Vancouver Mural Fest

Vancouver Mural Fest Recap 2018

Another year, another Vancouver Mural Fest! Aug 11th saw a section of Main St closed off to traffic and flooded with hundreds of Vancouverites enjoying a day of art and culture. Vancouver Mural Fest 2018 Mural Fest is an annual Vancouver street fair that celebrates artists and local vendors. Over 30 artists took to the […]

Fun Back to School Essentials

Fun Back to School Essentials

We’re still in the heat of summer, but time flies when you’re having fun! Which means… it’s time to start planning for school again! While that may not sound as exciting as a trip to the beach or a backyard BBQ, getting your kid ready for a new year of school takes time and preparation. […]

Tradewind Books: Vancouver Children's Book Publisher

Tradewind Books: Vancouver Children’s Book Publisher

Tradewind Books: Vancouver Children’s Book Publisher Bird on a Wire Creations first welcomed Tradewind Books onto our shelves in 2011, but they have been a thriving publishing house in Vancouver since 1996. Created by Carol Frank and Michael Katz, Tradewind Books is a publisher of award winning children’s book created by Canadian authors and illustrators. Based […]

June Hunter banner

Where Artists Create: June Hunter

Every month, founder and owner of Bird On A Wire Creations, Kate Nagel, visits a local artist in their studio to learn all about their journey as crafters, creators, and entrepreneurs. This month we met with June Hunter. June Hunter will be our featured artist at Bean Around the World on Main and 10th for […]

bc day (3)

2018 BC Day Activities in Vancouver

The summer long weekend is only a few weeks away! Make the most of your days off with our Top 3 2018 BC Day activities in Vancouver. Honda Celebration of Light 2018 One of Vancouver’s favourite summer pastimes is back! Battle for the best spot on the beach to watch the English Bay fireworks display […]

Redfish Kids Clothing banner

Redfish Kids Clothing and the Meaning of Courage

Every parent wants to see their children succeed, thrive, and be happy will doing so. In the early years, creating a strong sense of self and building self confidence is the most powerful gift a parent can give their child. As kids reach adolescence, their confidence can waver as the stress of school and puberty […]

The Rise of Demi-Fine Jewellery

The Rise of Demi-Fine Jewellery

In the past few years the fashion scene has seen a rise in a new class of jewellery – demi-fine. The middle child of the jewellery family, demi-fine finds itself in between fine and costume pieces. Fine jewellery is generally 18k gold and above, using precious stones and can cost a paycheck or more. These pieces […]

Riding the Pine banner

Where Artists Create: Riding the Pine

Every month, founder and owner of Bird On A Wire Creations, Kate Nagel, visits a local artist in their studio to learn all about their journey as crafters, creators, and entrepreneurs. This month we met with David and Kaoru of Riding the Pine. Finding the Balance Between Work and Fun How do you define fun? […]

Switching to Natural Deodorant - Dom's Deodorant

Switching to Natural Deodorant – What You Need To Know

You’ve probably heard your friends or co-workers talk about switching to natural deodorant. It’s a increasingly common move for anyone who is health conscious and wants to avoid toxins in and on their body. It’s also a subject people want to discuss with others, as the switch can result in many positive benefits to your […]

CarFreeDayRecap10

Vancouver Car Free Day June 17th Recap

We just completed another wonderful Car Free Day on Main St! Vancouver Car Free Day on Main St Car Free Day is an annual grassroots street festival that celebrates local businesses and promotes sustainability. Along Main St on June 17th, over 20 streets were closed off to car traffic, letting the Vancouver public enjoy a […]