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Jesse Dame, Owner of Wind Cries Mary, On Shared Meals and Jimi Hendrix

A look inside Victoria's Wind Cries Mary, a Pacific Northwest-inspired restaurant.

By Julia Dilworth

What's Happening This Week: September 17-22

Rain got you down? Here's a list of Vancouver Island events to keep you from feeling the fall blues.

By Breakwater Mag

The Pie Lady of Vic West

She loves the colour hot pink and makes delicious pies. Meet Victoria's inimitable "Pie Lady," Dawn Morgan.

By Sierra Skye Gemma

What does this playlist by Île Sauvage and Whistle Buoy have in common?

Île Sauvage Brewing is known for their wild and sour beers, but there isn't anything sour about the playlist they just dropped.

By Breakwater Mag

Vancouver Island Icons: Who Are They Really?

Can Yonni accept his fate as a tantalizing doughnut whose pretty exterior is used to entice customers? Will Howard the Gnome ever be resurrected?

By Julia Serena Ready

Q&A with Stef Hartwig of Lore General

We catch up with Stef to talk about the origins of Lore, what products she’s a fan of and what’s next for the store.

By Julia Dilworth

 

On Hangover Poutine and the kind of Greasy Spoon that Never Judges

In Stands and Shacks, we document our affinity for the most unassuming places to eat on Vancouver Island. First up: Esquimalt's glorious La Belle Patate.

By Julia Crawford

Finding Hot Tubs and Ocean Views in Shirley

Are people still overlooking Shirley as one of the Island’s best local getaways?

By Julia Dilworth

The Ever-Changing and Always Cool Woods on Pender

Summer camp keeps getting better. We take a look at Woods on Pender's always evolving property.

By Julia Dilworth

Welcome to Breakwater Magazine

Our idea to launch Breakwater was sparked when we asked ourselves what seemed to be a simple question—"Why are we proud to be brewing on Vancouver Island?"—and discovered there was no simple answer.

By Breakwater Mag

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