John Fluevog Sample Sale

Fluevoggers, you have been warned! The infamous John Fluevog Sample Sale is happening Tuesday November 19, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at their Gastown location on 65 Water Street. This sale will feature unique shoes and new colour options for existing styles. Stop by 65 Water Street to take a gander at the goods!

Anna Kosturova Resortwear


For those who are planning a tropical getaway, it’s never too early to get your shop on. For handcrafted fashion, check out a line of hand-crocheted swimwear, cover-ups, and hand-tie dyed silk resortwear by local designer, Anna Kosturova. You can find Anna Kosturova’s showroom/studio at 509–55 Water Street. Visit here for more information. 

New in the hood: Litchfield


Welcome to the neighbourhood Litchfield! Litchfield is a new concept store featuring collectable tools for enriched living from global destinations. If you enjoy utility and unique crafted items, Litchfield is your place. Check out all of Litchfield’s quality goods at 38 Water Street.

Now Open: Oak + Fort’s new Gastown location


Canadian fashion brand, OAK + FORT, has moved into a bigger Gastown location with a larger selection of their stunning merchandise. Check out their beautiful new space at 355 Water Street.

Women & Whiskey at The Portside Pub


On Wednesday November 20, the inimitable Champagne Republic returns for a night of high-energy music as part of November’s Women and Whiskey at The Portside Pub.

Purchase of a $30 ticket includes a whiskey sampling, six 6 oz. craft beer tasters, succulent snacks and a notebook for tasting notes. If you’re here for the music it’s $7. Tickets can be purchased at The Portside Pub at 7 Alexander St. Tastings start at 8 p.m. with the music kicking off around 10 p.m.

The Portside Pub is proud to support the Vancouver Women’s Health Collective. A portion of the ticket sales, as well as the proceeds from the 50/50 draw and raffle will be going directly to the VWHC.

Live Music in Gastown

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Craving for some live entertainment? Check out the lineup of local and international talent performing in Gastown this week.

Monday November 18

The Resurrection of Folk featuring Bob Sumner, Elliot C. Way, and Guests at Guilt & Co

Steve Kozak Blues Trio at Revel Room

Tuesday November 19

Mike Van Eyes at Revel Room

Le Cabaret du Passé – Neo Burlesque at Guilt & Co

Wednesday November 20

The Revellers at Revel Room

Jen Hodge All Stars at Guilt & Co

Thursday November 21 

The Sheets with DJ Lickity Split at The Blarney Stone 

Ground Up featuring Tonye Aganaba at Guilt & Co

Josh Martinez – Blotto Tour 2013 at The Portside Pub

Friday November 22

Killarney and Usual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Repartee and Guests at Guilt & Co

CAJMERE (Green Velvet) at Shine Nightclub

LOVECoast at The Portside Pub

Saturday November 23

This is Not a Band Hosted by: Jeff Younger at Guilt & Co

Killarney and The Usual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Sunday November 24 

Harpdog Brown Trio at Guilt & Co

The Do-Rites at Revel Room

We have not forgotten about the Movember buzz happening around the neighbourhood! Visit here for more details on the provocative calendars and quirky fundraisers organized by the Gastown community.