Savannah Olsen Named 2013 National Aboriginal Entrepreneur of the Year

Friday, 07 February 2014 12:00
This week, one of Gastown’s local retailers was awarded with a notable achievement. The proud co-owner of Old Faithful Shop, Savannah Olsen is the first ever recipient for the 2013 National Aboriginal Entrepreneur of the Year presented by the Canadian…

Meet Your Performer: 10 Questions with Luke Austin

Friday, 07 February 2014 10:00
Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, Luke Austin is making waves as far as Nashville with his Debut CD “The Desert”. With an exciting tour to the West Coast, Luke Austin will be making his first Vancouver performance at Guilt & Company…

Gastown's Picks: Where to Dine on Valentine's Day (Part 2)

Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:00
Want to know where to dine with your Valentine this year? Read the second part of our guide highlighting some of the best Gastown places to dine on Valentine's Day.

Gastown's Picks: Where to Dine on Valentine's Day (Part 1)

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 10:00
Still deciding on where to romance your Valentine this year? Read the first part of our guide highlighting some of the best Gastown places to dine on Valentine's Day.


Monday, 03 February 2014 10:00
It's a new month with a handful of exclusive fashion and dining collaborations. Check out the latest edition of what's happening this week in Gastown.

My Gastown Valentine Instagram Contest

Friday, 31 January 2014 12:00
It’s almost time to celebrate the most romantic holiday of the year! In honour of Valentine's Day, we are running a Gastown instagram photo contest and awarding four lucky contest entrants with gift certificates to spend in Gastown.

Happy Chinese New Year from Gastown!

Friday, 31 January 2014 08:00
Gung Hay Fat Choy! Come celebrate the Year of the Horse in Gastown. Contemporary Chinese restaurant, Bambudda, is serving a special Chinese New Year menu from January 31st to February 9th.

Lingerie for a Cause: You & Her Fundraiser in Gastown

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 09:00
On Wednesday, February 12, from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. new lingerie brand, you&her, will be hosting a party at The Warehouse Studios at 100 Powell Street to celebrate their launch and raise funds for a great cause.

Burlesque Artistry in Gastown: Q&A with Nicky Ninedoors of Pandora & The Locksmiths

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 10:00
You never forget the first time you watch a Pandora & The Locksmiths show. Pandora & The Lockmiths are a collection of dynamic performers fusing singing, dancing, live music, and striptease artistry into one fierce show happening every month at…


Monday, 27 January 2014 10:00
There's a new cafe in the neighbourhood! Find out through our new weekly list of what's happening in Gastown.

Gastown Style Scene: Streetwear Fashion

Friday, 24 January 2014 10:00
Vancouver has definitely embraced urban street fashion in the past couple of years, and it's no secret that Gastown is the epicenter of an exciting streetwear fashion scene. It can be difficult to know where to get your hands on…

Special Gastown Throwback: The J.W. Horne Block Turns 125!

Thursday, 23 January 2014 10:00
This month, Gastown is celebrating the 125th Anniversary of The J.W Horne Block. Here's a look back at the landmark building.

It's Business As Usual On Cambie Street During Construction

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 15:58
There are a couple of new things shaking in Gastown: Cambie Street is currently getting an upgrade. Although there is a little bit of “roadwork” happening, all Gastown businesses along Cambie Street will remain open! Come down to the neighbourhood, maybe…

Gastown's Picks: 10 Delicious Must-Try Soups

Monday, 20 January 2014 18:06
A good soup can really save the day, especially during this chilly winter season. In honour of January, a.k.a National Soup Month, the Gastown blog team has scouted restaurants and cafes all over the neighbourhood and compiled a list of…


Monday, 20 January 2014 10:00
A non-exclusive list of things you should definitely check out this week in Gastown.

How to Spend an Eclectic Day in Gastown

Friday, 17 January 2014 10:00
The most exciting aspect to Gastown is the diversity in the neighbourhood. There's an incredible range of creative businesses, each offering something unique, so we thought we would share a guide highlighting which places to explore for an eclectic day in…

Gastown Coffee Culture: An Interview with George Giannakos from Revolver Coffee

Thursday, 16 January 2014 10:00
Founded by the Giannakos brothers, Revolver, brings a truly unique experience to Vancouver coffee enthusiasts. Recently, they have expanded Revolver’s space, opening a new room next door called Archive. We sat down with George Giannakos to discuss the concept of…

Vancouver Film School's New Campus Opens in Gastown

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 10:00
There is more creative talent in the neighbourhood! Vancouver Film School’s new Animation & Visual Effects campus has officially opened in Gastown. The new 42,000 square-foot facility takes over the site from the former Storyeum with a complete redesign of…

Gastown Style Scene: Tees Designed in Our Hood

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 10:00
The "cool" T-shirt movement is continuing to make a presence. Walk around the neighbourhood and you’ll find plenty of tees with amazing graphics, many of which are designed right here in Vancouver. We thought we would give a shout out…


Monday, 13 January 2014 10:00
Canada's largest dining festival, acclaimed headlining musical acts, and a new store opening are just a couple of exciting things to put on your bucket list. Check out our list of all things cool happening this week in Gastown.

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