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5 Accessories You NEED To Survive The Vancouver Winter

Let’s face facts. Vancouver doesn’t get cold. Well, not cold cold anyhow. Those of us who have spent some time in the prairies know what REAL cold is like, and west coast weather doesn’t come close. While most of us won’t be needing a Northface jacket that’s rated to withstand temperatures of -20C, we DO […]

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Bird On A Wire Spotlight Artist: Tout de Sweet Confections

Visions of marshmallows danced in their heads. You know that famous poem, right? “The children were nestled, all snug in their beds; while visions of marshmallows danced in their heads;” Oh wait, that’s supposed to be “sugar plums”. Well, who likes sugar plums? I’d much rather have gourmet marshmallows, or caramels, or popcorn, or lollipops! […]

Eastside Culture Crawl

Get Out There! 3 Cool Vancouver Art Exhibits You Need To See

The rain has come, and we’re all wondering whether to give in to our bunker mentality, closing the curtains and shutting out the stormy world, or make plans to do something FUN (that won’t involve us getting too wet, of course). I’ve been the bunker kind of girl for a long time, but in the […]

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Easy DIY Halloween Costumes

We KNOW you’ve been thinking about it. You’ve seen the decorations in the stores, and the posts on Facebook. It’s undeniable. Halloween is almost here. So what are YOU going to dress up as? Those of you who look forward to Halloween as a way to stretch your creative DIY muscles don’t really need to […]

Best of Vancouver

Thanks For Voting Us #1 In The Georgia Straight’s Best Of Van

WE WON!! It’s such a THRILL to be voted the BEST GIFT SHOP IN VANCOUVER by the readers of The Georgia Straight! The Georgia Straight readers are OUR people. They are Vancouverites who think outside the box, who aren’t afraid to take risks to connect with others & build a community that we can all […]

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Plan Out Your Thanksgiving With Bird On A Wire

As I came into work today, sharing my commute with various Vancouverites on the Skytrain, I started to feel, for the first time, the “nip” of the autumn air. Granted, I had to ascend up the equivalent of 2 flights of stairs in a speeding train to feel it, but it was unmistakably cooler than […]

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Fall Into The Wonderful World Of Crafting

It’s officially that time of year in Vancouver.  The rain has arrived. Vancouverites are digging into their closets, pulling out their scarves, boots, and (gasp!) coats. Colourful throws are being tossed onto couches, and stomachs are longing for warm-me-up foods like soup & grilled cheese sandwiches. But after all the preparation, when our homes have […]

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The Vancouver Mural Festival Is Over, But The Art Remains

August 20th, 2016 was a day where the people of Vancouver were able to interact with art on a much bigger scale than ever before! The first annual Vancouver Mural Festival was a huge success, coordinating 39 artists to create a total of 41 murals, cumulating in a one-day festival along (and around) Main Street, […]

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Labour Day Things To Do In Vancouver

Labour Day is FAST approaching, and there are SO many great things to do! Check out these 5 ideas for having a creative and cultural weekend. (It’ll be fun… we promise!) Victory Square Block Party 2016 For those who love the feel of an impromptu concert, with the certainty that comes with great planning, you’ll […]