Take a Trip Back In Time Down Sooke Road With Google Streetview

Recently, Google added a neat little feature to its Street View product – the ability to go back in time by displaying their previously-captured images of the streets and towns in its Street View database. Street View was launched in 2007, so for many areas you can see how they’ve changed over the past seven years.Continue reading “Take a Trip Back In Time Down Sooke Road With Google Streetview”

Valentines Day in Sooke – Top 5 Ideas For Romance

It’s Valentines Day – are you stuck for ideas for romancing your sweetheart? Here are 5 top places and activities to ignite the candle of romance in your life. Even if you’ve already got plans, bookmark this page for the next time you’re looking to impress that special somebody.

Sooke Disposal Garbage Drop-Off Is Closing

While everyone in Sooke has been arguing about the proposed new carwash and laundromat (which I think is a great idea, by the way), something much more serious is going on with a long-time local business. The Sooke Disposal drop-off yard, located between Edward Milne School and Fred Milne park is closing. As of SeptemberContinue reading “Sooke Disposal Garbage Drop-Off Is Closing”

Victoria and Sooke Real Estate Photographer: Jason van der Valk

One of the many things that I believe sets me apart from other REALTORS® is that I am very concerned with the visual presentation of a property to discerning buyers. With so many properties on the market these days, it is crucial that my listings stand out and are presented in the best way possibleContinue reading “Victoria and Sooke Real Estate Photographer: Jason van der Valk”

Stick Fest 5 – The Stick In The Mud Celebrates 5 Years In Sooke

  Coming up this Saturday, July 7, starting around 11:00 is Stick Fest Five, put on by David Evans and his coffee crew down at The Stick In The Mud Coffee House in Sooke. David officially opened the stick on 07/07/07, and every year since he’s thrown an anniversary party to celebrate and give backContinue reading “Stick Fest 5 – The Stick In The Mud Celebrates 5 Years In Sooke”

Salish Sea Salts *Contest*

Last week, I came across the twitter account for a new business here in Sooke called Salish Sea Salts. I had not heard of them before nor seen their products, so I decided to check out their website to see what was up. As it turns out, they are a small local company that producesContinue reading “Salish Sea Salts *Contest*”

Last-Minute Christmas Gift Ideas in Sooke

T’was the week before Christmas, and you’ve done it again – no presents, no gifts; shopping left ’til the end! It’s the same old story every year. You tell yourself: “Next year, I’m starting my Christmas shopping in September!” and yet here we are, with gifts still to buy, packed parking lots in Victoria, andContinue reading “Last-Minute Christmas Gift Ideas in Sooke”

Prestige Oceanfront Hotel and Conference Centre Sooke Opens Today

  The long wait is over! Sooke has its first full-size commercial hotel, and it’s a beauty! Nestled on the shores of the Sooke Harbour, The Prestige is quite a sight – and offers visitors and guests spectacular views and service, tasty dining options, and a full-service spa. I had the pleasure of joining Mr.Continue reading “Prestige Oceanfront Hotel and Conference Centre Sooke Opens Today”