McArthurGlen team up with local Musqueam artist Debra Sparrow for International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day this coming March 8th,  McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver Airport has teamed up with local Musqueam artist Debra Sparrow.

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McArthurGlen team up with local Musqueam artist Debra Sparrow for International Women’s Day

Take a Vancouver Staycation this Holiday Season

Hampton Inn Hotel staycation

Photo: Jana Josue-McLaren

It’s time to stay close to home, but that doesn’t mean we can’t take care of ourselves and play tourist in our town. What better way to play tourist than with a staycation in your favourite Downtown Vancouver neighbourhood? It’s time for some self-care as your re-explore our city’s wonder with festive and fresh eyes.

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Take a Vancouver Staycation this Holiday Season

5 unique places to buy holiday gifts in Vancouver

Got Craft | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

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If you’ve stepped into a store lately, you might be thinking that the holidays are just around the corner. Luckily, we’ve still got some time to go in order to make the most of the festive holiday shopping.

For those not interested in department stores, there are plenty of fun options around Vancouver for some unique holiday gift shopping. So whether you’re looking to support local artists, find something wacky for that weird uncle of yours, or you just want to treat yourself to something nice, here’s a starter list for some unique shopping ideas in Vancouver.

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5 unique places to buy holiday gifts in Vancouver

East Cordova: Gastown’s Best Kept Secret

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The following article was submitted by the Gastown BIA

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain  Continue reading:
East Cordova: Gastown’s Best Kept Secret

10 Essentials to Pack for Summer in Vancouver

Vancouver family beach

Photo: Hubert Kang

Every Vancouverite knows what to carry around for summer in the city; and we want to make sure you do, too! Aside from the ultimate summer accessory — sunscreen (wear it, reapply, repeat) — here’s a list of essentials you need for your time in Vancouver!

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10 Essentials to Pack for Summer in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Best Vintage Clothing Stores

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I don’t know about you, but shopping is one of my favourite pastimes! There’s nothing like strolling Vancouver in search of the best vintage finds to relax and unwind. Rather than sporting similar looks from the high-street as everyone else, vintage stores open the doors to unique styles. So, if you’re new to Vancouver or returning, keep on reading to find out where to get your hands on effortlessly cool vintage pieces.

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Vancouver’s Best Vintage Clothing Stores

Say “Namast-eh” for Canada Day at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet is calling all yogis to join them to say namast-eh as part of their Canada Day celebrations. On July 1st, 500 yogis dressed in white will return to participate in Canada’s 150th birthday in true Vancouver fashion at the centre. This event is open to anyone wishing to downward-dog and say “Namast-eh?” for Canada. The iconic Lolë White Tour has taken place at major world sites and landmarks including the Eiffel Tour and Central Park.

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Say “Namast-eh” for Canada Day at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet