October 2015

Found 8 blog entries for October 2015.

Dining

Kelowna has many fine dining experiences to offer. Each of the restaurants offered has received either a gold, silver, or bronze award for excellence. Whether you desire American, Indian, Japanese, or many other delicacies, you will find each platter to your specific taste. Try them all, you cannot go wrong. Happy dining!

RauDZ

RauDZ received three gold awards and two silver awards in 2014 for Best of Kelowna in dining experiences. In 2015, three gold awards, one silver award, and one bronze award was also received in various categories. It is located at 1560 Water Street.

Quails Gate Estate Winery

Quails Gate Estate Winery received a gold and silver award in 2014 as well as two silver and one gold in 2015 for Best of Kelowna. Its location

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Will you have a jack-o’-lantern on the front porch or window of your home?  There will be thousands of pumpkins glowing in neighbourhoods all over North America on Hallowe’en Night.

But where did this strange custom of carving pumpkins really come from?

Why do we scoop out the flesh and carve a monstrous or funny face then light a candle inside and close the lid to experience the full effect of our creation?

First Origins

The name “Jack O Lantern”, which is the official name of a hollow pumpkin with a light inside, came from the peat bogs of Eastern England where often a strange light could be seen flickering above them.  This eerie visual phenomenon was referred to will-o’-the wisp, or jack-o’-lantern.

The carving of vegetables,

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Golf - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/trysil/5865597031

Two Eagles is sure to please everyone with its gorgeous course. It is located in West Kelowna above the shores of Okanagan Lake. The golf course has so many great offers just waiting for your friends and family of all ages. There is always something to do. As added bonuses, if you are a golfer who indulges frequently, it would be a great idea to join the club. The bonuses provided are well worth the fees.

The Spooky Scramble will be on October 31st featuring the Mexican Scramble with a four-person team. It will be a fun event, in or out of costume, featuring 18 holes of golf, lunch, beverage, 18 holes of golf, and prizes for a special fee. If you do not have four people; that is not a problem. Two Eagles will find additional members for the team.

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Lake Country residents living close to the Pelmewash Parkway are hoping the busy roadway will be the first thoroughfare in the municipality to be free of heavy trucks.

This following a suggestion made during the Oct. 13 town council meeting calling for a ban of large commercial trucks along a two-lane stretch of Highway 97. This older part of the highway runs along the western edge of Wood Lake and was always designed to be a residential corridor.

It has been noted by local users of the road and residents that large commercial vehicles are using this road instead of the new four-lane parkway which opened two years ago. The bypass road is a steeper grade than the old road. Lake Country mayor John Baker cited a possible reason for commercial

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Golf

Mission Creek Golf Club is a golf course in the heart of Kelowna that everyone in the area should have the pleasure of playing at least one time in their life. Naturally, you might want to know more about Mission Creek Golf Club before you head over there and start putting balls. Fortunately, this spotlight can give you a little more insight on exactly what Mission Creek Golf Club has to offer and how you can make the most of your golfing experience.

Beautiful Landscaping

One of the reasons why people tend to love Mission Creek Golf Club as much as they do is because of its landscaping. The greenery, trees, and plants are truly beautiful. There are some people who say it is enough of a relaxing and grand experience just to come to this golf

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Indian Food - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tahini/7186023248

Located on K.L.O. Road in Kelowna is a fantastic restaurant called Made in India. Operating hours are seven days a week from 11 am to 9 pm. Take-out and delivery are also available.

The chefs and owners have over 14 years of experience and know what it takes to provide the most delicious, authentic food. Their goal is to create an exceptional experience for each customer that enters. They want you to have an unforgettable meal with the ones you love or with co-workers.

The Menu

Before you even think about your main meal, why not order some of the terrific appetizers such as the Onion Bhaji, Aloo Tiki, or the Fish Pakora. This will wake up your taste buds and prepare them for the main event.

The waiter or waitress will be happy to make

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Sales activity in Kelowna and the Okanagan-Shuswap showed continued strength throughout September after a very busy summer.

Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB) president Christopher Miller reported that most sectors in his jurisdiction had a hot summer which appears to be extending into the fall.  While the pace slowed in the final weeks of September, consumer confidence is high, due in part to the positive economic growth in the province.  While sales were lower in September 2015 compared to last year, year-to-date statistics show growth in all areas.

Inventory remains lower than area Realtors would like with no substantial increase in the last few months.  There are very few listings in the Hospital area of Kelowna, in particular.  It

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