Now it’s about to get a Little India . . . er, well, another one.
Plans are in the works to transform a portion of the Newton neighbourhood in the Vancouver suburb of Surrey into a dedicated South Asian-themed shopping district. The commercial precinct would feature an outdoor mall set amid tree-lined boulevards, with shops selling everything from saris and bangles to chai and traditional Indian foods, according to an article in the Vancouver Sun by Kelly Sinoski.
If this sounds an awful lot like the existing Little India on Main Street, technically called the Punjabi Market, there’s a reason. Continue reading:
New “Little India” Neighbourhood Coming to Metro Vancouver