Portobello West and Nifty for Fifty: Spring Indie Design Markets Return
Vancouver’s local, independent design scene blossoms in spring with Portobello West and Nifty for Fifty
With spring comes Vancouver’s legendary local and independent design markets: Portobello West (March 24-25) and Nifty for Fifty (April 22). At each event, discerning shoppers can find home decor, accessories, clothing and art all under one roof
By Taraneh Ghajar Jerven on March 22, 2012
Portobello West Art Market To Open Just Four Times a Year
Portobello West, Vancouver’s monthly arts and fashion market and one of the top spots to shop for local and independent fashion in Vancouver, has been around since 2006, first at the Rocky Mountaineer Station, then at Creekside Community Centre in the Olympic Village (since March 2011), where it has been operating on the last Sunday of every month.
by Dana Lynch in Shop on February 21, 2012
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Portobello West changes from monthly to seasonal market
After five years of monthly markets, Portobello West is changing things up. Starting in 2012, Vancouver’s independent fashion and arts market will open as a two-day event each season: in the Spring from March 24 to 25, in the Summer from May 26 to 27, in the Fall from September 22 to 23, and in the Winter from November 24 to 25.
By Michelle da Silva, February 20, 2012