Tag Archives: local

Makes Cents to Support Local Business

It thrills me to see the steady expansion of smart local businesses (not to say that I don’t shop at mega international vendors, that tends to be a given). Smart means local coffee shops like JJ Bean, opening their 16th location in March. These businesses often figured out the region’s market formula. Starting off conservatively, […]

Accessible Space for Writers & Artists: A Blumin Idea

What was first a solution to a group of writers’ dreams for affordable and creative work space, Blumin Warehouse has evolved from pop-up shop (local art) and writer’s workshop to co-working space for local writers. Learn more about their new work space location and their latest events on Facebook www.facebook.com/BluminWarehouse. Here’s my interview with co-founder, […]

Five Star Meals by Culinary Masters in the Making

Do you enjoy cooking? Or, watching someone cook? Perhaps, you like tasting the best? You can do just that at Vancouver Culinaria Restaurant. Where students recreate their master dishes for your tasting pleasure. This borscht for example was a unique blend of fresh ingredients, innovative preparation and flavorful flare. A borscht, that was tangy, packing […]