Category: Shopping

By: Kitsilano  09-12-2011

Category: Shopping

Mark Thursday, December 8th on your calendar, as the West 4th Business Improvement Association will host its very first “Miracle on West 4th, a streetwide after-hours holiday shopping party from 5:00pm to 9:00pm offering something for everyone.

Not only will there be great deals to be had, but in-store parties and holiday fun will make it much more than just a shopping experience. Many stores taking part are offering drinks, snacks and great discounts on merchandise.

There’s a Gift-With-Purchase – spend $25 on West 4th between 5:00pm and 9:00pm, then bring your receipts to the BIA’s booth at West 4th and Yew to receive a free tote bag while supplies last.

Their fifth location will join Snowboard Row at 1717 West 4th Avenue near Burrard Street. The new location is beside the Boardroom Clearance store and is currently under renovations.

As one of Canada’s first Giant Partner Stores, it will exclusively showcase a huge selection of Giant Bicycles including commuter, mountain, hybrid, road and kids bikes.

The Giant bicycles will be complemented by a full service department for all brands and a wide selection of parts, accessories, helmets, footwear and clothing from the cycling industry’s most sought after brands.

Admission is only 50 cents. If you are interested in selling your items you can rent a table for $17.

“Arrive at the party with a bottle of in your bony grasp…Frighten the faint of heart with a pouring of pure . Let your guests toast the undead with a glass of from those awesome Aussies at Devil’s Lair. Count down the hours to midnight by celebrating the . Or, as Halloween night winds down, treat yourself to a generous goblet of Wicked Good Red or The , either of which pairs perfectly with those caramel cubes you’re going to pilfer from your kid’s treat bag.”

Vancouver city inspectors and environmental health officers from Vancouver Coastal Health went to Kitsilano Natural Foods store, at 2696 West Broadway, Tuesday, after reviewing a video and a number of photographs taken by a pedestrian passing the store late Saturday evening.

Vancouver resident Matt Johnson said his attention was attracted by a movement in the window of the store, which had closed for the night. When he looked through the glass he was startled to see four rats clambering over food and snacking on various grocery items stored on racks.

“They were eating bread — one of them had got into a bag — and veggies. It was pretty bad,” he said.

Source: The Vancouver Sun, Oct. 5, 2011. Story: Gerry Bellett. Photograph: Arlen Redkop

Kitsilano Natural Foods, 2696 West Broadway, 604-738-0326.

Attendees followed the trends closely, from Michael Kors statement boots to sapphire Jason Matlo cocktail dresses, preparing to bid on the items with proceeds from the catwalk sales going to BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre Foundation, which provides specialized healthcare to women in every stage of life.

As Mamdani pointed out when explaining the looks, WE  also bends over backwards to support local female designers. Overall, it was a lovely evening by women, for women.

There’s free valet at the corner of 4th and Yew. Plus, if you spend $25 on 4th during Fashion’s First Night event, the BIA is offering a free pink Shop West 4th tote bag while supplies last. Present your receipts at their event tent at 4th Avenue and Yew Street, if you’re keen.

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

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