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Business Feature: Iron Dog Books

Canadian Independent Bookstore Day (Saturday April 29th) is upon us, and what better way to celebrate the importance of locally owned bookstores than to visit…

Business Feature: Doe Coffee

From the moment you enter Doe Coffee (2263 East Hastings Street), the vibe is that of an understated comfort. The energy is cozy, and the…

Business Feature: Tazmanian Comics

Tazmanian Comics (3618 East Hastings Street) is the ultimate place to satisfy your cravings for comics and collectables, and it’s right in our very own…

Business Feature: Jackalopes Neighbourhood Dive

Jackalopes Neighbourhood Dive ( 2257 E Hastings St.) has been a unique hidden gem to grab a cold beer on tap and a deliciously hot…

BIA Week

This year we’re excited to celebrate 34 years of BIAs in Vancouver, and local businesses that make our City a place where we love to…

Shredding Day 2023

On Saturday, May 6th from 10am to 1pm, stop by the Sunrise Square Parking Lot (behind London Drugs) to drop off your personal documents to…

Annual Lunar New Year on Hastings

Annual Trick or Treat On Hastings

It’s back! Trick or Treat on Hastings Street takes place Saturday, October 29th. Look for this poster in participating businesses along Hastings and join us…

Easter Scavenger Hunt

Easter Scavenger Hunt Vancouverites will search for Easter eggs in the East Village by using clues posted on our Facebook and Instagram to win $100…

Love Your City Contest

Love Your City Contest #FINDLOVE IN LOCAL NEIGHBOURHOODS New to Love Your City Contest? Here’s how to play! 💖 1. During the month of February,…

COVID-19 Posters for Businesses

Below are links to PDFs for you to print to display at your business Poster: Proof of Vaccination Required Poster: Acceptable Proof of Vaccination Poster:…

National Truth and Reconciliation Day

September 30th – National Truth and Reconciliation Day We reflect on the history and trauma Indigenous communities have faced in Canada. We acknowledge that we…

Lunch Musical Interlude 2021

Lunch Musical Interlude Join the Usual Suspects on Saturdays as they play live music on the street next to CIBC. For all dates, see poster…

Pop-up Plaza Kamloops @ Hastings

Temporary pop-up plazas are one of the initiatives our City of Vancouver is taking to help residents and businesses adapt to living and operating through…

Take Out to Help Out – Round 3!

Take Out to Help Out – Round 3! On May 13th, the first 20 customers to spend $20+ at participating businesses will receive a $10 gift…

We’ve Expanded!

We’ve Expanded! As of April 1st, 2021 the Hastings North BIA boundaries expanded to include businesses and property owners East of Cassiar Street to West…

East Village Patio Map

East Village Patio Map Below you will find a fun patio map graphic as well as below that an interactive Google Map pinning all of…

Take Out to Help Out – Round 2!

On April 16th, the first 20 customers to spend $20+ at participating businesses will receive a $10 gift card for future use!*Participating Businesses:JackalopesBad Apple (Patio…

New UPCC Opens in East Village

New UPCC Opens in East Village Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) has partnered with the Ministry of Health, Vancouver Division of Family Practice and Providence Health…

Chinese New Year 2021

Happy Chinese New Year! While we are very sad that we cannot do the lion dance this year to welcome the year of the Oxen,…

Love Your City

Love Your City Campaign Starting February 1st, 16 BIAs throughout Vancouver are participating in the Love Your City campaign to highlight all of the great neighbourhoods in…

Introducing BIA Bucks

#GiftThoughtfulGiftLocal is a new initiative we’ve developed to help out our neighbourhood businesses with #BIABUCKS. Spend $20+ and get $10 in #BIABUCKS to use at…

Covid-19 Notice

In light of the recent COVID-19 virus situation and the government’s requirements for social distancing, the Hastings North BIA office is OPEN but we are…

TACOFINO TO REOPEN HASTINGS COMMISSARY

TACOFINO TO REOPEN HASTINGS COMMISSARY, ROLL OUT FOOD TRUCKS TO ROVING LOCATIONS BEGINNING MONDAY, MAY 18. (more…)

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