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Engage with PEI’s LGBTQ2+

Engage with members of PEI’s LGBTQ2+ community, at a special general meeting on November 21 at Mur [ ... ]

Nature PEI meeting

Nature PEI’s meeting on December 4 will feature Colin Chapman, botanist and lichenologist wit [ ... ]

Summerside Lobster Carnival

Presenting sponsor announced

Culture Summerside has announced that The Lobster Fishers of Prince Edward Island Board is the presenting sponsor of the 62nd Summerside Lobster Carnival. The board, made up of lobster fishers from across PEI, promotes and markets Island lobster to the world, while the Carnival, since 1956, has celebrated the role of lobster in Island culture and economy. The lobster
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Burgerpalooza

I’m Dining Out Here

by Andrew Sprague

PEI Burger Love is the most successful restaurant and local food promotion in the history of the Island if not the Maritimes. It’s generated millions of dollars for the local economy in April; a month that was traditionally slow for a vibrant but still very seasonal restaurant industry. Eateries from one end of the Island to the other have been flooded with
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After Hours

After Hours
PEI Brewing Company launches new series of beers

The Brew
by Bryan Carver

For their spring kickoff, PEI Brewing Company (PEIBC) let their team of brewers loose in the brewery to create four unique offerings for Island beer lovers in a new series of beers they have dubbed “After Hours Series.”

Helmed by Head Brewer Chris Long, the PEIBC team put their heads together to create beers that cover a
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Best Farm to Table

Best Farm to Table
Chef Michael Smith wins award for his Fireworks Feast

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants has announced that its Best Farm to Table Restaurant award will go to PEI’s Chef Michael Smith for his work with FireWorks Feast at the Inn at Bay Fortune. Chef Smith grows his own ingredients and partners with local producers and marine botanists to design menus that showcase the best of the region.

FireWorks is
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PEI Burger Love

PEI Burger Love

PEI Burger Love returns for its 8th annual celebration of Island beef. For the campaign’s hungry fans, there are 85 different gourmet burgers to choose from, with one of those burgers to be crowned the ‘Most Loved Burger’ at the end of April.

This year sees the highest number of communities to feature a participating restaurant since the launch of the campaign. New areas include Tignish, Alberton,
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Stir it Up!

Stir it Up!
Vegan café-market and catering company

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

A new vegan cafe-market and catering company is making the Island’s vegan community, and even some non-vegans, very happy by serving loads of delicious plant-based meals and treats. Located at the back of Back Alley Music in Charlottetown is the home of Stir it Up!

Owners Kevin and Aurora MacLean say the concept for Stir
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Fan favourite

I’m Dining Out Here

by Andrew Sprague

I must admit, when Hopyard first opened in the former Lot 30 on Kent Street in Charlottetown I wondered how it was going to survive. Charlottetown is fairly saturated with restaurants to begin with. I had my doubts that its focus on craft beer and plates under $10 would cover the overhead costs in a large space downtown, even if it was full most nights. And
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The case for beer

The case for beer
A new Buzz column focuses on the suds

The Brew
by Bryan Carver

Though we are just a few months into 2018, it is quickly shaping up to be a banner year for brewers and the people who enjoy their beer here on PEI. 

To some, this may seem like an overnight occurrence, but in all actuality it has taken decades to recover from a hangover induced by prohibition to get where we are today. Even with
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Colliding Tides Gin Twist launched in PEI and NB

Colliding Tides, the first locally crafted ready-to-drink cocktail brand will soon be available in Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. Colliding Tides Gin Twist is a handcrafted cocktail made with local gin. The Gin Twist is a mixture of PEI gin and citrus, with just the right amount of sweetness and carbonation. Colliding Tides is blended and packaged at the PEI Brewing Company.

Colliding
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Giving back

Giving back
Taste of India donates Sunday dinners to Anderson House

The owners of Taste of India restaurant in downtown Charlottetown, Paul Sohi and Sam Semwal, will celebrate their first year of operation in May of 2018.

Both Paul and Sam say that they have been very pleased by the immediately positive response that the restaurant has enjoyed from local customers.

And they have found a way to show their
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Some Upcoming Events

The Sisters Brothers

November 21–25
City Cinema 14A, graphic violence, disturbing content, coarse language.
Dir: Ja [ ... ]

The Wife

Unti November 15
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, mature theme
Dir: Björn Runge, UK/Sweden, 100 min [ ... ]

The Boarding House

The Murray Players November 23–25
Murray River Community Hall The Murray Players will perform the [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]