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September 24, 2011


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Congratulations on Straight Success

September 24, 2011

Congratulations to the Commercial Drive businesses that came top of their class in the latest Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver issue:

  • Attic Treasures, 964 (#2 as Vintage/Retro Furniture)
  • Barefoot Contessa, 1928 (#1 Women’s Clothing Independent)
  • Bikes On The Drive, 1350 (#3 Neighbourhood Bike Store)
  • Broadway Station Dental Clinic (#2 Dentist)
  • Canadian Legion, 2205 (#3 best cheap beer)
  • Continental Coffee, 1806 (#2 Independent coffee shop)
  • Daily Catch, 1418 (#3 seafood store)
  • Flowerbox, 1704 Charles (#3 best Florist)
  • Fratelli’s, 1795 (#1 bakery for pastries)
  • La Grotta, 1791 (#3 cheese store)
  • Mintage, 1714 (#3 Vintage Consignment Clothing)
  • Spartacus Gym, 1522 (#1 Independent Gym)
  • Storm Brewing, 310 (#2 Local Microbrewery)

And, of course, Womyn’s Ware at 896 was declared “best place to get a sexy new bag of tricks.”

There are, as usual, some incredible omissions from the list, and it is still too west-side-centric, but it is a fun read every year.