Thursday, 19 July 2012 10:00
How much fun were you having around 5 o'clock last Wednesday? If you were down in Gastown, chances are good that are you were feeling the intense winds of hundreds of professional and amateur cyclists racing by you at 65 kilometres an hour. As one cyclist told the Vancouver Courier, "you just have to race Gastown".
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 10:00
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Friday, 13 July 2012 10:41
A sunny Friday like this one should be renamed Patio Day! We are loving Boneta's new outdoor communal table, built by the local Union Wood Supply Co. The little courtyard of Gaoler's Mews is just getting better and better, isn't it? Check out Boneta's new patio at 12 Water Street.
Tuesday, 10 July 2012 10:30
Planning on coming down to the big race tomorrow? You should be! Here's all the details that you need to know for tomorrow evening's epic event. For more details, visit Global Relay Gastown Grandprix online here.
Saturday, 07 July 2012 09:48
Gastown is expecting crowds nearing 30,000 for The Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix this Wednesday, July 11th. The famous Canadian criterium bicycle race attracts North America’s best cyclists, known for it's original course map (cobblestone, of course) and hairpin turns. It also boasts the largest prizes in North America. All this to say, it's set to be a very exciting and memorable Wednesday.
Friday, 06 July 2012 18:28
The good weather is here! If you need something refreshing, reviving, and you want it to go (because you are heading to the beach), look no further than Revolver on Cambie. The coffee connoisseurs have engineering bottled and brewed ice cold coffee that's not on resealable but rather beautiful.
Friday, 06 July 2012 10:12
We are so excited about the legendary Gastown Grandprix coming up next Wednesday!
What is sure to be an incredibly interesting afternoon has quite an interesting back story to it, as featured on Global TV last week. Check out the race route map below--plan your spot from where to watch! Get there early, especially if you want to be by the start/finish line.
Tuesday, 03 July 2012 08:00
Now that it's technically summer - the solstice has come and gone - and the fourteen day forecast is looking pretty sweet, feel inspired by some summer picks from Nouvelle Nouvelle. We asked Darik to select from the boys' racks and Randi chose some sweet statement pieces from their new womenswear arrivals.
Monday, 25 June 2012 10:00
Örling & Wu and Strathcona 1890 Seed Collections invite you to an original workshop with a delicious approach to reducing your carbon footprint while improving local food sustainability through urban gardening in small space gardens, window boxes and high rise balconies. This July 2nd, the two collaborate to teach you how to grow your own plants from seed in eco friendly newspaper pots and create a delicious edible basket to take home.
Monday, 25 June 2012 08:37
It's the ultimate cycling season this summer in more ways than one. While we await the upcoming, world-renowned GlobalRelay Gastown Grandprix, whet your appetite for all things two-wheels with this event, coming up this Friday at the beautiful old Boneta Space at the corner of Carrall and Cordova.
Friday, 22 June 2012 07:25
If devouring fresh fruits, veggies, food, and baked goods is your thing, Old Faithful Shop's summer farmer's market is the best place to be this Sunday. It's stacked with local vendors stocking overflowing selections of food that's good for you (and good for the soul).
Thursday, 21 June 2012 08:00
Owners Troy and Nima of RowanSky tell us, in their own words, their top five faves of their summer arrivals.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012 09:00
Make Music Vancouver is only a few days away now! Leading up to our summer solstice evening of dancing in the streets, we'd like to introduce you to some of the creative members of Vancouver's music community who will be getting you moving and shaking Thursday, June 21st in Gastown.
Monday, 18 June 2012 09:45
Gastown resident Syd Clark has opened up a new shop at 114 Water St., centred around what he knows best: skateboarding. A skateboarder all his life, with a professional background, Syd also comes the world as a sales rep for over twenty skateboard brands.
Saturday, 16 June 2012 05:09
We are happy to announce the opening of m0851 this weekend! The new store will be opening at the old Obakki location, offering their wide selection of lightweight leather bags and accessories (the kind that don’t need to be treated yet can still withstand all weather conditions).
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