Yogibo: Making Relaxation Fun for Canadian Families


Yogibo is a luxury boutique retailer of “shockingly comfortable” bean bag chairs, toys, and accessories that help families, employees, and event attendees relax and improve their posture. With 26 stores across the USA and 8 stores in Japan, Yogibo opened its first Canadian store at Coquitlam Centre in November 2015.   Popular products include the


See What’s Growing in Vancouver

photo by Abeer Yusuf

    Why locals love their farmers’ markets.   By Abeer Yusuf   They appear like mushrooms every spring and summer, forming an important fabric of the Vancouver identity—the weekly farmers’ market.   A way of bridging the gap between the farm producers and the end customer, farmers’ markets are the perfect weekend activity that


Sweet Dreams


    The Richmond Night Market kicks off the summer with ‘Candyland’ theme   By Abeer Yusuf   What: Official Richmond Night Market When: May 16 to October 13, 2014, Friday to Saturday from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. and Sundays and holidays from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond, close


Geeky Weekends

#5 with a bullet: Customers browse the vinyl bins at Red Cat Records on Main Street./ Kristian Secher

    May is full of snob opportunities! Record collectors will swap vinyl and top ten lists over the May long weekend, while comic nerds are planning a free get-together the following weekend.   By Sarah Berman   For those who identify as comic nerds and/or music snobs, Vancouver’s got plenty of opportunity to show


Say Cheese!

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    Develop your taste for Canadian cheese at Vancouver’s EAT! Festival   By Valentina Ruiz Leotaud   A sharp Roquefort, a salty pecorino, a sweet manchego. When people think about cheese, many think of European products. For consumers, centuries of manufacturing tradition guarantee good quality.   Newcomers may be surprised to discover Canada has