We love to see new additions to our neighborhood. Over the last few months of 2021, Strathcona was fortunate to welcome several new businesses to our East side neighbourhood. These five recently opened spots are offering up some extra uniqueness to Strathcona and we are delighted to introduce them.
For destination pastry lovers or frequent neighborhood goers, you’ll find some wonderful new foodie options. Or perhaps a place for your pooch? Yep, we’ve welcomed a pet store to Strathcona too. Maybe you’re looking for a great spot to get a haircut or a place to shop for some luxury linens.
Keep reading to find the details on 5 Businesses That Have Recently Opened in Strathcona below.
859 East Hastings, Vancouver
Open daily from 11AM-4PM
Flourist is a retail flour store and bakery that just opened its second Vancouver location in Strathcona. With every inch of their shop covered in delicious possibilities, Flourist sources premium local grains and beans and then stone mills the grain in-house, to order. Not only can you shop their wonderful retail section but at their Strathcona location you can also treat yourself to freshly baked bread, cookies and treats.
Moonlight Natural Pet Store
935 E Hastings St.
Open Mon – Fri: 10am – 6:30pm
Sat + Sun: 10am – 5pm
Sending a very warm welcome to a fantastic new business in Strathcona, Moonlight Natural Pet Store, an essential stop for spoiling your furry family members. You’ll find quality treats and food, stylish outwear, and the cutest squeaky toys for your favourite dogs and cats.
858 E Hastings St
Open via appointment
Welcoming the wonderful Flax Home to our neighbourhood who specializes in luxury linen for bedrooms and the rest of your home. Grab some stunning materials for your bed and bathroom or try on one of their lovely robes.
You can visit their showroom on weekends or make an appointment during the week.
Rise Up Marketplace
704 Vernon Dr
Mon – Thurs: 9am – 6pm
Fri: 9am – 2pm
Rise Up Marketplace recently took over the iconic Vernon Drive Grocery to add a must-stop place for goodies and hot food items. They offer up an assortment of snacks and treats as well as a retail section filled with goodies from local makers. You’ll always hear great music, find a smiling face and a welcoming place to chill.
Big Joy Barber
875 E Hastings St.
Sun – Thurs: 10am – 7pm
Fri: 10am – 5pm
We are happy to announce the Big Joy Barber and Salon has recently moved from their East Village shop to the heart of Strathcona on Hastings St. Welcoming everyone and all hair types, Big Joy is a wonderful addition to the neighbourhood and we’re so excited for you to get to know them.