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Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

The 13th annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival presented by Coromandel Properties, and Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation launches April 4 to celebrate the arrival of spring and the city’s magnificent 43,000 blossoming cherry trees….

Granville Spotlight – Colony

We chat with Sales and Marketing Director Colin Canning ahead of the opening of Colony How would you describe the vibe and atmosphere at Colony? Colony has a pretty fun, laid back vibe. We’re a…

Covenant House

It may start with a knock on the door at Covenant House at 3:00 in the morning, a hot meal in the Drop-in Centre or the offer of a sandwich on the street. Regardless of…

Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival

Check out the star-studded lineup at Vancouver’s Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival Have you discovered the star-studded lineup at Vancouver’s Growing Room: A Feminist Literary Festival? Become immersed in exhilarating, inclusive, provoking events, and…

Alberni Street Redesign

Alberni Street has evolved over the years to become the preeminent luxury retail street in the City, which is now home to many prestigious high-end brands. Having witnessed the change in the retail market and…

Weekly Live Painting & Sculpture

LeSoleil Fine Art Gallery is excited to announce LIVE PAINTING & SCULPTURE on Howe Street by established Local, Canadian and International Artists. LeSoleil Fine Art Gallery opened its doors on Howe Street, bringing over 50…

Downtown is growing. We have plans to do the same.

The DVBIA’s current mandate expires on March 31, 2020 and we’re currently preparing for the next 10-year mandate…

The DVBIA turns 29!

The DVBIA is having a birthday, and we hope you’ll celebrate with us! On February 19, 2019, the DVBIA turns 29 years old! To help us celebrate, tag us in your favourite Downtown Vancouver memory…

DVBIA Mandate Renewal: An update on our progress

The DVBIA is getting ready for our 2020 mandate renewal! The DVBIA’s current mandate expires on March 31, 2020 and we’re currently preparing for the next 10-year mandate. If approved, our next mandate will run…

New Member Spotlight – Oliver Peoples

The DVBIA would like to welcome the team at the Oliver Peoples store on Alberni to the DVBIA membership group. Store manager Lindsay Terry speak to us about their new store and some top tips…

Ackery’s Alley Contest

Take a photo in Ackery’s Alley and post it on social media for your chance to win great prizes…

Granville Spotlight – Trees Cheesecake + Organic Coffee

Last month we shone the spotlight on a brand new eatery on the south end of downtown Granville Street, so this month we flipped it back and visited a long established institution on the north end of Granville.