars in Vancouver It was called Luxury Supercar Weekend, but it has actually been a week long event consisting of parties, launches, dinners and more. Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ferrari and Rolls Royce were all part of the mix as the supercars rolled into town to show off their wheels. And car lovers everywhere were in heaven as they got a chance to choose and schmooze at events all over town. The week ...more

West Vancouver Filmmaker Connie Coccia Premiere of “Awake”

Posted: September 2, 2013 

West Vancouver Filmmaker Connie Coccia Premiere of “Awake” She grew up here in West Vancouver. But now, former Collingwood student Connie Cocchia is a shining star at the University of Southern California and ready to take on Hollywood with grit and determination. The young filmmaker was seen rolling out the red carpet recently for friends and family at the premiere of her first short film at the Scotiabank Theatre. Entitled "Awake", the movie expertly featured lots of action ...more

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