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Entertainment in Victoria

John’s Place – Jodi’s Restaurant Reviews

by Jodi Baker August 14, 2013

If you’re living in Victoria BC, you probably already know about John’s Place!  This diner style restaurant has been serving hungry diners since 1984, and serving us well.  I’ve been going there on a semi-regular basis for the past 20 years, and been served by the same friendly staff the whole time.  It must be […]

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Moon Under Water Brewery and Pub in Victoria BC

by McLean Real Estate Group July 3, 2013

It’s time to visit a brewpub in Victoria BC!  The Moon Under Water Brewery and Pub to be exact.  This fine establishment takes its evocative name from a fictional Victorian pub in an essay by George Orwell published in 1946 in the London Evening Standard.  In the essay Orwell describes the attributes of the perfect […]

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Langford Lanes – Victoria’s ONLY Ten Pin Bowling Facility

by Jodi Baker June 19, 2013

Victoria BC enjoys a storied history of bowling, but when the last ten pin facility closed down bowlers living in Victoria were left without a venue in which to enjoy their sport until 2011, when Langford Lanes opened their hybrid bowling center in the middle of Langford’s City Centre Park. Boasting 20 lanes equipped with […]

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June Events in Victoria BC | Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days

by hwilde June 5, 2013

It’s June – time for Buccaneer Days in Esquimalt!  This unique community event owes its theme to the naval tradition of Esquimalt, one of the oldest municipalities in Victoria BC.  Buccaneer Days has been a fun-filled family tradition with folks who are living in Victoria for over 60 years. One charming tradition of Buccaneer Days […]

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Fisherman’s Wharf in Victoria BC

by McLean Real Estate Group May 22, 2013

Fisherman’s Wharf is an excellent place for both visitors and people who are living in Victoria to check out. Located just around the corner from the inner harbour, you can get there from St. Lawrence Street or Dallas Road.  This multipurpose facility has berths for floating homes, pleasure vessels and commercial fishing boats and is […]

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May Events in Victoria BC | The Victoria Day Parade

by Jodi Baker May 8, 2013

Oh my, what a stretch of stunning weather we have had this month!  With record breaking high temperatures we have leapt from spring into summer and folks who are living in Victoria BC are getting out and taking advantage of it.  The city is gearing up for the parade of outdoor events that we enjoy […]

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Bin 4 Burger Lounge | Jodi’s Restaurant Reviews

by Jodi Baker April 24, 2013

It’s so nice to see the sun and all the spring flowers; the weather in Victoria BC is definitely shifting into barbecue season!  If you’re craving burgers but don’t feel like cooking check out Bin 4 Burger Lounge, in my opinion, the best burger joint in Victoria. Bin 4 Burgers is a great choice for […]

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Starling Lane Winery | Greater Victoria Wineries

by Jodi Baker March 27, 2013

Starling Lane Winery is a small family winery on the Saanich Peninsula producing award winning wines from locally grown grapes.  Victoria BC is not considered by many to have an optimum wine grape growing climate, but these dedicated vintners offer proof that excellent wines can be produced locally with attention to detail and the right […]

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The Red Barn Market in Victoria BC

by Jodi Baker March 6, 2013

Many of our local farm markets only operate during the spring and summer but the Red Barn Farm Market has grown, over many years, into a diversified business that sells a lot more than just fresh, local produce (although they do that very well, indeed!).  In fact, they now boast four locations across the Greater […]

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The 2013 Curling Classic in Victoria BC

by McLean Real Estate Group February 27, 2013

Mark your calendar!  March 20-24, are the dates of the 2013 Victoria Curling Classic.  People who are living in Victoria have the opportunity to watch some of Canada’s top men’s teams compete against international champions from Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland and Japan. Canada has always been a strong international competitor in curling and there is a […]

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