Highlights
Top Stories
worst customer

5 reasons you are the customer we love to hate

As I sit here on the eve of my last day in a mall I have worked in for over a decade, I am keenly reminded of all of the experiences – good and bad – that I have endured as a retail employee. In dedication to my fellow reta...


Royal Oak Optometry

Royal Oak Optometry: Four-Eyed And Flashy Framed

What do Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, and Tina Fey all have in common? Besides being international celebrities, they all rock iconic eyewear on and off the red carpet. These glasses are more than just a fashion statement:...


DISTRIKT

The Strath Enters A New Distrikt

…Raising The Bar For Nightlife In YYJ — A few weeks back we got word that Club 9one9 era was winding down and there would be some changes in the basement of The Strathcona. When we asked The Strathcona’s Events Coordinato...


tanelle dale

Tanelle’s Journey Continues With Help From Darcy’s Pub

On Sunday October 5th Darcy’s Pub Westshore will be hosting a benefit concert and silent auction to help their close friend and employee Tanelle Bolt. If some of you haven’t been following the story of Tanelle Bolt, let’s...


orangetheory fitness

Orangetheory Fitness Grand Opening Victoria Event Thursday Oct 2nd

Orangetheory Fitness is proud to announce their Grand Opening Event in Victoria October 2nd 5-8 pm at their new downtown location. The event is open to public and will feature class demos, live entertainment, a tour of their ne...


twins cancer

Twins’ Lifelong Mission For Cancer Fundraising

Fourteen years ago, Chris and Jamie Ruscheinski’s mother, Jan, lost her battle with breast cancer. Overcome with grief and a sense of powerlessness, the twin brothers decided to do everything they could to help fight against ...


banks

LYF Certified: Banks – Drowning (Music Video)

Every week the team at LYF will bring you new music from the worlds most progressive artists. This week Banks is making waves with her latest track Drowning. For more information on Banks please visit her website www.hernameis...


Iphone 6 plus

Hipsters To Blame: Tight Pants Causing Iphone 6 Plus To Bend

We posted an article about this issue a few days ago on our Facebook page and we felt so strongly about the issue we felt it was our duty to follow up… They only hit the shelves a few days ago, but some iPhone 6 and iPhon...


surge

Surge Soda Is Back: Can We Give You A Case?

Coca-Cola is bringing back a blast from the past — it’s Mountain Dew-like, highly-caffeinated citrus soda, Surge – which it has begun to sell online on Monday only via Amazon.com is coming back for good! Deman...


Blueprint Saturdays

A New Era… Blueprint Saturdays At The Gallery

The Victoria club scene has gone through its fair share of changes over the past 24 months. Sugar Nightclub has re-opened, 9one9 has entered a new Distrikt, and we’ve seen the emergence of a hot new a country bar. Amongst all...


Russell Wilson

Can Russell Wilson & The Seahawks Repeat?

…The Road To A Second Championship Begins against The Packers — Okay we’re not going to get into any deep analysis or reference some newly calculated analytics this is about you the fans. Will the Seahawks repeat as Super...


The Duke Saloon

Gone Country Crazy: The Duke Saloon Opens in Victoria

When I first heard my good friend and former GM of Upstairs Cabaret Joel Friesen was opening up a country bar, I wasn’t exactly surprised. Arguably YYJ’s biggest country fan and general ambassador to the genre, it had been ...


online dating

Why Online Dating Should Be Your First Choice And Not Your Last Resort

If you’re reading this article, it’s likely you’ve already asked yourself the question: ‘should I try online dating?’ The simple answer is yeah… you should. We’re not talking about Tinder, Grinder or any other hoo...


Glo Restaurant

#takebackSUNDAY’s at GLO Restaurant & Lounge

Summer is starting to wind down (sorry but it’s the truth) but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to have some fun! If you’re still looking for the best way to relax in the sun and enjoy some cold drinks  in YYJ we’ve g...


Selfie

The Presentation Of Self In Social Media: The Self vs. “Selfies”

It is not often that I actively call upon my sociology education in my day-to-day life. In fact, I tossed all of my notes and textbooks about 15 minutes after my last final exam two years ago. It wasn’t until a few months ago...


Swagger Wagon

“Swagger Wagon” The Viral Toyota Ad You Have To See

…Busta Rhymes & The Whitest Family Ever In The All New Swagger Wagon — This commercial featuring the 2015 “Swagger Wagon” Toyota Sienna was passed along to us this morning and we couldn’t help but shar...


chef peter

Behind The Apron With Chef Peter Debruyn Of The Strathcona Hotel

“Every Victorian knows what it’s like to have an incredible experience at a restaurant: great friends, great conversation, and great food. But it’s the front of house that gets all the glory – and the tips. Have you eve...


Davines Su

Save Yourself From Leather Face With Davines SU

…Eco-Freindly Skin Care From DesignHouse Salon & Davines SU — Its summer time and everyone wants that healthy glow even it means risking your health and your future looks… but what if you don’t have to? If you d...


calvin harris

Calvin Harris Tops The List: Highest Paid DJ’s In The World

…Calvin Harris Tops The List But Didn’t Make The The Top 10 in DJMAG? — Forbes magazine compiled a list of the highest paid DJ’s around the globe in 2013 and recent Center Of Gravity headliner Calvin Harris tops the...


Hudson Mews

The Hudson Mews: Historic Downtown Living

Brand new as of May 2014, and formally opened and endorsed by Victoria’s mayor Dean Fortin, the Hudson Mews are the first purpose-built rental building in 30 years. The city understands the market niche for convenient, upscal...