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Nice Vice: Vancouver’s First Dairy-Free (V)Ice Cream Shop

Settling nicely into its new Yaletown location, where niche boutiques populate Mainland Street, Nice Vice is Canada’s first dairy-free, plant-based micro creamery.  A retro splash of bright pink and yellow are the …

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Painting Session at Beaumont Studios with Mixed Media Events

Mixed Media Events is an event production company specializing in art-based corporate team building, special occasion and private events. Once a month they host a ticketed “Studio Sessions” event where attendees are provided with a blank canvas and all the painting supplies they need to create a piece of art.

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Swedish Brand Fjällräven Brings Scandinavian Style and Durability to Canadian Adventures

In 2014, the brand made its Canadian debut, choosing Vancouver as its first Canadian city in which to open a stand-alone retail location. Shoppers like myself were intrigued by the Fjällräven brand, with its exotic Nordic ‘umlauts’ over the A’s, and its little Arctic Fox logo which seemed to suddenly show up on colourful backpacks all over the city.

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An Insider’s Guide to Whole Foods Market’s First Burnaby Location

Among other developments in this up-and-coming Burnaby neighbourhood, commuters along Lougheed Highway have certainly noticed that Whole Foods Market has been under construction, indicating that something fresh and new will soon …

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Vancouver Designer Spotlight: Cursor & Thread’s Fashion Accessories for Men

Vancouver’s Cursor & Thread specializes in producing a unique line of fashion accessories that have fallen somewhat by the wayside in recent times: suspenders and bowties.

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Vancouver’s Karma Athletics Opens at Oakridge Centre

Vancouver’s Karma Athletics Opens at Oakridge Centre, with a focus on made-in-Vancouver women’s fitness apparel for yoga, run, spin and dance.