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A New Year, A New Change

Happy New Year from Breakwater Magazine! As we press reset on a new year, we want to share with you an important update.

By Breakwater Mag

All Of Breakwater's 2019 Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guides

The holidays have a way of sneaking up on you, and if you’re like us, you’ve probably left gift buying to the last minute. Lucky for you (and us), we’ve put together a series of last minute gift guides for every type of Vancouver Islander in your life.

By Breakwater Mag

Just Like Baba's—Taking in the Friday Night Supper at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre

Writer and photographer Rachel Rilkoff takes in one of Victoria's hottest nights of dining: the once-a-month Friday night Ukrainian Supper.

By Breakwater Mag

Island Diaries: Sarah Neufeld, violinist for Arcade Fire and Bell Orchestre

I found a lot of music when I was 17 that struck me: this could not have come from here. This has been made in a place so different, from a harder place.

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

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

 

What’s Happening: September 29-October 6

Here's what's happening on the Island this week.

By Breakwater Mag

The Best Part of the Malahat Is This Roadside Burger Shack

The Malahat Burger Shack is not a fast food joint, and yes, the burgers are delicious.

By Julia Dilworth

Q&A With Cumberland-Based Illustrator Alex Maertz

We chatted with Alex to learn more about her process, her inspiration, and some fun facts about her dog Roo.

By Julia Crawford

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

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