Stories – Page 2 – Gastown
Business

December 2 2020

The Nooks Holiday Pop-Up

Founder Colleen Imrie started The Nooks in Ontario as a consignment shop selling furniture and art. Eventually, she attracted local artisans who wanted to sell in her store. Colleen soon realized there was a great need for local makers to have a way to break into retail.

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Gastowner

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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Gastowner

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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Culture

November 26 2020

#KissMeInGastown: Where To Find Them

Kiss Me In Gastown is back, the COVID Edition! During the 2020 holiday season, 10 beautiful mistletoe swags will be hung at various locations throughout the neighbourhood, inviting patrons to walk the streets while spreading the love, safely of course, on social media using the hashtag #kissmeingastown.

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