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Stars on Broadway: Celebrating our Long-Time Merchants

Stars on Broadway: Celebrating our Long-Time Merchants

The West Broadway BIA is excited to launch our Stars on Broadway campaign to recognize and celebrate merchants who have been in business for 20+ years. In fact, there are over 70 long-time merchants on West Broadway between Collingwood and Larch! From Ace Cycles established in 1946, to […]

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Broadway Shoe Salon

Broadway Shoe Salon Owner: Stanko Vilus Year Established: 1967 The Broadway Shoe Salon is a long-standing local retailer for many popular shoe brands including Birkenstocks, Clarks and Merrells. Owner, Stanko Vilus trained as a shoemaker before moving to Canada and when he wanted to own his own […]

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Calhoun’s Bakery, Cafe & Catering

Calhoun’s Bakery, Cafe & Catering Owners: Olivia & Hiu Wan Year Established: 1994 Calhoun’s was a long-standing source of fresh caffeine, baked goods and hot meals for students and Kitsilano residents alike. “I used to love studying here while attending UBC, and bought the business when it was […]

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CIBC

CIBC Branch Manager: Lucy Mak Year Established: 1927 The Canadian Bank of Commerce and The Imperial Bank of Canada both opened in Toronto in 1867 and 1875 respectfully. The Canadian Bank of Commerce opened a branch at Broadway & Mackenzie on July 20, 1927. With the June 1961 […]

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Coe Lumber

Coe Lumber Owner: Mark Lau Year Established: 1971 In 1971, John Tung, a new immigrant from South Africa and a butcher by trade, bought COE Lumber. With four young children to feed, he and his wife Eileen forged ahead and built the business with hard work, dedication, […]

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Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen Owner: Maneesh Nanda Year Established: 1955 DQ® Kitsilano has always been the place to find sports teams celebrating a victory, families enjoying a quick meal or kids grabbing a cool treat. Independently owned and operated, the West Broadway location opened shortly after the chain’s arrival in […]

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Elwoods

Elwoods Owner: Julia Wilson Year Established: 1995 Elwoods is a long-standing Kits watering hole with a laid-back, no fuss atmosphere that serves up cocktails, beers and casual fare. It’s a place where you can enjoy the patio, catch the game, or saddle up to the bar for […]

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Ethel’s Boutique

Ethel’s Boutique Owner: Margie Shepard Year Established: 1970 The original boutique opened on Fourth Avenue in 1970 by Ethel Pollock, a resident of Kits and a talented seamstress with an eye for women’s clothes and fashion. In the early years of the store, Ethel also custom designed […]

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Evangelos Photography Ltd.

Evangelos Photography Ltd. Owners: Nilab & Hashem Salehi Year Established: 1958 Evangelos Photography is a locally owned family business that has been proudly serving the photography needs of the Greater Vancouver Area since 1958. Specializing in portraiture, they’re well versed in business and graduation portraits as well […]

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Exposure Clothing

Exposure Clothing Store Manager: Mikayla Year Established: 1992 Exposure Clothing was founded by a local Vancouver couple in 1992. Beginning as a global imports company, Exposure opened its first Women’s retail location on West 4th avenue, in 1998.  Today, there are multiple locations within Metro Vancouver, most […]

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