JUNE 2, 2012: FULLY REVISED AND EXPANDED
Where do you go when you feel the urge to celebrate, but don’t want to spend a bundle on drinks? Well, it depends on the night of the week. Pubs, clubs*, and restaurants around Victoria offer various special . . . → Click to read full blog
Every Sunday night at a little venue called Norway House, music lovers gather for one of the best musical bargains in Victoria. The Victoria Folk Music Society hosts local and international performers at this out-of-the-way spot on Hillside Avenue, charging non-members just $5 for feature shows and $3 on open-stage . . . → Click to read full blog
Here is a tip that should stop Victoria coffee lovers in their tracks. Every Saturday and Sunday, the fine folks at 2% Jazz Coffee on Douglas (near Hillside) give away FREE espresso all day long. That’s right. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends, belly up to the coffee . . . → Click to read full blog
Make no mistake, there IS a “wing scene” in our city. I found a website called WingsnBeer.com and two Facebook sites dedicated to the finger-lickin’ bar snacks in Victoria: Wednesday Wing Nights! and Chicken Wing Enthusiasts of Victoria. These people are serious about getting the best cluck for their . . . → Click to read full blog
You have just one more chance this year to witness a summer Sunday tradition in downtown Victoria: the water ballet of the wee harbour ferries.
Pilots of the Victoria Harbour Ferry company, a fleet of tiny passenger boats that ply the waters of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, perform their ballet at . . . → Click to read full blog
SCRIMP>>How I envy pizza lovers who live near Fairfield Plaza here in Victoria. Honey and I have to drive all the way across town from Esquimalt to take advantage of the Sunday-to-Wednesday special at Oregano’s Pizza and Bistro. And we do it, because the deal—and the pizza—are so darned good.
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