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Stars on Broadway

Celebrating the Stores & Stories of Long-Time Merchants!stars-on-broadway-banner-set-small-orange

The West Broadway BIA is excited to introduce you to our Stars on Broadway – 73 of our local eats, shops and services who have been in business for over 20 years! These long-time businesses have opened their doors, warmed our hearts and made many memories in the community and we are proud to feature them on our new street banners. We encourage you to meet the merchants, visit their stores and learn their stories.

Special thanks to Emily Carr and BrainBoost Education as well as Peter Forde, Emma Heckman, Jack Morris and Natalie Schmidt – the talented illustrators who brought the merchant caricatures to life.

Local community organizations including the Vancouver Public Library’s Kitsilano Branch, the Kitsilano Community Centre and Kitsilano Neighbourhood house are helping to honour our long-time merchants with our roaming exhibit, ‘Stories on Broadway’, which gives you the opportunity to take a close up look at the Stars on Broadway street banner art accompanied by the merchant’s stories. Currently, you can find the exhibit at Kitsilano CC for the month of August!

Next time you’re in the neighbourhood look up and see the stars on Broadway!

Exposure Clothing

Exposure Clothing

Exposure Clothing was founded by a local Vancouver couple in 1992.

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Eyeglass Boutique

Eyeglass Boutique

Shabnam and Mohamed Merali are dedicated vision care providers who have given their clients personal attention and knowledgeable advice for the last 30 years.

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Finn’s on Broadway

Finn's on Broadway

Since 1952 Finns on Broadway have been fitting men in quality clothing.

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Gaia Garden Herbal Dispensary

Gaia Garden Herbal Dispensary

The herbal dispensary has been formulating and dispensing high quality tinctures, medicinal teas, creams, salves and essential oils for Holistic Health Care Professionals and consumers for over 20 years.

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Genesis Nutrition

Genesis Nutrition

Established in 1984, Genesis Nutrition is one of Vancouver’s original and best known health supplement stores.

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GNK Insurance

GNK Insurance

Sal Audia got started in insurance in Kitsilano and had a vision to grow his business and level of service.

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Gurvin Jewellers

Gurvin Jewellers

Gurvin Jewellers began in the early 1950’s at 710 West Hastings Street. Michael’s father, Abe Gurvin, single-handedly initiated the art of 'ear-piercing', and pierced literally thousands of women's ears in the fifty's and sixty's.

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Haircats Studio

Haircats Studio

Hai Nguyen’s interest in contemporary style was influenced by exposure to the cultural diversity of his birthplace, Saigon.

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Hunters Garden Centre

Hunters Garden Centre

Hunters Garden Centre is a family-run, full service garden centre that has been in business for 63 years. Throughout their time in business they have had multiple locations and divisions, including landscaping and maintenance operations at one time.

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KFitness

KFitness

KFitness is a kickboxing and martial arts school for men, women and children that caters to all ages and fitness levels. “The area is family oriented and kids are the future of our society” says owner, Master Dordar.

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Khatsalano Medical Clinic

Khatsalano Medical Clinic

Khatsalano Medical Clinics have been serving BC communities since 1993 through their locations in the heart of Kitsilano, Victoria and Colwood.

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Kidsbooks

Kidsbooks

In 1983 Phyllis Simon, a former children’s librarian, decided that she would take her love of children’s literature and branch out into the business world by opening a children’s bookstore in Kitsilano.

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Kingdom Photo

Kingdom Photo

Kingdom Photo has been on Broadway since 1995. With over 20 years of experience in the photo industry, you can expect nothing but outstanding service and professionalism at Kingdom Photo

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Kitsilano Chiropractic

Kitsilano Chiropractic

How did Dr. Little get started in chiropractic care? “I think chiropractic chose me! I literally got adjusted once and knew that's what I wanted to do,” she says.

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Kitsilano Physiotherapy Clinic

Kitsilano Physiotherapy Clinic

The Kitsilano Physiotherapy Clinic was one of the first Vancouver physiotherapy centres to open and they've been a leading provider of manual and sports physio in Vancouver's Westside since 1978.

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West Broadway BIA

c/o 2933 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC
V6K 2G6
Tel 778-384–6377
Fax 604-731–7107