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NEIGHBOURHOODS DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER

February 2014

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CONTENTS LARGER NEIGHBOURHOODS

1 CHINATOWN

Canada’s largest Chinatown. Centred on Pender Street. Main, Pender, and Keefer Streets are the principal areas of commercial activity.

43 GASTOWN

The original townsite of Vancouver is located along Cordova Street on the lower east side. It has stone buildings and souvenir and boutique shops.

135 BURRARD STREET Runs from Davie Street back to Coal Harbour. Lots of high fashion midway, as well as boutique hotels and dining.

151 ROBSON STREET

AKA Rodeo Drive North, you will find high fashion boutiques, up-scale restaurants and lots of people walking up and down.

63 HASTINGS HERITAGE

171 GRANVILLE STREET The old Financial District with Deco buildings and up scale designer shops. Our downtown entertainment district. Lots of clubs and night life.

95 COAL HARBOUR

Where the cruise ships are located. It includes Burrard Landing with our new convention centre.

111 DENMAN STREET

Runs from Coal Harbour to English Bay. Lots of shops and restaurants.

13 DAVIE VILLAGE

Runs from English Bay up to Burrard Street. Vancouver’s Gay community calls this area home.

197 YALETOWN

Marinas, parks, high rise apartment blocks, and converted heritage buildings near False Creek.

205 GRANVILLE ISLAND Located on a peninsula in False Creek it is today a major tourist attraction and a working neighborhood.


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2012 Florence Italy Gelato Festival - Winner People’s Choice Award 2012 Gelato World Cup, Team Canada member - Gelato Master

1001 West Cordova Street @ Burrard 1001 West Cordova Street Columbia 604Vancouver, 569 1010British www.bellagelateria.com

604-569-1010

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CONTENTS BOUTIQUE NEIGHBOURHOODS

12 MAIN STREET EAST

90 PENDER & BUTE

Between Main Street Skytrain and East Georgia Street there are several new stores and a pub.

Pender Street west around Bute has several new businesses, a fitness centre and other services.

16 UNION STREET

102 PENDER & GEORGIA

Just east of Main on Union. New boutique stores and services.

21 RAILTOWN

Located along Alexander Street east of Main. Home to designers, eateries and Vancouver Urban Winery.

31 CROSSTOWN

Bordered by Beatty, Main, Pender and Expo Blvd. Home to nice restaurants, a mall, park and new shops.

54 WEST HASTINGS

Across from the Woodward’s Centre. New restaurants and designer shops in renovated heritage buildings.

74 BURRARD LANDING

Explore the new shops and places to eat around the Convention Centre.

The area around the corner of Pender and Georgia has a block of new businesses, a spa and more.

118 ENGLISH BAY

The corner of Denman and Davie is abuzz with activity, restaurants, great beach scenery and views.

130 EMERY BARNES PARK

Visit the shops around this newly created park at Davie and Richards.

163 HOWE STREET

Lots of designer retail, eateries and businesses just off the Hastings Heritage District at Howe Street.

246 LIBRARY SQUARE

There are more stores here than you think and services as well.

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VANCOUVER NEIGHBOURHOODS GUIDE (Downtown) February 2014

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission in writing of the copyright holder. Publishers note: All effort has been made to keep this guide book up to date regarding shops still being in business, hours, change of names and so on. Be sure to check ahead if you are traveling out to a destination. Best, Christopher Vancouver Neighbourhood Guides ISBN 978-0-9812574-2-6 Published and bound in China 1038 East 63rd Avenue Vancouver BC, V5X 2L1 www.vancouverneighborhoodguides.com

chrisbestvan@yahoo.ca

Welcome to the Neighbourhoods of Vancouver DOWNTOWN edition. This guide emphasizes and points out the different neighbourhoods of Downtown Vancouver. It is for both locals and visitors alike and offers a special welcome to new Vancouverites as well. How often have you heard someone say, “Oh, I drive by that neighbourhood all the time but I was there 20 years ago and nothing has changed.” Well, let me tell you things have changed all over Metro Vancouver. The neighbourhoods are buzzing with activity and new developments and of course great local history. We will let you know who is new in each neighbourhood and also let you know if your old favorites are still around. We will tell you where interesting neighbourhoods have sprung up that you may not know about. Do you know these neighborhoods Emery Barnes Park, Crosstown and Railtown? We call them ‘Boutique Neighbourhoods.’ There is so much to discover right here in our own back yard. Having been born and raised in Vancouver and a heritage writer, I feel qualified to pass on what I remember from my youth about our great city and about the great changes we are continuing to see to this day. This guide is meant to be kept for a year and to be taken with you as you visit a different neighbourhood each week or weekend as time allows. If you are a tourist, we are sure you will enjoy it too! So get out and explore your neighbourhoods. Christopher Best


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Third Largest Chinatown in North America This is North America’s third largest Chinatown. Mandarin and Cantonese are the mother tongues in 30 per cent of Vancouver homes, makes Chinese the largest “minority” ethnic group. There are lots of interesting markets with many varieties of fresh and dried seafood and mushrooms. You’ll also find inexpensive houseware and traditional Chinese medicine. During the summer, on weekend evenings, Keefer and Pender Streets become a busy open-air night market. If you have time for a leisurely meal, try dim sum at one of the many small restaurants. It is an inexpensive, multi-course culinary adventure. Besides the businesses on Pender Street, try East Georgia for some interesting newcomers and oldsters.

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2 ~ Millenium Gate Vancouver Chinatown Millenium Gate To inaugurate the new millennium and commemorate this “journey in time,” the Vancouver Chinatown Millennium Society designed a physical structure representing both the past and the future. The Millennium Gate, located on Pender and Taylor streets, incorporates both eastern and western symbols with traditional and modern Chinese themes in its construction and appearance. The gate, opened in July 2002, is a project with a mandate to strengthen Chinatown’s image and joint community involvement. Historical Alley Historical Alley is one of the best places to visit for more information on the historical aspect of Vancouver’s Chinatown. You will be able to follow along the timeline from the immigration to the building of the Alleys and markets throughout the streets. These are the alleys that the immigrants moved too, and built their lives on. Find out more when you visit Historical Alley where the museums and small gift shops are. They are located on Shanghai Alley: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Opened in 1986 for Expo, the garden was built by a team of 52 experts from the city of Suzhou, and represents the first full scale Classical Chinese garden to be built outside of China.


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4 ~ Peking Lounge

CHINATOWN PENDER & ABBOTT 1960

223 E. Georgia Street

604 899 2777

www.east of maincafe.com

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BAO BEI

CHINESE BRASSERIE

163 Keefer Street

28 East Pender St.

www.bao-bei.ca

www.themodernbartender.com

604 688 0876

(604) 684-1747


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Blim Decor of China OCHI Bamboo Village New Town Bakery

77 East Pender Street

(604) 689-0082

www.wtormsalon.com

everything cafe 83 E Pender St

(604) 844-1559 www.pekinglounge.com

75 Est Pender Street

604-681-3115

www.everythingcafe.ca


6 ~ Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie EAST of MAIN CAFE is open!!! You’re all invited!

pear, pickled onion and mustard greens on sesame bread, reveals why the napkins, like the chopsticks, are self-serve.

The Dinner menu is Mediterraneaninfluenced tapas and three great large plates with a great COCKTAIL and BEER selection. The Lunch menu is amazing sandwiches, salads, homemade soups and quiche.

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East of Main Cafe supports Project Limelight Society. Maureen & Donalda look forward to seeing you soon! Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie The neon sign puts you in a film noir set in vintage Chinatown. Inside, pinups in the bathroom and whitewashed knives on the dining room wall wink to the storied past. But look more closely: Bao Bei is all 2010 – it’s taken this long to get such a fun take on Chinese dining. In the kitchen, chef Joel Watanabe (of Bin 942 and Araxi) homespins ingredients from close by with flavours from far away, irreverently and intelligently reminding us that comfort food doesn’t have to be white-bread. Egg noodles, flat and square, float in a deep-bodied broth with braised Pemberton beef, sharp watercress and organic tomatoes blistered to pull out their inherent sweetness, an inky sauce of cilantro and shallots on the side. A sumptuous shao bing sandwich, which puts pillowy pork, Asian

The Modern Bartender is the first retail store of it’s kind in Vancouver BC Canada. With everything from price point to high end bartenders tools, an amazing selection of bitters, syrups and mixers, vintage glassware, bartenders lounge wear, cocktail books and even cigars! Finally, a place for enthusiasts where everything they want is under one roof. Not to mention an amazing Tiki room geared at not only tiki cocktail fanatics but tiki collectors in general! Hours of Operation - Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 7pm, Sunday noon to 6pm.


CHINATOWN ~ 7 Storm Salon Cutting and colouring our way through the Lower Mainland since 1995 – we are a small boutique salon that offers personalized service and care. With five stylists (Quentina, Morgan, Carl, Jen and Erum) and owners Lisa and Alix – we’ll meet your needs in a way that is thoughtful, current, understanding and fun. In other words, we will not only give you a great haircut but also the latest news on hot restaurants, movies to see, reality TV updates, and our political opinions.

Everything Cafe is a 36-seat Euro style cafe located in the heart of Chinatown. We serve cafe style breakfast, lunch and a selection of freshly baked scones, muffins, cakes and pastries. We are proud to partner with Stumptown Coffee Roasters out of Portland, Oregon. With our sibling restaurants (Salty Tongue Cafe, Shebeen Whiskey House, Judas Goat Taberna, Salt Tasting Room, Fetch Hot Dog and Irish Heather gastropub) located nearby, you can expect to see their influences on the menu and in the service. For example, the meatballs and goat’s cheese cheesecake are from Judas Goat, charcuterie and cheese plates are from Salt, pastries come from Salty Tongue and our quiche from the Irish Heather.

Peking Lounge opened in February 2003 and has been proudly serving the Vancouver community ever since. Located in Historic Chinatown, the owners Michael Bennett and Daniel Poulin have created a unique store where century old furniture is elegantly paired with the most contemporary of design Peking Lounge is also your online Chinese furniture warehouse where you can experience and explore the China of yesteryear: when Beijing was Peking and the Emperor was known as the Son of Heaven. Since our first trip to China we have been enthralled with the rich, cultural history of this country and its booming economic future. Beijing’s many awe inspiring historic monuments, which lay in peaceful splendor through the city’s core, are in sharp contrast to the mayhem of everyday modern life in this sprawling metropolis.


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The original China gate was donated to the City of Vancouver by the Peoples Republic of China. The white & gold China Gate represents the historical ties & connection between China & the residents of Vancouver’s Chinatown. The 15 Meter tall Millennium Gate spans Pender street at the Western most entrance to Vancouver’s Chinatown. It is located just East of the Taylor Street / Pender Street intersection. Shanghai Alley is a backwards “L” shaped alley on the Western edge of Chinatown. You can enter this alley from Taylor Street or West Pender Street. In the centre of this Historic alley is a replica of the West Han Dynasty Bell, surrounded by a circular display of history depicting panels. The Sam Kee building on the corner of Carrall & West Pender Street. Thinnest building in the world - Ripleys Believe It or Not! The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden opened to the public on April 24th, 1986. The Century Winds of Change Mural is slightly North East of the Millennium Gate entrance to Chinatown Vancouver. It is situated on the bright pink building (Kitty’s Beauty Studio) at 11 W Pender Street.

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The monument of Canadian Chinese depicts a Chinese Railway worker & a World War Two Soldier. The hard and often deadly work of the Railroad worker resulted in the death of hundreds of immigrants who could find little or no work. The “Silk Road Route” is a self guided walking tour from Historic Chinatown through to the centre of Downtown Vancouver. This is the first official walk linking these two central parts of the city. Chinese Cultural Centre Museum and Archives, 555 Columbia Street. The Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of Chinese Canadians and fostering an appreciation of traditional and contemporary Chinese arts.


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TREASURE GREEN TEA COMPANY

Treasure Green Tea Company is the first authentic traditional store in Vancouver. Over 30 years of expertise, we offer educational tea tastings with a strong emphasis on exceptional quality, health benefits and tea etiquette. We invite you to come in and discover an unforgettable authentic tea experience at Treasure Green. Be sure to ask us about our monthly new arrivals. ¥

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Organic & premium teas, plus Treasure GreenÕs signature teas Large selection of high-end tea accessories in terracotta, bamboo, and fine porcelain Exclusive Treasure Green Extra Virgin Tea Oil Custom-made and creative Treasure Green Gift Baskets Treasure Green Tea Company 227 East Georgia Street 604.687.4181 treasuregreen.com


10 ~ Project Limelight

Project Limelight Welcome to the world of Project Limelight, a free theatre program for kids who are driven to perform. No experience necessary! Project Limelight is about inspiring children to look inside themselves and discover their inner strengths, explore their hidden talents, develop confidence and form lasting friendships. Above all, Project Limelight is about having fun! Motivated to give back, sisters Maureen Webb and Donalda Weaver founded Project Limelight to support the East Vancouver community where they were raised. Maureen launched her career in the film industry over 25 years ago in a small office in the Downtown Eastside. As a Casting Director, Maureen has worked with some of the top actors and professionals in the industry, many of whom are lending their support to Project Limelight. In 2002, Maureen co-founded a children’s theatre program on Vancouver Island, offering young people the opportunity to workshop, rehearse, and perform full length productions at professional theatres. It was this experience that gave her a glimpse of the world she wanted to create and the seed for Project Limelight was planted. Donalda also found her way into the film world, owning and managing Second


CHINATOWN ~ 11 Avenue Studios, one of Canada’s largest casting studios. During her successful career as a CMA in both industry and public practice, it was in the not-for-profit sector that Donalda found her calling. For her, Project Limelight is a vehicle that provides children with mentors and encourages them to continue their education. OUR PROGRAM At Project Limelight, we want to unleash the imagination, awaken curiosity and give children the opportunity to experience the magic of applause. We have set out to develop a program that offers youth living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside a safe place to build an artistic community. Project Limelight is open to young people aged 8 to 15 in the Strathcona district. Each session is four months long and runs 3 days a week. The first month is spent learning skills, techniques and forms of expression, including clowning, creative writing, voice work, movement and improvisation. The following three months are spent rehearsing a full-length theatrical production, leading up to a final performance on a community stage, giving participants the opportunity to showcase everything they have accomplished. Project Limelight Society 225 E. Georgia St. Vancouver, B.C. V6A 1Z6 Phone: 604-899-2777 Email: info@projectlimelightsociety.org Located in the Downtown Eastside, Project Limelight’s primary home is above East of Main cafe, a social enterprise that donates its profits directly to Project Limelight Society and provides participants with healthy snacks and beverages.


12 ~ Spencer Interiors

MAIN STREET, DOWNTOWN SKYTRAIN TO EAST GEORGIA STREET

708 Main Street

604 736 1378

www.spencerinteriors.ca

The historic London Pub was established in 1903. This neighbourhood pub, which is nestled in Chinatown on the edge of Strathcona at the corner of Main and E Georgia, was constructed during Vancouver’s pre-World War I building boom.

CAFFE BRIXTON

700 Main Street

212 East Georgia Street

www.londonpub.ca

www.caffebrixton.com

605 563 5053

604 568 8200


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FUTURE LIVING THE URBAN LIVING EXPERTS Historically in Vancouver, men and women were segregated. Within the pub, there was a separate area set aside for “ladies and escorts”. A ladies beer parlour was constructed at the London Hotel in 1931. Women drinking on the men’s side were assumed to

SOCIAL CLUB

928 Main Street

604 558 0928

www.electricowl.ca

914 Main Street

604 801 5720

www.futureliving.ca

campagnolo

Open for brunch Saturdays & Sundays from 11:30-2:30 1020 Main Street

604.484.6018

www.campagnolorestaurant.ca


14 ~ London Pub Spencer Interiors We are a modern luxury furniture and lighting store located in Vancouver BC, and we strive to match the quality of our clients’ purchasing experience with the quality of the furniture and lighting that we represent. As part of this goal, we have designed our web site to provide clients with as much relevant information as possible, (but we are not a “point and click” online store). We encourage potential clients to browse our web site, and to contact us in person for more in depth product information. Our sales associates work with our products every day, and we regularly visit client’s homes for interior design consultations, so we have the knowledge necessary to make your purchasing experience as effortless as possible.

Caffe Brixton We are loacted around the corner off Main Street on Georgia Street. We have quickly established ourselves with the locals as a great place for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our menu is varied and quite popular with a lot of vegetarian entrees. The coffee is great and the ambience, other world. We are open 7 days per week and our prices are extremely reasonable. Drop by anytime and see for yourself! The historic London Pub was established in 1903. This neighbourhood pub, which is nestled in Chinatown on the edge of Strathcona at the corner of Main and E Georgia, was constructed during Vancouver’s pre-World War I building boom. London Pub, with its exposed brick arches, floor to ceiling heritage windows, creative draught beer line and inviting Pub atmosphere makes this one one of the most unique Heritage Pubs in the city. Historically in Vancouver, men and women were segregated. Within the pub, there was a seperate area set aside for “ladies and escorts.” A ladies beer parlour was constructed at the London Hotel in 1931. Women drinking on the men’s side were assumed to be prostitutes. Today, the two entrances still remain, one at the corner of Main/Georgia and one along Main Street. The external appearance of the Pub contributes to the building’s heritage value.


MAIN @ GEORGIA STREET ~ 15 Future Living prides itself on providing the total solution for urban living. Our In-House design team will allow you to make your dreams a reality using the latest trends and techniques. The renovation team not only has a wide range of products to improve your home, but they are also experts at installing modern home furnishings. Flooring and Tiles; Cabinets, Countertops and Appliances; even Plumbing and Lighting, can all be found under one roof. When shopping around for home improvement services, our showroom is where your search ends.

campagnolo restaurant

Electric Owl Social Club is Main Street’s premiere live music venue, nightclub, restaurant, lounge and party destination. We take great pride in showcasing the finest international and local talent the city has to offer as well as hosting group parties and special events. We are located at 926 Main Street, just south of the Viaduct between National and Prior and close to the Main Street/Terminal Skytrain Station. campagnolo restaurant Affordable, casual Italian dining in a warm and welcoming space. Campagnolo serves rustic dishes inspired by the Piedmont and Emilia-Romagna regions of Italy in an open, spacious room highlighted by original old growth fir wood beams. Owners and savvy restaurateurs Tom Doughty, Robert Belcham and Tim Pittman of the award winning Fuel Restaurant have created a pleasurable and entertaining dining experience for guests. Campagnolo at the Market Join us at the Main St. Market Wednesdays.Buy our house-made pasta at the marketor try a market menu at Campagnolo. In the Mood for Pizza & Beer? $15 after 9:30pm Mon-Sat, after 8:30pm on Sunday (minors are welcome in the wine bar but must be accompanied by an adult)


16 ~ Harvest Community Foods

UNION STREET UNION @ MAIN STREET

CONCEPT CLOTHING BOUTIQUE

227 Union Street

778 318 9697 www.boardoftradeco.com

Local Foods, Grocery/Eatery 243 Union Street

604-682-8851

www.harvestunion.ca

223 Union Street

(604) 558-3030 www.charlieandlee.com


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jett grrl bike studio

247 Union Street

604 255 5097 www.jettgrrl.com

Brandywine Bartending School

241 Union Street

604 565 7708 www.brandywine.ca


18 ~ Hogan’s Alley Cafe The BOARD OF TRADE CO. is a concept clothing boutique which offers a platform for creatives to collectively showcase their work. By featuring upand-coming designers from around the globe, we’re able to provide great quality products at affordable prices. Ultimately, we want to share the stories of our designers as we don’t believe in carrying faceless brands. Brands we carry: Timo Weiland / Priory of Ten / A Kind of Guise / Soulland / Odeur / Painkiller / Shake Appeal / Qubisch / WAKE / Otis & Maclain / Ksubi / Funktional / R.C.P / LRMA / Outclass / Noir et Gris / Il Bussetto / WU+SEN / JF & Sons / Sunday Charlie & Lee pays particular attention to quality independent designers and up and coming labels bringing in a selection of clothing and accessories you will be proud to own. Everything we buy is handpicked and carefully curated with an emphasis on Local and Made in North America clothing, accessories and findings. You can shop online at www.charlieandlee.com Including RAG & BONE/FILSON/ DREAM COLLECTIVE/LONELY HEARTS/MOON RAVEN/MYNE/ NSF CLOTHING/ONLY HEARTS/ ORA BAGS/RAINS/DOLAN/ STRATHCONA STOCKINGS/ THE WEST IS DEAD/VANESSA MOONEY/WOLVERINE 1K/BRIDGE & BURN/DEHEN 1920/VELVASHEEN/IRON & RESIN/

Harvest Community Foods We are a neighbourhood grocery store & eatery on Union Street at the edges of Chinatown and Strathcona. We offer delicious, healthy and transparent food at convenient hours. Our grocery wall is stocked with a selection of fresh and quality food products. We aim to buy from passionate farmers and amazing producers who are nearby and follow sustainable practices. We also use our groceries to make satisfying meals and hope to inspire you to try the ingredients at home. Our menu keeps up with the changing seasons to offer fresh, flavourful and convenient meals.


UNION STREET ~ 19 Brandywine Bartending School supplies graduates with professional training that is unrivalled in Vancouver. Brandywine Bartending School services include wine tasting workshops, bartending equipment, international cocktail history and job placement services as well as the preparation and service of drinks. Students learn mixology through a simulated service experience at a mock bar and through the use of real liquor products, fresh ingredients and garnishes. We are the only bartending school in Vancouver offering this true to life combination.

jett grrl bike studio

We are a high end specialty shop building custom steel bikes and handbuilt wheels to last a lifetime. We are trying to promote sustainability and create an un-intimidating space for cyclists of every variety. We also do meticulous tune-ups, and sell funky parts and accessories in a super friendly, noattitude sort of way. We only sell things we actually believe have some lasting value. If you are looking for “just the cheapest” you might have to look elsewhere. As with everything in life, you get what you pay for - the cheaper it is the sooner you will have to fix or replace it. That is not what we believe in. We are passionate about providing a level of quality and service unparalleled anywhere.

Hogan’s Alley Cafe Hogan’s Alley was the local, unofficial name for Park Lane, an alley that ran through the southwestern corner of Strathcona in Vancouver, British Columbia during the first six decades of the twentieth century. It ran between Union and Prior Streets from approximately Main Street to Jackson Avenue. While Hogan’s Alley and the surrounding area was an ethnically diverse neighbourhood during this era, home to many Italian, Chinese and Japanese Canadians, a number of black families, black businesses, and the city’s only black church, the African Methodist Episcopal Fountain Chapel, were (continued on next page)


20 ~ Hogan’s Alley, Strathcona located there. As such, Hogan’s Alley was the first and last neighbourhood in Vancouver with a substantial concentrated black population. A possible reason these families settled there was because of the close proximity to the train stations since sleeping car porters were predominantly black men. A 1957 study by the City of Vancouver Planning Department described the black population of Strathcona as such: “The Negro population, while numerically small, is probably a large proportion of the total Negro population in Vancouver. Their choice of this area is partly its proximity to the railroads where many of them are employed, partly its cheapness and partly the fact that it is traditionally the home of many non-white groups.” Prior to 1935, Hogan’s Alley was a red light district, owing to Mayor L. D. Taylor’s “open town policy,” which was that police resources would be concentrated on major crimes, not victimless vice crimes. As a result of this policy, illegal drinking establishments, brothels, and gambling dens operated here, as they did in various other non-white sections of town like Chinatown and Japantown, but also in non-ethnically defined areas nearby such as Gastown, East Hastings and lower Mount Pleasant. This policy also earned Taylor a reputation for being soft on vice crime and he faced accusations of corruption. This was the basis of his electoral defeats in 1929 and 1934. Hogan’s Alley long outlived Taylor’s career in civic politics until it faced demolition to make way for a freeway. Below: Hogan’s Alley, (City of Vancouver Archives, Bu P508.53, photographer A.L. Yates.” 1958.


RAILTOWN

Once Headquarters Of American Can Company Before American Can in 1910, it was home to a series of brothels run by Madame Dolly Darlington. Today it is home to a group of businesses intent on making it a design destination. The past can still be seen in the wood cobblestones that pop up on the streets in places, but with businesses like Vancouver Urban Winery and the newly opened Railtown Cafe mixed in amongst the likes of Inform Interiors, Colin Campbell Rugs, Layers & Layers and Crown Wallpaper & Fabrics, Railtown is well on its way to establishing itself as that other destination just east of Gastown. Railway and Alexander are its two principal streets sandwiched in between the docks and Hastings Street and Gastown and the Alexander Centre.

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High End Consignment and more, Luxury Furniture Affordable Dreams, Designer Quality Only

505 Railway Street, 604

215 0187 www.carriagehouse505.com


The Vancouver Urban Winery is truly one of a kind and will be the perfect venue for your event. The Main Floor Space has 4,000 square feet of open space nestled within oak wine barrels and beautiful stainless steel tanks.

If you are interested in the Winery for your event please contact us by phone or email. Our Event Coordination Team will contact you to find out a little more about your event. Once you have confirmed the Winery is the right fit for your event a member of our team will book a consultation meeting at the Winery.

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8*/&3:506345"45*/(#"38*/&4)01 Vancouver Urban Winery is located two blocks off Gastown in the historic heart of Vancouver’s Railtown. The 7,700 square foot urban winery is the first of its kind in Vancouver and also operates as a unique special events space. The winery features 36 wine taps at the tasting bar where consumers can learn about British Columbia wines, and the exploding wine-on-tap category. The wine tasting bar at Vancouver Urban Winery is unlike any tasting experience in BC and all of Canada. At the tasting bar, you can taste wines from the different wine appellations across BC. With 36 rotating wines-on-tap, each experience at the tasting bar is unique. You are able to choose from the five tasting menu options or customize your very own tasting. You can also try our local food selection perfectly paired to each wine. The Vancouver Urban Winery tasting bar focuses on promoting local artisan foods with locally made jams, jellies, salts, antipastos, cheese, meats, banana breads, chocolate and much more. Alongside the tasting bar sits a boutique wine shop full of local items, wine merchandise, artisan foods, beverages‌ and plenty of wine! The urban winery concept brings the consumer closer to the winemaking experience in a more meaningful way than a simple wine bar or retail space might. Wine aficionados traditionally travel to remote areas to learn about winemaking firsthand and to taste the offerings of a wine producer in the setting in which they were made. Now, many urban dwellers can hop in their car for a short drive, take public transport or even walk to enjoy an authentic winery experience.


24 ~ William Switzer

RAILTOWN DESIGN DISTRICT POWELL & ALEXANDER

494 Railway St.

(604) 734-2758

www.colin-campbell.ca

Railway Cafe Union Wood & Supply bloom Colin Colin Campbell Campbell Rugs Rugs Layers & Layers Layers & Layers Crown Wallpaper Wallpaper & & Fabrics Fabrics Crown Carriage House Tritex Fabrics

LAYERS & LAYERS Trade Showroom for Interior Designers, Architects and Decorators #102 343 Railway Street

611 Alexander Street

www.layersandlayers.com

www.crownwallpaper.com

(604) 708-5180

604 736 4955


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WD Western Designers

WD Western Designers Upholstery Ltd. William Switzer

106-611 Alexander Street

+1 800-663-4872 www.tritexfabrics.com

110-611 Alexander St

604-255-3200

www.wdwesterndesigners.com

611 Alexander St

(604) 255-5911 www.williamswitzercollection.com


26 ~ For The Trade Only Colin Campbell Serving the architectural and interior design community, Colin Campbell is Western Canada’s leading purveyor of fine area rugs and natural wool carpets. In the over 55 years we’ve been importing and distributing natural floor coverings into Canada, we’ve developed exclusive partnerships with the world’s leading carpet manufacturers and rug designers. Our unparalleled selection of high quality and bespoke flooring products, make us the natural choice for consumers looking to elevate any residential, commercial or hospitality design project. From living rooms to lobbies, the common thread is our artful approach and sensitivity to the needs of our customers. Layers & Layers We are a multi-product trade resource centre offering designers an opportunity to purchase premium interior products and furnishings at trade discounts Our Designer Series puts you in the drivers seat … ask us for more information Coordinate the manufacturing & installation of your custom soft furnishings We work with interior designers across the country. For more information please call or email Sharon or Yvonne. info@layersandlayers.com

Crown Wallpaper + Fabrics, a third generation family run business, celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2007. The company began as a retail paint and wallpaper store. Crown started its distribution business in 1951 by importing fine wallpapers from the United States. In 1957, the company opened showrooms and sales offices across Canada selling its products to designers, architects and retailers. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Crown has showrooms in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver and sales offices across Canada. The company offers over 50,000 decorative products consisting of wallcoverings and fabrics for the residential and contract markets.


RAILTOWN ~ 27 William Switzer & Associates, is a business founded by Mr. William Switzer in 1952 as a full service interior design business. Since 1978 the company has evolved into a business that specializes in the production of beautiful handmade furnishings including bespoke custom furnishings, fine quality antique reproductions,original house designs.

W.D. Western Designers Upholstery Limited, a family owned and operated business, was established in 1980 to work with the interior design trade to create upholstered furniture of a quality second to none. We provide a full range of custom manufacturing services and have been privileged to work with many top designers and architects from Canada and the United States. Our reputation for excellence is built on over 30 years of producing custom upholstered furniture of the highest quality. Western Designers prides itself on its attention to detail and commitment to client satisfaction.

Tritex has been serving Western Canadian interior designers & decorators for over 30 years. Our multi-line showroom and warehouse in Vancouver offers designer upholstery; drapery fabrics; wall-coverings; lighting and accessories for residential and commercial clients. As well as the Tritex brand, we offer Kravet Inc., Lee Jofa, Brunschwig & Fils and Avant Garde Fabrics - all on display for designers to shop in our 4,000 sq. ft. showroom. Together, company president Barbara Williamson and the Tritex team have over a 100 years of combined experience in the fabric industry. We are available and committed to helping our clients achieve their goals while keeping on top of trends and new products. Visit us at www.tritexfabrics.com or browse our showroom to see why Tritex represents the finest in home decor. Trust style. Trust quality. Trust Tritex Fabrics.


28 ~ Payless Meats Payless Meats has been a part of the Powell street neighborhood since 1954. It is, as far as we know, the oldest butcher shop in the Greater Vancouver area with only three management changes to date. With 3500 square feet of space and a large selection of meats at low prices, the store has been an accommodating and integral part of the block for over half a century. As old as Payless Meats is, it now seems to be in itself, a little part of history. Many patrons have been coming to the shop for a number of years, some for even more than twenty. Some customers come everyday, some every once in a while. Recently, an old U.S. Navy officer stopped by the neighborhood and was pleasantly surprised to find that the store still existed. He recalled visiting the very same store back in 1965, when he was 19 years old, and his navy ship anchored iatthe waterfront docks inVancouver. The products sold in Payless Meats are not necessarily the most expensive cuts of meat. However, the modest prices cater to the people of this neighborhood better than any large commercial supermarket. Customers always comment on how they enjoy coming to this store and walking out of it feeling like they have gotten a good deal. Payless Meats has a decade old specialty meats package that will stock your freezer up for a week or a month, (continued on page 30)

PAY-LESS MEATS

469 Powell Street

604 254 2620, Mon - Sat,

9AM - 6 PM


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Japantown, Little Yokohama or Little Tokyo

Japantown, Little Yokohama, or Little Tokyo is an old neighbourhood in Vancouver, Canada, British Columbia, north of Chinatown, that once had a concentration of Japanese immigrants. During World War II when Japanese Canadians had their property confiscated and were interned (see Japanese Canadian internment), Japantown ceased to be a distinct Japanese ethnic area. Although some Japanese returned after the war, the community never revived. The area is now part of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Along Powell Street, a few remnants of the former Japanese neighbourhood still exist. The Vancouver Buddhist Church, formerly the Japanese Methodist Church, still exists at 220 Jackson Street (at Powell), as does the Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall at 475 and 487 Alexander Street (at Jackson), which was established in 1906. Until the boom in Japanese restaurants in the 1980s, two restaurants on Powell Street were among the only Japanese dining in the city. Oppenheimer Park in this area is the site for the annual two day Powell Street Festival which began in 1977. It is held every August, in the first weekend of the month, and is a community celebration of Japanese heritage as well as the alternative and street culture of the Downtown Eastside.


30 ~ Railtown Cafe Payless Meats continued: little snacks to get on the fly or while you are waiting for the bus outside, and sometimes wild meats during game season. Payless Meats is a discreet icon of the Powell street community. It’s presence on the block may be inconspicuous but it’s modesty and continuance makes it a part of the regular everyday stop for people of this community. A walk along Powell Street, east of Main Street, will bring you to a Bean Around The World coffee shop where you know the coffee is always good. A little further north back on Railway Street is the new Railtown cafe, where the locals go!

397 Railway Street

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255 Powell Street beanpowell@gmail.com

604 428 0800 www.railtowncafe.ca


CROSSTOWN

Northeast Corner of Downtown Crosstown has quickly developed into the historic & bustling North East corner of Downtown Vancouver. Bordering Gastown Vancouver & encroaching on Chinatown Vancouver, Crosstown’s boarders are Pender Street to Expo Blvd (North/ South) & Main Street to Beatty Street (East/ West). Andy Livingston Park, the Chinese Cultural Centre, International Village Mall (Tinseltown) and part of the Silk Road Route can all be found in Crosstown. The Abacus is located just inside the Chinatown boarder of Crosstown Vancouver at 35 Keefer Place. ( photo) The Urban Aboriginal Fair Trade Gallery and Skwachays Healing Lodge are also located here on Pender Street.

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32 ~ The Dirty Apron

CROSSTOWN BEATTY @ DUNSMUIR

522 Beatty Street

604.558.0299

www.workshop-salon.com

Chambar Restaurant Cafe Medina THE DIRTY APRON Ricky’s Restaurant

ACCESSORIES FURNITURE LIGHTING DESIGN SERVICES

EXECUTIVE / CLUB A full package including Personal Training, Boot Camp & Gym Access. With a free month. Join Today!

529 Beatty Street 604.632.0095 www.providehome.com


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provide workshop salon KALEV FITNESS SOLUTION


34 ~ Chef Nico Schuermans provide Provide is a highly edited interiors and lifestyle destination featuring unique items from artists and designers working in ceramics, glass, wood, metal and textiles as well as quality, contemporary design from smaller boutique brands sourced from within Canada and around the globe. Founded in 2007 by David Keeler and Robert Quinnell, Provide was quickly heralded for our distinctly modern, yet warm and welcoming viewpoint. From day one we have built our reputation on providing unparalleled service and consistently delivering beautiful and enduring design. (See page 42 for more on provide)

workshop salon Workshop Salon is home to a team of talented Independent Professional Stylists (IPS) who provide the best hair services and client experiences in Crosstown, downtown Vancouver’s upand-coming neighbourhood. Headed by Franco Federico, WorkShop allows stylists to run their own business within the salon. This unique approach ensures a professional and relaxed environment for all guests, and a wide range of services provided with expertise. KALEV FITNESS SOLUTION Here at Kalev fitness Solution we believe that EVERY client should be taken care of properly and given personal attention. Every member is assigned a fitness concierge who will meet with you at least once a month to answer all your questions, update your program and make sure you are reaching your goals. Our approach uses 3Dimensional Personal Training, a method that sees not one, but a team of specialized trainers working to round out your personal training experience. Working oneon-one, or with a partner, your training team is a group of network pros. A cardio specialist, a weight-training specialist, a nutrition expert, boot camp specialists and fitness class specialists – all are there to help you launch your Version 2.0. And it’s all for about the same price as having a single personal trainer.


CROSSTOWN ~ 35 Chef Nico Schuermans Nico Schuermans is a qualified chef and restaurateur, and has been in the hospitality industry since he was 14. Nico received his qualifications from the prestigious CREPAC School of culinary arts in Belgium. His apprenticeship was with ‘La Villa Lorraine’ (two star Michelin), and went on to work as Chef de Partie for ‘Comme Chez Soi’ (three star Michelin for 20 years), which is considered Belgium’s finest restaurant. Nico cooked for Mick Jagger, Prince, Bill Clinton, and many other celebrities. Nico was Chef de Partie at the Savoy Hotel in London, where over 1000 people were served at each sitting. He completed his professional training here before moving on to become Head Chef at ‘Alhambra’ in Sydney, Australia. Before leaving Australia Nico was invited to cook at the ‘Epoch – Belgian Beer Café’ for the Belgian national athletes, and visiting Royals. Upon coming to Canada Nico and his wife lived in Whistler, where Nico was employed by ‘La Rua’ Restaurant. Nico lived in New York for 5 months, working as manager at ‘Gitane’ in Soho before returning to Canada.

Medina Cafe Unique bistro-inspired food served simply and conveniently in a comfortable, chic environment. Medina provides a fresh alternative with a pioneering attitude towards café culture. Sister to neighbouring night time hot spot Chambar, Medina is a quaint café serving connoisseur-savvy coffee, Belgian waffles for sweet sustenance and a a full breakfast, lunch, and brunch menu comprised of eclectic dishes created by co-owner and chef, Nico Schuermans. The Dirty Apron Providing exciting recreational cooking classes, teambuilding and company events, inhouse delicatessen and gourmet food supply. Business catering delivered, gourmet local cheese & charcuterie platters, perfect for home entertaining. The Dirty Apron Cooking School is Vancouver’s favourite culinary playground. A place for amateur cooks, the curious and professionals alike to learn, explore, and unleash their inner chef. Born out of a passion for great food the school is a joint venture between Karri and Nico Schuermans and former Chambar Sous-Chef David Robertson. David has a formidable background in classic French cuisines and will teach the majority of the classes, with guest and celebrity chef appearances peppered throughout the year.


36 ~ Urban Aboriginal Gallery

SKWACHAYS

HEALING LODGE AN ABORIGINAL MEDICAL STAY FACULTY Vancouver Native Housing Society is pleased to announce that the SkwachĂŞys Healing Lodge & Residence was officially opened on June 11th, 2012. VNHS has long recognized the need for a culturally sensitive medical stay lodge for Aboriginal people who are required to travel to Vancouver for medical treatment and are very excited to have opened the facility after a ten year journey. An Urban Aboriginal Fair Trade Art Gallery is included on the ground level. The facility incorporates traditional Aboriginal design elements to provide an authentic feel and a real sense of an Aboriginal Healing Place. A unique feature of the Skwachays Healing Lodge & Residence is that there are a number of traditionally inspired gathering places within the Lodge that can accommodate healing circles, a ceremonial space, as well as a traditional storytelling space for cultural and community sharing. 31 West Pender, 604-687-3589 www.skwachays.com


CROSSTOWN ~ 37 Offering a unique venue and experience, Verace is the perfect place to hold your next function for lunch dinner or an afternoon cocktail party. Our group menus are versatile and designed to meet a wide variety of needs. We use only the highest quality cured meats and cheeses and source our produce locally when available. We offer gluten free pizza and pasta for those with dietary restrictions and have several menu items that are vegan and vegetarian friendly. Verace has a large selection of Italian sodas, beer on tap and by the bottle, Prosecco, Italian wines, cocktails and grappas to choose from. Verace can host a maximum of 50 guests for any sit down lunch or dinner. The private patio overlooks Keefer Place and is ideal for family celebrations and corporate events. When available this popular area can seat 8-20 guests or hold 20-30 guests for a cocktail event.

The best pizza in the world comes from Naples, Italy – where pizza is as much a part of the culture as wine and sunshine. At Verace Pizzeria, we’re committed to bringing the healthy tastes and traditions of Naples to Vancouver. 189 Keefer Place (by TNT)

(604) 669-5552

www.veracepizzeria.com


38 ~ The Architecture and the Shops

INTERNATIONAL VILLAGE MALL TINSELTOWN

Silk Route Treasures Handmade Creations 778 986 7207

silkroutetreasures@gmail.com

Rexall Drug Store McDonald’s Restaurant Starbuck’s Coffee Crosstown Liquor Store Pivo Public House Cineplex Odeon LG Cashmere Ltd. Vikings & Dragons Vivo Interiors J. Neilas & Sons Jewellers Simply.ca Wind Mobile

Marco’s Italian Shoe Doctor

604.682.8073

www.yokoyaya.com

604 435 3522

marcositalianshoedoctor.com


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Touch of Africa

Boardgames, MTG, Warmachine, RPG, Gundams

Handmade Items: Carvings, Batik Fashion, Shea Butter, Black Soaps, Musical Instruments, Perfume Oils and Incense and more. Fair Trade!

www.onestopshopgames.com

www.touchofafrica.ca

778 373 0365

604-568-8456


40 ~ World Kids Books International Village Mall is located at 88 West Pender Street in Crosstown, on the edge of Gastown. With lots of new businesses to explore come on down. We also have 2 hours of FREE underground parking available to all: See you soon! Silk Route Treasures Ltd. The embroidary of Kashmir called Kasida is world famous. Kashmiri shawls reflect the creative genius of the Kashmiri artists. Come visit our shop and discover the beauty of Kashmir. We carry: embroidery shawls, silk scarves, paper mache, wood carving boxes and accessories, leather and suede handbags - crewel and chain stitch. Marco’s Italian Shoe Doctor Our shop is located at 88 West Pender Street, Vancouver, inside International Village Mall. It is conveniently accessible and close to all amenities like Stadium-Chinatown skytrain station, restaurants, coffee shops, produce market, and shopping centers. If you want to learn the trade and want to become a shoe repair expert, give us a call at (604) 435-3522 and we will help you. SERVICES We repair all kinds of shoes, boots, bags, belts, coats, hiking boots, jackets, jeans, leather, luggage, skates, sports equipment, zipper, and others. We also do key cutting and watch repair while you wait.

Touch of Africa is an award winning presenter at the PNE and BC Home Show. For those seeking a touch of exotic untamed cultures of Africa, we offer a variety of items to tempt your pallet: masks, pictures, wall hangings and batiks to decorate your walls and African teak, mahogany and ebony furnishings to add spice to your home. Statues and ceremonial carvings are available to peek from your corners. We have musicals instruments and music to touch your soul. African fashion for comfort and to show the beauty in you along with jewelry, purses and accessories to accent the exotic in you. Aromas of incense and perfume oils for all tastes. Learn the meaning behind the works of art you obtain. Come journey with us through the history of Africa. We welcome you.


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One Stop Shop Games is your source for everything game related. We carry everything from Board games, Card Games, Role Playing games and more. Located in Tinseltown Mall in Vancouver’s Gastown district, we have been open to the public since 2005 and strive to have the most comprehensive collection of board games found anywhere. With our friendly and outgoing staff we can provide you with the help you need when choosing a gift for a family or friend or even yourself. We love board games and that’s why we created this store. At One Stop Shop Games we also have a Cyber Cafe with a fiber optic connection with 10 computers built to run the hottest in games in PC gaming with prices that can’t be matched ANYWHERE else!

World Kids Books opened the doors of their unique store at International Village Mall in July 2012. The store was designed by a Vancouver based Interior Design Company, Red Box ID, as a book showroom and an online bookstore, where you can browse and buy more books than the store can fit in. Store pick-ups are free of charge. Our Mission is to provide the best selection of quality books to you and your family in a diversity of languages. Currently we sell books in 4 different languages – English, French, Spanish and Russian. Our book selection is best suited for kids 12 and under. In addition, we have an inspiring collection of books for illustrators, animators and art designers. www.worldkidsbooks.com Yokoyaya is a unique shop located in Downtown Vancouver. A massive 8000 square feet, it’s one of the largest Japanese general merchandise stores in Canada. Yokoyaya carries over 15,000 different products: everything from household supplies and food items to beauty goods and travel accessories. Yokoyaya is offering over 15,000 products including: kitchenware, glassware, porcelain figures, dishes, arts and crafts, gardening tools, toys, apparel, food, cosmetics, massage products, bath goods, household items, car accessories, stationery, electronic items, pet accessories, and many more.


42 ~ provide

provide ABOUT US Provide is a highly edited interiors and lifestyle destination featuring unique items from artists and designers working in ceramics, glass, wood, metal and textiles as well as quality, contemporary design from smaller boutique brands sourced from within Canada and around the globe. Founded in 2007 by Robert Quinnell and David Keeler, Provide was quickly heralded in the press (including Elle Decor, House & Home and Enroute) for our distinctively modern, yet warm and welcoming viewpoint. From day one, we have built our reputation on providing unparalleled service and consistently delivering beautiful and enduring design. OUR COLLECTIONS Martha Sturdy, Rina Menardi, Catherine Regehr, Christian Woo, Missoni, Judy Ross Textiles, Caleb Siemon, Anglepoise, Eskayel, Oscar Maschera, Daff, Bend, Teixidors, Saikai, Charlene Mullen, Shereen de Rousseau, Chilewhich, Geoffrey Lilge, Holmegaard, Heath Ceramics and much more.


GASTOWN

The Original City Site Established the same year that Canada became a nation, Gastown grew into Canada’s third largest city and one of its most cosmopolitan. But the Gastown district today retains its historic charm, independent spirit and distinctiveness. There is no mistaking Gastown for any other area of Vancouver, or of Canada for that matter. 1920’s: Gastown grew and prospered, as did the rest of the City of Vancouver. But good times couldn’t last forever. Depression Years: Gastown fell on hard times and deteriorated into a stereotypical skid road area until the 1960s. Today, Gastown is back with new fashion, dining and galleries.

parliament

115 Water Street, Gastown, Vancouver,

604-689-0800 www.parliamentinteriors.com


44~ Chill Winston

GASTOWN GASSY JACK SQUARE

CORK & FIN 68 East Cordova

(604) 336-0042 www.vicino.ca

Jules casual french bistro

216 Abbott Street

604-669-0033 www.julesbistro.ca

221 CARRALL ST

(604) 569-2215 WWW.CORKANDFIN.CA


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12 Powell Street 12 Powell Street

604 604558 5582599 2599 www.lilymaes.ca www.lilymaes.ca

280 Carrall St.

(604) 720-3145 www.NotturnoPaninoteca.com

Explore over 80 Worlds of Tea! 1 Gaolers Mews

604 568 7887


46 ~ Lily Mae’s Vicino Pastaria & Deli Gastown’s newest restaurant, a pasta-centric delicatessen and grocery. Not your average deli, we make pasta on site, create wonderful dishes to eat in or take out. We also sell our pasta and many other ingredients you love from Nicli available to take home. Nicli Antica Pizzeria Vancouver’s authentic Neapolitan pizza. Between Carrall and Columbia in Gastown, look for the red Neon Pizzeria sign. No reservations. Authentic wood-fired pizza Napoletana. Top quality Espresso and Teas, house-made Tiramisu, innovative cocktails and gold medal wine list. Jules Bistro Emmanuel Joinville’s remarkable little spot in Gastown hits all the right notes, conjuring hearty, unpretentious French bistro fare in a room transported straight from Le Marais. Start with the sizeable terrine de campagne with grape chutney before moving to the palate-fondling beef tenderloin in a red wine sauce or the duck confit with white beans and shallot compote. Still going? Finish with a vanilla bean crème brûlée. Kronenbourg 1664 on tap and a daily three-course table d’hôte (greens, steak or salmon with frites, and chocolate terrine) for $26 make this room as affordable as it is authentic. Highly recommended.

In the spring of 2010, Cork & Fin discovered a slice of historic Gastown at 221 Carrall St. just off of the entrance to the infamous Blood Alley. Owners Francis Regio and Elliott Hashimoto transformed one of Vancouver’s oldest spaces into a haven for those looking for Market Fresh Seafood at an approachable price point. Cork & Fin offers casual dining whether it be on the Raw Bar for fresh shucked oysters, dining on the main level with friends or privacy on the semi-private mezzanine. Come and enjoy one of our many share plate items such as our Seafood Tower, oysters on the half shell, chilled mussels and clams, peel & eat prawns, and Dungeness crab. There is also a seasonal $32 Prix Fixe Menu, three courses.


GASTOWN ~ 47 Lily Mae’s is not minimalistic and sleek. We are rustic and quaint. Actually, we prefer “charming” as it sounds less like we are hillbillies. We don’t have mixologists. We have drinks. And good food. We are describing it as “French cafe meets prairie kitchen.” What on earth does that mean? Well, much of the menu and decor is inspired by being in a European bistro cafe. But our soul and roots are from the prairies. This influences not just some of the cuisine but the heart of what Lily Mae’s is about. When you come to Lily Mae’s, we want you to feel that you are a guest in our home. Because you are!

Notturno modern Italian Paninoteca 280 Carrall st in historic Vancouver. Follow us on Twitter@NotturnoGastown Open 11am-Late Mon-Sat Modern Italian Panini Bar Great Tapas Amazing Italian Wine List Euro Beers One of the nicest rooms in Gastown to host your party or event! Catering available Paninoteca is the word for a sandwich bar. In Italy, panino is the word for a sandwich made from bread other than sliced bread, in which case Italians call it a tramezzino or porco. Examples of bread types used are ciabatta, rosetta and baguette. Gastown Tea Company We’re passionate about our products and the art of tea. We love that there are just so many ways to enjoy tea, and so many teas to enjoy. At Après-midi we provide a calm, relaxing place to enjoy our drinks and purchase the very best tea’s and tea accessories we can find. Whether you’re looking to invigorate your mind or relax your body tea can bring deep changes in improving personal health. From the rich black Assam tea of India to the subtle floral scents of China’s Jasmine tea, from the spicy tones of Chai to the sweetsilky luxuriousness of Silver-Needle, at Après-midi we have over 80 of the finest loose leaf teas to choose from.


48~ Nesters Market

Freshness and Variety

Right in the Heart of Your Communities Great Selection . Great Prices . Quality Products . Convenient Locations . Friendly Staff

Where the Locals Shop!

Gastown 333 Abbott Street, Vancouver Monday - Friday 8am - 9pm, Weekends 9am - 8pm


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Woodward’s Heritage Building phases to a final size of 12 storeys. It occupied approximately 2/3 of of the city block. The popularity of Woodward’s attracted many other businesses to the area. In 1944 the landmark “W” was installed on the top of the building on a 25 metre replica of the Eiffel Tower, replacing a pre-war searchlight-beacon which had until then been the building’s hallmark. The beacon, which was visible at night from as far away as Abbotsford and Mission, was shut down at the beginning of World War II because of its potential use as a landmark for aerial attacks. (Continued on page 148)

The building was built in 1903 by Charles Woodward as the second location for the Woodward’s department store. Woodward’s pioneered the concept of one-stop shopping; the store included a food floor which was at the time North America’s largest supermarket, household items, men’s and women’s fashion, and provided cheque cashing, travel booking and other services. The store was well-known for carrying a large variety of goods that were not available anywhere else. The store soon became a feature attraction in Vancouver, and it expanded over 12 separate


50 ~ Lynn Steven

BOUTIQUES of GASTOWN WATER STREET TO GASSY JACK SQUARE

NEIGHBOUR 125 - 12 Water Street www.shopneighbour.com


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215 332 Water St.

604 681 8883 www.shopholly.ca

Mi Kemistry

604

221 Abbott Street, 566 9914, www.mikemistry.ca

BLOCK Gentille Alouette Tait Boutique TODAY YOU ARE SPECIAL Parade Organics Live Stock Rubi & Kino one of a few ishara nika fashion

225 Carrall Street

604 899 0808

www.lynnsteven.com


52 ~ Holly Rowan Sky focuses on providing Vancouverites and it’s visitors with theirpreferred footwear and accessory brand. The stores atmosphere is of modern design accompanied by the nostalgia of wood beams amongst vintage & repurposed displays. Whether it’s style, design, trend, or affordability, these details are present in the quality of the products offered. Focusing on the demands of fashion conscious customers, we intend to introduce labels maintaining emphasis on concept, statement and refined quality. Our collection is a selection of brands from around the world, which consists of a mix of European, Canadian, and American flavors. Rowan Sky hopes to collaborate the differentpersonalities and unique styles while staying strong on the pulse, fresh, and current. Our mandate is to make sure every customer walks out in the right pair of shoes, the perfect carry all, offer a recommendation to care for your purchase, or achieving that perfect gift. Some notable brands are: Ash, Aunts & Uncles, Biko Jewelry, Brooks England, Camper, Fred Perry, John Varvatos, J-Shoes, Pour La Victoire, Ted Baker, & Wolverine 1000 mile. For a complete list of all our brands and products please visit our website: www.rowansky.com www.facebook.com/rowansky www.twitter.com/RowanSky Instagram: @rowansky

Lynn Stevens

The products we carry at bruce eyewear reflect a unique aesthetic, and wherever possible are logo-free. We specifically look for excellence in wearability, durability and design in our frame offerings, and the newest technology in lenses. Cutler and Gross, Rapp, Anne et Valentin, Theo, Oliver Peoples, Paul Smith, Oliver Goldsmith, Salt, Claire Goldsmith Legacy, Dita, Mykita, Kirk Originals…and so much more. Our licensed opticians truly care about our clients and are devoted to selecting the appropriate fit for any face, style or prescription. We offer a personal shopping experience to find the most perfect pair of glasses, sunglasses or accessories, and all eyewear purchases come with a full custom fitting.”


GASTOWN ~ 53 Holly is a women’s specialty, multi brand boutique located in the Le Magasin building in Gastown. Holly curates only the best pieces and is your answer to the fashion industries latest must have labels and buy now trends. Providing you with a cherry picked one stop shop for chic and on trend outfits taking you from day to night, work to party and casual to elegant; this is our philosophy. Designers include: Rebecca Taylor, Joie, Soft Joie, Parker NY, Torn by Ronny Kobo, 213 Industry, Pink Stitch, QSW, Chaser, Wildfox Couture, 7 for All Mankind, Current Elliot, Dr. Denim, House of Harlow, Fluxus, Melissa Shoes, Rich & Skinny, Charli London, Line & Dot, Alden Rae Jewelry, C.Pak & Co and PLENTY MORE!

LYNNsteven is a women’s clothing boutique in the heart of the historic Vancouver neighbourhood of Gastown. You will find some of fashion’s hottest labels such as McGinn, LINE, James Perse, Granted, Mackage, Corey Lynn Calter, Parker, Gorjana & more. Named after owner Nicole’s Mom and younger brother, LYNNsteven is a reflection of Nicole’s personal style - from fun and flirty to edgier, fashionforward pieces. You will find some of fashion’s hottest labels, such as Mackage, James Jeans, Pyrrha, Corey Lynn Calter, Mcginn, A Peace Treaty and Gorjana, just to name a few. Stay updated on events and promotions by signing up to receive our newsletter, and check out the Shoptalk blog to see what’s new at www.LYNNsteven.com. We carry brands such as Gentle Fawn, Bardot, Minnetonka, BB Dakota, Harricana and much more! Come in and check us out! Mi Kemistry is a clothing store in the heart of Gastown supplying brands such as Gentle Fawn- http:// www.gentlefawn.com/ Bardot- http:// www.bardot.com.au/Home.aspx Minnetonka- http://minnetonkamoccasin. com/ BB Dakota- http://www.bbdakota.com/ Harricana- http://www.harricana.qc.ca/ and much more! Mi Kemistry sells the wares of local designers as well! Come in and check out this unique and wonderful shop!


54 ~ CATCH 122

1-100 BLOCK WEST HASTINGS WHITE LUNCH RESTAURANT 1950

51 Hastings Street West

604.569.1022 www.acmecafe.ca

Crossfit 604 Au Soleil salon spa P&A Furniture Wildebeast maai living furniture Versus Training

wildebeest

Au Soleil Salon & Spa

120 West Hastings Street

604 566 9772

www.wildebeest.ca

118 West Hastings Street

www.ausoleilspasalon.com

(604) 687-6880


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122 West Hastings Street

604 731 3474 www.catch122.ca

The White Lunch Restaurant seen above was a Vancouver icon for years. It was a large restaurant and today there are two businesses in its former premises.They are Catch 122 and Style Garage.

STYLEGARAGE

124 West Hastings Street

126 West Hastings Street

www.stylegarage.com

vancouver@ellaandelliot.com

604 558 4343

604 563 1845


56 ~ Au Soleil salon spa Au Soleil is Vancouver’s newest, best-kept beauty secret, situated within walking distance from the heart of the downtown area and historic Gastown. Our 5,000 Sq Ft spa is what makes us the perfect destination for bridal parties and other special occasions, we specialize in accommodating large groups (NEW). We offer a stylish & chic environment for women and men to have all their beauty needs taken care of. Have a massage in our relaxing and nurturing sanctuary upstairs, or book yourself in for one of our many beauty and hair services in our dynamic & fun downstairs lounge. Our high ceilings, elegant chandeliers, and brick walls coupled with a warm, welcoming team of professionals will have you coming back for more! Our products include Kevin Murphy, Morrocanoil, Dermalogica, Obagi and OPI. Acme Cafe, Keep your fork - there’s pie! Proprietors: Peggy & Alan Hoffman. Follow us on Twitter for specials and pie updates! Open every day of the year, except Dec. 24-26! New pay parking lot on the corner of Abbott & Hastings. Great items to choose at this new diner are their daily quiche and crock pot specials and the soups are also really delicious. Their curried cauliflower soup really stands out. The beef panini is also good.

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Wildebeest invites you to experience unabashedly adventurous, yet simple cooking at its finest set against the history of the Vancouver neighbourhood of Gastown. Explore whole-animal cookery paired with a diverse selection of Old and New World wines and a carefully crafted cocktail list. Set in a refurbished 19th century building, the multi-level space offers a front house cocktail bar & lounge, open-concept kitchen complete with large kitchen tables, an inviting dining room with banquette seating, and an intimately-set underground wine bar.


GASTOWN ~ 57 Stylegarage is a modern furniture and accessories retailer with showrooms in Toronto and Vancouver. We design and build modern furniture that is functional and timeless. Our signature, made-to-order furniture collection is made in Canada, supporting local craftspeople in our communities, and sources sustainable materials whenever possible. We work closely with our clients to create bespoke furniture for unique homes and condos, and we collaborate with designers, architects and tradespeople to create solutions for large and small scale interior design projects. Stylegarage is the original Gus* Modern retailer, offering the complete collection of midcentury inspired quickship modern furniture from a great Canadian success story. We are proud of the attention to detail, craftsmanship and personal service that we bring to every project.

Catch 122 Staff favourites from Dinner •Steak Frites •Coq au Vin •Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio •Espresso Creme Brûlée Staff favourites from Lunch •Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese •Grilled Cajun Chicken Sandwich •Croque Monsieur •Gorgonzola Poutine Staff favourites from Brunch •Croque Madame •Liege Waffles Belgian Way •Duck Confit Salad Staff favourites from Breakfast •Scrambled Eggs Chorizo Crepe •The Catch 122 •The Gastown ella & elliot Canada’s best selection for modern baby furniture and modern kids furniture and decor. Ella + Elliot stocks imaginative, stylish nursery furniture with European flair. The store is curated almost like a gallery and is the exclusive Canadian seller for a number of different lines. The cribs and changing tables are sleek and sophisticated and not at all babyish.


58 ~ Inform Interiors

brioche

urban baking & catering

A day at Brioche begins with the clatter of baking pans and the aroma of fresh baked goods and ‘bloody good coffee’. This tantalizing scent lures in an eclectic mix of clientele from the surrounding studios and businesses. Architects, artists, models, filmmakers and other professionals trickle through the stone archway eager to start their day with the best pastries in Vancouver - made fresh daily in house! Many leave with fresh loaves of bread for home or bakery baskets for friends, colleagues or clients.

At lunchtime the heavens open up and spill forth an assortment of casual gourmet favorites including Sicilian panini on housebaked bread, authentic Italian pizza, eggplant parmigiana and seafood salad. Aside from the favorites, each day a variety of mouth-watering entrees, soups and salads are born in the busy Brioche kitchen.

604.682.4037 - Fax: 604.682.4036 - Cell: 604.839.4501 - 401 West Cordova Street Vancouver BC www.brioche.ca


GASTOWN ~ 59 Inform Interiors two large showrooms located at 50 & 97 Water Street Gastown, house hundreds of classic and contemporary design furniture pieces including italian kitchens by Boffi and Varenna, closets by Poliform and Rimadesio, extensive lighting displays, home accessories and an architectural and design bookstore. We also have a collection of rare “museum� pieces on view. Inform Interiors owner Niels Bendtsen has been working with contemporary furniture all his life. In 1963, he opened his first retail store in West Vancouver, Danet Interiors, focusing on well-designed and well-crafted Danish modern furniture. After seven years in West Vancouver, the store moved to 97 Water Street in Gastown where it has stood ever since.


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GASTOWN ~ 61 Jade the Stone of Heaven Revered by cultures throughout the world for 1000’s of years... Canada’s largest selection of jade direct from our mine in northern BC. In the early eighties Kirk Makepeace began buying the provinces best mines, bringing integrity and stability to the jade business. In 1995 the Polar Jade mine began to produce a nephrite jade that experts have said is some of the best nephrite jade ever found. Harder and greener than other nephrite jade deposits Polar Jade is asked for by name by buyers around the world. The bright apple green or vibrant emerald colored jade is highly sought after by Chinese and New Zealand carvers. Because of the incredible remoteness of the Jade mines in northern B.C., the jade must be of top quality in order to cover the expense of transporting the jade back down to the jade yard in Vancouver. Buyers come from all over the world in the fall to pick out the jade they need. Now you can visit their retail store in Gastown and pick out the jade that you need!

Jade

#4 375 Water Street,

604 687 5233, www.jademine.com


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Start at Gassy Jack Square and check out the unique architecture of the Hotel Europa. There is also a statue of Gassy Jack Deighton after whom Gastown was named in the 1900s. Check out any of the several first nations art galleries. There is the Spirit Wrestler, The Inuit Gallery, Hills Native Art and Coastal Peoples Fine Art Gallery. Eating is a favorite pass time in Gastown. Try the Old Spaghetti Factory, the Water Street Cafe, Brioche and Al Porto Ristoronte Italiano. Take a walk past the Square towards Main Street and see several new boutiques. The Gastown Steam Clock is a major attraction for tourists. On the hour and on the half hour it goes off with whistles all propelled by steam. The only one of its kind apparently! Other boutiques located around Gastown offering urban fashion street wear and the like are Ishara, Lynn Stevens, Mandula, Gentille Alouette and Oak & Fort. Old Faithful Shop stocks quality goods for simple, everyday living. We are drawn to products that are well-made, classic in design and when possible hand-crafted by a human being. Items that age well and stand the test of time.

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A unique store owned by the largest Jade mine in Canada (Polar) is located in Gastown. The name of the store is Jade and they have a marvelous selection of jade items made only from jade they mined themselves. You can view photos on the wall of the mine. 9. 2. Steamworks Pub, Brewery and Restaurant is located at the entrance to Gastown. Steamworks offers great food and beautiful views of the Vancouver harbour. 10. 3. If you are looking for souvenirs of Vancouver then Gastown is the place to look. Try Suraj Fashions, Hudson House Trading Company, Vishal or Steamclock T Shirts.


HASTINGS STREET

Heritage District on Hastings The Heritage District on Hastings Street stretches from Cambie Street along Hastings up to Burrard Street. It is home to many fine old stone buildings that have been preserved by various institutions and by government and remain a lasting testimony to the glory days of Vancouver. In the 1920s and 30s the area was known as the financial district. There were so many banks located in this three or four block strip that now a day’s many of the businesses and schools located here are in former bank buildings. Even just a block off Hastings Street, either north or south, you will encounter heritage buildings such as the former CPR Station one block north at the foot of Seymour Street. It is now known simply as the Station.

A part of Canadian West Coast History John Murchie immigrated to Canada from Scotland in 1894 and founded Murchie’s Tea & Coffee in New Westminster, BC. 815 West Hastings Street, 604-669-0783, www.murchies.com


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SHOPS AT HARBOUR CENTRE MALL CRUMPLER L’ATELIER HOME two/one/two Heathers The Flowershop Tim Hortons

Unit 3a Harbour Centre

604 669 2257

umesh@vanraniga.com

555 West Hastings Harbour Centre (lower level)

555 West Hastings St.,

www.mrlocksmith.com

www.harbormwc.com

604 669 8008

604 648 8373


HASTINGS HERITAGE DISTRICT ~ 65

HARBOUR CENTRE DENTAL Harbour Medical & Wellness Centre Harbour Centre Liquor Store Harbour Centre Printing

(604) 687 3320, Lower Mall www.cuttingclubsalon.com

Unique Gifts & Gadgets

Garment alteration and dry cleaning 555 West Hastings Street

604 683 6817

www.suntailoring.ca

Garment alteration and dry cleaning 555 West Hastings St., 555 West558 Hastings Street 604 3719

604 683 6817 www.mbstore.ca www.suntailoring.ca


66 ~ Harbour Centre Mall Harbour Centre Mall is located at 555 West Hastings Street in the Hastings Heritage District. We are located where the old Eaton’s Department Store use to be. We are steps away from Waterfront Station, a major multi-modal transit hub which serves as the Downtown Vancouver terminal for various TransLink operations including SeaBus, West Coast Express, SkyTrain, Canada Line and buses. See you soon! Mr. Locksmith We’re a family owned and operated business that provides Professional Locksmithing & Security Services in Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Richmond, Ladner, Delta, Tsawwassen, New Westminster, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Maple Ridge, and Surrey on a 24 hour basis. All our locksmiths are family. We’re competent, reliable, and friendly. We give the kind of service that generates repeat business from happy customers. We’re invested in your satisfaction. Our Key Store is located here at 555 West hastings Street, lower level. Harbor Wellness Centre is a unique collaborative clinic located in Downtown Vancouver. We offer medical care through the use of Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Massage Therapy, and Reflexology.

At Harbor Wellness, we strive to assist you and your family in achieving a healthy and happy lifestyle. Van Raniga International Awards Winning Designers The consummate artistry of Van Raniga has made it a name that has won wide acclaim for its inventive designs, virtuoso craftsmanship and extraordinary value. With over thirty international recognitions in the prestigious bienniel Diamonds International Awards Competition in New York and London and at the International Pearl Design Contest in Tokyo, Van Raniga’s pieces are a signature of originality and talent that combine the finest gems and craftsmanship, taste, physique and timeless elegance. Visit us at Harbour Jewellers & Design.


HASTINGS HERITAGE DISTRICT ~ 67 Harbour Centre Food Court NEW FALL 2013 With 5,126 sq ft of leasable CRU’s, the new food court will be a unique downtown food destination, populated with up to 14 fashionable food brands, healthy food options and a great selection of ethnic choices. The contemporary design and fresh colour palette, modern light fixtures, and lounge type seating will create a memorable and welcoming experience. Over 600 comfortable seats with curved booth, table and bar seating, will be situated in the expanded 17,577 sq ft common area. The ceiling above will feature a sculptural element that will create light and a media show. Backlit columns, extensive use of LED lighting, a water wall, flat screens, and a Wi-Fi zone will add additional ambience. Sun Tailoring Inc. was founded by a group of professional seamstresses and tailors. Born from Canada’s top menswear retail store, our tailors received first hand training from Italian master tailors. With the consideration of serving for the more general public, we decided to open our own business to help more people with wider needs. At Sun Tailoring, we believe that apparal constitutes an important part of a person’s definition and charisma, and we remain committed to our motto:

Customer’s Satisfaction is Our Biggest Fortune

Morgan’s Battery Shop We have batteries for watches, clocks, alarms, remotes, cameras, computers, laptops, cordless phone, cell phones, toys, hearing aids, digital organizers, key fobs, TV remotes, gadgets, gizmos and much more. We are located on the upper retail level of the Harbour Centre mall, Unit U14 (between Tim Horton’s and SFU). Paid parking available on Cordova or in the Harbour Centre parkade (entrance at Seymour and Cordova) Harbour Centre Mall is an iconic part of the Vancouver Skyline. 100% Canadian owned and operated.


68 ~ Simon Fraser University It is a beautifully preserved building with towering colonnades out front. The Marine Building is also one of the more spectacular Heritage buildings in the district. Its Art Deco styling’s from the 1920s have all been preserved. At Granville and Hastings, a visit inside the Royal Bank will reward you with a spectacular view. Just look up! SFU Vancouver Creation of the downtown campus was a 10-year project. The university had pioneered university mid-career professional education in Vancouver in the early 1980s with the launch of a store-front centre. It was rapidly outgrown and larger premises were leased. Dr. Warren Gill, SFU’s vice-president, university relations and an urban geographer who has played a key role in the development of SFU’ downtown presence, says “It was clear there was need for a down town university centre, but Simon Fraser knew it had to establish the facility through private sector support.” This was achieved and the re-built and revitalized 1927 Spencer building officially opened as SFU’s Vancouver campus on May 5, 1989.

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MorriS J WoSk centre for dialogue 580 West Hastings Street

www.vancouver.sfu.ca/


HASTINGS HERITAGE DISTRICT ~ 69 The Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue is an internationally recognized environment thoughtfully designed for meetings and conferences, offering a full range of services and up-to-date technologies. Designed for interaction From the world-renowned Asia Pacific Hall to our 14 uniquely-designed discussion rooms, the Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue is flexible and purposebuilt for interaction. Inspiring confidence Our professional conference-service coordinators and in-house technicians will meet your needs with experience and expertise. We will take care of the logistics, allowing you to focus on the agenda.

Superb faculties in downtown Vancouver for learning, meeting, dialogue and performance.

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Meeting, Event and Conference Services | www.sfu.ca/mecs/


70 ~ SFU Bookstore

Connecting the world We offer advanced communications technology — videoconferencing, webcasting, language interpretation, and pre- and post-production services — as well as deluxe catering, complete business services, facilitation and programming. Internationally certified In beautiful downtown Vancouver, the Centre for Dialogue is British Columbia’s only IACC-certified conference facility, ensuring the world’s highest standards among productive meeting environments. Master of Business Administration Targeted at individuals with with less than five years of professional work experience and undergraduate degrees in areas outside of business, this full-time MBA is an intensive 12-month academic program, followed by a paid internship.

ONE STUNNING MILIEU FOR READING, SHOPPING AND DISCOVERY

BOOKSTORE w w w. s f u . c a / b o o k s t o r e

Vancouver Campus 555 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver


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THE HERITAGE DISTRICT ON HASTINGS STREET HONOUR THE PAST, EMBRACE THE FUTURE In a modern-day evolution, the historic commerce and banking area of Vancouver’s West Hastings Street has become a centre for the most prestigious of Western Canadian retailing, including world-renowned brands. The concentration is now such that an opportunity exists for area development, marketing and promotion. While most of the existing retailers in the area are “destinations” for a select clientele, the consensus among them is that much can be gained through a strategic partnership.

Birks Jewellers Cartier Harbour Centre Mall Retailers Leone Montecristo Jewellers Mount Cashmere Palladio Roche Bobois Simon Fraser University Sinclair Center

Burnaby Campus 8888 University Drive, Burnaby Surrey Campus 250-13450 102nd Avenue, Surrey


72 ~ Cruise Ship Terminal At five o’clock, after a hard day’s work, Vancouverites set out for some hard playtime. With everything from culturally rich social events to adrenaline-pumping outdoor activities, which included the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver offers some of life’s finest. With wonders like the Capilano Suspension Bridge, the world’s highest and longest suspension footbridge, 230 feet high and 450 feet long, Vancouver is a sight to be seen. Blade, bike or stroll the 8.8 km seawall surrounding the rolling, lush 1,000 acres of Stanley Park. Bask in the sun at Kitsilano Beach or sip a martini in trendy Yaletown. Raise a toast to wine, food and theatre at the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival. Or learn new moves from the international choreographers at the Dancing on the Edge Festival. Connected to Simon Fraser University’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue conference facility and only a few minutes from the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre, the waterfront and the city’s historic Gastown, you’re in the middle of it all at Delta Vancouver Suites. Indulge your senses in an elegant Signature Club guest room, with choice amenities including cozy terry cloth bathrobes and feather-soft pillows and duvets. Unwind in the tranquil Signature Club Lounge with a nightcap from the honor bar.

550 West Hastings St.,

604 689 8188 www.deltavancouversuites.ca


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PHOTOS: The cruise ship terminal is located here on the waterfront and ships stop May through September on their way to Alaska.

Roche Bobois is a well known French company known for it’s contemporary style of furniture.

VANCOUVER – 716 West Hastings 604-633-5005 www.roche-bobois.com

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74 ~ Leonidas Begian Chocolates

BURRARD LANDING CRUISE SHIP TERMINAL

De Dutch Robson Street 1-1725 Robson Street 604-687-7065 De Dutch Vancouver Convention Centre West (Lower Seawall) 60-1055 Canada Place 604-647-7530

Bellaggio Cafe Hornby Location 773 Hornby St., (604) 408-1281

Leonidas Belgium Chocolate Mahoney’s Irish Pub She’s Fit &Trevor Linden Fitness Anatolia Express Waterfront Nails De Dutch

Bellaggio Cafe Convention Location 1055 Ca. Place (604) 647-7523


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Delane Canada Gift Shop Bellaggio Cafe Subway I Crave Gelato Snowggle Gifts Ezee Riders Bike Rentals

#28- 1055 Canada Place

604 331 1789

www.ezeeriders.com

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76 ~ Bellagio Cafe De Dutch Pannekoek House With the addition of our newest flagship De Dutch location at the Vancouver Convention Centre, De Dutch now has two locations to serve downtown. Looking for a great day spot that offers some of the best views in the city? A place to host a private meeting? Or maybe just looking for a great place to meet friends for a meal?

She’s FIT is women’s only fitness facilities with 12 locations throughout the greater Vancouver Area. Our clubs offer a very comfortable atmosphere that promotes the lifestyle changes that our members are striving to achieve and keep. We give you the things that you really want in a fitness club for just $14.99 per month.

Founded & based in British Columbia since 1975. De Dutch specializes in traditional breakfast, brunch and lunch favourites, and delicious Dutch specialties such as the Pannekoek - a 12” genuine Dutch pancake served in over 50 mouth watering combinations of quality ingredients!

Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness is a Complete Co-ed fitness facility featuring the lowest membership prices in the industry, starting at $14.99 per month. Club16 offers a welcoming, state-of-the art facility designed for the “everyday person.” We are committed to making fitness fun and enjoyable for our members and guests.

Bellaggio Restaurant is a perfect venue for a variety of events such as corporate meetings and parties, private dinners, informal meetings, weddings or drinks receptions. Our passion for food as well as years of experience in catering and events will turn any function into a special and memorable occasion tailored to your requirements. Bellagio offers an outstanding dining experience, regardless of the occasion. Our diverse menu abounds with our chef’s sumptuous creations, each imbued with vibrant colour, life and flavour. Bellaggio will tantalize your senses, and give you a dining experience you’ll never forget. Come in and find out more about our special foods.


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Leonidas Belgian Chocolates At the dawn of the 21st century, Leonidas chocolates are on sale in 40 different countries in the world through a network of some 1,400 sales outlets. And the adventure continues … Today, the name Leonidas has come to stand for the quintessential Belgian chocolate. To the Belgians certainly, but also to chocolate gourmets and gourmands all over the world, who are enjoying the Belgian Leonidas chocolates across the five continents. Leonidas chocolates are on sale in 1,400 sales outlets, from Paris to Rome, from Sydney to Tokyo, from New York to Vancouver… Indeed, Leonidas chocolates are being sold everywhere; which ever country you travel to, whichever city you find yourself in, you will find a shop carrying the Leonidas emblem. Leonidas chocolates have featured in articles in some of the world’s leading daily newspapers and lifestyle magazines.

Since 1913 the name Leonidas has come to stand for the quintessential Fresh Belgian chocolate to gourmets and gourmands all over the world. Made with 100% cocoa butter, Leonidas chocolate is flown in from Belgium regularly for you to enjoy its melt in your mouth quality. At this family owned waterfront boutique expect to find the smoothest and tastiest variety of Hot Chocolate in town! How is it made? The way it should always be, by melting Belgian chocolate into milk. Their Liege waffles are to die for. Keep this eastern Belgiun delicacy light, or make it a meal by topping it with their artisan Italian Ice Cream. Taste some of the finest Parisian Macaron’s the city has to offer, and of course, always expect to find a fresh cup of LaVazza love in here: Cappuccinos, lattes, Italian milkshake, premium teas. Snowggle We offer a variety of Vancouver and Canadian souvenirs. Such as 100% pure maple syrup, maple cookies, chocolate, Canadian jade, wooden hand carved ornaments, miniature totem poles, T-shirts, hoodies, kids clothing and backpacks, mugs, snow globes.....and many more cute items. We always have something on sale for you at a good price. For example, key chains up to $1.99, Tshirts up to $9.99 and all our items are good quality!


78 ~ Things To Do!

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A great bookstore, the SFU Bookstore, is located on the lower level of the old T. Eaton’s store at Hastings and Richards.

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On Hastings Street next to and ajoining the SFU Centre of Dialogue is located the Delta Suites Hotel. While this is a newly designed building, it fits in well with its surroundings. Near the corner of Howe and Hastings is Dorian Rae Tribal Art. A little further up Howe and you will discover Cartier. Back down at Hastings on the other side of the street is the first Starbucks LEED store. On the North side of Hastings at Seymour is an old Heritage building that used to be the famous T. Eaton’s Co. department store. It now houses the downtown campus of Simon Fraser U. A wonderful heritage building is located across the street at the next corner. It used to be a bank building. It is now the Wosk Centre for Dialogue, a part of Simon Fraser University. Across from the Wosk Centre is the Sears Tower Mall. SFU has the first half of the block and the mall the second. Visit the revolving restaurant at the top of the tower and the shops.

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On the south side, again in an old bank building is Birks Jewellers. On the north side is the Royal Bank.

Across Granville from the Royal Bank is a whole block of heritage buildings. It used to be the Vancouver Post Office but now it is the Sinclair Centre. See the stores and the food court. 10. 3. This section of Hastings is home to several top name designer brand stores. Two are Roche Bobois and Leone. 11. 4. At the end of the District is the Grand Dame of Vancouver’s heritage Buildings, the Art Deco, Marine Building, often seen in the movies.


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VANCOUVER CONVENTION CENTRE In 2003, some $100 million in delegate spending was lost because Vancouver did not have enough meeting space to accommodate groups wishing to hold conventions in the city. The expansion of the convention centre followed a review by the Convention Centre Task Force, made up of members of the business community. The expansion increases the number of delegate days each year from the current 150,000 to nearly 370,000 within the first five years after opening. On average, a delegate will spend about $350 per day during their visit to Vancouver, with about one-third of convention delegates traveling to other parts of the province as part of their stay. Built over land and water on some 1,000 piles, the expansion has just been completed this spring 2009. In 2010, the VCEC will be home of the 2010 Olympic Games media and broadcast centre centres. In order to ensure that the expansion and existing facility are fully integrated, a glass-walled connector will link the facilities, providing delegates with exceptional harbor views as well as a seamless transition. Featuring floor-to-ceiling glass throughout the expansion, the project will also include a six-acre living roof, one of the largest of its kind in the world. This unique ecosystem is one of many environmental innovations included in the expansion. It’s easy to think green at the Vancouver Convention Centre. With more than 350 events per year, we maintain an extensive environmental program and work closely with clients to ensure sustainability in all events.


80 ~ Vancouver Convention Centre Recycling: We recycle an average of 180,000 kilograms of materials annually – nearly half of the total volume of waste generated. Food & Beverage: Our ‘scratch’ kitchen uses fresh local ingredients without additives, avoids disposable utensils and dishes, and donates leftover food to local charities. Green Design: •Our six-acre “living roof” houses thousands of indigenous plants and recovers rainwater for irrigation. •Seawater heating and cooling and on-site water treatment. •Fish habitat built into the building foundations. Energy Conservation: •Designated a Powersmart Convention Centre by BC Hydro. •Awarded “GO GREEN” certificate from the Building Owners and Managers. •West Building expansion built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification standards


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BURRARD LANDING At the foot of Burrard Street in downtown Vancouver a new neighborhood is taking place. It is called Burrard Landing. On a sunny day you will find convention centre delegates eating their lunches on the many benches that dot the eastside of Vancouver’s new downtown waterfront convention centre. Eateries and other businesses are gradually filling in the vacant spots underneath the convention centre, affording both Vancouverites and tourists a spectacular vista to stroll along and enjoy Vancouver scenery at its finest. The latest edition edition and by far what I think will be become the most successful to date is Mahony & Sons Public House, situated right on the corner edge of the convention centre walk around. Sit on the large expansive patio or listen to the Irish music inside, it doesn’t matter, you will love the place. www.mahonyandsons.com Other businesses on the landing include Delane Canada Gift Shop, Bellagio Cafe and a Subway.

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82 ~ Miku Restaurant Miku, written in Japanese, symbolically means ‘a beautiful sky.’ Founded in 2008, Miku Restaurant was the original site of Aburi sushi in North America. Over the course of four years, it has developed into one of the most unique and popular Japanese venues in Vancouver. Our following has continued to grow, prompting the need to expand and relocate to a larger facility in order to better serve our guests. This spring Miku will be closing its doors at 2-1055 West Hastings St and re-opening at 200 Granville St. Our new waterfront location features a full bar and lounge area, private dining room and waterfront patio. (NEW) Aburi Sushi is an innovation born out of creativity and nurtured in tradition. While Aburi is a new concept in the culinary field of sushi, its foundation is based on the values of traditional sushi making. The basis of our menu concept is a traditional and timeless foundation, balanced with innovation and exploration of culinary boundaries, creating dishes that are familiar and new at the same time.

#2 – 1055 West Hastings St., (Guinness Tower)

604.568.3900 www.mikurestaurant.com


VANCOUVER HARBOUR FLIGHT CENTRE .. is the new downtown seaplane terminal available to multiple seaplane operators offering scheduled and chartered flights to many B.C. locations. The state of the art terminal offers for the travelling public complete efficiency and professional service. Located in front of the Vancouver Convention Centre, the permanent seaplane facility replaces the existing temporary seaplane facilities that are slated to be decommissioned later this year. The seaplane terminal facilities occupy approximately 1,000 square metres of the Vancouver Convention Centre (3500 level) and include ticketing counters, and contemporary staff office space. Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre seaplane development is equipped to provide full services to seaplane operators. The docks feature a concrete designed level surface with no pilings, anchored using the SEAFLEX mooring system. “Vancouver’s new seaplane facilities create an atmosphere of comfort and service to further enhance the experience of Vancouver’s bustling seaplane industry,” said Graham


84 ~ Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre Clarke, Chairman of Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre. “Increased traffic and passenger preferences support new flight destinations, enabling better access to BC’s coastal regions. This helps stimulate business and tourism sectors throughout the province.” “The central location of Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre gives a boost to retail and services located near the eastern seawall,” said Scott Lyons, President of Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre. Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre, a partnership between the Clarke Group of Companies and The Ledcor the Group of Companies, is defining the future of seaplane travel by designing terminal facilities that bring a new level of convenience and efficiency to seaplane operators and passengers travelling to the Gulf Islands, Sunshine Coast, Victoria, Nanaimo and other coastal destinations. The seaplane docks are engineered for longevity and to uphold the standards set by the Vancouver Convention Centre Expansion Project.


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Public transit and taxi service: VHFC is located near Vancouver’s major intermodal public transportation facility, Waterfront Station. VHFC passengers can easily access the SeaBus, Canada Line (accessing Vancouver International Airport), Skytrain, West Coast Express and major bus stations. Taxi stands are also located at Waterfront Station and on Canada Place road. Parking, vehicle access and drop-off areas: VHFC is adjacent to over 500 underground parking spaces that are a short walking distance to the terminal. Passengers can also be dropped off at City Parkade level (the same parking as the present temporary seaplane terminal), Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC) Parkade or Jack Poole Plaza on Canada Place Road. Bike and pedestrian access: There is direct bike access from Vancouver’s new bike lanes to the VCC bikeway, leading directly to VHFC’s west elevator tower. Pedestrians can easily access VHFC from the city centre and the sea wall. Unit #1 Burrard Landing, 1055 Canada Place, 604.647.7570 www.vhfc.ca


86 ~ BC Ferries Vacations Centre We’re here to help create an unforgettable vacation: by phone, online or in person. And to complement our service, the BC Ferries Vacations Centre was opened downtown Vancouver this spring, across from the newly expanded Vancouver Convention Centre. Here, visitors can use a 90-sq. ft. high-definition media wall with simple touch screen technology to plan their coastal vacation and view stunning images from our coastal communities. Visit us to interact with the wall to find out about destinations, activities, adventures and vacations packages, and also talk to our vacations experts on hand, who can provide additional guidance and book your vacation experiences. Hours of Operation: Vacations Centre Hours Monday - Friday 9.00am to 6.00pm Saturday -Sunday

10.00am to 6.00pm

BCFerries Vacations Centre

BC Ferries is your connection to spectacular scenery, destinations, and people. As one of the largest and most sophisticated ferry systems in the world, BC Ferries currently services over 20 million guests annually, providing marine transportation throughout coastal B.C. From linking people with family and friends, providing passage to B.C.’s many unique and beautiful destinations, to maintaining a constant flow of goods that keeps the economy thriving, BC Ferries has played a vital role. At the Fairmont Pacific Rim: 1010 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC.

1-888-223- 3779 ext. 3 ,www.bcferriesvacations.com/travel-center


BUTE STREET

From Robson Down To Coal Harbour Just past Robson Street on Bute you will find the new location of Breka Cafe & Bakery. Breka is a 24 hour cafe and its bakery items are to die for. An institution at Fraser & 49th Avenue in East Vancouver, the owners of Breka have now brought their delightful concept to the DOWNTOWN. Lots going on, on Bute Street. As you head down to Coal Harbour, at Georgia Street you will find a Freshii and a new Juan de Fuca Coffee Company location, side by side. Juan de Fuca offers Fair Trade, Organic, Premium coffee. They also offer smoothies and European pastries. Carrying on down, Bute & Pender has lots to offer including a Shoppers Drug Mart, Liquor Store and Maritime Travel. Further down at the end of Bute is a great Urban Fare!

818 Bute Street

604 325 6612, www.breka.ca


88 ~ Vancouver Harbour Dental

Coal Harbour Health Care Centre * Vancouver Harbour Dental * Coal Harbour Chiropractic Clinic * Coal Harbour Massage Therapy Clinic * Coal Harbour Acupuncture * Coal Harbour Physiotherapy * Pure Integrated Pharmacy New patients welcome Urgent care Family Practice Travel Medicine Coal Harbour Aviation Medicals Medical Clinic Marine Medicals Cosmetic Medicine Preventive health care Minor surgical procedures Men and Women’s health care

Coal Harbour Medical Clinic 622 Bute Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3M1

TEL: 604

558 3313

Fax: 604 558 3313 www.coalharbourmedical.com


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Vancouver Harbour Dental

We give you the care you deserve Family and Cosmetic Dentistry Sedation Dentistry Implant Cosmetic Injection Wisdom Teeth Surgical Extraction Invisalign Lumineers Crowns, Bridges and Veneers

Vancouver Harbour Dental 1192 Melville Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 4P6

TEL:

604 336 2130

FAX: 604 336 2831 info@vancouverharbourdental.com www.vancouverharbourdental.com


90 ~ Shoppers Drug Mart “The Ritz”

PENDER STREET WEST PENDER @ BUTE  



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1125 West Pender Street

604 669 7271, vivioflowers.ca

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Great Pharmacy and Cosmetics!

1139 W. Pender Street

604 559 7625

www.smakfastfood.com

7 Eleven Panago Pizza ILAC Enterprize Rent a Car Green Leaf Salad Bar Urban Fare

1202 West Pender Street

604 605 1200

www.shoppersdrugmart.ca

451 Bute Street

(604) 688-4422 www.asmileabove.ca


92 ~ Vivio Flower Gallery Maritime Travel Travellers have reason to be excited with the recent arrival of Maritime Travel to the neighbourhood. After many years located in The Bay department store downtown, the knowledgeable team of travel counsellors has moved to the corner of Bute and West Pender, next to Shopper’s Drug Mart. Maritime Travel specializes in leisure and corporate travel, and are known across the country for the friendly, experienced agents, and added benefits such as their “Best Price – Better Service Guarantee,” which means they will match any price on vacation packages and cruises – including online pricing. They also offer 12 or 6-month Equal Payment Plans, HBC Rewards points on every booking, and much more. The branch team has more than 68 years of combined experience in vacation travel, cruises, business travel, and more. Branch manager, Sheila McPhail, and her team of Frank Bolla, Anna Stevens and Clarissa Alibangbang, have travelled the world, and are excited to bring their superior service and added value to the neighbourhood. You can contact them for all your travel needs. Maritime Travel has 96 locations nationwide, including 15 agencies in British Columbia. In business since 1949, they are a long-time recipient of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies designation. Visit www.maritimetravel.ca

As owner and designer of Port Moody’s newest fresh-only floral sensation and Pender Street sensation, I would like to extend an invitation for you to experience Vivio Flower Gallery. Over the last 10 years I have developed and perfected my floral design skills, using different textures, materials and shapes. Along with a great group of international designers, I create memorable arrangements for your home/office, weddings, social events, and many other occasions. Please take a look at our flower gallery for samples of our work. I look forward to providing you with beautiful fresh pieces of art for all of your shared moments.


PENDER @ BUTE STREET ~ 93 Shoppers Drug Mart “The Ritz” -Hours of Operation: 9am - Midnight / 7 days a week -Pharmacy: Offering exclusive Prescription Medications, Specialty Compounding, Injections -Pharmacist on Duty at all hours of operation providing Professional Counselling -Wide variety of Vitamins, Herbal Supplements, Homeopathic products, First Aid supplies -Beauty Boutique: carrying wide range of Prestige Cosmetics & Fragrances (eg. Lancome, Guerlain, Dior, Benefit, SmashBox, Clarins, Biotherm, PurMineral, Vichy, Roc, Dr.Hauschka, Oil of Olay, L’Oreal, etc.) -Postal Outlet: M-F: 9am- 9pm, S&S: 10am- 6pm -Large selection of Food, Grocery, Beverage, Condiments, Household & Cleaning supplies

healthy fast food Responding to the lack of healthy, fast, food in Vancouver’s downtown core, SMAK opens its first location to serve you breakfast, lunch and dinner to stay or take away. We are producing the highest quality, delicious, local food. SMAK is your destination for healthy, fast food and we look forward to serving you this spring. Delicious, healthy, affordable and 100% gluten free. We are local and serve in compostible containers because we are about empowering people to make better food choices for themselves, supporting farmers and ecosystems. We believe in sustainability, striving to become a zero waste facility. A Smile Above Dr. Janet Roberts is an expert dentist in Vancouver. She has more than 30 years of experience in dentistry and with facial esthetics. She is a leader in cosmetic dentistry and facial esthetics, and can reveal your best smile and glow! Description Dr. Jan Roberts’ services include cosmetic and general dentistry, as well as facial rejuvenation and IPL services. Dr. Jan is in the process of her accreditation American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She is also the senior Canadian mentor and Program Director of the California Center for Advanced Dental Studies.


94 ~ freshii

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COAL HARBOUR

A Marina, A Hotel and Several Dining Places Coal Harbour is one of Vancouver’s newest neighborhoods. It is located along the Vancouver waterfront between the new convention centre and Stanley Park. Several high rise condominiums have been built along the waters’ edge, as well as a seawall connecting the convention centre to the park. You can now walk or jog all the way to Stanley Park along the seawall. Adjacent the convention centre you can catch a flight to Victoria or Nanaimo, sip a latte in a waterside cafe, buy a boat at Coal Harbour Marina or visit the Westin Bayshore Resort & Marina, Vancouver’s only seaside resort. There are some great restaurants as well, such as Carderos and LIFT, the newest, located behind the Bayshore. The views along this corridor are nothing short of spectacular!

Harbour Air Seaplanes

604.274.1277 www.harbour-air.com


96 ~ A Beautiful Neighborhood!

COAL HARBOUR SEAWALK

150-510 Nicola Street (on the seawall)

(604) 677-4411www.lloydbrucehome.com

WESTERLY YACHT SALES

170-510 Nicola Street@ Coal Harbour Marina

(604) 685-2211

www.westerlyacht.com

M2 Dental Coal Harbour Florist Coal Harbour Marina Coal Harbour Community Ctr. Lloyd Bruce Home Urban News & Bike Rental


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Tues - Fri 10:30 - 6:00pm Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm Sunday & Monday Closed ATM OPEN 24/7 591 Cardero Street (Just up from the Westin Bayshore Hotel)

778-327-5085

www.scotiabank.com

WRIGHT MARINER SUPPLY YACHT SERVICES 485 Broughton Street @ Coal Harbour Marina

604 682 3788

www.wrightmariner.com

561 Cardero Street

(604) 568-6096 www.barkandfitz.com


98 ~ Lloyd Bruce Home Collection Located on The Coal Harbour Seawall, Lloyd Bruce Home Collections Inc. is Vancouver’s newest furniture and accessory store with a mixture of the most amazing furnishings from around the world, as well as interior design by renowned designers, Robert Bruce McKay and Douglas Lloyd Somerville. Coal Harbour is a great place for a stroll along the seawall any time of the year. Start at the convention centre you pass a new commemrative monument to the sinking of the Komagata Maru. Past a park, pub, marina and stores you arrive at the Westin Bayshore. Continue around the Bayshore to LIFT restaurant on the water for lunch. Westerly Yacht Sales Located in Vancouver, BC, we are the dealer for Beneteau sailboats and powerboats. From the innovative Sense series to the fuel efficient, re-designed Swift Trawler line, Beneteau is sure to have the right boat for you. And we are the right dealer to make your experience a memorable one. In combination with our full service division, First Yacht Services, we provide a complete range of products and services required by new and seasoned boaters. We are happy to put our experience to work for you – whether it be finding suitable moorage, affordable financing or shopping south of the border.


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Wright Mariner Supply Yacht Services We are Vancouver’s premier boat repair and boating accessories supply centre. We carry a large selection of marine supplies and can order almost anything needed for your boat or yacht. We are located in Vancouver’s Inner Harbour, right downtown, within easy walking distance of parking, transportation, great hotels, the Trade & Convention Centre, fabulous bars and restaurants, great shopping and neighbouring Stanley Park, a magnificent park ringed by the world’s longest uninterrupted waterfront walkway.

Scotiabank Coal Harbour is a boutique FULL SERVICE Branch with a dedicated team of banking professionals to meet all of your financial goals. The Coal Harbour team is committed to providing EXCELLENT service and ADVICE to all of our clients. • Complimentary Second opinion on your current investment portfolio • Tailored borrowing solutions to help you minimize costs • Customized Financial Planning / Estate Planning tailored to your unique needs • Foreign Currency Exchanges • Precious Metals Dealer • Numerous Savings and Chequing options customized to meet your needs • Earn Valuable Scene Points for FREE Movies • Selection of VISA & Amex cards • Exclusive Scotiabank StartRight Program for newcomers to Canada which includes free banking for 12 Months and ability to apply for a credit card to build a good credit history in Canada. • Bring in this book and get 6 months free banking (Coal Harbour Location Only) • Complimentary Covered Parking (in the Western Bayshore Parkade) Bark & Fitz is a Canadian family owned and operated retail franchise business. We specialize in offering the healthiest pet foods and treats available on the market today, unique and high quality toys and gear available all in an aesthetically appealing environment.


100 ~ Pender Medi Spa Bayview at Coal Harbour offers a luxurious living experience. With its aweinspiring and panoramic views, elegant suites, ideal location, and superior amenities and services – Bayview presents the ultimate urban lifestyle. Enjoy the best of the city, indulge in the building and neighbourhood amenities or just sit back, relax and enjoy the magnificent views of Stanley Park, Coal Harbour, the majestic mountains and the glittering downtown skyline. Here, you really can have it all. From Bayview At Coal Harbour, you can walk or cycle to some of Vancouver’s finest shopping, night life, entertainment, restaurants and parkland. Because when you reside here, it’s all part of your neighbourhood. And being situated near major thoroughfares, it’s easy to go farther afield with your own vehicle or public transit. Stroll, jog, cycle or simply sit on a park bench and watch the world go by. Neighbourhood Amenities Stanley Park and the Seawall Coal Harbour Marina Robson Street Shopping Cardero’s Restaurant The Lift Restaurant Take 5 Cafe

Bayview @ Coal Harbour Luxury studio 1&2 bedroom rental apartments and spectacular three level townhomes are available for rent in beautiful Coal Harbour. Relaxed living in the heart of the city. Visit the Bayview @ Coal Harbour website for a complete range of pictures and floor plans and then stop by for a tour. Enjoy the best of the city, indulge in the building and neighbourhood amenities 1529 W.Pender Street @ Nicola T: 604-696-5200 E:leasing@rentbayview.com www.rentbayview.com


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PENDER MEDI SPA PHYSICIAN DIRECTED SKIN CARE


102 ~ McKellars Interiors

PENDER STREET WEST PENDER @ GEORGIA

VANSUITES FURNISHED APARTMENTS

310- 638 Broughton Street

(778) 960-0303 www.vansuites.com

take five cafe WAFFLE & BERRIES the ultimate kitchen Daily Grind Cafe McKellars INTERIORS RodRozen Designs

McKellars INTERIORS

1463 West Pender Street

1549 West Pender St.

www.rodrozen.com

www.mckellarsinteriors.com

604 558 4443

604.734.1671


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1467 Pender Street

604 710 5279

www.waffleandberries.com

Soirette Macarons & Tea Fast Iron Cleaners AXIS Hair Salons Coldwell Banker

DRY CLEANING, EMBROIDERY, LAUNDRY & ALTERATIONS

1437 West Pender St,

1427 West Pender Street

www.theartofsmile.ca

www.fastironcleaners.com

604.558.2673

604 558 1144


104 ~ Waffle and Berries RodRozen Designs offers a complete range of services: interior design studio, renovations and contracting, construction management and custom design work, including window coverings, bedding, lighting and millwork. Over the last decade, RodRozen Designs has established itself in the Vancouver market place. RodRozen Designs is associated with the highest standards of design, workmanship and client care. We are a full-service interior architecture design firm . We listen to our clients – who they are, how they live, what they love, and together we create rooms as unique as our clients. We have spent years sourcing the most qualified and exacting artisans, craftspeople and tradesmen and we stand behind them with confidence. VANSUITES.COM We offer beautifully furnished condos in Vancouver, British Columbia for short or extended stays. Our suites are fully equipped and conveniently located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We cater to corporate clients, business or pleasure travellers, families, people who whish to relocate to Vancouver, or home sellers who require a transition home between selling and buying. Your complete satisfaction is our goal, all of our suites are tastefully decorated and have all the comforts and ammenities to make you feel right at home.

McKellars Interiors Conveniently located in Coal Harbour near Vancouver’s famous Stanley Park landmark, McKellars bright showroom welcomes you to an amazing shopping experience. Many of the world’s finest furniture brands, carefully selected and artfully accessorized by our designers, are presented for your consideration. From casual to classic, traditional to modern, our designers will assist in designing living - for every room in your home. Since 1974, when Iris McKellar opened her little English shop in a Richmond Shopping Center, through the 20 years in South Granville, McKellars have been furnishing BC’s finest homes. This trust and confidence is now being exhibited by a new generation of Vancouverites.


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Waffle and Berries We brought with us from Europe a love of comforting meals, along with the unparalleled spirit that Europeans devote to food, friendship and life. Superb ingredients and the craftsmanship of a passionate chef create authentic meals that are magnificent in their simplicity, and simply magnificent. From mornings in the north of Europe, we recreate the aromatic comfort of Belgium’s breakfast tradition … leisurely hours with the finest brewed coffees and the incomparable light golden crisp of the Liege waffle, whose pockets capture the sweet pleasure of traditionally prepared preserves, the magnificence of the Quebec maple, and the freshest berries and fruits from Western Canadian gardens.

With Fast Iron Cleaners, you will experience a new level of service. Our attention to detail and unsurpassed quality has made us the first and only choice for businesses and homes throughout downtown Vancouver. We specialize in rapid cleaning turnaround and alteration services. Our well-trained and experienced personnel use proven methods and techniques that achieve remarkable results. All of our hard working crew members arrive on time, are extremely courteous, and respect the privacy of each customer. Our crew members are always clean and well-spoken. We only hire the best! Welcome to The Art of Smile, (NEW) Vancouver’s top destination for general and cosmetic dentistry. We work hard to provide you with the most comfortable dental care experience by choosing the best technology, staying up-to-date with the latest research, and personalizing your care with our wonderful staff. Dr. Farsh-chi is a member of the California Center for Advance Dental Studies and has done extensive training in smile design and smile makeover. As a family dentist, through her expert education, great skills, and numerous hours of continuing education, she has developed high expertise in all areas of restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Farsh-chi is admired and trusted by her patients.


DR. MONAM MEDICAL & COSMETIC CLINIC Drop-in 7 days a week at 1483 West Pender @ Nicola Street Call 604-568-3797, www.drmonam.com, info@drmonam.com We use a combination of products to refresh your appearance by smoothing away unwanted lines and bringing back the natural contours of your face. · · · ·

Free Consultations Botox Dermal Fillers Open 7 Days a Week

Here are a few common popular areas: · · · · ·

Lip Enhancement Cheek Definition Smile Lines (Nasolabial Folds) Crows Feet Forehead Lines

Family Practice Private Patient Medical Exams WCB Claims ICBC Claims Health Care Prenatal Care Work related forms Men and Women Health Care Travel Medicine


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Our Services Dr. Monam Medical Clinic is a full-service family physician and cosmetic care centre. We are open seven days a week for your convenience and an appointment is never necessary. We are here to care for your physical and emotional health and to help you look and feel your very best. In addition to the complete range of general medical and cosmetic care, Dr. Monam Medical Clinic is proud to provide: * Men and Women’s health services including Pap tests, regular exams and screenings, and the primary care you need to maintain your best health * First aid and injury care including timely treatment of lacerations, wounds, sprains, and other accidental and minor injuries that do not require hospital admission * Cosmetic care including BotoxŽ, reshaping, wrinkle-relaxation, fillers and a range of services and products to make you feel and look your best * Birth control including informed, sensitive advice on the options that are best for you. We offer the morning-after pill and a full range of family planning methods and advice to prevent or time your pregnancy * Physical exams for motor vehicle branch, pre-employment, insurance and routine heath matters * Medical claims including ICBC, Workers Compensation and insurance-related medical exams and reporting * Vaccinations and immunizations including flu, allergy and common immunizations for children and adult * Emotional health including issues of stress, depression or anxiety-related problems, as well as advice on balanced, healthy living to enhance complete physical and emotional well-being * Referrals to specialists for any matter


SABAI THAI SPA 571 Cardero St. Vancouver, (604) 568-6227 987 Marine Drive. North Vancouver, (604) 985-8896 1867 Marine Drive. West Vancouver, (604) 925-1074 We envision a place where Thai Spa guests discover the pleasure and benefits of therapies based on traditional Thai style techniques. Where our guests soothe away the stress of modern life and dissolve impurities, with our therapists who are highly trained in ancient skills which benefit the body and mind. Thai massage is a unique massage experience that will facilitate deep relaxation while wiping away your daily stresses. Your Treatment is enjoyed comfortably in loose fitted traditional Thai clothing that we provide for you here. Thai Massage techniques incorporate stretching and pressure points over the entire body, releasing blocked energy and increases awareness and wellbeing. Nuad Pra Kob – Herbal Compress Massage Is an incredible treatment that uses many Thai herbs: plai, ginger, lemongrass, turmeric and cumin; all wrapped in an incredibly soothing, warm cotton compress. When the compress is steamed, and applied to the skin with a specific massage technique, the essential oils from the herbs are transferred to the lucky recipients skin. www.thaispa.ca


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110 ~ Spokes Bicycle Rentals

Cardero’s Restaurant

Sitting atop the waters of Vancouver’s inner harbor and just off the path of the famous Stanley Park Seawall makes for very up-close views of the non-stop urban activity on both water and land. Choose from a selection of freshly-grilled fish or try the juicy wild salmon baked on a cedar plank in a wood-burning oven. More local favorites include grilled prime rib steaks, wok squid and wood oven pizza. Sample some of the many BC wines-by-the-glass or the diverse selection of beer and ale as you extend your marina-side adventure in the adjoining pub. (604) 669-7666 - 1583 Coal Harbour Quay,

The Westin Bayshore Vancouver

(604) 682-3377, 1601 Bayshore Dr. www.westinbayshore.com


DENMAN STREET

Entrance To English Bay & Stanley Park Denman Street leads either to English Bay or to Stanley Park depending on the direction you take. The stores in this West End neighborhood, which is one of Vancouver’s oldest, range from beach wear to bicycle rentals to casual eateries to the newest in pastry/sweet shops like Cupcake and Marble Slab Creamery. If you want to stay in this neighborhood there is the Plaza 500 Hotel located just off Denman. This is one of the Downtown strolling streets and it is great fun to just walk to English Bay along Denman in the summertime and enjoy the sites. Carry on with a stroll along the English Bay seawall, home to a gigantic fireworks display during July weekends. Try renting a bicycle at Spokes or visiting the latest in Safeway’s. The design is marvelous. Visit the Beaver and Mullet Neighborhood Pub and sit and watch the girls go by or the guys!

SpOKES BICYCLE RENTALS

Located at 1798 W Georgia Street (on the corner of Denman and Georgia, at the entrance to Stanley Park)

(604) 688-5141,

www.spokesbicyclerentals.com


112 ~ Running Room Ltd.

Running Room Ltd. Located on the corner of Denman and Georgia Street is the Running Room. The Running Room was founded by John Stanton a bestselling Canadian author of four books on running. John Stanton was named to Maclean’s Magazine’s 2004 Canada Day Honour Roll as one of ten Canadians making a difference in our nation for his contribution to health through fitness. Stop by the Running Room and check out the latest is running gear before heading off to Stanley Park or for a jog along the seawall. They offer clinics on walking and running and sponsors races as well. John Stanton has run more than 60 marathons, hundreds of road races, and numerous triathlons, including the Canadian Ironman and the Hawaiian World Championship Ironman competition. www.runningroom.com

The Beaver And Mullet

102 - 1184 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 2M9

604-568-0881 www.thebeaverandmullet.ca


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(604) 682-4998, www.marbleslab.ca 1184 Denman St., Vancouver


114 ~ True Confections

DENMAN STREET DENMAN & DAVIE

1184 Denman Street

604 569 0058

www.letsrollsushibar.com

Denman Place Mall No Frills Olympia Souvlaki big dog little dog bakery Panago Pizza Dover Arms

Maria’s Taverna Where Great Food and

Good Times Come Together

1061 Denman Street

1037 Denman Street

www.c-lovers.com

www.mariastaverna.ca

604 662 3444

(604) 681-8500


DENMAN STREET ~ 115

HOUSE OF EMPANADAS

Cupcakes Raincity Grill Vera’s Burger Shack Mediterranean Grill Tanpopo

Latin Treats and Delicacies 976 Denman Street

604 669 8977

TRUE CONFECTIONS

Ayoub’s Dried Fruits & Nuts

866 Denman Street

986 Denman Street

dessert restaurants

604 682 1292

www.trueconfections.ca

604 732 6887 www.ayoubs.ca


116 ~ House of Empanadas Let’s Roll Custom Sushi Bar Take a roll of sushi. Inject it with excitement. Add a dash of creativity. Use only all-natural ingredients. What do you get? A fresh take on an ancient tradition. The founders of Let’s Roll have traveled the world creating signature sushi rolls for satisfied customers and friends. No matter where they traveled, they heard one comment over and over: “Can you design a custom roll for me?” No combo was too strange – jalapenos with strawberries and cream cheese. Baby spinach, tofu skins, and sesame seeds. Tuna, salmon, and avocado. They brought the quest for customized sushi to Vancouver. They put together a crack team of devoted sushi chefs committed to creating outstanding meals. Following old school, traditional Japanese culinary methods, they bring to the table your individuality. For the first time in Canada, you can have sushi exactly as you want it. Order something different every time you visit…or stick with your favourite combo. It’s your choice! Maria’s Taverna offers traditional Greek Cuisine & Tapas Bar. They have FREE delivery within a 3 km radius. The Kleftiko or Calamari is always good. There is so much to choose from, you will surely find your old favorites and something new. Enjoy!

Since 1984 when the first C-Lovers Fish & Chips was founded in Coquitlam B.C. we have been dedicated to making our customers experience like no other. Our open concept kitchens are supplied with only the freshest ingredients. Whether it’s our carefully hand selected Alaskan halibut or our locally grown farm fresh kennebec potatoes we peel and hand chip in house. C-Lovers focuses solely on superior food quality, exceptional down to earth service and prices that represent exceptional value for our guests. The companies modern family friendly atmosphere appeals to a multitude of loyal customers, whether its friends and family or the local business professionals.


DENMAN STREET ~ 117 Ayoub’s Dried Fruits and Nuts Ayoub Hosseini is the master chef at Ayoub’s Dried Fruits and Nuts. Ayoub is a professional chef with literally 20-plus years of experience and expertise in the fruit and nut business. For Ayoub, it’s more than just a job. It’s a way of life – a passion that’s been driving him to perfect all of his recipes and methods since he first learned his craft back in the early 1980’s. And the result? You can literally see, taste, smell, hear and feel the difference. Ayoub’s select only the highest quality raw ingredients from only the most trusted suppliers around the world, and combine those quality ingredients with a variety of sophisticated flavours and textures House of Empanadas Located in the Westend of Downtown Vancouver, the House of Empanada is a new kid on the block having its debut store opening on December 7, 2010. (Just west of Davie on Bute.)

The Beef, Pork, Chicken, and Turkey empanadas that they offer are all grassfed and raised on certified organic land. Pasture-to-Plate is their independent meat distribution company. It is the first to take a fair trade approach in buying finished products from certified organic producers with the highest standards in natural farming and ranching. Hours: Monday to Sunday 8:00am to 9:00pm

True Confections has been winning awards since 1989, with its unique home-style desserts. We have two licensed restaurants True Confections Denman and True Confections Broadway, selling Canada’s largest selection of made-in-house desserts by the slice, dine in or take-out, specialty coffees and artisanal teas, wines, beers and special drinks. We also do corporate orders, wholesale and wedding cakes. We do not accept reservations. If however you want to bring a larger group (over 15) in to one of our restaurants, it is advisable to call us so we can set up a large table for your party.This is dependent on space and time of day.


118 ~ Dermix/Aesthetic Medicine

ENGLISH BAY DAVIE @ DENMAN

202-1184 Denman Street

604 609 9999

BOOST YOUR LIFE!

MacDonalds Urban Eyes Safeway Great Clips Ginger Garlic The Calling Public House

1795 Pendrell Street BoosterJuice.com

SMOOTHIES | FRESH SQUEEZED JUICES | HOT FOOD | SNACKS

604 899 0700

www.zeitoonrestaurant.ca


ENGLISH BAY ~ 119

English Bay Day Spa Facial & Body Massage, Nail Care

Cactus Club Boathouse Restaurant Denman Restaurant & Tap House Sands Bayside Lounge Starbucks

English Bay Dental Centre

1653 Davie St. (next to Safeway)

(604) 688-9678

201- 1789 Davie @ Denman

604 682 4833

www.englishbaydayspa.com

DERMIX

INSTITUTE OF AESTHETIC MEDICINE

1721 DAVIE ST (AT DENMAN)

604 652 4772

WWW.DERMIXINSTITUTE.COM


120 ~ Booster Juice Kadoya is a cafe sized establishment at the heart of Davie street.As soon as you walk in your senses are graced with a tantalizing smell of tempura to walk through the crowd is to watch people marveling at a generous sized piece of art like watching people in a museum watching the Mona Lisa. After a wait during rush hours (lunch and dinner) your seated by a smiling friendly waitress (unlike alot of places the service is always friendly) andasked if youd like to start with tea or water. The green tea is great and doesn’t have that gritty after taste some teas get. On the walls are mountains of customer reviews about the amazingly colorful rolls. The sashimi is unbelievable and mouth watering.

Booster Juice offers smoothies and juices as a healthy alternative to typical fast food from franchised stores in several countries. Dale Wishewan, Booster Juice President & CEO says: “Our mission statement says we will provide our customers with an incredible, healthy alternative to fast food that’s great tasting, convenient and nutritious, making it perfectly suited for today’s active lifestyle.” We’re a Global franchise based from Canada, we specialize in building our brand with health-conscious restaurants that sell our delicious smoothies and other food offerings.

Zeitoon is a Persian restaurant located in the heart of North Vancouver’s Persian community and now in Vancouver’s westend neighborhood near English Bay. Observing the trend toward low-price, low-quality Persian food venues in the city, we decided it was time to open a respectable restaurant which would serve as a breath of fresh air for customers seeking quality Persian food. Knowing that there is increasing awareness about the quality of ingredients people put into their bodies, Zeitoon has arranged to serve our customers with food that lives up to their standards. Hailing from Iran, our management has ensured that the food will proudly represent our culture to anyone who walks through our doors, Persian or otherwise. Come visit us around the corner at Denman and Pendrell.


ENGLISH BAY ~ 121

At Dermix we believe in the five Rs of aesthetic medicine. Resurfacing with lasers and medical grade peels, Relaxing with Botox, Refilling with dermal fillers, Restoring skin with topical cosmeceuticals and Redraping with surgical options. The first four R’s, the ones which do not involve invasive surgical procedures, are the focus of the aesthetic physician. The fifth R, Redraping, is the work of the plastic surgeon. Those first four R’s, the ones that do not involve surgical procedures, are known as Total Non-Surgical Rejuvenation and is the cornerstone of what we do best at the Dermix Institute. Dermix is downtown Vancouver’s newest aesthetic clinic in English Bay offering lasers and cosmetic injectables for total nonsurgical cosmetic rejuvenation in a boutique setting.

English Bay Day Spa We are located on Davie Street just south of Denman and wonderful English Bay! Drop in for a mini-facial, customized to your skin type. Includes cleansing, exfoliating, steam and gentle extractions. European facial - This classic facial treatment that uses an ampoule rich in active ingredients with cleanse, exfoliate, full face massage, mask, neck and shoulder massage and moisturize the skin. Recommended for all skin types. Collagen is the most important protien in our skin. It makes up 70% of the connective tissue. Our Collagen treatment stimulates cutaneous functions and helps fight against premature aging. English Bay Dental Centre is located down towards Denman Street just past the Safeway. Dr. Chris Dubienski, Dr. Leetty Huang and Dr. Philip Chang will be glad to help with all your dental care. Complimentary parking is also available. Open on Saturdays (Closed on Mondays). Friendly and professional staff. General Dentstry! English Bay is located at the foot of Denman and Davie Streets. Take a stroll along the seawall to Stanley Park or in the other direstion to Sunset Beach. Vist the Historic Sylvia Hotel for brunch.


122 ~ Basil’s Subs - The Art of Sandwiches Let us bring taste to your work meetings and to your home parties. Let us cater your meetings at work or bring a taste to your home parties.

Roast Beef Sandwich with Horseradish Mayonnaise, Sweet Dill Pickles and Sun Dried Tomatoes Lightly toast the bread and spread with crushed roasted garlic. Add generous amounts of roast beef. Add drops of of mustard and horseradish sauce to cover most of the sandwich. Top with sun dried tomatoes, thinly sliced sweet dill pickles, 2 cloves roasted garlics, and sprinkle pepper on top. (Basil’s Subs prepares sandwiches using high quality meats marinated for 72 hours with their signature spices. In-house made sauces accompany sandwiches with freshly baked ciabatta bread.)

1114 Denman Street

604 682 2745 www.basilsub.com


DAVIE VILLAGE

Home To Vancouvers’ Gay Community Davie Village is the place for cafes and nightlife. This area has many of Vancouver’s Gay clubs which are popular and a great place to meet people. You can also find lodging in the area if you are interested in staying in Davie Village. The nightlife in this area is unbelievable and you will surely find a place to party the night away. Try the Sandman Suites if you are looking for a place to stay in the middle of it all. This will give you the chance to walk to nightlife entertainment and all of the amenities of home. They provide great service and can help you when staying in the area. One of the clubs available in the area is the Davie Village Café. One of the special events at this club is the New Years Eve party. Great shopping at places like Homewerx and RIO Room In Order will keep you busy in the daytime. Stepho’s Souvlaki is the place to eat but get there early to miss the line-up of locals.

Cho pain is proud to provide a weekly selection of over 125 classic handmade European breads and rolls. Choose from our signature Baguette, and our daily featured fresh baked Artisan specialities. As well, a tantalizing selection of fresh made daily sweet delights, including Gateaux, Tarts and Pies.

1165 Davie Street,

604 669 4246 www.boulangerie-chopain.com


124 ~ Vancouver European Deli

DAVIE VILLAGE BUTE & DAVIE

Baguette Time

Show this ad and get 15% off! 1231 Davie Street

604 689 7782

Transylvanian Traditions Bakery A Unique & Distinguished Dining Experience 1111 Davie Street

604 682 0096

www.transylvaniantraditions.com

(5-10PM - $20 Min FREE delivery) 1188 Davie Street

604 602 1558

www.judgesindiancuisine.com


DAVIE VILLAGE ~ 125

La Belle Patate POUTINE, SMOKED MEAT, STEAMIE

HOUSE OF EMPANADAS

1215 Davie Street

Latin Treats and Delicacies

www.labellepatate.com

604 669 8977

604 569 1215

976 Denman Street

VANCOUVER EUROPEAN DELI

1220 Davie Street

604 688 3442


126 ~ Transylvania Traditions Baguette Time We are a gourmet sandwhich store located in the heart of Downtown Vancouver. Sandwiches are made to your order on our fresh baked baguettes. A baguette is “a long thin loaf of French bread” that is commonly made from basic lean dough (the dough, though not the shape, is defined by French law). It is distinguishable by its length and crisp crust. Also known as a submarine sandwich, hero sandwich, Italian Sandwich, sub, hoagie, torpedo or grinder are all amongst many regional naming variations, Transylvania Traditions Bakery Narcisa’s love for good food has turned the Transylvanian Traditions Bakery sweet-shop into one of Vancouver’s premier dessert spots. On her arrival in Canada in 2007, Narcisa Stoian noticed the lack of traditional romanian sweets, which have always been a part of her childhood and her parents’ careers, and decided that Vancouver was the perfect place for her to share her love of romanian cuisine. Since the bakery opened in February 2008, it has been featured in the Vancouver Sun, Canadian Immigrants as well as many local dinner tables. Along with over a dozen preservative-free romanian cakes, Transylvanian Traditions is one of the only places in Canada to make Kurtos Colacs, a delicious, baked sweet dough spiral, dipped in caramel and walnuts.

Judges Indian Cuisine invites you into a world of exotic flavors and time honored traditions in cooking and dining. Experience Indian Cuisine at its finest. Indian cuisine is a combination of many subtle tastes. Flavors are as varied as the climate of India, and as exotic as the people of India. Fragrant, pungent and warm spices from the four corners of the country are delicately blended in meticulous proportions to create the dishes we present to you. Each dish will have its own distinctive flavor and aroma which cannot come from any curry powder from spices which have to be separately prepared each day fresh for each individual dish. The blending and preparation of spices is a centuries-old craft and indispensable to Indian cuisine.


DAVIE VILLAGE ~ 127 La Belle Patate AUTHENTIC QUÉBÉCOIS CUISINE Hand Cut Double Cooked Fries, Fresh Squeaky Cheese Poutine, Montréal Smoked Meat Sandwiches, Hot Subs, Steamie & Toastie Hot Dogs. (Made Fresh for Every Order). YES - Our cheese is fresh never frozen and goes squeak! NO - Our cheese will not melt all over your fries like mozza curds you find everywhere. YES - Our fries are made fresh daily from real potatoes. YES - Our sauce is vegetarian.

House of Empanadas

House of Empanadas Located in the Westend of Downtown Vancouver, the House of Empanada is a new kid on the block having its debut store opening on December 7, 2010. (Just west of Davie on Bute.)

The Beef, Pork, Chicken, and Turkey empanadas that they offer are all grassfed and raised on certified organic land. Pasture-to-Plate is their independent meat distribution company. It is the first to take a fair trade approach in buying finished products from certified organic producers with the highest standards in natural farming and ranching. Hours: Monday to Sunday 8:00am to 9:00pm Vancouver European Deli This is a great place for all sorts of items. Their hummous is 10x better than the large store bought variety. It’s absolutely delicious. Try it with the Persian flatbread and some cut up vegetables! Other favourites to purchase are the dolmades (they’re vegetarian) and the spinach/cheese Bureks. You will find products from England, Germany, Iran, Poland, Mexico, Indonesia, India, to name a few. They stock all the spices you can’t find at the grocery chains as well as fresh cheeses, olives and cured meats and a large range of canned and bottled goods. Favourites are the olives, flat-breads (super fresh pita for 89 cents on Wed and Fri), and Italian cured meats.


128 ~ pHresh Spa + Wellness Club Homewerx set out to build a retail concept that caters to a modern lifestyle. From home dĂŠcor, to music, books, gourmet foods, and kitchen tools, we provide a varied but highly-edited product mix. Homewerx seeks to give Vancouverites a unique retail experience where they may find the latest products for modern living in an uncommon retail environment. Bellocq Teas No. 39, Hindu Holiday Simply the most gorgeous caffeine-free chai. Rich and smooth organic / fair trade South African rooibos, cardamon, fragrant cassia, and spicy ginger adorned with garlands of rose, jasmine and marigold petals.

H

HOMEWERX

1053 Davie St

(604) 682-2204, www.homewerx.ca


DAVIE VILLAGE ~ 129 Nestled in the heart of Vancouver’s downtown West End, pHresh Spa + Wellness Club is a unique personalized sanctuary balancing urban lifestyle with Westcoast philosophies. Our internationally qualified and recognized team offer only the finest of therapeutic facials and spa treatments, microdermabrasion, photorejuvenation, ipl laser hair removal, cellulite reduction, body contouring, botox, dermal fillers and registered massage therapy. Our facilities boast a private infrared sauna room and cozy oasis in our symphonic hydrotherapy tub room. pHresh Spa Vancouver is located close to Sunset Beach and English Bay in downtown Vancouver British Columbia. We feature spa specials Vancouver Downtown, yoga classes, infrared sauna treatments as well as osmosis medical esthetics treatments in our medical spa. You can buy spa gift certificates and spa packages on our online shop. www. phreshspa.com

Sandman Suites on Davie The Sandman Suites Vancouver is tucked away close to the beach and the world-famous Stanley Park, yet minutes from the heart of Vancouver’s shopping and business district. The beautiful property has 198 fully furnished suites, many with outdoor balconies and fantastic city and ocean views. Dine at Moxie’s Classic Grill, enjoy the on-site fitness facilities or the new pHresh Spa + Wellness Club or relax by the seasonal outdoor pool.

1160 Davie St., www.sandmanhotels.com

604 681 7263


130 ~ Baoqi Vietnamese eateri

EMERY BARNES PARK DAVIE & RICHARDS

Contemporary Ballet Dance Company 677 Davie St., 6th Floor

(604) 732-5003 www.balletbc.com

La Lotus Nails Spa sage CLINIC Lounge HAIR STUDIO spruce BODY LAB Coo Coo Coffee PHILIP MORRISON


EMERY BARNES PARK ~ 131

Baoqi

Vietnamese eateri 620 Davie Street

(604) 700-4100

THE ELBOW ROOM Vancouver’s most famous breakfast restaurant

630 Davie Street

560 Davie Street

604 685 3628

www.theelbowroomcafe.com

604 488 0399 facebook.com/ newpeaceondavie


132 ~ New Peace Chinese Restaurant Ballet BC Founded in 1986 and led by Artistic Director Emily Molnar, Ballet BC is an internationally acclaimed collaborative and interactive contemporary ballet company that is a leader and resource in the creation, production and education of contemporary ballet. Bold and innovative our company’s distinctive style and approach has helped the company make a unique and valuable contribution to the development of dance and art. Ballet BC consists of a select group of 17 dancers (14 full time and 3 apprentices) with exceptional classical and contemporary dance training who are uniquely individual for their artistry, dynamic movement, intelligence and passion. The Company presents a diverse repertoire of Canadian and International contemporary ballet from the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Secret Sapphire is an exquisite jewelry store that offers a personalised service to its customers. The feel of this place is one of a bygone era, a memory, a timeless moment captured in time... Looking at the decor you would say that it’s a mixture of Victorian and Modern Themes that have come together making for a unique experience and one you will not forget. Here you can find Engagement Rings, Necklaces, Bracelets, Earrings and everything you could dream of if you’re after that special piece of jewelry. We carry a number of jewelry designers from around the world making for a wide range of different styles and designs.

We also cater to custom requests, so if you want a unique custom piece of jewelry then ask for Monica who as well as being a jewelry designer and having her own line at Secret Sapphire, is the in house Graduate Gemologist who can work with you to make that perfect piece of jewelry. The Dance Centre is a multifaceted organization offering a range of activities unparalleled in Canadian dance. Seeking to boost the profile of dance, and to develop a stronger infrastructure for the artform, The Dance Centre devises programs and presents performances; manages Scotiabank Dance Centre, Canada’s flagship dance facility; promotes BC dance to the public and to presenters; and provides resources and services for the dance profession.


EMERY BARNES PARK ~ 133 Baoqi Enjoy our delight and unique menu of authentic dishes. We offer authentic Vietnamese food using healthy high quality ingredients and unique fusion presentation. our vision is to create delicious meals but also to provide a enjoyable dining experience.

New Peace Chinese Restaurant Northern Chinese Food, with hand crafted noodles and dim sum — with New Peace Chinese Restaurant (formerly Peaceful Restaurant) Home Delivery to the False Creek and Downtown Area. Davie Street runs from False Creek in the south through several neighborhoods. The first neighborhood is Yaletown. The next is the Emery Barnes Park neighborhood. Once past Granville Street and Burrard Street is Davie Village. Down the hill, Davie Street ends at Denman and you are then in the neighborhood of English Bay, also called the West End.

The Elbow Room was started in 1983 by Patrick Savoie, an ex-teacher and Brian Searle, an insurance adjuster. It’s original location, at 720 Jervis Street, was located in the first mayor of Vancouver’s house, and was declared a heritage building. At first Bryan did dishes and Patrick cooked. We had one employee, Vera McKee, who waited tables. After a while we hired a cook and Patrick went out on the floor. The Palisades Hotel was located one block away, and at the time, catered to the movie business and the stars, which were now beginning to thrive in Vancouver’s new movie industry. As a result of our location we had many movie stars come to our little restaurant, the first was Tom Selleck. We now have 52 seats, a staff of 1012 and abusing customers from all over Canada, the US and the world. We are listed with the Japanese Tourist Board, the Actors Guild and dozens of other entertainment organizations in Hollywood. We still get our fair share of stars from TV, movies and stage. If you take a look, you’ll see their pictures on our walls.


134 ~ Pattison High School

PATTISON HIGH SCHOOL We don’t teach a class, we teach individual students in a class

Life at Pattison High School Pattison High School provides a full range of Student Services. Administration and Office Staff are readily available to answer questions and offer support to students and their families. Our school Counselor works with all students individually to help them develop their graduation and post-secondary plans. Personal as well as academic counseling is offered. At Pattison, we want to get to know students and help them feel at home. At Pattison High School, students are exposed to a plethora of experiences that assist greatly in developing a comprehensive education. Students from around the world gather at PHS to pursue (Continued on page 126)


BURRARD STREET

Quality Shopping And Quality Hotels Burrard is one of down town Vancouver’s interesting major corridors. Travelling east from Davie Village, is the new downtown YMCA. A little further along across the street is the Scotia Bank Theatre and back again is a Marketplace IGA, a great place to shop for fresh foods. Next is the Sutton Place Hotel one of Vancouver’s chic downtown hotels. By the time you reach Robson Street you are back into the overspill from Rodeo Drive North. From Robson to Georgia there is L’Occitane, Ports International, Tiffany & Co., Coach, Wolford, Louis Vuitton and Hermes. All this fabulous shopping is right across the street from the ‘Grand Dame’ of Vancouver hotels, the Hotel Vancouver. While in the area walk down Alberni Street another high fashion neighborhood.

The Sutton Place Hotel VANCOUVER

845 Burrard St.

(800) 961-7555, www.suttonplace.com


136 ~ Robert Lee YMCA their dreams and aspirations while enriching their lives in the cultural mosaic reflective of our society. Students immerse themselves in their studies that include opportunities that occur outside the classroom. At PHS, a well-rounded experience includes getting outside the classroom walls to indulge in the various resources that the Vancouver Metropolitan area provides. Student activity days, field trips and field studies add to the rich education environment. Social interactions and group leadership activities enrich the students’ life experiences. Thus, a PHS student becomes a more global citizen ready to contribute to the world.

1. Trimester System January / May / September 12 Courses a Year Fast Track Graduation 2. Small Class Size Individual Attention Student / Teacher Ratio 15:1 3. Certified Student Counselor Appointment Available Any Time Individualized Graduation Plan Post-Secondary Day Grammar / Composition

4. Free Student Services After School Tutorials / Homework Club Provincial Exam Preparation Program University Application Guidance 5. 100% Graduation Rate Scholarship Program 70% Top Universities Acceptance Rate 6. Academic Readiness Vocabulary / Reading / Writing / www.pattisonhighschool.ca


BURRARD STREET ~ 137

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138 ~ Second Cup

SHOPS AT THE BENTALL CENTRE

Global

Easy Ship

Express Air, Ground & Freight Services, Plus Daily Pick-Ups (next to Flight centre in the Mall)

604 662 3033

www.easyshipstores.com

1055 Dunsmuir St. 604 689 4424 www.bentallcentreathleticclub.com

Electronic Repair Specialists

#207 – 555 Burrard Street

604-608-0559

www.fecomputers.ca

Jugo Juice Purdy’s Chocolates Bento Sushi Bank of Montreal Grand & Toy


BURRARD STREET ~ 139

PERKS

Downtown Vancouver Chiropractor Focuses on Providing Wellness with a Caring Touch

555 Burrard Street

Unit 205 (mall level) 555 Burrard Two Bental

www.perksperks.com

www.kilianchiropractic.com

604 689 7827

Angela & Gabriela’s The Bagel Stop Pharmasave Alive Health Centre Coles Books

(604) 688-0724


140 ~ Kilian Chiropractic FE Computers/Firefly Electronics We are Vancouver-based electronics repair shop. Our intent is to meet Vancouver’s growing demand for practical, efficient, environmentally friendly, progressive, yet fun electronic products. When it comes to building computer systems, repairing old equipment or calibrating new, we are come up with effective and efficient solutions tailored uniquely to each client’s needs. Would you like quick repairs at a fair price? Firefly Electronics can repair your gadget and get it back to you fast. F E Computers has many new hi-tech products available for sale and services related to several industries. If you need a boost to your bottom line, we may have Just the right idea or product for you. PERKS - Bentall Centre for Custom Built PCs, iPhone Repair, more than 25 years has been servBlackberry Repair, Laptop Repair, ing the downtown community. Our PC Repair, Mac Repair, Data wide selection of international writService, Small Device Repair. ing instruments and stationary will Global Easy Ship shipping centers enhance your corporate or personal provide express air, ground & freight ser- correspondence as well as demonvices ,plus daily pick-ups and drop-offs, strate your unique taste and style to you can trust us with your most important others. documents or parcels. Easy print services Whether it’s a fountain pen for offer easy to use templates for business yourself or corporate gifts for the ofcards and fliers. fice, Perks can provide you with all Global easy ship stores provide you your writing needs. You will find a with such shipping options as TNT Ex- large selection of specialty greeting press for international shipments & Loo- cards for every occasion from birthmis express for domestic shipments with- day to Barmitzvah. Small indepenin Canada and Fedex partner. dent lines that will make you laugh Mailbox rentals available for your per- out loud as well as fine European sonal and corporate needs. lines made with fine papers and age We carry a whole rang of boxes. old techniques to share with friends.


BURRARD STREET ~ 141 The Bentall Centre Mall is located underground on Burrard Street between Pender Street and the Burrard Street Skytrain Station. You can enter via Pender Street down an escalator or just to the left of the Burrard Skytrain Station entrance on the lower level. This Vancouver mall is frequented by office staff working in the four Bentall Towers above and by the public who often discover it by chance. It has lots to offer from a Bank of Montreal to Angela & Gabriela’s flower shop, to a shoe repair and the only Second Cup coffee shop in downtown Vancouver. There is a small food court as well.

Kilian Chiropractic in Vancouver improves the quality of life of individuals and families. We accomplish this by focusing on the detection and correction of spinal subluxation and teaching holistic health values. We offer a unique approach to health and wellness by encouraging natural healing through quality chiropractic care and the promotion of nutrition and an active lifestyle. Dr Trevor Kilian believes that proper posture and spinal alignment are essential for optimal health. Dr. Kilian works diligently at educating people about the many benefits of chiropractic care and a well functioning, healthy spine. In addition to Downtown Vancouver, we also provide services and treatment for patients in Coal Harbor, West End, and Bentall. Bentall Centre Athletic Club Cardio Studio: Workout on a variety of computerized cardio equipment to increase your level of cardiovascular fitness and burn calories. You can watch the news or sports, listen to music or read while you exercise. Cybex & Nautilus Studio: You have a choice of over 20 stations for body toning, firming and strengthening. Weight Training Gym: A comprehensive array of free weights, benches and cable stations are available to you for strength training, toning and firming exercises. 5:45AM to 10PM weekdays, 9AM to 6PM weekends. Open most holidays!


142 ~ Woodman’s Fine Cleaning

WOODMAN’S FINE CLEANING Woodman’s Fine Cleaning has been operating in the Bentall Centre Mall for over 30 years. Their speedy in-house service (no chemicals), same day (in by 10 out by 4), has been keeping customers coming back for decades. Their professional shirt service is second to none and they do alterations as well! They will even pick up your shirts and other items for FREE directly from your office. Environmentally Friendly EcoSolv Bentall1 #80 - 101C 505 Burrard St. Vancouver BC V7X 1S2

604 684 6622

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BURRARD STREET ~ 143 Dr. Andrew Shannon is a dental office located in downtown Vancouver that performs both general and cosmetic dentistry. We have been in practice in the Bentall Four since 1987. A lot of our patients work in the Bentall centre; however, because of the restorative/ cosmetic nature of our practice we are also a destination dentist. We are involved with the community, attend trade shows, and Dr. Shannon lectures throughout the world. What more could you want in a dental practice? If a warranty of the completed work would give you peace of mind; we offer that as well. You can view our warranty on our website. Dr Shannon has been consulted upon and has appeared in many media outlets. He has been on CBC news discussing the VelScope, his views on current trends in dentistry have appeared in Business in Vancouver, he has been on radio answering your dental questions and heface maintains a blog2:22 titled to Chew On. Dr S 'hood ad 10.12 1409_blurred b/w 12-10-12 PM Something Page 1

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144 ~ Giorgio’s Mens Wear

SHOPS AT ROYAL CENTRE BURRARD AND GEORGIA

MG Boutique 141 1055 West Georgia Street,

604 669 6029

www.facebook.com/mgbvancouver

Vasanni Fashion The Deli (Family Gourmet) Lifespa Carlson Wagonlit Travel Royal Treasures MG BOUTIQUE STAPLES CHOICE FLOWERS ROYAL CENTRE DENTAL GROUP

“..during Expo 86 George Bush received the royal treatment..”

Royal Riviera

Ladies & Men’s Hair Stylists 1055 West Georgia, 604 684 6848

1055 W. Georgia St., Royal Centre Food Court

604 521 2905

www.connieskitchen.ca


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1055 West Georgia St. (Royal Centre)

604 682-2228

www.giorgiosformen.com

* Fabulous Fresh Flowers * Blooming & Miri Tropical Plants * Custom Arrangements * Greeting Cards & Heli. Balloons * All occasions & Weddings * Customized Gift Wrapping

1055 West Georgia Street

604 685 1768

www.bellissimafashions.com

1055 W.Georgia St (Royal Centre)

604-689-1801

www.choiceflowers.ca


146 ~ Giorgio’s For Men Welcome to MG Boutique. We are located on the upper retail level of Royal Centre Mall, the heart of downtown Vancouver. For the past 8 years we have been offering exciting fashion for women in the area. You will find the famous brand such as Tribal, Lisette L Pants, Kersh, Spanner, Soya Concept, Mexx Donna and Jana. Accessories include belts, earrings, bracelets, necklaces and scarves. Whether you’re shopping for a gift, or for yourself, come visit us at MG Boutique and we would be happy to help you find that perfect something. Royal Riviera Salon’s proprietor is George Chronopoulos. He has been styling the follicles of BCs big guns for over 50 years! In the old days it wasn’t uncommon to see Peter Brown, the late stock promoter Murray Pezim and Dal Richards dropping by for a weekly shampoo and cut. Even today Jimmy Pattison, Tony Parsons and philanthropist Joe Siegel still drop by for their weekly spruce ups. One glance at the photos on his wall inside and you will see the likes of Bob Hope, Rocky Marciano, Paul Anka, Wayne Newton all who have dropped by over the years when they were in town. Why is he so popular with the Big Guns?....because he has the right touch. Chronpoulos’s trademark: “I try to cut the hair to fit the face.” “During Expo 86 George Bush dropped by when he was in town for Expo. Ten minutes before he

arrived, secret service agents came in to check for bombs. Everyone was watching the Brazil/Argentine soccer final when the President finally arrived. His first words were, “What’s the score George?” Connie’s Kitchen (NEW) Everyone Likes Omelettes Each omelette is made with 2 fresh extra large eggs or you can choose to have egg whites only. You can add any or all of the following Flavour Favourites: Ham, Bacon, Beef, Green Onion, Sweet Red Onion, Mushroom, Tomato, Green Pepper, Coloured Peppers, Spinach, Grated Mixed Cheese.


BURRARD STREET ~ 147 Giorgio’s Vancouver’s finest menswear boutique. 1900 square feet of fashion, sophistication, quality and incomparable service. Being locally owned and operated for more than twenty years, our experience and our own very discerning taste gives us the confidence to suggest that your shopping experience at Giorgio’s will be an occasion you will look forward to over and over again. European sportswear from Zegna Sport, Sand, Ted Baker, Alberto and J. Lindeberg, hanging alongside tailored garments from Italian clothier Tombolini, Zzegna and local Made-to-Measure and ready-to-wear suiting from Coppley.

BELLISSIMA With little knowledge of the fashion industry, husband and wife team, River and Serena, took a chance and started their own importing business back in 1973. Importing clothes turned out to be a much tougher job than expected, and after 1 year of chasing after shop owners for payment, they decided they’d had enough. Rather than quitting the fashion business all together, they decided to give it one more try and opened up a retail store. In 1975, the first Serena Fashions store opened on Pender Street in downtown Vancouver. In 1981, they joined up with Serena’s sister, Viviana, and expanded to Alberta. Over the years, Serena Fashions has grown from one store with 4 staff members to 22 stores throughout BC and Alberta, with over 200 employees. Choice Flowers is a flower shop that has been serving Vancouver for 20 years. At Choice we are comitted to providing quality flowers as well as quality service. We are known for traditional, modern and contemporary styles. We would like to be your florist for any occasion, event or celebration. We offer a wide variety of local and imported flowers. We also orchids and green and flowering plants to freshen up any home or office and our shelves are filled with vases, containers and gift ideas. Why wait for an occasion? Make a lasting impression to someone you love or to a friend. A simple gift of flowers says... Happy Birthday, hope you feel better soon or congratulations on the new arrival of a baby.


148 ~ Woodward’s Heritage Building (continued from page 49, Woodwards Heritage Building)

Woodward’s fortunes declined as customers gravitated to more suburban malls. In 1993, Woodward’s went bankrupt and closed its doors. In fall 2002 a small group of community activists occupied the empty building for one week in a campaign to secure social housing from the Provincial government. After the police eviction a tent city was erected on the sidewalks around the building for another three months. The series of events is known as the Woodward’s Squat, or “Woodsquat,” which has been acknowledged for “setting in motion the eventual redevelopment of the landmark department store building.” In 2003 the City of Vancouver led by Jim Green purchased the building from the province for $5 million, and began a public consultation process, asking the community what they wanted from the redevelopment. The 400 million dollar project (almost one million square feet in size) includes 536 market housing units, 125 singles non-market housing units to be operated by PHS Community Services, 75 family non-market housing units to be operated by Affordable Housing Society, Nesters Food Store and London Drugs, TD Canada Trust, The National Film Board of Canada and civic offices, a daycare, public atrium and plaza, and a new addition to the Simon Fraser University downtown campus: the 130,000 sf School for Contemporary Arts. The “W” neon sign, which topped the building on the Eiffel Tower replica, was removed before the demolition and was replicated and re-installed on January 9, 2010.


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From upscale spa services to daily prescriptions, dentist, hair salon, insurance or travel. The finest in men’s and women’s clothing, footwear and jewelry. Excellent fine dining, international food court, and gourmet take-home deli offerings. It’s all here at Royal Centre Mall. In the heart of Vancouver. On the corner of Georgia & Burrard.

1055 West Georgia Street 9:30 - 5:30 Monday - Friday 10:00 - 4:00 Saturday (604) 689-1711


150 ~ Royal Treasures Royal Treasures is located on the upper level of Royal Centre just across from the ‘shoe shine’ and new Fido cell phone dealer. We were established in 1990, and have over 23 years of experience making jewelry. We specialize in both Precious and Semi-Precious stone jewellery/carvings. We are the only Ammolite jeweler in Vancouver. We have the largest selection and best price of Ammolite jewellery in BC. Beside Ammolite we offer customize & repair jewellery services at competitive rates and exceptional workmanship. We are open: *Monday to Friday 9:30AM~6:00PM *Saturday 10:00AM ~ 4:00PM


ROBSON STREET

Rodeo Drive North Robsonstrasse was originally the German shopping district of Vancouver. In the sixties there were delicatessens, bakeries and restaurants as well as a European News store. Today, it is the city’s most fashionable shopping street. Alfred Sung, Salvatore Ferragamo, Chanel, Rodier Paris and Stephane de Raucourt are just some of the big names on this urban shopping destination. Options for grabbing a bite abound. You can find everything from Schnitzel to Sushi along this bustling thoroughfare. It is also cruising central in the summertime, with cars and sidewalks filled with people enjoying the warm summer air. Rodeo Drive North is another name for Robson Street of today. Besides fashion Robson is home to hotels, specialty shops and a Whole Foods Market further down by Denman Street.

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1703 Robson Street

778 706 0694

www.nerowaffles.ca

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BURGERS & FRIES 635 Robson Street

604 685 1585

Gate “A”, BC Place Stadium (foot of Robson at False Creek)

(604) 687-5520

/www.bcsportshalloffame.com

Patron Tacos & Cantina

265 Robson St.

(604) 558-3368 www.patrontc.com


1154 ~ BC Sports Hall of Fame Nero Belgian waffle bar We are bringing the authentic Belgian waffle experience to Vancouver! Taste the best sweet and savoury waffles and fresh espressos in our cozy waffle bar. We are located a block off Denman on Robson Street, near the MacDonalds. Too hungry to wait? Stop by at our West End location to try an authentic Belgian waffle. We serve you home made Brussels and Liege waffles, baked fresh daily and made with all natural ingredients. Eat your waffle plain or combine with fresh fruit, whipped cream, Belgian chocolate and many more. A TO Z Store At the A TO Z Store you can rent a shelf by the month and become an entrepreneur. They will handle all the details; sales, collecting of money, wrapping and so on. Rents are reasonable but space is at a premium. Practically all the space is rented out but you might get your name on a waiting list. You will have to ask about that! The concept goes back many years and such stores can often be found in small towns in the USA. Usually they sell antiques and collectibles and are often referred to as an antique mall. Rarely does one find this concept on a high end retail street in a big city downtown neighborhood. Items are mostly smalls under the $200 range. Drop by and check them out. Everyone is very friendly!

Robson Street Its name honours John Robson, a major figure in British Columbia’s entry into the Canadian Confederation, and Premier of the province from 1889 to 1892. n 1895, train tracks were laid down the street, supporting a concentration of shops and restaurants. From the early to middle-late 20th century, and especially after significant immigration from postwar Germany, the northwest end of Robson Street was known as a centre of German culture and commerce in Vancouver, earning the nickname Robsonstrasse, even among non-Germans (this name lives on in the Robsonstrasse Hotel on the street).


ROBSON STREET ~ 155 Patron Tacos & Cantina offers the best and most authentic Mexican food in town. At Patron we work every day to deliver a full experience, merging a fresh high quality menu in a great atmosphere. Visit us at Patron Tacos & Cantina… Mi Casa es Su Casa! Robson Street is always busy! You can walk this historic Vancouver street from Denman down to BC Place in False Creek and always find something of interest. A newly renovated Robson Square is located at Howe and Robson. It is home to UBC’s downtown campus. Across from Chapters is the old Sears Building soon to be the first (Seattle based) Nordstrom’s Department store in Canada (2015).

The BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum preserves and honours BC’s sport heritage by recognizing extraordinary achievements in sport by using our collection and stories to inspire all British Columbians to pursue their dreams. The British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum educates and entertains through its programs and collections by telling the stories of outstanding achievements in sport. It showcases accomplishments of individual athletes and teams, as well as those who have contributed to the development of sport in the province. Honouring the Past. Inspiring the Future. Five Guys has been a Washington, DC area favorite since 1986 when Jerry and Janie Murrell offered sage advice to the four young Murrell brothers: “Start a business or go to college.” The business route won and the Murrell family opened a carry-out burger joint in Arlington, Virginia. Under the guidance of Jerry and Janie, the Murrell family served only handformed burgers cooked to perfection on a grill along with fresh-cut fries cooked in pure peanut oil. The little burger joint quickly developed a cultlike following. Press paid attention. Customers voted the burger”#1” in the metro area.


156 ~ Vancouver Public Library Come down and see and be seen any time of the year. A new Safeway complex has been completed at the foot of Robson Street at Denman as well and it is worth having a look at for its design and view from its upper floor. In the other direction Robson ends at B.C. Place Stadium. Take a stroll around the stadium which will give you magnificent views of False Creek in an almost 180 degree half circle. Be sure to visit the B.C. Sports Hall Of Fame on the left as you approach the stadium. If you want to stay at the YMCA it is nearby on Beatty Street and a great boutique hotel located on the corner of Beatty is the Hampton Inn & Suites.

625 Robson Street

604-669-7898,www.candyaisle.com


ROBSON STREET ~ 157 Historical Photographs of BC and Yukon A collection of more than 250,000 black and white negatives and prints. The online Historical Photographs Database provides access to approximately 25,000 images; this number continues to grow as more images are scanned and added to the website. For those images not yet digitised, access is by using a card index in the Special Collections Department Reading Room known as The Historical Photographs Card Index. Photocopies of some of these images may be viewed in albums in the reading room. However, the majority of the images are available in negative format only and will need to be viewed on the light table. Special Collections staff will assist with this.

The online Historical Photographs Database provides access to approximately 15,000 images; this number continues to grow as more images are scanned and added. The entire VPL historical photograph collection is over 87,000 accessioned photographs. 350 W. Georgia Street, www.vpl.ca, (604)

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Take a walk down Robson Street to B.C. Place Stadium at False Creek and visit the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Enjoy the beautiful views of False Creek while you take a walk around. Stop by our fabulous library at Homer Street. The design is similar to the Roman Coliseum. Now a tourist attraction as well as a library, it also has become the location for many movie shoots. Drop into the Vancouver Art Gallery at Hornby Street and see the latest exhibits. At the Emily Carr Exhibit, which is always on display, see this famous west coast First Nations artist’s works. Take a stroll along Robson Street and enjoy the ambience, the people, the street performers, the colorful boutiques, eateries, the coffee shops and whatever else catches your eye. Robson Street (aka Rodeo Drive North) is full of high end boutiques. Try Aldo Shoes, Forever 21 (coming), bebe, Guess, Ferragamo, Roots, max mara and Mexx. They are all here! A great chocolate store is located on Robson. It is called Rocky Mountain Chocolate and it is located just off Burrard. They have the best candy apples in

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Vancouver. On the corner of Thurlow Street and Robson is one of the busiest Starbucks in North America. It is a great place to sit and watch the world go by. There use to be another one across the street. 83.. Lots of great places to eat on Robson. Cin Cin is probably Vancouver’s most popular restaurant. Also try Savory Coast, The Cactus Club, El Nido, and Milestones for your dining enjoyment. 94.. A little further down Robson, on the hill towards Stanley Park, you will find Hons Won Tun Noodles. Hons offers great Dim Sun, Potstickers and traditional Cantonese Cuisine. 10. 5. An all you can eat Chocolate Fondue awaits you a little further down Robson at Capstone Tea & Fondue. Looks great!


HORNBY STREET

High End Shopping and Boutique Hotels Hornby Street is one of two streets sandwiched in between Granville and Burrard. Hornby Street is an interesting walking street with a mixture of venues. At the foot of Hornby at Hastings you will find shops like Palladio and Monte Cristo Jewellers. Continuing east is the Bread Garden for lunch time snacks. If you look up, you will see the La Salle College of Jewellery Design. On the other side of the street just before Dunsmuir are two favorite night spots The Swedish Touch and Brandis. In the next block on the other side of the street is the downtown YWCA seen at the right. A little further along is the Hotel Le Soleil. On the other side of Georgia Street is the wonderful Wedgewood Hotel & Spa.

Wedgewood Hotel & Spa

604-689-7777, 845 Hornby Street @Robson www.wedgewoodhotel.com


160 ~ Bill Reid Gallery Of Northwest Coastal Art

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Bill Reid Gallery

of Northwest Coastal Art

The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art is downtown Vancouver’s public art gallery dedicated to contemporary Aboriginal art of the Northwest Coast. The Gallery is named after Bill Reid (1920 – 1998), acclaimed Haida master goldsmith, carver, sculptor, writer and spokesman and one of Canada’s greatest artists. The Gallery’s permanent collection includes: over 40 pieces of Reid’s gold and silver jewelry, Reid’s bronze masterpiece Mythic Messengers, several of Reid’s works featured on the Canadian $20 banknote, and a full scale totem pole carved by James Hart of Haida Gwaii. As a complement to the core collection, the Gallery features contemporary Northwest Coast Art in a changing cycle of exhibitions. GALLERY HOURS: Wed- Sun, 11am - 5pm 639 Hornby Street, Vancouver www.billreidgallery.ca

(604) 682-3455

BELOW: (Bill Reid: Bear Head, 1981. Photo by Kenji Nagai)


HORNBY STREET ~ 161 Art Knapp Urban Garden is a BC owned and operated retail garden centre located in downtown Vancouver, along the hornby bike lane. We feature tropical plants, outdoor plants, Womens fashion, pottery, fertilizers, pesticides, bulbs, seeds, small tools, garden accents as well as gift and home decor. We hand pick all our tropical plants, selecting exotic and lush specimens that clean your air as well as completing any environment. Our knowledgeable staff are here to help you find the correct plants for your indoor space; whether just at home or in the office. Also, we carry a large assortment of containers and pots. Our nursery blooms with herbs, flowers, vines, shrubs, fruits, veggies, perennials, grasses; everything on your garden wish list. By choosing plants suitable for our climate, smaller spaces as well as interesting plants our nursery, staff has made this garden center unique. With each season, our nursery adapts to promote a new feature for your garden or balcony and focuses on selecting locally grown plants. VANCOUVER’S DOWNTOWN GARDEN CENTRE

Located on the Hornby bike lane, one block from the Aquabus

1401 Hornby Street, VAncouVer 604-662-3303

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162 ~ Tactix Gym At Tactix Gym, you have a variety of membership options. You can choose to master one discipline or take advantage of our basic fitness membership (unlimited access to Crossfit and Cardio Kickboxing), or our fighting membership (unlimited access to Krav Maga and Kickboxing). This means that not only do you get in shape, but you can learn valuable new skills and techniques (such as Olympic lifting, Kicking and Punching). Secondly, you will be motivated to be consistent with your training (and attend regularly), not only by your instructors, but by the sense of community and your new friends at the gym. There is accountability. Thirdly, you don’t need to think about your workout. There is a new and intense workout for every class, every day. Variety and intensity is the key to losing weight (and keeping it off).

1449 Hornby Street

604 719 7745

www.tactixgym.com


HOWE STREET

Lots of Quality Shopping At Howe & Hastings There are more high end shopping stores located on lower Howe Street. They include Cartier, Euoko, Leone, Dyanna and Mount Cashmere, all on or around Hastings and Howe. If you like tribal art there is a great gallery called The Dorian Rae Collection also located just off Hastings on Howe Street. The Sinclair Centre is on the north east corner of Howe and Hastings and is home to several unique boutique and shops including Charals and Leone. The Rendezvous Art Gallery can be found on the corner of Cordova and Howe, right across from the Waterfront Hotel. Don’t miss the Howe Street Gallery of Fine Art on your way back up to Robson where you will find the downtown location of Chapters Books and Robson Centre across the street, where UBC has its downtown campus and bookstore.

(604) 662-4918 www.cookworks.ca.

COOKWORKS

Join us at the new Western Living Test Kitchen at Cookworks on West Broadway for intimate cooking classes with some of B.C.’s top chefs. Watch, learn, taste, interact, and leave with the secrets and skills to recreate their signature dishes at home. Classes run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 377 Howe Street,


164 ~ Dorian Rae Collection of Tribal Art

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Mount -Cashmere

806 W Hastings St.

(604) 806-3911 www.mountcashmere.com

Scoozis Mediterranean Restaurant

Scoozis Mediterranean Restaurant & Cassandra’s Wine Room and Tapas Bar

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445 Howe Street

604 684 1009 www.scoozis.ca


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Iris Optical Jillaev Jewellery Starbucks ING Direct Cartier Dorian Rae Collection Sinclair Centre

OY S T E R SEAFOOD & RAW BAR

Buck-A-Shuck Oysters Monday-Saturday! 3pm to 7pm! 475 Howe Street 604.899.0323

make your reservations at rawbar.ca

Mario’s Coffee Express Ltd. 595 Howe St. (at Dunsmuir) Known for its celebrity sightings!

Voted the best coffee in town!


166 ~ Villeroy & Boch Rendezvous Art Gallery Specializing in Fine Art since 1998, Rendezvous Art Gallery operates on the belief that top-quality art, personalized service and education are the absolute essentials for attracting new collectors. Every client presents an opportunity for a singular and unique art experience. Our commitment is to the selection of lasting quality artwork that satisfies their budget requirements. We are dedicated to providing the best possible service to our clients. Our elegant gallery is the perfect setting in which to leisurely enjoy the wide range of works. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown, we pride ourselves in representing the very best in original Canadian Fine Art.

Dorian Rae established her gallery in Vancouver, BC, Canada in 1978. Previous to that she lived, traveled extensively, and collected tribal art and textiles in South East Asia. Each piece in her gallery is selected by her based on its authenticity and artistic value. The Dorian Rae Collection includes ancient artifacts, oriental antiques, and authentic tribal art from West Africa and South East Asia. In addition to Asian and African tribal, ethnic, and archaic jewelry, Dorian has an extensive collection of old jewelry from the American Southwest. Dorian has sold artifacts to museums and collectors all over the world.

www.rendezvousartgallery.com Tel: 604-687-7466 Sinclair Centre is an upscale shopping mall located in Downtown Vancouver at 757 West Hastings Street between Granville and Howe. The centre is comprised of four buildings that were restored by Henriquez Partners Architects and joined together by a glass atrium roof in 1986, at a cost of $38 million. Presently under renovation, Leone’s is accessible from the corner of Howe and Hastings and there is a wonderful pen and leather shop and health boutique inside.

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Scoozis Scoozis has been an institution on Howe Street for years. Open all the time, breakfast, lunch and dinner, you will always find them preparing amazing meals. The setting is gorgeous as well! Alittle bit of European delightfulness on Howe Street. The beautiful colors of the restaurants decor (yellow, orange, red) will brighten up your day as well. Scoozis is open daily at 7:00 a.m. 363 days a year Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Happy Hour 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. For prompt seating please arrive before 11:30 a.m. or after 2:00 p.m. Daily Bar Specials Dinner Groups 25 – 30 People Gift Certificates are available.

Villeroy & Boch Villeroy & Boch, more than any other premium brand, is deeply rooted in European culture. And, as only such a great brand is capable of doing, it has managed to preserve its identity, at the same moving with the times. Tradition, quality and authenticity: These are the classic Villeroy & Boch attributes which give consumers support and guidance. Innovative power, style and design: These are the values which inspire people and give them the freedom to design their homes according to their own individual taste. Mario’s Coffee Express Ltd. Located on Howe Street between Dunsmuir and Pender, it is said that MARIO’S has the best coffee in town. Mario’s Coffee Express is supported by local and visitors alike who love a good European coffee, deep, smooth and flavourful. Its close proximity to several hotels also puts Mario’s on the map for many Hollywood celebrities who often drop by. Mario is always there greeting his customers by name and the rich aromatic beverages are served by the man himself. His hearty and cheery attitude is contagious and the service is so welcoming, they have ancient loyalties. There is always music playing which spills onto the street so there is never a problem finding Mario’s. Mario’s Coffee is nearly a quarter century old and has become a Vancouver business-district institution.


168 ~ Eyemax Eyecare EyeMax EyeCare brings you exclusive, luxury eyewear brands that stand out from the rest. EyeMax EyeCare has been providing ocular visual health eye examinations 6 days a week and displaying unique eyeglasses to the Downtown Vancouver Core since 2001.The team is made up of friendly, knowledgeable staff that can help pick a frame for your facial features or train you to wear contact lenses. From Alain Mikli to Zeal Optics, finding that special frame is that much easier. Beautifully hand crafted in France to excellent titanium made in Japan, the quality is well worth it. Come try on your favorite designers like Tom Ford and Burberry, Emilio Pucci and Kio Yamato. As well as the likes of Michael Kors and Kate Spade, Gucci and Porsche, the ever popular Ray-Ban or feast your eyes on the brand new Alain Mikli. Visit our website www.eyemax.ca to book an appointment with our Doctor on site or feel free to call 604-893-8881.


HOWE STREET ~ 169 When Rudi Herzog came to Vancouver in 1982, his dream was to establish a business that could offer its customers high-end luxury items at reasonable prices. With dependable service and top quality products, he soon accomplished that goal. Now that Herzog Crystal has expanded onto the World Wide Web, Rudi Herzog’s elegant merchandise is available to you no matter where in the world you live. Brand names that we carry are Ainsley, Armani, Arthur Court, Arzberg, Atlantis, Belfor, Belleek, Bohemia, Bopla, Bugatti, Dansk, Dartington, Denby, Durand, Eisch, Hutschenreuther, Jensen, Lladro, Mats Jonasson, Mikasa, Moser, Nachtmann, Pimpernel, Portmeirion, Retroneu, Riedel, Robbe & Berking, Rosenthal, Royal Copenhagen, Royal Worcester, Solingen, Spal, Spiegelau, Splendide, Stuart, Swarovski, Thomas, Villeroy & Boch, Waterford, Wedgewood, WMF

HERZOG CRYSTAL

535 Howe Street (between Pender & Dunsmuir)

604 687 7122 www.herzogcrystal.com


170 ~ Howe Street Gallery Of Fine Art The Soul of Africa collection carries on the tradition of Frank McEwan, supporting and exhibiting work from Zimbabwe’s latest artistic talent. Works within the collection reflect the natural wonder of the African spirit and culture. The International Fine Art Collection features artists who demonstrate a technical mastery and who evoke the timeless qualities of beauty. Care is taken to present an ongoing collection of works that span from Classical methods of creation to the addressing of contemporary themes. Each work is original. howestreetgallery.com


GRANVILLE STREET

Our Entertainment District Granville Street downtown use to be known as Theatre Row in the sixties. There were more neon signs on Granville Street than on any other street in Vancouver. That has changed over the years. Today Granville Street is being revitalized with new businesses coming in from the Granville Bridge up to Georgia Street. Big Box stores are common such as, Winners and Future Shop and the historical Hudson’s Bay Co. Department Store is still located on the corner of Georgia and Granville. A new Nordstom is due in three years. There is an entertainment factor offering good local pubs such as The Lennox Pub and Hennessey’s Irish House. There are also several night clubs located here for the 20 something crowd.

451 Granville Street

(604) 424-9422

www.choprayoga.com


172 ~ The Hudson’s Bay Company New dining venues have also established themselves along the corridor. Always a main thoroughfare from Gastown to Yaletown, Granville is always worth a walk down. Check out the stars in the sidewalk of famous Vancouver Entertainers! The Bay Vancouver Downtown The Bay Vancouver Downtown With a Canadian heritage of over 330 years, the Hudson’s Bay Company is an iconic Canadian institution and one of the oldest corporations in the world. Today, shoppers rely on the Bay stores for the best in fashion, beauty and style. The Bay has newly renovated their men’s wear floor and introduced Vancouver the Room, a high end designer boutique. This year the Bay has also brought UK retailer Topshop and Topman to Canada (located at Mall level of the store). The Bay Vancouver Downtown is pleased to offer a visitors discount brochure to overseas visitors who can enjoy 15% off on everything in the store and 10% off on cosmetics and fragrances (some exclusions apply). Visitors shopping can receive the offer at any cash service desk in store. Located at: 674 Granville Street, (604) 681-6211, www.hbc.com


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ABOVE: 1930 The corner of Georgia and Granville Street. VPL, Special Collections, 7743 BELOW: Shop at Sinclair Centre for a unique shopping experience. Sinclair Centre is home to Leone, as well as numerous other boutiques and services.

SINCLAIR CENTRE

757 West Hastings Street, (Between Granville & Howe)

604-488-0672, www.sinclaircentre.com


174 ~ Ingledew’s Shoes

There Is An Art To Finding The Perfect Fit Helping you to find your perfect fit is something that we are deeply committed to and passionate about. As a matter of fact, the first thing we do when someone walks into one of our stores is take the time to measure each one of their feet. This lets us (and our guest) know exactly what their size is—down to the half size and specific width. Though other shoes retailers have the option to do so, precious few do…and if they do, it’s certainly not measured to width as most stores have only one width size. Once we have determined their specific size, we select from our extensive collection of sizes--the best selection in the city. This is a result of us choosing to invest millions of dollars each year to ensure we have the adequate range of sizes to fit just about anyone. In short, it’s having the willingness to properly measure a foot AND having any and all sizes on-hand is what creates the art for finding the perfect fit. The first Ingledew’s Shoe store was opened in 1915 by William Wright Ingledew. 90 years and 4 generations later, Ingledew’s is still family owned and operated and has grown from one small store on Granville Street to twelve locations throughout the lower mainland and Victoria. At the time Ingledew’s first opened, choices in footwear styles were limited and predominantly classic dress shoes. However, Mr. Ingledew quickly observed that his customers enjoyed having


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VANCOUVER a selection of shoes in one store. He revolutionized the shoe store concept by offering customers an unparalleled assortment of styles, sizes and widths. People loved it: Ingledew’s became THE place to shop. From the beginning, we have tried to listen to what our customers value and have made every effort to satisfy their needs. As they’ve changed, so have we. When many of our customers moved to the suburbs, we followed and opened stores closer to their neighbourhoods. As advances in shoe manufacturing technology occured, we have been quick to expand our product offerings to introduce important new product features to our customers. When a demand for casual shoes became evident, we quickly integrated the top comfort brands into our merchandise mix. At Ingledew’s our goal is to help every customer find shoes that are the right fit, whether that be long-term comfort or short-term glamour. We also believe that you don’t have to necessarily sacrifice comfort for style - or style for comfort, although we’re the first to admit that not all shoes were made for walking. If you ask Vancouverites what we sell in our stores, chances are they’ll say dress shoes. We carry many famous dress shoe brands such as Amalfi, Stuart Weitzman, Roberto Capucci, Allen Edmonds, Florsheim, Mezlan, Magnanni and many others as well as our extensive and exclusive private label collections from Italy and Spain.

535 Granville St. Oakridge Centre

VICTORIA Hillside Shopping Centre OTHER LOCATIONS Brentwood Mall -BurnabyRichmond Centre Richmond Centre Ecco Shop -RichmondPark Royal North Park Royal Ecco Shop -West Vancouver-

(604) 687-8606 535 Granville St. Vancouver, www.ingledews.com


176 ~ Stackhouse Burger bar

GRANVILLE STREET THEATRE ROW 1951

1115 Granville Street

(604) 687-8001 www.therefineryvancouver.com

Cinema Public House Olympia Bar & Grill Roxy Speakeasy Sports Bar & Grill Granville Room

the Templeton

QUALITY FOOD, SNAPPY SERVICE

1087 Granville Street

604.685.4612

www.thetempleton.ca

1224 Granville Street

(604) 558-3499 www.stackhouseburgerbar.com


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Doolin’s Irish Pub The Factory FANCLUB The Edge Lounge FORUM

1049 Granville Street

604 569 0955

www.themexican.ca

e SOCIAL GRILLE & LOUNGE

1033 Granville Street

(604) 685-4946 www.johnniefox.ca

1100 Granville Street

604 633 3343

www.chateaugranville.com


178 ~ The Edge Social Grille & Lounge THE REFINERY As you’re staring down towards the Granville Street Bridge, the sun sets high in the sky to the West, reflecting a warm pink and vanilla glow over the Granville Entertainment District... it’s almost time for the lights to dim, the music starts bouncing, and the nightlife begins to emerge. This is the Granville Street routine, and it’s been like this for years, but we’ve added another element. The Refinery’s partial graffitti sign on the second floor lures curious diners and experienced cocktailers to something seldom seen on Granville Street. We welcome all of you to our home. Stackhouse Burger Bar “A Cut Above – Stylish new burger restaurant opens its doors intent on revitalizing the dining scene in the Granville Entertainment District.” The menu, conceptualized and executed daily by Chef Shahab Ghaemi (formerly of Crime Lab, Century House and Lucy Mae Brown), is a testament of his true dedication to the quest for the “Perfect Burger”. With ten on offer, as well as one foot-long “Euro-Dog” and three slider options, there is surely something on his menu for everyone. Surprisingly unique salad options, truffled poutine with bocconcini and perfectly crisp onion rings with one of the house-made aiolis (Cilantro, Miso, Truffle, and Chipotle) round out the selection.

The Templeton – nostalgic, organic and delicious food served up in the heart of Vancouver’s entertainment district on Granville Row. It’s THE plate full of goodness that your mom used to make – or you wished she did! Plug a quarter in the jukebox and enjoy breakfast made with free range eggs and natural bacon. Or bump in for dinner to catch a movie on the big screen and dig into a gourmet burger and an authentic milkshake.


GRANVILLE STREET ~ 179 The Mexican Antojitos y Cantina was born on April 2011 in the belly of the Entertainment district of Vancouver, to provide locals and visitors alike with a true Mexican culinary and drinking experience. Owned by two young passionate Mexican ladies, its great food and charismatic and genuine service delighted the Mexican community first and soon captivated the rest of Vancouver’s foodies who were craving for excellent authentic Mexican dishes. Homemade sauces, fresh ingredients, and only the best quality meats, produce and dairy products are the vertebrae of its menu. The ¨sazon¨ - the distinctive flavor touch- of the owner-chef, is considered by many homesick Mexicans the best in town. The largest selection of tequilas and Mexican beers –and their subsequent related drinks- in town round up the perfect meal for each occasion. Granville Street has long been Vancouver’s Entertainment District. In the forties and fifties and sixties it was known as Theatre Row. There were more neon signs on Granville Street than in any other part of the city. Now adays it is home to bars and eateries, as well as several night clubs. The two longest running entertainment venues on Granville are the Commodore Ballroom and the Orpheum Theatre.

The Edge Social Grille & Lounge is the newest arrival to the bustling heart of downtown Vancouver between Yaletown and the recently revamped Granville Street area. The Edge offers a large, modern yet comfortable room with both dining and lounge seating as well as a generous outdoor patio that runs along the front of the restaurant, set deep into the large street front courtyard. We proudly invite you to experience our tantalizing globally inspired menu with a distinct focus on sourcing fresh local products where possible. Taste our seasonal menu created by Chef Tyler Canton.


180 ~ Vancouver Civic Theatres

Vancouver Civic Theatres At the Centre of Vancouver’s Entertainment District Queen Elizabeth Theatre ~ Vancouver Playhouse ~ Orpheum ~ Orpheum Annex Vancouver Civic Theatres is a department of the City of Vancouver operating four venues downtown. Our world-class theatres and performance spaces are home to a variety of concerts, theatre, opera, classical music, contemporary and traditional dance, presented by a number of Vancouver’s best known arts organizations. Vancouver Symphony Orchestra vancouversymphony.ca

friendsofchambermusic.ca

Vancouver Opera vancouveropera.ca

balletbc.com

Vancouver Bach Choir vanrecital.com

vancouverbachchoir.com

Vancouver Chamber Choir vancouverchamberchoir.com

Dance House dancehouse.ca


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Vancouver Civic Theatres At the Centre of Vancouver’s Entertainment District vancouver.ca/theatres

Phone: 311 TTY: 7-1-1 Outside Vancouver 604.873.7000


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Take a walk up Granville Street from Hastings Street and see the wonderful heritage buildings in the Heritage District built back in the 1930s and some even earlier reflecting the Art Deco period. Stop in at the Sinclair Centre and visit the food court on the bottom level. The Sinclair Centre is a heritage building rescued and turned into a fashion mall. Visit the Pacific Centre Mall. This is downtown Vancouver’s premiere mall. Located underground, it is a great place to get inside on those cold Vancouver winter days. See the historic Hudson’s Bay Company building. Located at the corner of Georgia and Granville, the Bay now offers great brands and did offer Canadian Olympic Apparel in their 8 floor flagship store. Meet a friend under the Birks Clock! Long a Vancouver landmark and meeting place, it is located out in front of the Birks Store at Hastings and Granville. Long time residents on Granville include Birks, Ingeldews Shoes and Moore’s Clothing. Take a stroll down Georgia Street and see our wonderful library. Its coliseum inspired design is spectacular! It is often used in movies shot in Vancouver.

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Check out the latest in Canadian fashion at the Sears store. It takes up a whole city block. 2. 8. See what is on at the fabulous Commodore Ballroom, an original ballroom from the 1930s. 9.3. Catch a symphony concert at the Orpheum Theatre. It is the home of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. 10 4.. Drop in to the Scotia Dance Centre and see what is on. It is located on Davie Street just around the corner from Granville Street. Try out a noon hour yoga class!


SEYMOUR STREET

Your Short Stay Neighborhood On the corner of Seymour @ Nelson is where you want to stay in Vancouver if you are only here for a few weeks or a month or so. Metropolitan Towers is located here as is Staying Level. Both offer furnished suites in a convenient downtown location. At street level you will find as well two eateries Commune Cafe and Sunset Burgers. On the corner is a Nesters Market. If you have never visited Nesters Market you are in for a treat. Started in Whistler, and known as the place the locals frequent, it has been transplanted to Vancouver and now their stores bring that wonderful mountain freshness and wholesome goodness to us city folk. Further up Seymour is a Staples for the business traveler. Lots of new condo development in this neighborhood. If you prefer to stay in a condo for a short time, this is the place. Come on down and browse around!

Metropolitan Towers Come Home to the BEST! Beautifully appointed 1 & 2 bedroom suites for rent in a property that is beyond compare. Metropolitan Towers is a pet friendly property that offers a full range of services and amenities the cosmopolitan renter could ever. Visit the Metropolitan Towers website for more information. PLease come by for a tour. 930-980 Seymour Street T: 604-685-7368 E:leasing@metropolitantowers.com www.metropolitantowers.com


184 ~ Nesters Market

BANFF FRASER HEIGHTS KELOWNA MAIN ST. SEYMOUR ST. SFU SQUAMISH SUMMERLAND WHISTLER WOODWARDS/ YALETOWN

Yaletown 939 Luxurious living 24/7 This property offers 1 & 2 bedroom suites and townhomes for rent to people who want to live the downtown life style. Yaletown 939 is located in the heart of trendy, convenient and fun Yaletown. This property has everything you could want! 939 Beatty Street T: 604-681-0939, www.rentyaletown.com E:leasing@rentyaletown.com All buildings listed are professionally managed by


HOMER (between) ROBSON & SMITHE

Designer Shops, Galleries and Eateries The block west of Robson down to Smithe Street is bursting with new active. A new beauty salon called E Style Beauty Spa is setting the tone. Alittle further down on the corner of Smithe and Homer a new French dining experience is well on its way to opening soon. The Noodle Box is located back up in the middle of the block and there is a great furniture store here called design house. Ark Hair & Spa is just past Robson on the southside of the street. They offer Japanese Shiatsu and Thai massage. If you like croissants and who doesn’t, Footo Delights (as seen in the photo to the right) is here. And the Harrison Galleries is great!

We have seen our share of wellknown guests such as Sarah McLaughlin, the Spice Girls but nothing gives

us more pleasure than to serve our local regular guests. 891 Homer St.

604 687 6107 subeez.com


186 ~ Footo Delights

HOMER STREET

(BETWEEN ROBSON & SMITHE)

THE NOODLE BOX HARRISON GALLERIES The Residential Group E-STYLE BEAUTY SPA design house Ark Hair & Spa Footo Delights

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Hair & Spa

B12-806 Homer Street

604 318 0447, www.ArkHairAndSpa.com


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HARRISON GALLERIES 901 Homer

604 732 5217 www.harrisongalleries.com

820 Homer Street

604 568 6500

www.footodelights.com

901 Homer Street

604 732 9029

www.facebook.com/The Buzz Cafe & Espresso Bar


188 ~ The Buzz Cafe & Espresso Bar Ark Hair & Spa Secret space for the natural beauty Total care and support by Beauty & Relaxation Healing your mind and your body Calgel Nail, Japanese Gold Facial, Shiatsu massage,Thai traditional massage & Japanese Style Hair salon Our concepts are beauty, health, and healing. We hope to be the place you dreamed about. Shiatsu Shiatsu means acupressure in Japanese. It is a type of massage which uses finger and hand pressure on specific pressure points. It helps promote natural healing ability and helps relieve fatigue. We recommend this relaxation massage for people who have stiff necks, shoulder pain or lower back pain.

Thai massage involves stretching of the muscles and deep massage. No oils are used for this massage. This form of massage is usually performed on the floor with a mat or firm mattress and the client wears loose, comfortable clothes that are good for movement. It helps relaxes, reduce stress, improves circulation, increases energy and increases flexibility.

Footo (Fu-toh) is a local Vancouver company specializing in Fresh Out Of The Oven (F.O.O.T.O) croissants, sandwiches, homemade soup, and natural macarons. Our artisan croissants are made on-site from scratch daily using only the freshest natural ingredients - enriched unbleached flour, water, New Zealand butter, fresh eggs, fresh milk, sea salt, fresh yeast, and granulated sugar. We are committed to not using any food colorings, chemicals, or shortenings. Footo Delights makes croissant dough every day and bakes on-site five times a day. There are more than 10 flavors of filled croissants. We welcome catering and take out orders.


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Footo- Our Creative Chef All the pastries and desserts are designed and hand made by Brenda Yip. Brenda has a Diploma in Baking & Pastry Arts from the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. As a mother of 2, she’s passionate about making gourmet food that she would be proud to give her kids.

Harrison Galleries, Vancouver’s foremost fine art dealer, remains family owned and operated with over 50 years’ experience in the art community. Representing the art of renowned regional and internationally recognized artists, we carry an extensive collection of traditional and contemporary paintings which will give the viewer and collector alike a wide range of art styles to choose from. Harrison Galleries also offers a number of related services including packing and worldwide shipping, fine custom picture framing, expert fine art evaluations and special event space rental. For pricing and all other enquiries, please e-mail us and we will be happy to answer your questions. THE BUZZ CAFÉ & ESPRESSO BAR… … is a unique gallery café in downtown Vancouver, on the edge of historic Yaletown. Housed inside Harrison Galleries, Vancouver’s oldest Fine Art gallery, The BUZZ blends the fine gourmet coffees of 49th Parallel Roasters with the ambience of outstanding Canadian Art. The café serves up a variety of gourmet coffees and teas as well as an array of delicious baked goods. Panini, wraps and soup are also on the menu for those who want to make a lunch date. Seating is available in the café and throughout the gallery.


190 ~ E-Style Beauty Spa E-Style Beauty Spa is dedicated to providing our beauty savvy guests with excellent manicure, pedicure, artificial nail, waxing and facial services. We invite everyone to come relax and rejuvenate in our luxurious environment. Providing expert estheticians with exclusive and natural products such as; Deborah Lippmann, Sparitual, Luxio by Akzentz, and Thalgo we are able to provide you with a world class service. Using a unique specialized international method for hand and feet care, E-Style created its signature E-Style Manicure(60) Pedicure (85) package (125, 2.5hr). In a hurry? Try our Basic Manicure (33) pedicure (43) package (70, 1.5hr). Our 1500 sq ft establishment has a VIP lounge (2 pedicure chairs & 1 manicure station), 5 pedicure chairs, 4 manicure stations, a facial/ wax room and 2 bathrooms, wheelchair accessible. Let E-Style provide luxury and beauty at your finger tips.

878Homer HomerStreet Street 878 604559 5599019 9019www.estylebeauty.ca www.estylebeauty.ca 604


SMITHE STREET

Pamper Yourself On Smithe Street At C-zô Hair Salon (from the French word ciseaux), we provide a beautiful and upbeat space for you to enjoy during your visit as one of our dedicated stylists provide you with the ultimate salon experience. We believe that the salon experience is an art that must be crafted, practiced and perfected, and C-zô Hair Salon represents our relentless pursuit to perfect this art. We are a l’Oréal Concept Salon with products from l’Oréal Professionnel, Kérastase and SHU UMUERA ART OF HAIR, some of the finest products in the industry with precious ingredients such as argan, pracaxi, camellia and musk rose oils for repairing, nourishing and protecting your hair. (Continued on page 195)


192 ~ Jump Gymnastics

SMITHE @ EXPO BOULEVARD (NELSON TO DRAKE)

80 Smithe Street

604 685 6088

www.pawshdogspa.com

Aarm Dental Group YALETOWN PET HOSPITAL Miele GALLERY CROSSFIT 88 Beauty Salon You Tan Pawsh Dog Spa JV Bike


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Posh hair salon MAX Dental WESTCOAST AUDIO VIDEO GALLERY WEI-FENG RESTAURANT Charisma Spa Lounge Cellmall MAX Dental @ Yaletown

Dentistry with a passion..... 1 800

69 Smithe Street 565 6435 www.miele.ca

90 Smithe Street

604 609 2020

www.yaletowndentists.com


194 ~ pawsh dog spa At Pawsh Dog Spa, we believe that all dogs deserve to look and feel their best. After a full service grooming at Pawsh Dog Spa, dogs come home feeling pampered and relaxed. Pawsh prides itself in pampering pets and making them feel loved. Regular grooming keeps your petís coat smelling fresh and looking at its best! Our grooming service includes ear cleaning and nail cutting, as well as your choice of several professional shampoos. We will express anal glands upon request. Our goal is to meet your every need with our friendly staff and wide array of services. Enhance your pet’s health and beauty by calling to schedule an appointment today. Since we have opened our doors in 2006, we have been in the top 3 for Georgia Straight’ s Best of Vancouver every year and in 2010, 2011 and 2012, we were voted #1 for pet spa and dog grooming. If you’re traveling with children under the age of eight, Jump Gymnastics has programs that you can access during your stay. Jump Gymnastics was established in 2007 and has an impeccable reputation in the city. Our bright, child-friendly, purpose-built facility in the heart of downtown, close to the end of Robson St. at BC Place, focuses on developing Physical Literacy skills in a fun, non-competitive, bright, challenging learning environment. Our belief is that Physical Literacy

is just as important as the ability to read and write. Physical Literacy gives children skills such as balance and co-ordination, allowing them to confidently participate in a greater variety of sport and live an active life. The coaches at Jump are professional and dedicated, many with degree-level training. All of our coaches follow a carefully developed curriculum that sees teacher to student ratios as low as 1:4. Many of our programs, such as Date Nightand summer camp’s welcome new students and offer a flexible schedule perfect for out of town guests.


EXPO BOULEVARD @ SMITHE ~ 195 C-zo Hair Salon (NEW) Your service starts with a professional consultation with your stylist during which your hair needs are properly assessed. Then, your shampooing and relaxing head massage starts with the right Kérastase or SHU UEMURA products based on your hair’s needs. In for a colour? We use l’Oréal Professionnel colour which we believe is the best for providing the most consistent results while leaving your hair in a better condition than is possible with other colour lines. We also use our INOA ammonia-free hair colour, when viable, as a gentler alternative. Our stylists come from all walks (continued on page 224)

JV Bike offers high quality bicycles and accessories so you are properly equipped to face today’s wireless, headless, and often clueless urban environment: Road Bikes from initial levels to top end race models, Performance Commuters, Fixies, and even Electric Bicycles for those having to fight Vancouver’s daily traffic chaos, and leave no prisoners. Comfort Hybrids, Euro-Style, and Classic Cruiser Bikes when the 9 to 5 war is over and now you want to just enjoy the ride. Folding Bicycles of every possible type to fit even into your pocket-sized Yaletown Condo. (Full Service & Rentals) Max Dental is your Yaletown comprehensive care dentist. We’re proud to be part of the 123Dentist.com Community Dentist Network and we offer you convenient hours, AIR MILES® reward miles and patientfocused dental care. Connect with Max Dental on Facebook, Twitter & YouTube for exclusive patient promotions, including referral rewards and new patient appointment rewards. Subscribe to our blog for the latest dental advice and news. Max Dental is conveniently located near BC Place and a couple of skytrain stations and is easily accessible to our Yaletown dental patients.


196 ~ Yaletown Pet Hospital Yaletown Pet Hospital is a full service veterinary clinic, and is currently the only veterinary clinic south of Granville Street serving the downtown core of Vancouver. Here is what we offer: *Dentistry has become a major part of any pet wellness program. *We offer digital radiology services when needed for all of our medical, surgical, and dental patients. *We have a fully equipped surgery where the doctors perform a wide variety of procedures from minor lump removals to exploratory procedures and orthopaedics. *We are able to perform a wide variety of diagnostic tests on site. *We also offer complimentary medicine: Western and Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Laser Therapy and Homeopathy. *We are pleased to provide boarding facilities for your kitties, be it overnight or for weeks at a time. *We carry the full range of products from MediCal – Royal Canin Presciption Diets, as well as Hill’s PD.

YALETOWN PET HOSPITAL

893 Expo Blvd

604 682 7389

www.yaletownpethospital.com


YALETOWN

A Trendy Urban Community Yaletown is located on False Creek at the water’s edge in downtown Vancouver and was once a rundown warehouse district. Its rebirth started in the late 1980’s, and it has gradually transformed into a trendy urban community comprising a mix of residential, office, restaurants, boutiques, cafes, and more. The elevated, brickpaved loading docks with their cantilever canopies now house sidewalk tables, providing shade and shelter for the patrons of the many dining and drinking establishments. Today’s Yaletown covers a much wider area than before its rebirth, and is now considered to be the area bounded on the north by Robson Street, to the west by Richards Street, to the considered south by False Creek and to the east by Cambie Street.

Pisolino linens and home accents

1068 Homer Street Vancouver, B.C. (604) 682-1688 pisolinodesigns@gmail.com www.pisolinodesigns.com


198 ~ Bobo’s PHILOSOPHY Hair Salon

SHOPS ON HOMER STREET (NELSON TO DRAKE)

Spa, Beauty and Personal Care

YYOGA 280–1050 Homer St.

604.684.3334 www.yyoga.ca

era jewellery designer cherry tech solutions GANACHE patisserie ZWADA home YALETOWN CHIROPRACTIC Posy Nail Spa Homer Dental Centre YALETOWN WIRELESS Yaletown Gelato Cafe

POSY NAIL SPA 280–1050 120 - 1228Homer HomerSt. St

604.684.3334 (604) 568-8870

www.yyoga.ca www.posynailspa.com

the best in men’s skincare & grooming products 433 Davie Street (at Homer)

shopmasc.com (604) 688-4555


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1188 homer street, yaletown * 604.647.bark


200 166 ~ MASC barkingSkin babies Care

Pisolino Designs “This is our first

venture into developing our own brand. It’s my passion,” says Aynsley, who along with her husband Gerry are the owners and driving force behind Pisolino, the new bedding and linen store in Vancouver. Fabric, color, and texture that’s what it’s all about. They have reno’d the space on Homer Street themselves, creating a calm, and quiet experience. Gerry, who has a construction background says it can only be described as Unstructured Elegance. Pisolino can cater to the 20 something crowd who have a concrete floor and glass wall loft, or to a young mind setter who appreciates simple, and clean design. The fabrics are being sourced from all over the world from places like Italy and France. They are striving to manufacture as much of their product here in Vancouver – utilizing talented sewers, and helping to sustain the local economy. Designers as well as retailers, they are positioning themselves to do more custom work. And Yaletown is just where they want to be! “We hope to add to and compliment the already great list of established home furnishingstores on Homer.” Linens and Furniture with Unstructured Elegance. Pisolino is located just up from the Canada Line on Homer Street. Yaletown extends from Homer Street to False Creek and from Robson Street to Drake Street.

MASC Skin Care Since 2007, our mission as your men’s skincare & grooming experts has been to offer men of all ages the tools and information necessary to maintain a healthy and well-groomed appearance in a simple no-fuss manner. “Look good, feel great,” is our motto and when you look good and feel great, you have the confidence to face the dayto-day challenges in your busy lives. Whether you’re already on a mean routine, or need some guidance to get started, you can trust us to help you take the complex out of complexion. Offering a wide selection of premium men’s skin care & grooming products from the world’s best brands, MASC is your one stop shop on the web for the best in skin care, shaving & hair care products available today.


YALETOWN ~ 201 barking babies We’re a boutique shop featuring beautiful, unique, and utterly fashion-forward apparel and accessories for dogs of all sizes. Since 2004, barking babies™ has been offering the hippest handpicked collections of designer dog clothing, ultra cool dog collars & leads, luxury dog beds, elegant dog feeders & bowls, designer dog carriers, fur-friendly dog shampoo & spa essentials, gourmet dog treats and fun-tastic dog toys from Vancouver to Tokyo, NY, LA and Milan. *We do not sell puppies - please visit your local animal rescue shelter*

Bobo’s Philosophy Hair Studio was inspired and created by fusion of two great salons. Born in August 2012, Bobo’s Philosophy salon is a hip place with sparkling personality, employing like-minded individuals who focus on old world craftsmanship, new trends and great attitude. We offer all of the traditional services you would expect from a firstclass hair salon and take pride in each and every haircut, color and hair design. At Bobo’s Philosophy, we offer a variety of hair products from shampoos and conditioners to blow dryers and brushes designed by some of the world’s finest brands. We use Goldwell and Schwarzkoph techniques in designing the best haircut and color with your best features. Our services include consultation, shampoo, blow dry and styling. We are happy to show you how to replicate your style at home using recommended products. You can find out more about these products on our products page. Homer Street is located just inside the boundary of Yaletown and is home to several designer furniture stores, two gallerias and many small specialty shops and services. Davie Street crosses Homer and is the busy hub of this vibrant neighborhood. The Yaletown Canada Line is just a couple of blocks down Davie.


202 ~ Westcoast Hot Yoga Westcoast Hot Yoga is a boutique hot yoga studio located in the heart of Yaletown, Vancouver. This specialized studio with a spa-like environment offers a range of different styled classes from traditional hot, vinyasa to fusion. Our mandate is to provide a comfortable, soothing and clean atmosphere for people of all levels to grow and learn through the regular practice of yoga. Our mission is to build a sanctuary in the midst of the bustling Yaletown community where our students can dedicate time for ‘self’ and discover their limitless potential through the unification of the body, mind and spirit. Our strategically developed classes from some of the best Hot Yoga teachers in Vancouver are performed in a heated room which warms muscles allowing for a deeper stretch and enables movement of your ligaments and tendons. So what are you waiting for? Take your first class on us and integrate wellness into your life in a safe, uplifting and tranquil environment. See you on the mat, namaste.

1128 Mainland Street

604 221 9642

www.westcoasthotyoga.com


YALETOWN ~ 203 Minami,” written in Japanese, symbolically means ‘beautiful wave.’ Minami follows the pioneering footsteps of sister restaurant, Miku for introducing the Aburi style or flame seared technique to Vancouver. Located in the heart of Yaletown, it features a terraced patio, spacious dining room, full service bar and lounge, as well as two private dining rooms suitable for board room meetings and birthdays alike. From the kitchen, seasonal and regional ingredients, as well as Ocean Wise seafood options are integrated into dishes to reflect the diversity of responsible food choices. Traditionally trained Japanese chefs are inspired by global flavors and cutting edge techniques to create a new style of cuisine. Japan-Euro influenced desserts created in-house by our pastry team creates the perfect ending to the culinary experience.

1118 Mainland Street

604.685.8080 www.minamirestaurant.com


204 ~ Opus Hotel Originally Vancouver’s garment district, Yaletown still retains its links to the past through its fashionable boutiques and local designers. Now added to this mix are high-end restaurants, microbreweries, high tech companies, home furnishings, galleries, BMW’s Mini Cooper showroom, & Hotel Opus: a contemporary boutique inn. You quickly begin to appreciate the magnitude of this eclectic mix. Despite the flush of new ‘glassy’ high-rise apartments Yaletown retains a charm because of its mixed-use character and unique architecture. The restored heritage warehouses provide an ideal contrast to their more modern surroundings. Its residential living encompasses everything from artsy type lofts, to modern waterfront apartment towers. There are very few places that have seen more dramatic change than the edge of Yaletown that lies alongside the False Creek waterfront. The area was once a huge rail track facility until it was cleared for Expo 86. The beautiful boutique OPUS Hotel is located here in Yaletown. If you want to stay in Yaletown, check them out! OPUS HOTEL, 322 Davie St. (604)

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Uniquely stylish and always fresh, Opus Hotel Vancouver redefines the boutique hotel experience, blending contemporary design with warmth and intuitive service. Located in fashionable Yaletown, Opus Hotel is steps from the inner harbour, outdoor recreation and Vancouver’s best restaurants, spas and shops www.opushotel.com


GRANVILLE ISLAND

Our Downtown Playground Surrounded by marinas and enriched by views, Granville Island is located on the south shore of False Creek, in Downtown Vancouver. Granville Island is connected to the city by a causeway, epitomizing the West Coast outdoorsy lifestyle. Day and night, it’s a thriving warren of shops, artist’s studios, restaurants, theatres, nightclubs and galleries. It’s easy to think that False Creek has always been the watery playground on the inner city. Most evenings, primarily from April to October, the sheltered finger off Burrard Inlet teems with a mix of canoes, dragon boats, kayaks, sculls, sailboats, tugboats, and stinkpots. Once a declining 37-acre industrial park, this tiny island in the middle of a metropoli-

1808 Boatlift Lane, 604 684 3866 www.michaeldeanjewellery.com


206 ~ Pacific Institute Of Culinary Arts Lattimer Gallery specializes in Native Art of the Northwest Coast and is located near Vancouver’s beautiful Granville Island. We are open seven days a week and have complimentary customer parking across from the gallery. We welcome you to browse through our extensive collection, and please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. Lattimer Gallery was established in 1986 by Leona Lattimer and her husband, David. Having spent much of their adult lives travelling throughout British Columbia, Leona and David made strong personal and professional connections with many Northwest Coast Native artists. Leona and David continued to foster these relationships with the artists once they settled in Vancouver. Peter Lattimer, the grandson of Leona and David, took over the family business in 2001. It has been especially important to Peter that young First Nations artists within British Columbia are represented within the Northwest Coast Art market. Supporting emerging artists is a strong focus of the gallery.


GRANVILLE ISLAND ~ 207 tan city of two million has been transformed into a vibrant, people-friendly place to be! Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts offers two diploma-granting programs, Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts. Our programs are designed for students who wish to be productive immediately in a professional environment upon graduation. Great chefs are a blend of passion and commitment – to food, to excellence, and to life-long learning. So is Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. Study with us in the heart of Vancouver. Think Quality! We prepare culinary professionals for the career of their lives. Our intense, hands-on programs are delivered under close, demanding supervision from dedicated Chef Instructors the fundamentals of classic French and International cuisine, including nutrition, kitchen efficiency, preparing stocks and knife skills.

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176 ~ Railspur District 208

STUDIO 13 FINE ART is the

studio and gallery of visual artist, Alice Parmelee Rich. Alice’s semiabstract acrylic paintings capture the colour and energy of the coastal environment. Using plentiful layers of colour and undulating brushstrokes, Alice creates what she describes as ‘elementalscapes’ —painterly, abstract compostions which subtly suggest organic land and sea forms. Alice Rich graduated from the University of British Columbia and the Emily Carr University of Art & Design. Her work is included in corporate and private collections throughout Canada, the US, and Europe. 1315 Railspur Alley, Granville Island, BC, V6H 4G9, 604.731.0068, Daily 11am – 6pm, closed Tuesdays,

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GRANVILLE ISLAND ~ 209 Railspur Alley Studio. I believe involving the client is important as I strive to reflect and capture their personality in each design. peter kiss gallery The work is predominantly wood-based 2 1/2 and 3 dimensional sculpture which is finished with a variety of painting processes. The 2 1/2 dimensional work is wallhung landscape and abstract imagery, painted on built up layers of wood. The 3D work is mostly figurative.

Sadryna Design

Custom Leather Fashion, Home Accessories, Stage Costumes 1321 Railspur Alley

604 313-7724

www.sadrynadesign.com

MONIKA SADRYNA Born in Kรถln, Germany, I trained as a classical dancer, choreographer, and model for 20 years. I always felt clothes were my second skin, an expression of my mood and I designed my own pieces to reflect that on stage. I took this passion and opened Sadryna Design in Hamburg, Germany in 1997. I relocated to Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia in 2003, where I create and manufacture each piece from my


210 ~The Art of Katherine Mclean Aurum-Argentum Goldsmiths is the creative and artistic workspace of Pernilla Ahrnstedt, Kristen Jones and Gisela Kuckertz. What brought the three goldsmiths together was the desire to create truly artistic jewellery. Granville Island is the perfect place for a studio producing work that goes beyond the commercial approach to jewellery making. The jeewellery is made following classic metal smithing traditions: alloying the metal, pouring an ingot and rolling or drawing it into plate or wire for forming by hand. The elements are then pierced, shaped and soldered together. Once assembled, the piece is given its final finish. Pernilla, Kristen and Gisela each have a strong background in fine art and design that sets the tone for their different styles. The collection runs from simple wedding bands to gorgeous opal, diamond and pearl chokers. The more eccentric peces include a bejewelled salt and papper shaker and an antler headdress festooned with silver ivy.

Aurum-Argentum Goldsmiths

Gorgeous Stones Precious Metals 604 692 2522, 1351 Railspur Alley

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GRANVILLE ISLAND ~ 211 Katherine McLean invites you to visit her working studio in Railspur Alley on Granville Island. “As a contemporary artist, my work is fundamentally representational although it drifts into abstraction where shapes dissolve and melt into new colours and movements. I am not an abstract artist because I am drawn to an overall experience that anchors us to our world in many tangible ways. For me, the leading actor in this endeavour is colour and light as I think these carry the emotion with which we define and appreciate our world. I do not rely on colour theory, at least not consciously, but instead, I simply love colour. Matisse said, “Seek the strongest colour effect possible; the content is of no importance”. He also said “ With colour one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.” I constantly seek that energy and it feels so much more important than the content. My sculpture medium is clay and coloured glazes and I choose the challenging medium of encaustic (hot beeswax and resin pigmented with oil paint and dried pigments) for my paintings.

THE ART OF

katherine mclean

“Find the studio in Railspur Alley opposite the Agro Cafe”

(604) 684-8452 www.katherinemclean.com


212 ~ The Lobster Man

MARITIME MARKET GRANVILLE ISLAND

Tribal Rugs & Art New and antique Carpets and Killms 1812 Maritime Mews

604 716 8776 facebook.com/AzadWahed

1648 Duranleau

604 684 5105

www.makevancouver.com

Eklectic Finds Wild Whales Finest At Sea The Lobster Man Ten Thousand Villages INKARY make Ecomarine Kayak The Hang Out Place Mount Seymour Yacht Sales


GRANVILLE ISLAND ~ 213

RETAILER EXPORTER WHOLESALER 1807 Mast Tower Road

604 687 4228

www.lobsterman.com

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604 684 4114

www.finestatsea.com


214 ~ Finest At Sea Tribal Rugs & Art We sell antique and Kilim carpets in all different sizes. Our carpets come from the tribal regions of Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey. Previously located on west Broadway, over the years movie companies and designers have frequented our store. We look forward to seeing more of them in the future. We wholesale as well. We can also make Choobi carpets to order. Our carpets are made in tents by hand by local artisans and not in factories. Several movie stars and entertainers have stopped by when they were in town, James Cameron, Jason Priestly and Sarah McLachlan. We have the best prices in town and our carpets last a lifetime. They become heirlooms that can be passed down from generation to generation. We also have lots of accessories like Baluch saddlebags, wall trim and upholstered ottomans (furniture).

make After 25 years, Justin Stitches has re-imagined itself! Vancouver’s favourite embroidery store just got more inspired. We’ve changed our look, our name, added more ways for you to create and customize, while we collect and curate great art and design. It happens right here, on Granville Island, Vancouver B.C. Your beautiful memories, Vancouver’s beautiful sights. What to do with the hundreds of amazing pictures stored in your phone?

Wild Whales Vancouver is the only whale watching company in Vancouver, leading you into some of the most diverse wildlife on the coast while observing whales in their natural habitat. Trips range 3-7 hours (usually 5-6) and depart from historic Granville Island. You’ll experience unparalleled views of the Coast mountains and Stanley park as you travel down False Creek and into English Bay. You’ll then pass the Fraser River estuary to the Strait of Georgia and beyond. Our experienced naturalists are pleased to provide knowledge on the region, its ecosystem, and wildlife. Book now, join the adventure and help celebrate our 10th anniversary in 2013! Make your reservations: 604-699-2011, Email: info@whalesvancouver.com


GRANVILLE ISLAND ~ 215 A long-standing institution near the western shores of one of Vancouver’s premier tourist destinations, Finest At Sea’s Granville Island Smokery offers local Vancouverites and sightseers alike a chance to enjoy fresh and house-smoked British Columbia seafood straight from the fisherman. The multi-purpose facility, taken over by the Victoria-based company Finest At Sea in 2008, is home to a newly-renovated retail outlet offering fresh seafood products like Haida Gwaii Halibut, Qualicum Bay Scallops and a variety of local salmon species brought in directly from the organization’s extensive fleet of fishing boats. Tantalizing and hardto-find house-smoked delights include sablefish candy and salmon jerky, both must-tries for the inexperienced seafood snacker.

THE LOBSTER MAN is one of the original tenants of vibrant Granville Island in the heart of Vancouver, British Columbia. We have been in the business of selling live shellfish since 1977 and are Vancouver’s premier destination for live lobster and crab. Our 25,000 gallons of salt water is temporary home to Nova Scotia Lobster, Queen Charlotte Island Dungeness Crab, Alaskan king crab and a large variety of clams, scallops, mussels and oyster species. Live shellfish can be purchased and packed for travel for shipment around the world. Live crab and lobster can be cooked for you in our big steamer pots at no extra charge. Our friendly and helpful staff can also provide you with delicious recipes and ideas for a superb seafood experience. Not only do we serve the general public from our Granville Island location, but we also distribute to local restaurants, hotels and supermarket chains. STRUB Land and Sea Active Wear Maritime Market is located to the left once you are on Granville Island. If driving, you will have to go to the right and follow the road around the island until you arrive back nearer the entrance. If walking, it is an easy stroll to the left. Strub is a great place for the outdoor enthusiast. Their quality activewear is just what you will need for your next outdoor activity.


216 ~ Taraxca Jewellery Our designs follow a rule of simplicity: natural shapes and figures handcrafted into pieces of stunning beauty. Ph: 604732-8990 / www.ilovesilver.ca Our designs follow a rule of simplicity: natural shapes and figures handcrafted into pieces of stunning beauty suitable for all ages and discerning tastes. We take pride in our jewellery and guarantee the quality of every piece. The new ‘Taraxca Beads,’ comprises a huge selection ofsilver elements, round beads and dangles, featuring crystals, enamel colours and various finishes that can be used to form bracelets, necklaces and earrings in line with the tastes of the customer. We also have a good selection of BC jade.


GRANVILLE ISLAND ~ 217 TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES: FAIR TRADE SINCE 1946 Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit Fair Trade Organization (FTO), the oldest and largest in North America. A non-governmental organization designed to benefit artisans, not maximize profits, Ten Thousand Villages markets products from handicraft and agricultural organizations based in low-income countries, providing consumers with products that have been fairly purchased from sustainable sources. Just like local artists and craftspeople, the artisans Ten Thousand Villages partner with share a simple dream – to earn an honest living, provide a home, food and education for their children, and to be gainfully employed in a job that brings dignity and joy. Visitors to Granville Island – whether neighbours who walk to the Public Market daily or travelers from afar – also share in this dream and want to support it. By purchasing artisan-crafted personal accessories, home decor and gift items from across the globe, visitors participate in the preservation of cultural traditions while supporting commerce with a conscience. Friends and family will be delighted by the beauty, function or whimsy of a gift from Ten Thousand Villages; people purchasing a gift for themselves can feel virtuous about their indulgence!

1660 Duranleau St, Granville Island 604-633-0440 • Fair Trade Since 1946 www.TenThousandVillages.ca


218 ~ Edie Hats

NET LOFT

GRANVILLE ISLAND

dream

Apparel and Articles for People #130-1666 Johnston St.

604 683 6930

facebook.com/dreamapparel

BEAZU Wholesale Edie Hats BLACKBERRY BOOKS CIRLE CRAFT MAIWA THE MARKET KITCHEN Wickaninnish Gallery

4 - 1666 Johnston Street

604 683 4280

www.ediehats.com

110 - 1666 Johnston Street 604 685 6188, www.bbooks.ca


GRANVILLE ISLAND ~ 219

CUSTOM & HANDMADE EYEWEAR PAPER-YA Gigi B. Dundarave Print Workshop Bob Kingsmill

Gandharva Loka THE WORLD MUSIC STORE

1650 Johnston St.

604 683 7733

www.gandharvaloka.com

MIA BELLE BOUTIQUE THE NET LOFT

Unit 3, 1666 Johnston St.

604 687 7760

Open M-Sun 10am - 7pm

CUSTOM & HANDMADE 15 - 1666 Johnston St.

604 488 0909

www.granville-eyeland.com


220 ~ Gandharva Loka Mia Bella Boutique featuring ladies apparel, recently opened in a newly renovated space in The Net Loft between Edie’s Hats and The Market Kitchen. Offering the urban woman high quality stylish clothing, Mia Bella focuses on knitwear made from cotton, linen, silk, and boiled wool. Our fall collection currently includes: Canadian made PARKHURST KNITWEAR, TASKA, a collection of purses and bags made in Canada using 100% cruelty free vegan leather, PURE - Colourful Cotton hand knit sweaters and wraps, NEON BUDDHA - fun, comfortable cotton separates featuring unique buttons and CUT LOOSE, contemporary separates, manufactured in San Francisco. For almost thirty years Edie Hats has been hatting the heads of Vancouver’s residents and visitors alike. We now have a fresh face as The Granville Island Hat Shop. We combat the unpredictable weather patterns of the city with stylish and functional headwear. We cool down hot heads with straws and linens and warm up cold ones with wools and furs. The store has become a haven for hat enthusiasts young and old. We have your head covered! Whether you know your style and size or are new to the world of hats we are here not only to help but to have fun doing it! The phrase ‘Hats don’t suit me’ will be met with the response ‘you are yet to find the right hat’! You can be sure you will find it here!

We have moved! After 33 years in the same location we have moved to a new space in the same building. We’re now closer to the centre of the Net Loft, between The Postcard Place and Gigi B. Blackberry Books is an independent, family-owned bookstore on Granville Island in the heart of beautiful Vancouver, BC. Our little store stocks all types of books, but features fiction, especially Canadian fiction, mysteries, biographies, cookbooks, kids’ books, psychology, business, travel, and so much more! We also have a great selection of greeting cards.


GRANVILLE ISLAND ~ 221 connoisseur we also offer our one-ofa-kind designs; and hand made frames crafted from gold, silver, antique tortoise shell, African water buffalo, and wood.

Granville Eyeland Framemakers At Granville EYELAND Framemakers we create custom & handmade eyewear. As one of two framemakers in Canada, we pride ourselves in creating unique designs which are valued by people who know that eyewear helps express creativity and personality. Searching the world for the most innovative designs and technology allows us to offer a wide variety of frames from acetate, to stainless steel, and titanium. For the eyeglass

Gandharva Loka was founded in 1989 and has its roots in Europe with stores in Austria, Switzerland and Germany. The name Gandharva Loka originates from the Sanskrit language and means The Abode of the Celestial Musicians. The name was given to the enterprise by Sri Chinmoy who inspired the creation of Gandharva Loka. The simple philosophy behind Gandharva Loka is to inspire people to try new musical instruments, discover new cultures and to learn a bit more about themselves. Gandharva Loka stores carry an extraordinary variety of musical instruments and also offer unique music workshops and concerts. The first and foremost aim of Gandharva Loka is to be a source of inspiration to music lovers and to help our customers discover and manifest their creativity. Dream Apparel and Articles for People, known as Dream to our devoted regular shoppers, has been showcasing local designers since 1993.In 2008, Little Dream on Granville Island opened with the same mandate and passion to support our local designers. Description

Locally-designed and -made clothing and accessories (since 1993).


222 ~ bodacious

CREEKSIDE

GRANVILLE ISLAND

ENGLISH BAY GALLERY #107 -1551 Johnston Street

604 688 3006

www.englishbaygallery.com

GI GELATO & COFFEE HOUSE 105- 1535 Johnston St.,

604 682 7865

Kimdoly Beads THE CLOTH SHOP silk weaving studio The Sandbar Restaurant Rhinocerous Accessories bodacious The SPORT Gallery Top of the Ramp Blue Seas Gallery

Kimdoly Beads 103-1551 Johnston St.

604 683 6323 www.kimdoly.com


GRANVILLE ISLAND ~ 223

104-1551 Johnston St. (Creekhouse)

604 224 1325

www.theclothshop.com

HUGE SELECTION OF SCARVES!

Top Of The Ramp

109-1535 Johnston St.

Hats, Jewellery and Handbags

(Shops in Creekhouse)

107 - 1535 Johnston St.,

778 708 6554

facebook.com/TopOfTheRamp

604 688 8169 www.bodacious.ca


224 ~ Bodacious ENGLISH BAY GALLERY Yoshi Yamamoto has been photographing images of Vancouver, British Columbia. These images are impressive for their deep rich tonalities and there sensuous blacks, cinema noir in feeling, elegant form and spirit. William James Frampton- Just cannot resist the spring here in Vancouver. It has exploded out of the dark misty winter. Tulips are a dramatic signifier of renewal. When the sun pours onto them they glow. There has always been a dissonance between tradition and my experience. I create images of my experience. I shared these images and found my connection. C-zo Hair Salon (Cont. from p195)

of life, near and far, highly educated and trained, all with their own arsenal of talents. Our salon coordinator can advise you on which stylist will be the best match for you. So come in, relax, enjoy a beverage, take in the music and leave looking and feeling great. We are proud to be a green salon and a member of Green Circle Salons with a comprehensive recycling/repurposing program that ensures hair, foils, colour tubes, plastics, papers, and chemicals get diverted out of our waste and water stream. We work together to keep people and the planet beautiful!. It’s a salon experience to dye for!

Kimdoly Beads (NEW) is a retail and wholesale supplier based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Our store carries an extensive variety of semi-precious beads in strands, findings, glass beads and more. Our frequent shipments bring us lots of exceptional products that are delivered to you at very competitive prices. Don’t worry if you don’t know how to bead! We have wonderful beading classes taught by friendly staff! Creating your own one-of-the kind pieces has never been easier! We are located in the parking lot BEFORE the Public Market on the right-hand side of the street. You will see us on the RIGHT beside Roger’s Chocolate!


GRANVILLE ISLAND ~ 225

Top Of The Ramp We are located in Creekhouse, just behind the Arts Club Theatre and to the right of the Aquabus station on the water. We have a great selection of gifts, souvenirs, ladies hats, jewelery, handbags and scarves. Our scarf collection is always growing. It is the biggest and the least expensive in town! Our collection of ladies hats and Fascinators includes hats for all occasions, parties, weddings, Balls, The Races. Our jewellery is from all over the world, Turkey, India, Canada and copper jewellery from Africa; all at great prices! Lots of hats and toques for the kids as well! We import exclusively alot of unique one-of-a-kind items!

THE CLOTH SHOP (NEW) Who wouldn’t love to go to a sewing retreat?! Our retreats are four or five days long ~ you can just sew and create what ever you like to your hearts content! Literally!! We host our retreats at Edenvale in Abbotsford. The creative energy is amazing! Beautiful rooms, incredible meals, great walks and a pool in the summer ~ if you can tear yourself away from your machine! You can even indulge in a massage, manicure, pedicure or a little Reiki experience (prices not included). If you wish, you don’t even have to get out of your jammies! Our retreats do fill quickly and we recommend you put your name and phone number on our waiting list. Four day, three night retreat $440

Five day, four night retreat $550

How do YOU Celebrate You? (NEW) Bodacious provides you with beautiful and luxurious fashions in sizes small to a curvy 3x! Perfect fit, flattering styles, and oh-socomfy fabrics! We are so excited to carry Igigi, Chalet Designs, BlueSky Fashions, LucieLu, Sealed With a Kiss and BC made Alchemy, Lilikoi and Chloe Angus Designs. Don’t forget to accessorize with our awesome selection of jewelry, handbags, hats and so much more! Fun, relaxing and welcoming…Shop Bodacious! Celebrate YOU!


226 Quality PearlsGoldsmiths 180 ~ Fine Aurum Argentum

By scenic False Creek near the Aquabus, Blue Seas Gallery features Vancouver panorama photography by Chris Collacott, wild life paintings by artist of the year Denis Mayer Jr., pop-surrealistic paintings by Angelina Wrona, Camilla d’Errico, hand carved BC Jade carvings and a collection of handmade pearl jewellry by pearlsmith Perry Gong and other artisans. Perry (the owner) has been working in the pearl business for over 14 years. He travels to pearl farms around the world to look for fine quality pearls and integrates them with stones, silver & leather to bring you one of a kind pearl jewellry. Services include custom framing, pearl restringing, repair, wholesale pearl strands and loose half drilled pearls.

Blue Seas Gallery

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#106 - 1535 Johnston Street, Creekhouse, Granville Island

604 568 3488 www.blueseas.ca


For only $30, diners can enjoy a four course seasonal dinner, feast on autumn’s abundance, plus take advantage of free parking on Granville Island (free after 7pm every night). With 25 Canadian wines either on tap or by the glass, you can be sure to find your perfect match for each course.


228 ~ Kids Market

Welcome to Kids Market Kids Market is next to the pond at the entrance to Granville Island in the heart of Vancouver and has 29 shops, services and activiy Store o T t s e B ties for children and their er Rated & Winn r e v u o c n families. Kids Market is in Va Best 3 housed in a renovated old of 1 of the ke your Ta factory building which is Places to couver! an over 100 years old, two Kids in V annex buildings and a train caboose. Shop and play indoors or enjoy the patio 1496 Cartwright Street and play area beside the 604-689-8447 pond! www.kidsmarket.ca


INDEX ~ 229

Our Neighborhoods Downtown Chinatown

1

Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie..........4, 6 east of MAIN................................ 4, 6 everything cafe............................5, 7 Peking Lounge........................... 5, 7 Project Limelight.....................10, 11 Storm Salon.................................5, 7 The Modern Bartender.................4, 6 Treasure Green Tea Company........9 Wah Kiu Jewellers Ltd......................1

Main Street Downtown 12 Caffe Brixton............................12, 14 Campagnolo............................13, 15 electric OWL...........................13, 15 Future Living............................13, 15 London Pub.. ..........................12, 14 spencer interiors......................12, 14

Union Street

16

Brandywine Bartending School....................................17, 19 Charlie and Lee.. .....................16, 18 Harvest Comm. Foods.............16, 18 Hogan’s Alley Cafe.................17, 19 jett grrl bike studio......................17, 19 The Board of Trade..................16, 18

Railtown

21

Bean Around The World................30 Colin Campbell........................24, 26 Crown Wallpaper.....................24, 26 Layers & Layers........................24, 26 Payless Meats..............................28 Railtown Cafe................................30 The Carriage House......................21 Tritex.......................................25, 27 Vancouver Urban Winery..........22, 23 WD Westyern Designers..........25, 27 William Switzer.........................25, 27

Crosstown

31

Chambar..................................33, 35 International Village Mall................38 Kalev Fitness Solution...............32, 34 Medina Cafe.............................33, 35 provide...............................32, 34, 42 Ricky’s All Day Grill........................31 Skwachays Healing Lodge............36 The Dirty Apron.........................33, 35 Verace Pizzeria Napoli...................37 workshop salon........................32, 34

Int Village Mall

38

Marco’s Italian Shoe Repair...38, 40 One Stop Shop.......................39, 41 Silk Route Treasures..............38, 40


230 ~ Our Neighborhoods Touch of Africa.......................39, 40 World Kids Books...................39, 41 Yokoyaya.................................38, 41

Gastown

43

Acme Cafe...............................54, 56 Au Soleil Salon & Spa.............54, 56 brioche urban baking....................58 bruce eyewear.........................50, 52 CATCH 122...............................55,57 Cork & Fin................................44, 46 ella & elliot...............................55, 57 Gastown Tea Co....................45, 47 Holly.........................................51, 53 Inform Interiors..............................59 Inuit Gallery...................................60 Jade.......................................61 Jules (French bistro)...............44, 46 Lily Mae’s................................45, 47 Lynn Steven............................51, 53 Mi Kemistry.............................51, 53 Neighbour.................................50 Nesters Market.............................48 Nicli Antica Pizzeria......................46 Notturno paninoteca.................45.47 parliament...............................43 Rowan Sky...............................50, 52 STYLE GARAGE...................55, 57 Vicino Pastaria & Deli.............44, 46 Wildebeest.............................. 54, 56 Woodward’s Heritage.............49, 148

Hastings Heritage Dis. 63 Delta Vancouver Suites...............72 Harbour Centre Mall.................64-7 Murchies......................................63

roche bobois.....................................73 SFU......................................68-71

Harbour Centre Mall

60

cutting club hair salon.............65, 67 Harbour Jewel & Design.........64, 66 Harbour Wellness....................64, 66 Morgan’s Battery Shop.............65, 67 Sun Tailoring Inc.......................65, 67 24hr Mr. Locksmith..................64, 66 Van Raniga Designers..........IFC, 66

Burrard Landing

74

BC Ferries Vacation Ctr................86 Bella Gelateria................................vi Bellaggio Cafe........................74, 76 Club 16..........................................72 De Dutch Pannekoek...............74, 76 Ezee Riders............................75, 77 Leonidas, Belgian Chocolate....75, 77 Mahoney’s Irish Pub....................81 Miku Restaurant............................82 She’s Fit........................................72 Snowggle Gifts.......................75, 77 Van Convention Ctr...................79-80 Van Harbour Flight Ctr.............83-86

Bute Street

87

A Smile Above.........................91, 93 Breka bakery & cafe.....................87 Coal Harbour Health Care Ctr ...88, 89 freshii.....................................94 Maritime Travel........................90, 92 Vivio Flower Gallery.................90, 92 SMAK.......................................91, 93 Shoppers Drug Mart................91, 93


INDEX ~ 231

Coal Harbour

95

Bayview @ Coal Harbour...........100 Bark & Fitz .............................97, 99 Cardero’s Restaurant.................110 Harbour Air.....................................95 Lift, Bar/View/Grill.............................ii Lloyd Bruce Home....................96, 98 Maximus Hair Studio....................109 Pender Medi-Spa.........................101 Sabai Thai Spa.............................108 Scotiabank...............................97, 99 Westin Bayshore Van................110 Westerly Yacht Sales.. ..............96, 98 Wright Mariner Supply...........97, 99

Pender Street West

102

Dr Monham Medical Clinic...106, 107 Fast Iron Cleaners...............103, 105 rodrozen designs.................102, 104 McKellars Interiors................102, 104 The Art of Smile ...................103, 105 Vansuites.............................102, 104 Waffle & Berries...................103, 105

Denman Street

111

Ayoub’s Dried Fruits & Nuts...115, 117 Basil’s Subs.................................122 C-Lovers Fish & Chips.......114, 116 House of Empanadas........115, 117 Let’s Roll Sushi Bar.............114, 116 Marble Slab Creamery................113 Maria’s Taverna....................114, 116 Spokes Bicycle Rentals...............111 The Beaver & Mullet....................112 True Confections..................115, 117

English Bay

118

Booster Juice......................118, 120 DERMIX Aesthetics.............119, 121 English Bay Day Spa...........119, 121 English Bay Dental Clinic.. .119, 121 Kadoya Japanese Res........118, 120 Zeitoon Restaurant, ............118, 120

Davie Village

123

Baguette Time......................124, 126 boulangerie-chopain.................123 Homewerx..............................128 House of Empanadas..........125, 127 Judge’s Indian Cuisine.........124, 126 La Belle Patate....................125, 127 pHresh Spa & Wellness Club......129 Sandman Suites..........................129 Transylvania Traditions........124, 126 Van European Deli...............125, 127

Emery Barnes Park

130

Ballet BC.............................130, 132 Baoqi Vietnamese eateri.....131, 133 NEW PEACE Chinese Res.131, 133 Secret Sapphire...................130, 132 The Dance Centre...............130, 132 The Elbow Room.................131, 133

Burrard Street

135

Dr. Shannon (Dentist).................143 Marketplace IGA...............................i Pattison High School...........134, 136 Robert Lee YMCA.......................137 Sutton Place Hotel......................135


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232 ~ Our Neighborhoods

Bentall Centre Mall

138

Dr. Shannon Dentistry................143 Dunne & Rundle.........................139 Easy Ship............................138, 140 Firefly...................................138, 140 Kilian Chiropractic................139,141 Perks..........................................139 Second Cup........................138, 140 The Downtown Total Wellness Place...................................138, 140 Woodman’s Fine Cleaning..........142

Royal Centre

144

Bellissima...........................145, 147 Choice Flowers,................, 145, 147 Connie’s Kitchen.................144, 146 Giorgio’s.............................145, 147 MG Boutique.......................144, 146 Royal Centre.......................149, IBC Royal Riviera Stylists..........144, 146 Royal Treasures... .....................150

Robson Street

151

A to Z Store........................152, 154 BC Sports Hall of Fame......153, 155 nero belgian waffle bar.. ....152, 154 Patron Tacos & Cantina......153, 155 saje.............................................151 The Candy Aisle.........................156 VPL.............................................157

Hornby Street

159

Art Knapp Urban Garden...........161 Bill Reid Gallery..........................160 Tactix Gym.................................162

Wedgewood Hotel........................159

Howe Street

163

Cookworks........................163 Dorian Rae Gallery.....................166 Eyemax Eyecare.........................168 Herzog Crystal............................ .169 Howe Street Gallery...................170 Mario’s Coffee.....................165, 167 Mount Cashmere........................164 Oyster Seafood & Rawbar...........165 Rendezvous Art Gallery........164, 166 Scoozis Mediterranean Rest.......164 Villeroy & Boch....................165, 167

Granville Street

171

Chopra Yoga.............................. .171 Ingledew’s Shoes.................174, 175 Johnnie Fox’s Irish Snug.......177, 179 Sinclair Centre.............................173 Stackhouse Burger Bar.........176, 178 The Edge Lounge...............177, 179 The Hudson’s Bay Co................172 The Mexican.........................177, 179 The Refinery.........................176, 178 The Templeton......................176, 178 Van Civic Theatres...............180, 181

Seymour Street

183

Metropolitan Towers....................183 Nesters Market............................184 Yaletown 939...............................184


INDEX ~ 233

Homer Street

185

Ark Hair & Spa........................186, 188 E-Style Beauty Salon....................190 footo delights.........................187, 189 Harrison Gallery.....................187, 189 Subeez........................................185 The Buzz Cafe.......................187, 189.

Smithe Street

191

C-zo Hair Salon...................191, 195 jump gymnastics..................192, 194 jvbike....................................193, 195 Max Dental@Yaletown.........193, 195 Miele Gallery................................193 pawsh dog spa.....................192, 194 Yaletown Pet Hospital..................196

Yaletown

197

barking babies....................199, 201 Bobo’s Hair Studio...............199, 201 La Pentola......................................xi MASC..................................198, 200 Minami Restaurant.....................203 Opus Hotel..................................204 Pisolino Designs.........................197 Posy Nail Spa..............................198 Westcoast hot yoga....................202 YYoga.......................................198

Granville Island

205

Aurum Argentum Goldsmiths.....210 Blackberry Books..............218, 220

Blue Seas Gallery........................226 bodacious............................223, 225 dream..................................218, 221 Edible Canada............................227 English Bay Gallery.............222, 224 Finest at Sea.......................213, 215 Gandharva Loka................219, 221 GI Gelato & Coffee House...222, 224 Granville Eye Land............219, 221 Granville Is. Hat Shop.........218, 220 Katherine Mclean........................211 Kids Market.................................228 Kimdoly Beads...................222, 224 Lattimer Gallery...........................206 make...................................212, 214 Mia Bella Boutique...............219, 221 Michael Dean Design..................205 Pacific Institute of Culinery Arts...207 Peter Kiss Gallery...............208, 209 Sadryna Design..........................209 Strub Activewear...............213, 215 Studio 13 Fine Art.......................208 Taraxca Jewellery.......................216 Ten Thousand Villages..............217 The Cloth Shop...................223, 225 The Lobster Man...............213, 215 Top of the Ramp...................223, 225 Tribal Rugs & Art.................212, 214 Wild Whales Vancouver.......213, 215

Library Square

194

book’mark...........................247, Flying Wedge Pizza............247, Monako Graphics...............247, Royal Lepage.....................246,

249 249 249 248


234 ~ Index

Specialty Index Art/Antiques/Artisans Ballet BC.............................130, 132 Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art.....................................160 Dorian Rae..................................166 English Bay Gallery.............222, 224 Harrison Gallery...................187, 189 Howe Street Gallery of FA..........170 Inuit Gallery...................................60 Katherine Mclean........................211 Lattimer Gallery...........................206 make....................................212, 214 Peking Lounge............................5, 7 Peter Kiss Gallery.................208, 209 Project Limelight......................10.11 Rendezvous Art Gallery..............................iv, 164, 166 Studio 13 Fine Art.......................208 The Carriage House......................21 The Dance Centre...............130, 132 Tribal Rugs & Art.................212, 214 Urban Aboriginal Fair Trade Gallery......................................36

Bakeries/Desserts/Candy Bella Geletaris................................vi Chopain Boulangerie...................123 Cookies of Course..................61, 63 footo delights.....................187, 189 Leonidas Belgian Choco.........75, 77 Marble Slab Creamery................113 nero belgian waffles.............152, 154

The Candy Aisle............................156 Transylvania Traditions.........124, 126 True Confestions....................115, 117 Waffle & Berries....................103, 105

Banks/Finance Scotiabank................................. 97, 99

Children’s Wear/Toys ella & elliot.................................55, 57 Kids Market....................................228

Coffee/Tea Shops Bean Around The World..................30 CI Gelato & Coffee Shop.......222, 224 Mario’s Coffee Shop..............165, 167 Murchies..........................................63 Second Cup...........................138, 140

Electronics Firefly.....................................138, 140

Fast Food Baguette Time........................124, 126 Basil’s Subs....................................122 Booster Juice.........................108, 110 Connie’s Kitchen.......... ........ ..144, 146 Flying Wedge Pizza..............247, 249 House of Empanadas............115, 117, 125, 127 La Belle Patate.......................125, 127 Let’s Roll Sushi Bar..................114, 116 SMAK.........................................91, 93


INDEX ~ 235

Fashion/Boutiques Bellissima...............................145, 147 bodacious..............................223, 225 Brooks Brothers................................xi Charlie and Lee..........................16, 18 dream....................................218, 221 Giorgio’s.................................145, 147 Holly...........................................51, 53 Ingeldew’s Shoes.......................174-5 Lynn Steven..............................51, 53 MG Boutique..........................144, 146 Mia Bella Boutique...............219, 221 Mi Kemistry...............................51, 53 Mount Cashmere...........................164 Neighbour...............................50 provide...............................32, 34, 42 Rowan Sky................................50, 52 Sadryna Designs..........................209 The Board of Trade.................16, 18

Food/Delicatessans Finest at Sea........................213, 215 freshii............................................94 Harvest Community Foods......16, 18 Marketplace IGA...............................i Nesters Market.............................184 Payless Meats...............................28 The Lobster Man.................213, 215 Urban Fare..................................B/C Van European Deli..............125, 127

Furniture/Designers Colin Campbell..........................24, 26 Crown Wallpaper.......................24, 26 Future Living..............................13, 15

INFORM.................................59 Layers & Layers.......................24, 26 Liberty.....................................168 Lloyd Bruce Home..................96, 98 McKellers Interiors...............102, 104 Miele Gallery................................193 parliament................................43 Pisolino Designs..........................197 roche bobois..................................73 rodrozen designs..................102, 104 Spencer Interiors....................12, 14 STYLE GARAGE.....................55, 57 The Carriage House......................21 Tritex........................................25, 27 WD Western Designers.........25, 27 William Switzer........................25, 27

Gardening/Flowers Art Knapp Urban Garden............161 Choice Flowers...................145, 147 Vivio Flower Gallery................90, 92

Hair Salons Ark Hair & Spa....................186, 188 Au Soleil Hair & Spa..............54, 56 Bobo’s Hair Studio.............199, 201 cutting club hair salon...............65, 67 C-zo Hair Salon..................191, 195 MAXIMUS Hair Studio................109 Royal Riviera Stylists..........144, 146 storm salon.................................5, 7 workshop salon......................32, 34


236~ Index

Health Care/Products Booster Juice........................118, 120 MASC..................................198, 200

Heritage/Stories/Articles Woodwards Heritage Bldg....49, 148

Hotels/Rentals/Lodges Bayview@CoalHarbour..............100 Delta Vancouver Suites.................72 Metropolitan Towers....................183 Opus Hotel..................................204 Sandman Suites on Davie..........129 Skwachays Healing Lodge............36 The Sutton Place Hotel...............135 The Westin Bayshore Van...........110 Vansuites............................102, 104 Wedgewood Hotel & Spa............159 Yaletown 939..............................184

Jewellery Aurum-Argentum Goldsmiths..................................210 Harbour Jewellers & Designs...................................64, 66 Jade..........................................61 Michael Dean Design..................205 Pandora........................................xiii Royal Treasures..........................150 Secret Sapphire..................130, 132 Taraxca Jewellery........................216 Van Raniga Designers..........IFC, 66 Wei Wai Kum Jewellers..................1

Libraries VPL........................................157, 244

Malls Bentall Centre Mall....................128-31 Harbour Centre Mall.....................64-7 International Village Mall.............38-40 Royal Centre Mall...................149, IBC Sinclair Centre................................173

Medical/Dental A Smile Above............................91, 93 Coal Harbour Health Ctr............88, 89 Dr Monham Medical Clinic.....106, 107 Dr Shannon Dentistry....................143 English Bay Dental ................119, 121 Kilian Chiropractic..................139, 141 Max Dental@Yaletown...........193, 195 Shoppers Drug Mart..................91, 93 The Art of Smile......................103, 105 Van Harbour Dental.........................87

Museums/Halls BC Sports Hall of Fame.........153, 155

Optical bruce eyewear...........................50, 52 Eyemax Eyecare...........................168 Granville Eye Land................219, 221

Pets Bark & Fitz..,.............................97, 99


INDEX ~ 237 barking babies......................199, 201 pawsh dog spa.....................192, 194 Yaletown Pet Hospital.................196

Printers Monako Graphics................247, 249

Pubs/Bars/Clubs electric OWL............................13, 15 Johnnie Fox’s Irish Snug..............177 London Pub.............................12, 14 Mahoney & Sons Irish Pub............81 Subeez.........................................185 The Beaver & Mullet....................112 The Edge Lounge................177, 179

Real Estate Re/Max...........................................v Royal Lepage.....................246, 248

Repairs/Leather/Shoes Marco’s Italian Shoe Repair...38, 40

Restaurants/Cafes Acme Cafe.............................54, 56 Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie........4, 6 Baoqui Viet. eateri..............131, 133 Bellagio Cafe..........................74, 76 Breka bakery & cafe.....................87 brioche Urban baking...................58 Caffe Brixton...........................12, 14 Campagnolo............................13, 15

Cardero’s Restaurant..................110 CATCH 122..................,.......... 55, 57 Chambar..................................33, 35 C-Lovers Fish & Chips..........114, 116 CORK & FIN.............................44, 46 De Dutch Pannekoek House......................................74, 76 east of MAIN................................4, 6 Edible Canada.............................227 everything Cafe..........................5, 7 Hogan’s Alley Cafe..................17, 19 Judge’s Indian Cuisine, .......124, 126 Jules (French Bistro)...............44, 46 Kadoya Japanese Res.........118, 120 La Pentola......................................xi LIFT.................................................ii Lily Mae’s................................45, 47 Maria’s Taverna....................114, 116 Medina CAFE.........................33, 35 Miku Restaurant...........................82 Minami Restaurant......................203 NEW PEACE Chinese Restaurant...........................131, 133 Nicli Antica Pizzeria......................46 Oyster, Saefood & Raw Bar........165 Patron Tacos & Cant............ 153,155 Railtown Cafe................................30 Ricky’s All Day Grill......................31 Scoozis Mediterranean.......... .....164 STACKHOUSE Burger Bar..176, 178 Subeez.............................185 The Buzz Cafe..................187, 189 The Elbow Room............ ....131,133 The Mexican........................177, 179 The Refinery........................176, 178 The Templeton......................176, 178 Verace Pizzeria Napoli..................37 Vicino Pastaria & Deli..............44, 46


238 ~ Index White Spot..........................xiii, 94, 96 wildebeest................................54, 56 Zeitoon Restaurant...............118, 120

Schools Brandywine Bartending School.................................... 17, 19 Dermix Aesthetics.............. 119, 121 New York Institute of Technology..viii Pacific Institute of Culinery Arts..207 Patisson High School..........134, 136 SFU.........................................68-71 The Dirty Apron Cooking School.....................................33, 35

Spas/Wellness/Yoga Chopra Yoga...............................171 English Bay Day Spa...........119, 121 Harbour Wellness...................64, 66 Pender Medi Spa........................101 pHresh Spa & Wellness Club......129 Posy Nail Spa.............................198 Sabai Thai Spa............................108 The Downtown Total Wellness Place....................138, 140 Westcoast hot yoga...................202 YYoga........................................198

Specialty Stores A to Z on Robson................152, 154 Ayoub’s Dried Fruit & Nuts.....................................115, 117 Bark & Fitz................................... 85 Blackberry Books................218, 220 Blue Seas Gallery.......................226

book’mark..............................247, 249 Cookworks.....................................163 Dunne & Rundle............................139 Gandharva Loka....................219, 221 Granville Is. Hat Shop............218, 220 Herzog Crystal...............................169 Homewerx......................................128 Kimdoly Beads.......................222, 224 Morgan’s Battery Store..............65, 67 One Stop Shop...........................39,41 Perks..............................................139 saje................................................151 Silk Route Treasures.................38, 40 Sinclair Centre...............................151 Snowggle Gifts..........................75, 77 The Cloth Shop......................223, 225 Ten Thousand Villages...................217 The Hudson’s Bay Company.........172 The Modern Bartender..................4, 6 Top of the Ramp....................223, 225 Touch of Africa...........................39, 40 Villeroy & Boch......................165, 167 Yokoyaya...................................38, 41 24hr Mr Locksmith.....................64, 66

Sports/Fitness Club 16.............................................76 Ezee Riders................................75, 77 jett grrl bike studio......................17, 19 jump gymnastics....................192, 194 jvbike......................................193, 195 Kalev Fitness Solution................32, 34 MIXX Fitness Studio..................91, 93 Performance Posture Clinic..........................................90, 92


INDEX ~ 239 Robert Lee YMCA..........................137 Running Room Ltd.........................102 She’s Fit...........................................72 Spokes Bicycle Rentals..................111 Strubb Activewear..................213, 215 Tactix Gym.....................................162

Tailors/Cleaners

Toys/Games/Books ella & elliot.................................51, 53 Kids Market...................................228 One Stop Shop.........................39, 41 World Kids Books......................39, 41

Travel/Tours

Fast Iron Cleaners.................103, 105 Sun Tailoring Inc........................65, 67 Woodman’s Fine Cleaning............142

Tea Shops Gastown Tea Co.......................45, 47 Murchies........................................63 Treasure Green Tea Co....................9

BC Ferries Vacation Centre............86 Harbour Air Seaplanes....................95 Maritime Travel.........................90, 92 Van Harbour Flight Centre.........83-86 Westerly Yacht Sales................96, 98 Wild Whales Vancouver........213, 215 Wright Mariner..........................97, 99

Wine/Distilleries

Theatres Project Limelight........................10, 11 Van Civic Theatres................180, 181

Long Table Distillery..........................ix Vancouver Urban Winery...........22, 23

Alphabetical Index A

B

Acme Cafe...............................54, 56 Ark Hair & Spa.....................186, 188 A Smile Above..........................91, 93 A to Z on Robson.................152, 154

Ballet BC.............................130, 132 Baguette Time.......................124, 126 Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie..........4, 6 Baoqui Viet. eateri................131, 133 Bark & Fitz................................97, 99 barking babies......................199, 201 Basil’s Subs..................................122 Bayview@CoalHarbour..............100 BC Ferries Vacation Centre............86

Art Knapp Urban Garden..............161 Aurum-Argentum Goldsmiths.......210 Au Soleil Salon & Spa..............54, 56 Ayoub’s Dried Fruit & Nuts...115, 117


240~ Index BC Sports Hall of Fame........153, 155 Bean Around The World.................30 Bella Gelateria.................................vi Bellagio Cafe............................74, 76 Bellissima,,............................,145, 147 Bentall Centre Mall.................128-31 Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art.....................................160 Blackberry Books..................218, 220 Blue Seas Gallery.........................226 Bobo’s Hair Studio.................199, 201 bodacious..............................223, 225 book’mark..............................247, 249 Booster Juice.........................118, 120 Brandywine Bartending School..................................... 17, 19 breka bakery & cafe.......................87 brioche Urban baking.....................58 Brooks Brothers.................................x bruce eyewear..........................50, 52

Colin Campbell.........................24, 26 Connie’s Kitchen.................144, 146 Cookworks..................................163 CORK & FIN.............................44, 46 Crown Wallpaper......................24, 26 cutting club hair salon.............65, 67 C-zo Hair Salon...................191, 195

C

east of MAIN...............................4, 6 Easy Ship............................138, 140 Edible Canada...227 ella & elliot...............................55, 57 electric OWL...........................13, 15 English Bay Day Spa..........119, 121 English Bay Dental..............119, 121 English Bay Gallery.............222, 224 E-Style Beauty Salon..190 everything cafe............................5, 7 Eyemax Eyecare.........................168 Ezee Riders............................75, 77

Caffe Brixton..............................12, 14 Campagnolo..............................13, 15 Cardero’s Restaurant....................110 CATCH 122...................,........... 55, 57 Chambar...................................33, 35 Charlie and Lee........................16, 18 Choice Flowers....................145, 147 Chopain Boulangerie.....................123 Chopra Yoga.................................171 C-Lovers Fish & Chips..........114, 116 Club 16............................................72 Coal Harbour Health Ctr...........88, 89

D De Dutch Pannekock House...74, 76 Delta Vancouver Suites..................72 DERMIX Aesthetics.............. 119, 121 Dorian Rae Gallery....................166 dream..................................218, 221 Dr Monham Medical Clinic........106-7 Dr Shannon Dentstry...................143 Dunne & Rundle..........................139

E

F Fast Iron Cleaners................103, 105 Finest at Sea.......................213, 215


INDEX ~ 241 Firefly.....................................138, 140 Flying Wedge Pizza..............247, 249 footo delights........................187, 189 freshii..............................................94 Future Living.............................13, 15

G Gandharva Loka...................219, 221 Gastown Tea Company.............45, 47 GI Gelato & Coffee House.....222, 224 Giorgio’s................................145, 147 Granville Eye Land...............219, 221 Granville Is. Hat Shop..........218, 220

H Harbour Air Seaplanes....................95 Harbour Centre Mall....................64-7 Harbour Jewellers & Designs...64, 66 Harbour Wellness.....................64, 66 Harrison Gallery....................187, 189 Harvest Community Foods.........16, 18 Herzog Crystal..............................169 Hogan’s Alley Cafe....................17, 19 Holly..........................................51, 53 Homewerx....................................128 House of Empanadas............115, 117, 125, 127 Howe Street Gallery of FA...........170

I INFORM.....................................59 Ingeldew’s Shoes......................174-5 International Village Mall..........38-40 Inuit Gallery.....................................60

J Jade..........................................61 jett grrl bike studio...................17, 19 Johnnie Fox’s Irish Snug.....177, 179 Judge’s Indian Cuisine, ........124, 126 Jules (French Bistro)...............44, 46 jump gymnastics..................192, 194 jvbike....................................193, 195

K Kadoya Japanese Res.........118, 120 Kalev Fitness Solution.............32, 34 Katherine Mclean.........................211 Kids Market..................................228 Kilian Chiropractic...............139, 141 Kimdoly Beads....................222, 224

L La Belle Patate......................125, 127 La Pentola.......................................xi Lattimer Gallery...........................206 Layers & Layers........................24, 26 Leonidas Belgian Choco.........75, 77 Let’s Roll Sushi Bar............114, 116 LIFT.................................................ii Lily Mae’s................................45, 47 Lloyd Bruce Home.................96, 98 London Pub.............................12, 14 Lyn Steven...............................51, 53

M Mahoney & Sons............................81 make....................................212, 214 Marble Slab Creamery................113


242~ Index Marco’s Italian Shoe Repair.....38, 40 Maria’s Taverna....................114, 116 Mario’s Coffee.....................165, 167 Maritime Travel........................88, 90 Marketplace IGA...............................i Maritime Travel.........................90, 92 MASC...................................198, 200 Max Dental@Yaletown.........193, 195 MAXIMUS Hair Studio.................109 McKellers Interiors................102, 104 Medina CAFE..........................33, 35 Metropolitan Towers.....................183 MG Boutique........................144, 146 Mia Bella Boutique................219, 221 Michael Dean Designs..................205 Miele Gallery.................................193 Mi Kemistry..............................51, 53 Miku Restaurant.............................82 Minami Restaurant.......................203 MIXX Fitness Studio................91, 93 Monako Graphics...............247, 249 Morgan’s Battery Store...........65, 67 Mount Cashmere.........................164 Murchies..............................63

N nero belgian Waffle bar......152, 154 Neighbour...................................50 Nesters Market........................48, 184 NEW PEACE Chinese Restaurant...........................131, 133 New York Institute of Technology...viii Nicli Antica Pizzeria......................46 Notturno paninoteca.................45, 47

O One Stop Shop..........................39, 41 Opus Hotel.....................................204 Oyster, Seafood & Raw Bar........165

P Pacific Institute of Culinery Arts....207 parliament................................43 Patisson High School............134, 136 Patron Tacos & Cant.. ..........153, 155 pawsh dog spa......................192, 194 Payless Meats.................................28 Peking Lounge.............................5, 7 Pender Medi -Spa...........................101 Performance Posture Clinic.......90, 92 Perks.....................................139 Peter Kiss Gallery.......................208-9 Pharmasave on Robson...............138 pHresh Spa & Wellness.................129 Pisolino Designs...........................197 Posy Nail Spa...............................198 Project Limellight........................10.11 provide..................................32, 34, 42

R Railway Cafe...................................30 Rendezvous Art Gallery.................................iv, 164, 166 Ricky’s All Day Grill........................31 Robert Lee YMCA.........................137 roche bobois....................................73 rodrozen designs..................102, 104 Rowan Sky................................50, 52 Royal Centre..........................149, IBC


INDEX ~ 243 Royal Lepage.......................246, 248 Royal Riviera Stylists............144, 146 Royal Treasures...........................150 Running Room Ltd........................102

S Sabai Thai Spa...........................108 Sadryna Designs........................209 Saje.............................................151 Sandman Suites on Davie...........129 Scoozis Mediterranean.......... .....164 Scotiabank ...............................97, 99 Second Cup..........................138, 140 Secret Sapphire..................130, 132 SFU..........................................68-71 She’s Fit.........................................72 Shoppers Drug Mart...............91, 93 Silk Route Treasures...............38, 40 Sinclair Centre.............................173 Skwachays Healing Lodge............36 SMAK.......................................91, 93 Snowggle Gifts..........................75,77 Spencer Interiors....................12, 14 Spokes Bicycle Rentals...............111 STACKHOUSE Burger Bar ...176, 178 storm salon................................5, 7 Strub Activewear..................213, 215 Studio 13 Fine Art.......................208 STYLE GARAGE.....................55, 57 Subeez...............................185 Sun Tailoring Inc......................65, 67 Sutton Place Hotel......................135

T Tactix Gym..................................162 Taraxca Jewellery........................216 Ten Thousand Villgaes................217

The Beaver & Mullet....................112 The Art of Smile...................103, 105 The Board of Trade.................16, 18 The Buzz Cafe...................187, 189 The Candy Aisle..........................156 The Carriage House......................21 The Cloth Shop..................223, 225 The Dance Centre...............130, 132 The Dirty Apron Cooking School.....................................33, 35 The Downtown Total Wellness Place....................138, 140 The Edge Lounge................177, 179 The Elbow Room............ ....131,133 The Hudson’s Bay Company.......172 The Lobster Man.................213, 215 The Mexican.......................177, 179 The Modern Bartender................4, 6 The Refinery........................176, 178 The Sutton Place Hotel...............125 The Templeton....................176, 178 The Westin Bayshore Van...........100 Top of the Ramp..................223, 225 Treasure Green Tea Co...................9 Tribal Rugs & Art...................212, 214 True Confestions..................115, 117 Touch of Africa.........................39, 40 Transylvania Traditions.........124, 126 Treasure Green Tea Co...................9 Tritex........................................25, 27

U Urban Fare..................................B/C Urban Aboriginal Fair Trade Gallery......................................36


244~ Index

V

Y

Van Civic Theatres...............180, 181 Van Convention Ctr...................79-80 Van European Deli...............125, 127 Van Harbour Dental.......................87 Van Harbour Flight Centre........83-6 Vancouver Urban Winery.........22, 23 Van Raniga Designers...................62 Vansuites...102, 104 Verace Pizzeria Napoli..................37 Vicino Pastaria & Deli..............44, 46 Villeroy & Boch....................165, 167 Vivio Flower Gallery..................90, 92 VPL........................................157

Yaletown 939...............................184 Yaletown Pet Hospital..................196 Yokoyaya.................................38, 41 YYoga........................................198

W Waffle & Berries.....................103, 105 WD Western Designers..........25, 27 Wedgewood Hotel & Spa.............141 Wei Wai Kum Jewellers..................1 Westcoast hot yoga.....................202 Westerly Yacht Sales...............96, 98 Westin Bayshore Hotel.................110 White Spot..........................xiii, 94, 96 Wild Whales Vancouver........213, 215 William Switzer........................25, 27 wildebeest................................54, 56 Woodman’s Fine Cleaning...........142 Woodwards Heritage Bldg.....49, 148 workshop salon........................32, 34 World Kids Books....................39, 41 Wright Mariner.........................97, 99

Z Zeitoon Restaurant...............118, 120


INDEX ~ 245


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