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Genuinely Vancouver: The Kitsilano Shops on West 4th Avenue & MMV Giveaway for a YYoga Pass

The West 4th shopping district in Kitsilano has consistently been one of our favourite neighbourhoods in Vancouver for its outdoor shopping, one of a kind specialty and lifestyle shops and local finds. Over the past nine months, the shops on West 4th have undergone some major changes including the addition of 28 new retailers and restaurants.

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Burgoo in Kitsilano (2274 West 4th Ave)

By Carolyn Fung, Modern Mix Vancouver writer The arrival of Burgoo has been a much-anticipated addition to the restaurant scene on West 4th since renovations started in the fall. Still …

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Indian Fusion Restaurant & Lounge (1926 West 4th Ave)

Indian Fusion (1926 West 4th Ave) opens a new Restaurant & Lounge location in Kitsilano and Modern Mix Vancouver was invited for a meal ordered from its new menu.  With 80 seats …

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“Nicole Bridger” – Vancouver Designer is Beyond Fashion

The labels on all her clothing say “I AM LOVE” to remind her customers to love themselves as they are, and not try to fit into any stereotype or trend just because it surrounds them.

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ORB Clothing – Hoodie Swap (Saturday April 4 at 10am)

Orb Clothing (2028 West 4th Avenue) is celebrating its first anniversary on Saturday, April 4 with the second-ever Hoody Swap charity clothing drive to benefit Beauty Night Society. Long story short, if you’re one of the first 50 people through the doors of Orb on Saturday April 4th (starting at 10am), with a used hoody to donate, you will receive a free, brand new Orb hoody in exchange. Your old hoody will then be donated to Beauty Night, a non-profit, volunteer-based organization that provides makeovers and other wellness programs to women and youth in need.
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Also, everyone who visits the store on April 4 will receive an Orb Empowered card, which offers 10% off all Arson Girl and Orb regularly priced items in the store all the time. Spring has arrived and Orb’s beautiful new line is now in stock. Orb’s wardrobe consultants are always be available to provide product information and put together the perfect spring outfit.

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Modern Mix Monday – 49th Parallel Coffee

Looking for something to do? Every Monday morning, we present to you “Modern Mix Monday”, a brief but link-filled one-liner review of our past weekend loaded with suggestions to inspire you for your next!

On Saturday, I went to 49th Parallel (2152 West 4th Avenue) for coffee. 49th Parallel is a local (Burnaby) coffee roasting company which supplies coffee beans to buyers all around the world and is founded by the same guys who brought us Caffè Artigiano. I have only been to 49th Parallel twice, but it’s a great meeting spot to take a break from shopping along West 4th. Last time I ordered the Blue Earl Grey which came in a cute, baby blue teapot. This time, I ordered off the menu, a Chai Tea Latte.

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