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Granville Window Wraps

Vacancies are down and new businesses are booming on Granville. The newest additions to the Granville Entertainment District are enjoying steady business. Colony Bar and Hotel Belmont are the most recent additions to this ever-evolving…

Yoga in Van

Ian Hand began Yoga in Van to bring yoga to offices and workplaces – perfect for those busy schedules! All yoga mats are provided, and all that is required is a clear physical space. Yoga…

Honolulu Coffee

Have you got chance go to Hawaii for a summer vacation? Honolulu Coffee Nelson is serving Maui Brewing Co in the store now! A brand-new Beer & Snack menu is being added at Honolulu Coffee…

DVBIA Sponsorship of Festivals and Events

Why does the DVBIA sponsor festivals and events in the downtown core? Art has the power to elevate and transform communities. The DVBIA is proud to contribute to a thriving arts and culture scene in…

Next steps for the DVBIA’s ten-year mandate renewal

With the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association’s 30th Annual General Meeting now wrapped up, we have reached another very important milestone in the journey toward our 2020 mandate renewal. DVBIA members voted unanimously to approve…

The Clean Team’s Impact on Downtown

Clean Team Ambassadors are on the streets of Downtown Vancouver 7-days a week helping to uphold the DVBIA’s mission statement that downtown is a clean, safe and fun place to be. Here are some photos…

State of Downtown Event

The DVBIA’s inaugural State of Downtown report was released at a sold-out launch event on June 18, preceding the DVBIA’s AGM. The report examines the people, places and businesses that contribute to Vancouver’s economy and…

AGM Awards Winners

Congratulations to our AGM award winners! Our winners were chosen for the amazing impact that they’ve made on the downtown core. Each winner brings their own unique contributions to downtown Vancouver, covering everything from local…

A fresh coat of paint

The alleyways downtown just got a fresh coat of paint and are looking fabulous! Alley Oop retained its bright pink, purple and yellow colours which it is so well known for. These exciting colours emphasize…

Granville Spotlight: The Pawn Shop

For this month’s Granville Spotlight we chat with Peter Raptis, Managing Partner of The Pawn Shop & The Refinery How long has The Pawn Shop been in business? The Pawn Shop Opened in December of…

Summer Movie Nights

Summer Movie Nights is back for its second year. Every week between July 3 and August 21 we’ll be screening a new blockbuster movie on šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square (Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza). Summer Movie…

Perch Season is back!

The Perch season is back for the summer, starting on June 3 and running through to September.