It was nearly dinnertime at Randall Friesen’s home in Wetaskiwin, Alta., when his wife came home from Safeway and plunked a carton of eggnog on the table this week.
After more than a decade in Edmonton, Canada’s first BMX lifestyle bike shop is closing its doors at the end of the month. “It’s been a great ride,” said owner Bernie Tomaszewski, who opened Transition BMX in 2004. When the shop first opened its doors in Edmonton’s Southside King Edward neighbourhood, it filled a gap for local cyclists. It created a place for the BMX community to get parts, repairs and meet others in the sport...
Fans lined up by the hundreds for the chance to get into a unique Harry Potter-themed pop-up shop on Saturday.
After years of protests and contentious council meetings, a motion on how Richmond, B.C., should deal with business signs that don't include English passed not with a bang, but a unanimous whimper.
Have you noticed more "For Lease" signs in Vancouver shopping districts? A story in Vancouver Magazine suggests we're headed towards "retail ghost towns."