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June 8 2021

I AM GASTOWN: EC RARE BOOKS

When Stefanie and Richard moved EC Rare Books into their new space on Cambie Street, they made a captivating discovery. The very space they now occupied was originally owned by a family of bookbinders. This little bit of fate was an inspiring welcome to Richard, a third-generation bookbinder himself. Two framed photos of the original family and business now hang in the shop as a relic of Gastown’s History.

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April 22 2021

I AM GASTOWN: JULIA CHURCH, NETTLES TALE

A couple of doors down from its old hunting grounds in the new and improved Nettles Tale. From inclusive swimwear to locally acquired home decor Nettles Tale has settled in beautifully. We reach out to owner Julia, who gave us her perspective of being a store owner in Gastown.

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December 2 2020

I AM GASTOWN: GABY BAYONA

Gaby Bayona started her bridal brand Truvelle in 2013 out of her Gastown apartment, that she lives in to this day. As her business grew, Gaby expanded by opening up Truvelle Flagship, rebranded as Lovenote Bride, which currently houses her four bridal lines: Aesling, Laudae, Halseene and of course, Truvelle.

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December 2 2020

I AM GASTOWN: ALYSHA OSBORNE

Frustrated by how poorly many treat residents of the Downtown Eastside, Founder of 2 Paycheques Away Alysha Osborne set out to change people’s perceptions, one haircut at a time.

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