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Stuff of Elves at The One of a Kind Show

The One of Kind Show is a multi-city craft fair that features high quality handmade goods.  It is usually held during the holiday shopping season, from the end of November to mid December. Vancouver’s One of a Kind Show (December 9th -12th) is being held at the Vancouver Convention Centre (1055 Canada Place).  Other cities […]

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The Chosen Ones Vintage Sale At The Waldorf Hotel

This is the story of me, The Waldorf Hotel, and a pair of boots. The Chosen Ones is a clothing sale of select vintage pieces from various secondhand shops. It was started two years ago in Toronto and runs monthly; this is the first time it has been held in Vancouver. I heard about it […]

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Window Display of Plastic Inflatable Toys

I walked by Aldo’s shoe store on Robson Street tonight. This is their window display: two pairs of mannequin legs stuck into a pile of plastic inflatable toys. Now imagine if this represented the inner mind of someone, and then he or she turns to you and shouts, “LET’S DANCE!” Would you say yes?

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Weekend Rewind: Fests, Shoes & Tunes

I’m having an awesome weekend! I hit 3 festivals, bought shoes and found my summer song for 2010. I went to the MEC Bike Fest, Larry Wong’s Chinatown tour through The Vancouver Story Telling Festival, Erin Templeton’s (bought shoes), Sawan Mela at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park, and walked by the Malkin Bowl while Metric […]

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