Local Event: Victoria: Festive on Fabulous Fort

27 Nov

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Get festive on Fort Street tonight!
Shops will be open late to kick-off the holiday season.
Check out these and other participating indie shops:

Chorizo & Co. | Choux Choux | Footloose Shoes | Leka | The Little Cheese Shop | The Papery

 

 

Stretch It Out in South America!

13 Nov

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Our dear friend, We Are Local contributor and experienced Yogi, Amanda Gutmanis, has teamed up with locally owned Finisterra Travel to offer an amazing 13 day yoga trip – Colombia Yoga Journey into Magical Realism. Taking off on March 1 this tour promises to guide participants on a journey in inwards and outwards:

“On this Colombia Yoga Tour we have a chance to travel inwards through daily yoga practice, while you adventure outwards through three unique regions in beautiful Colombia, dubbed the land of ‘magical realism’, and home to the Amazon, the ‘lungs of our planet’. We will work our way through the framework of the chakra system with daily asana practice. This is a unique opportunity to explore inner and outer landscapes! Sustainable tourism practices are very important to us so we endeavour to support small local businesses and communities.”

What a way to explore a landscape — vamos!

Highlights Include:

  • Participating in daily yoga classes that dovetail with the geographic locale & the itinerary of each particular day with 500 hour certified yoga instructor Amanda Gutmanis
  • Exploring 3 diverse regions of Colombia: Coffee Region, Andean Highlands & Pacific Coast
  • Supporting & learning about local cultures & traditions firsthand
  • Meditation, mantra & asana on isolated beaches, hilltops, & in forests
  • Sampling Colombia’s fresh local cuisine
  • Hiking, snorkeling, swimming, & canoeing in Colombia’s unique landscapes

Local Event: Vancouver: Small Wonder Opening Party!

3 Nov

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One half of We Are Local has opened a new gift shop in Mount Pleasant called Small Wonder. The new shop offers a wide range of goods for kids and adults including clothing, books, ceramics, toys, accessories, candy and so much more. On Thursday, November 6th there will be an opening party with food, drinks and music — hope to see you there!

Small Wonder // 197 East 17th Avenue @ Main // Thur., Nov. 6th, 7-10pm

 

Canadian Made: The Daily Co.

3 Nov

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Hey fellas, tired of always wearing denim? Check out the Daily Co. — a new line of modern chinos designed and made in Vancouver. Select styles available at Lüt Boutique and Still Life Boutique.

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Local Event: Vancouver: Gastown Shop Hop

15 Oct

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You know fall has officially arrived when it’s time for the Gastown Shop Hop! Join 44 shops and 15 restaurants in an evening of sips, bites and deals!

Thursday, November 16th, 5-9pm

A sampling of the participating indie businesses:

Artina’s Jewellery
Bruce Eyewear
Community Thrift & Vintage
Community Thrift & Vintage Frock Shoppe
Dream
Honey Gifts
John Fluevog Shoes
Litchfield
LynnSteven Boutique
Meadow Gifts & Apparel
Motherland
Niftydo
One of a Few
Rowan Sky

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