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Tuesday December 17th, 2013

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Ottawa, Canada City Guide {UPDATE}

Ottawa, Canada City Guide {UPDATE}

Today’s Ottawa City Guide come to us from Krista Leben, the founder of Urban Craft Market, Ottawa’s Craft Bash, and urbanite jewelry. Krista is an American expat who has been bouncing around the globe since 2007 until she finally landed in Ottawa in the fall of 2009. She loves calling Canada’s capital her home, and can’t wait…

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Tuesday December 10th, 2013

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Saskatoon, Canada City Guide

Today’s Saskatoon city guide comes from April Hiebert, Robyn Robertson and Mark Sin, all designers and members of a Saskatchewan based design collaborative called OPEN. Over the past three and a half years, they have grown to know as well as rediscover their favorite pieces and parts of Saskatoon. When they aren’t busy working on…

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Tuesday September 10th, 2013

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Edmonton, Alberta City Guide

Today’s Edmonton, Alberta City Guide comes to us from Amy Wowk, an intern architect who calls this prairie city, home. Amy was born and raised in Edmonton’s metropolitan area, and after leaving the city to study fine arts and then architecture in Calgary, Alberta and Barcelona, Spain, she has moved back home to fall in…

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Tuesday July 23rd, 2013

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Vancouver City Guide {UPDATE}

Vancouver City Guide {UPDATE}

Today’s City Guide comes to us from our Victoria, BC City Guide writer, Bonnie Wilson. Bonnie is the owner of the vintage furnishings store Gild & Co (recently opened on Vancouver’s West Side) and has lived in the Vancouver for five years sampling many of the cities neighborhoods, restaurants, shops and sites. Today she offers us a wonderful…

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Tuesday April 16th, 2013

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Victoria, BC City Guide

Today’s Victoria, BC City Guide comes to us from Bonnie Wilson, owner of vintage furnishings store Gild & Co (opening in Vancouver in 2013).  After eight plus years working in the corporate world, Bonnie recently left her desk job to pursue her passion and open a vintage and new furniture and home décor boutique.  She gives much…

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Sunday June 12th, 2011

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comox valley guide

comox valley guide

Our Comox Valley City Guide update comes to us from Simone Thompson, a designer and photographer living in Comox Valley, Vancouver.  As a resident of the Valley for the past 10 years, Simone has learned the ins and outs of this ocean-side city.  Today, she shares with us some of my many new additions to the…

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Tuesday April 5th, 2011

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halifax, nova scotia city guide

halifax, nova scotia city guide

Image above by Julia Rothman Today’s City Guide comes from Kristina Robinson, a writer and editor at Best Coast Editorial who currently resides in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Kristina shares a guide to the vibrant city of Halifax, complete with museums, bookstores and organic eateries. Thanks, Kristina, for this wonderful guide! — Stephanie CLICK HERE for the full…

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Tuesday February 15th, 2011

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winnipeg city guide

winnipeg city guide

Illustration by Julia Rothman Today’s Winnipeg city guide comes from Lenore Hume, an ad-agency copywriter by day and a vintage-furniture upcycler by night, who lives in the prairie city of Winnipeg. She chronicles tales of her first love, first dog, first house and first business Lather Creations in her blog, Lather. Write. Repeat. In her…

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Tuesday August 10th, 2010

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toronto guide {update}

toronto guide {update}

illustration by julia rothman oh, canada! today’s toronto city guide update comes from angelune des lauriers, a lover of art & design, and a contributor to the toronto craft alert (a community hub and online service for craft, DIY and design related activity happening in Toronto). by day, angelune works in drinking water protection and…

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Tuesday April 7th, 2009

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montreal design guide

montreal design guide

[image via Nino H] today’s city guide is devoted to montreal- one of the cities i’ve most wanted to visit for the past few years. i’ve always heard such wonderful stories about friends and family’s trips to montreal so today i’m thrilled to have a wonderful city guide, written by marie-eve of lake jane, to…

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Tuesday March 17th, 2009

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calgary guide

calgary guide

today’s first city guide (stay tuned for columbus, ohio this afternoon!) is dedicated to calgary! i’ve been wanting to add more canadian content to d*s so i’m thrilled to post this guide, written by lindsay bowman of fine things and big dreams and style north, today. linsday’s guide is jam-packed with great shops, attractions and…

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