Local Event: Vancouver: gravitypope Outlet Sale!

18 Jul
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Hey Vancouver, it’s that time again! Get there early if you can!

 

For four days only, gravitypope is hosting a Vancouver outlet sale to beat all outlet sales. We’ve expanded our space and doubled in size! Come down and check it out—we guarantee it’ll be worth it.
P.S. If you need more convincing, there’ll be food trucks and 33 Acres is just around the corner for a celebratory post-sale drink. How could you say no?

 

gravitypope Outlet Sale // 24 W 7th Ave.  // July 18 – 21, 2014,  11-6

Local Event : Vancouver: Delish General Store on Granville Island

16 Jul

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You might recognize Delish General Store from various local markets and pop-up shops. They are known for their “heritage-inspired, helpful, handy and beautiful items with an eco ethos and a great design sensibility, for home and personal use.” Well, Vancouver, we are in luck! Delish General Store is opening a permanent location on Granville Island. The grand opening is on July 18; they will be open from 12-7 with drinks and nibbles appearing around 7pm until….

Delish General Store // 108 – 1535 Johnston St. // Friday, July 18

 

Local Events: Victoria: Pigeonhole Home Store Grand Opening!

9 Jul

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“We’ve searched high and low to bring you some of the best items we can find, for your home & life.”

We have been anxiously awaiting this opening and now the time has arrived! Pigeonhole Home Store is celebrating their Grand Opening on Friday, July 18th. The shop will be open from 11am-6pm with an evening reception from 6-9pm. Swing by to celebrate the opening of this charming Fernwood area shop with bubbles and small bites.

Pigeonhole Home Store Grand Opening // 1606 Stanley Avenue // Friday, July 18, 6-9pm 

 

Local Event: L A M P Call for Entries

7 Jul

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“L A M P was created to offer designers an opportunity to engage their talents in unique conceptual explorations and to connect the local community to architecture and design.”

L A M P or ‘Lighting Architecture Movement Project’ is an international design competition that challenges designers to approach design with the guidance of a singular word; this year’s word is Fibre. The second annual L A M P event will take place this coming November, however the call for entries has already begun. So if you think you have a bright idea be sure to check out the competition details here.

 

Local ♥: Small Wonder Magazine Indiegogo Campaign

26 Jun

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Small Wonder is a quarterly magazine for kids and their grown-ups.

As those of you who follow We Are Local on instagramtwitter and facebook may already know, one half of the We Are Local team has started work on a new project. That one half is me, Daniela Lee. I have been busy putting together a fresh and indie take on a kids magazine; something that is fun for both kids and grown-ups.

To help get this project off the ground I have started an Indiegogo campaign to aid in covering some of the production costs – namely the printing. I would be tickled pink if you would have a look at the campaign to learn more about the magazine and to share it with anyone you think might be interested.

Small Wonder encourages wondering. Be curious, ask questions.
Small Wonder wishes to instill a sense of wonder. Be amazed, be inspired.

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