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September 2015

Savour the Taste of Spain with Salt Tasting Room’s Free Tapas – VancityBuzz

The Proof: Gaby Bayona – Vancouver Is Awesome

Aesop Gastown: Skin Win – Montecristo Magazine

Haute Cuisine and Hype Merge at Bauhaus – Vancouver Magazine

A Secret Worth Sharing – Vancouver Sun

Gastown is Perfect for Foodies on Foot – VancityBuzz

Vancouver’s Insanely Cool Neighbourhood That Never Sleeps – Vancouver Observer

Holland Block in Gastown Becomes Home to New Coffee Shop – Georgia Straight

Salt Tasting Room to Offer Free Tapas – Georgia Straight

Buro Coffee: Now Open – VancityBuzz

August 2015

David Duchovny Set to Perform at Alexander Gastown – VancityBuzz

Mopping Up Duck Curry with Naan Bread at Nicli Next Door – Scout

July 2015

Women’s Side Gives Cycling Series a Boost – The Vancouver Sun

Aesop Store Opens in Gastown – Vancouver Magazine

Vancouver’s Tiniest Grilled Cheese Shop Opens for Lunch – VancityBuzz

June 2015

Patio Pints with Steamworks Brewer, Julia Hanlon – The Province

Local Entrepreneur Changes the Way Vancouverites See Eyewear – VancityBuzz

Gastown’s Notturno Cools Down New Dishes to Best the Heat – Scout Magazine

Thousands Flood Gastown Streets for Make Music Vancouver – VancityBuzz

Make Music Vancouver Returns to Gastown – Vancouver Magazine

Gastown Grand Prix Returns July 15 – VancityBuzz

Kick Back on These Gastown Patios – Georgia Straight

The Architectural Treasure that Stands Tall Over Gastown – Scout Magazine

Remembering the Bare Beginnings of Gastown’s Peckinpah – Scout Magazine

Over 350 Free Concerts in One Day for Make Music Vancouver – VancityBuzz

Now open: Twisted Ice Cream – Vancity Buzz

May 2015

At Gastown’s New Bauhaus, Fine Dining Meets Edgy Graffiti – Vancouver Sun

Michelin Chef Brings Hot New Restaurant to Vancouver – Huffington Post

Free Outdoor Concert with James Vincent McMorrow – Vancity Buzz

Red Bull and Dine Alone Want You to See James Vincent McMorrow for Free – Georgia Straight

Best Places to Drink in Gastown – Georgia Straight

Shirakawa: A New Japanese Option in Gastown – BC Business

Luxury Without the Logo: Old Faithful Shop – Globe & Mail

Gastown’s Notturno Serves Up New Food & Drink – Scout Magazine

April 2015

Gastown Funk: Make Music Vancouver Returns June 24 – Vancity Buzz

An Inside Look a M.I.A., Gastown’s Newest Hot Spot – Vancity Buzz

Tacofino’s Gastown Taco Bar Opens for Lunch – Vancity Buzz

Hello, Neighbour – Vitamin Daily

Gastown’s Taco Bar Launches Lunch Service, Readies Patio for April 20th Opening – Scout Magazine

Gastowner – Stefan Hartmann – Gastown Gazette

New Eats: Bao Down – Vitamin Daily

Gastown’s Six Acres Launches New Lunch Service, Tuesday Through Sunday – Scout Magazine

New “Bauhaus” Brings German Cuisine to Gastown – It’s To Die For

Soft Peaks Ice Cream – Montecristo Magazine

Bao Down delivers solid send-ups of Asian street sammies – WE Vancouver

March 2015

Gastown’s Blacktail reinvents itself – Georgia Straight

Gastown Tattoo Triumphs with Tradition – WE Vancouver

Vancouverites | 15 Minutes with Jennifer MacKay of Gastown Retail Icon, “The Block” – Scout Magazine

Blueprint’s Alvaro Prol promises more privacy and more intimacy at M.I.A. – Georgia Straight

Blueprint announces launch of new Gastown nightlife venue: M.I.A. – Vancity Buzz 

Bao Down: Grab some (steamed) buns in Gastown – Vancity Buzz

Escape rooms an entertaining test of wits – The Province

Gastown just got a little bit sweeter – WE Vancouver

Canada’s Menswear Mecca – A Continuous Lean

“Bao Down” Opens on Powell Street in Gastown, Generates Line-up – Scout Magazine

New Gastown gallery leads with controversial Damien Hirst skull – Vancity Buzz

February 2015

Sipping Down The Classically-Inspired Cocktail List at Gastown’s “Tacobar” – Scout Magazine

The Ultimate Vancouver Brunch Guide: L’Abattoir – Vancity Buzz

Your Guide to Eating in Gastown – Vancouver is Awesome

Tacofino’s new Taco Bar is bustling in Gastown – Georgia Straight

January 2015

Design Q&A: Inform’s Nancy Bendtsen says lights make the mood – The Vancouver Sun

Gastowners – The Boys Behind Alexander Gastown – Gastown Gazette

Organic Ice Cream Shop “Soft Peak” Set to Open Its Doors in Gastown – Scout Magazine

Peak inside Soft Peaks, Vancouver’s newest ice cream shop – Vancity Buzz

Blacktail finally hits the sweet spot – The Vancouver Sun

Video: Return of the Gastown Steam Clock – The Province

Gastown Brunch Crawl 2015 – Vancouver Foodster

Tacofino’s new Taco Bar is bustling in Gastown – Georgia Straight

Vancouver Then and Now: Gastown (PHOTOS) – Vancity Buzz

December 2014

Gastown Steam Clock Joke Brings the LOL’s – Huffington Post

Gastown’s Celebrated L’Abattoir Set to Table First Brunch Service – Scout Magazine

Chef Curtis Luk launches new menu at Bambudda – Georgia Straight

10 Must-Visit Art Galleries in Gastown: Vancouver’s Hip Heart – The Culture Trip

Pourhouse Gets Into The Holiday Spirit With Special Wintry Cocktails – Scout Magazine

Versace Home – Montecristo Magazine

Gastown Steam Clock Temporarily Replaced (video) – Breakfast Television

Gastown’s Iconic Steam Clock Gets a Temporary Replacement – Global TV

Temporary Art Project Towers Over Steam Clock Site – Vancouver Sun

Local Designers Install Pop-Up Art in Gastown – Metro News

Gastown’s Steam Clock Replaced with Temporary Public Art Tower – Huffington Post

Art Installation Standing In for Gastown Steam Clock – VancityBuzz

Vancouver Hospice gets a much-needed facelift – Vancouver Sun

Gastown Location of Tacofino Nears Opening Day – Scout Magazine

Jenny from The Block Celebrates Three Decades – WE Vancouver

Donnelly Group organizes ‘orphan’ Christmas for fellowship and charity – The Vancouver Sun

November 2014

Blacktail Reborn with Revamped Lounge and Excellent New Chef – Globe & Mail

Salida 7 Celebrates Spanish Food and Wine in Gastown – Georgia Straight

Gastown Steam Clock Could be Replace by Reflective Cloud Chamber – VancityBuzz

Steam Clock’s Cardboard Replacement Becomes Photo Star – CBC

Gastown Landmark Getting an Overhaul – Global

Temporary Art Project Proposed for Gastown Steam Clock Site – Vancouver Sun

Time Out Continues for Gastown Steam Clock – News1130

Couple Raising Funds for Art Installation – The Province

Salida 7 celebrates Spanish food and wine in Gastown – Georgia Straight

October 2014

A Modern Take on the General Store – Old Faithful Shop – Kinfolk Magazine

Chef Curtis Luk moves from the Parker to Bambudda in Gastown – Georgia Straight

Indochino Opens Stand-Alone Vancouver Outlet – Business in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Mecca of Menswear Cool –

Gastown Shop Hop 2014 showcases neighbourhood gems, old and new – Georgia Straight

Gastown store Parliament really gives a hoot about owls – Vancity Buzz

Canada’s first Versace Home opens in Gastown – BC Business

Versace Home Opens in Gastown – BC Living

Indochino takes suits to stores – Georgia Straight

New Prix Fixe By Chef Curtis Luk And New Cocktails At Gastown’s Bambudda – Scout Magazine

September 2014 

Have a Cow (or Don’t) at Gastown’s Shirakawa – Vancouver Magazine

On a Gastown Walk with Falken Reynolds – Scout Magazine

4 Minutes with Nancy Bendtsen of Gastown’s Inform Interiors – Scout Magazine

Gastown’s ‘fiercely local vibe’ makes it among the most stylish neighbourhoods in the world – The Province

Tech boom drives surge of interest in Gastown offices – Vancouver Sun

Gastown’s Pourhouse to celebrate ‘Aperitivo Hour’ specials – Scout Magazine

Sneaking Cheekies at ‘Gringo’, the Gastown Eatery that Can LOL at Itself – Scout Magazine

Global Relay signs the biggest office lease ever completed in Gastown – VancityBuzz

Gastown’s Notturno Serving Up New Plates & Cocktails Through September – Scout Magazine

4 Minutes With Nancy Bendtsen Of Gastown’s “Inform Interiors” – Scout Magazine

The Hired Belly: Top notch tapas at Salida 7 – Vancouver Courier

A look inside music promoter Blueprint’s new historic Gastown office – BC Business

Vancouver’s Mecca of Menswear Cool – styledotcom

August 2014

Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival Fills 200 Block of Carrall Street – Georgia Straight

Gastown Cookoff – Vancouver Sun

Gastown Gets Fired Up for BBQ Fest – WE Vancouver

Vancouver Food Porn: Nicli’s Next Door – VancityBuzz

The Georgia Straight Proudly Sponsors the Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival – Georgia Straight

Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival Returns Aug. 30 & 31 – WE Vancouver

Shop Talk: Lifestyle brand Kit and Ace opens in Gastown – WE Vancouver

Wild game on the menu at Lily Mae’s in Gastown – WE Vancouver

July 2014

Restaurants Gear Up for Third Annual Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival – Georgia Straight

Gastown’s “Bambudda” Dishes Five Course Family-Style Menu – Scout Magazine

Ken Hanson shoots for third straight Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix – The Vancouver Sun

Leah Kirchmann takes Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix – The Vancouver Sun

Gastown Grand Prix thrills the crowd – Metro News

The 2014 Gastown Grand Prix – The Province

Gastown turned into one giant bike lane for Grand Prix – The Province

Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix pro cycling event – The Vancouver Sun

Ken Hanson shoots for third straight Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix – The Vancouver Sun

A Cool Thing Happened Five Years Ago Today In Gastown – Scout Magazine

Gastown’s ‘Notturno’ Serving Up New Plates and Cocktail Features for July – Scout Magazine
June 2014

Gastown’s Irish Heather Welcomes Back Families with Changes to Liquor Laws – Scout Magazine

Gastown’s ‘Blacktail Florist’ Gets Set for Inaugural Brunch Service Saturday – Scout Magazine

Make Music Vancouver transforms Gastown – Georgia Straight

Five Reasons to Check out Make Music Vancouver – The Vancouver Sun

Nicli Antica Pizzeria to open Next Door next door – The Georgia Straight

Gastown’s Nicli Antica Pizzeria to Open ‘Next Door’ at the end of the Month – Scout Magazine

Tacofino Nabs Gastown Location, Set to Open in Blood Alley Before Christmas – Scout Magazine

Secret Location Brings Wonder to Gastown – WE Vancouver

Luxurious kuroge wagyu beef a specialty at Shirakawa by Itoh Dining – The Vancouver Sun

Profit and purpose blooms in Vancouver’s downtown eastside – Financial Post

May 2014

Shopping Vancouver’s Gastown with Designer Sophie Burke – Western Living Magazine

Gastown shop practices ‘dying art’ of handmade eyeglass frames – The Vancouver Sun

The coolest workplace in all of Vancouver – The Vancouver Sun

Experience nothing: sensory deprivation tanks float stress away – CTV News
April 2014

Gastown Shop Hop unites clothing and lifestyle stores – The Georgia Straight

Secret Location – still a secret, but it shouldn’t be – The Vancouver Sun

Design Q+A | Jonathon Litchfield – The Vancouver Sun
March 2014

Jimmy Stewart harnesses the wild at Blacktail Florist restaurant – The Georgia Straight

Star Wars Empire Brings Visual Magic to Gastown – The Vancouver Sun

Restauranteur Sean Heather – Montecristo Magazine

Savannah Olsen Named 2013 Aboriginal Entrepreneur of the Year – National Post

Eyeland Framemakers in Gastown uses the art of hand-made to fit every customer’s style  – West Ender

Best of the City 2014: Button Button, Gastown Hidden Gem – WE Vancouver

Best of the City 2014: Bruce Eyewear, Gastown Hidden Gem – WE Vancouver

February 2014

Form meets function at Litchfield – The Georgia Straight

January 2014

City Living: Chocolate treats give hope to women – Vancouver Courier



Gastown Shop Hop corrals stylish menswear that won’t break the bank – The Georgia Straight

Nancy Bendtsen of Inform Interiors – Montecristo Magazine

Jeff Donnelly, Sean Heather among 2013 B.C. Restaurant Hall of Fame inductees – The Georgia Straight

Continuum actress draws on Gastown community – Vancouver Courier

The sweet smell of a successful new life in the working world – Globe and Mail

Runway Vancouver: LYNNSteven – Vancity Buzz

Runway Vancouver: Pony Salon – Vancity Buzz

The Revel Room – A Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On… – The Vancouver Sun

Sean and Erin Heather on food and the family way – The Westender

Artistry blooms at Gastown’s ATHENA Atelier – The Georgia Straight

Olla Urban Flower Project: Say it with flowers – Montecristo Magazine


Vancouver’s Oldest Neighbourhood is the Newest Shopping Haven – USA Today


Gastown Heritage Project – The Vancouver Sun

Spend a Day Exploring Gastown – New York Magazine

Thrift shop assists recovering women – Vancouver Courier


Gastown Blooms at Olla Urban Flower Project – BC Living