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Our 10 Favorite Hip-Hop Holiday Songs

Year after year, the holidays are heralded by the dozen or so songs you hear on loop for a month straight. And naturally, musicians have stepped up to the plate, offering their own spin on the Christmas classics to (somewhat) s...


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New Music: Justin Bieber’s – Children ft. Skrillex is the Next Big Thing

Move over Drake, Justin Bieber’s upcoming single Children is taking over this winter. His latest album Purpose is turning skeptics into Beliebers and Children is no exception. Children will more than likely be the third s...


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@Bangkok Puts a Twist on Thai Downtown

Thai downtown Victoria – Recently we had the opportunity to sit down with Robert Cole, manager of @ Bangkok, our new favourite Thai eatery, which is conveniently located in Victoria’s Hudson District. It is difficult to...


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Is Kit and Ace, Chip Wilson’s big new bet, really a tech startup?

Backed by the bank of Chip Wilson, retailer Kit and Ace is scaling like a startup in the tech sector—and targeting that crowd too Lululemon’s billionaire founder Chip Wilson is wearing flip-flops to the glamour-packed launc...


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LYF Hangover Cures: Coffee vs Smoothie

In our quest to solve the worlds greatest problems we’re taking another swing at the hangover. We are determined to bring and end to this bit of nastiness that has plagued far too many of our mornings, so we’ll cont...


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5 Things Every Successful Woman Does

Story via Refinery 29 5 Things Every Successful Woman Does - Ever wonder how strong, powerful women got to be that way? Sure, dreaming big is a start, but hearing real, hands-on life advice from the women who have already made...


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Top 10 Destinations in Canada According to Trip Advisor

Four BC cities have made the Top 10 Destinations in Canada according to Trip Advisor! It’s pretty hard to argue that Victoria, Vancouver, Tofino, and Whistler aren’t great places to explore for all of us who live in...


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Fitness Freedom: Breaking the Rules of Fitness Memberships in Victoria

Alison and Natalie, the sister duo behind Fitness Freedom, weren’t searching for a business model. In fact, they never intended to own their own business until they had a problem and realized that the seemingly simple solutio...


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DIERKS BENTLEY & CARRIE UNDERWOOD HEADLINE SUNFEST 2016

SUNFEST COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DIERKS BENTLEY TO HEADLINE ALONGSIDE CARRIE UNDERWOOD IN 2016   Sunfest Country Music Festival announces Dierks Bentley to headline alongside Carrie Underwood in 2016. Back by popular ...


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Rifflandia Final Wave of Artists & Breakout West Showcases Announced

We are thrilled to announce our final wave of artists for Rifflandia 2015! * * * Mother Mother • Flatbush Zombies • Hollerado • Jillionaire • Walshy Fire • Five Alarm Funk Aegis Fang • Applecat • The Archers ...


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Why Millennials Should Invest in Their Future

A conversation with Tanelle Bolt and Kevin Crawford about protecting yourself and investing in your future… Most of you are probably familiar with the name Tanelle Bolt. Her tragic yet inspirational story touched our hear...


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The Best Patios in Victoria BC

Summer is in full swing and our local patios have never been better! In case you’re in need of a little inspiration, or looking to try something new, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite Victoria patios for you to ...


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Fresh Summer Dining at Moxie’s on Yates

Where the Locals go to Beat the Heat There is a certain feeling in Victoria when summer is in full swing. Our usual routines change or get tossed completely out the window; most weekends are long weekends, and afternoon naps be...


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A Fresh Approach From LURE Restaurant in Victoria

It’s no secret that in Victoria we love local food and drinks, and we really love patios. What may be one of Victoria’s best-kept secrets is LURE, a newly renovated restaurant that offers just these things. Located just a q...


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Is Your Instagram Down Right Now?

Instagram is down for many users , failing to update feeds or automatically logging them out altogether.   Instagram ‏@instagram  23m23 minutes ago We’re currently experiencing an issue that may have caused some us...


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Caitlyn Jenner Gives A Speech You Can’t Miss at The ESPY’s

Caitlyn Jenner was honored Wednesday night with the Arthur Ash Courage Award at the 2015 ESPY‘s. She shared her story for the first time alone on stage, advocating respect for the transgender community. Caitlyn (Bruce) Je...


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Rifflandia 2015 Second Wave of Artists Announced

Here it is – the second wave lineup announcement for Rifflandia 2015! Second wave artist additions: Modest Mouse • Hayden • A Tribe Called Red • Plants and Animals • Longwalkshortdock • Onra • The Zolas • Post M...


Cactus Club Plans to Open 60 More Stores! Could Uptown Be Next?

Cactus Club Plans to Open 60 More Stores! Could Uptown Be Next?

Cactus Club Cafe opened a new location in Kelowna earlier this week adding to it’s existing line up of 27 stores located from Victoria to Toronto (opening soon). But the plans don’t stop there, Cactus club plans to ...


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Topsoil Urban Rooftop Agriculture Begins to Harvest in Victoria

It all began with a spontaneous idea thought up in a Food and Society class. As he gazed out the window at nearby rooftops, Topsoil founder Chris Hildreth came up with an award-winning business initiative. In just two days, he ...


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How to Catch a Foul Ball While Holding a Baby

GQ Magazine teaches us how to catch a foul ball While holding a baby. Fore more visit GQ.com   Remember: You can always buy a new beer. But it’s illegal to buy a new baby.   Photo: Youtube