New Businesses in Marpole

Welcome to these new businesses!

New Businesses in 2009:

Nuestro Day Spa has opened at 8073 Granville St. Owner Maria welcomes you try some of her soothing and beautifying spa treatments, such as; hot stone massage, European cleansing facials, deluxe paraffin spa pedicures, active contour eye treatments, and many more wonderful offerings. Phone 778-999-5643 to book your appointment.

New Businesses in 2008:

Papa's Eatery

Papa's Eatery has opened in Marpole specializing in delicious custom sandwiches & hot lunch items, organic coffee, and Mario's Gelato. Eat in or take out. Preparation of party trays too. For more information visit Papa's Eatery at 8091 Granville St. or call 604-263-5578.

Treasure Room

Treasure Room has opened for a limited time at 7932 Granville St. Tel. 603-263-7940. Find your designer treasures this holiday season at this fashionista's dream store!

Nanji & Associates

Nanji & Associates is now located at 8516 Granville St. Tel. 604-263-1177. Notary Public Shabbir Nanji welcomes the opportunity to assist you and your business with any legal matters you may require.

Haleen's Beauty and Hair Salon

Haleen's Beauty and Hair Salon has a new phone number - 604-569-2814.

New owner for Characters Books & Coffee

Elanor Eden is the new owner of 'the heart of Marpole' - Characters Books & Coffee. Elanor took over the business from previous owners Bill Bell and Carol Kirkwood in December 2007. Bill, Carol and Rio are enjoying a well-deserved, sunny retirement in Mexico. 8419 Granville St. Tel. 604-266-9581. charactersbooks.ca

Cravings Bistro becomes Associate Member of Marpole BIA

Cravings Bistro is the newest Associate Member of the Marpole BIA. Since 1991, owner Angelo Khoshaba has been serving up his wonderful lasagna and other delicious specialties at this Marpole institution, located at 8804 Osler St. (at 72nd Ave.). Whether it’s for a quick business lunch, dinner with friends or even party platters ‘to go’ for your business or private functions, Cravings can meet your dining and catering needs. Tel. 604-264-8444. cravingsbistro.com

New Manager for Vancity Savings and Credit Union

Welcome to Gabriella Bognar, the new Manager of Vancity Savings and Credit Union at 8615 Granville St. Tel. 604-877-7140. vancity.com

New Businesses in 2007:

Art Knapp Plantland

Art Knapp Plantland has moved into Marpole! Located in the former Gardenworks location at 8697 Granville St (@ 71st Avenue), Art Knapp Plantland is a beautiful plant and garden store filled with gorgeous flowers, trees and plants of every description. Store Manager Anita Renkomo invites you to drop in for a visit! Tel. 604-266-9581.

Flo Tea Room

Flo Tea Room is a new concept Chinese restaurant with a modern appeal, located at 7994 Granville St. (at 64th Ave.). It is scheduled to open later this month.

Marina's Flowers

Marina's Flowers has opened at 8373 Granville St, offering fresh cut flower and a wide variety of plants. Tel. 604-677-2860.

New Businesses in 2006:

Aroma Tea House

Eliza Lam has opened the Aroma Tea House at 8059 Granville St. (at 65th Ave). Tel. 604-266-7738. Eliza is passionate about tea, and invites you to visit her fantastic tea assortment, and attend a new tea appreciation class, which can be organized for individuals or small groups. Call the Aroma Tea House to book.

Bon Retour Consignment

The Marpole fashion zone is growing! Joining Armadillo in the 7900 block is Bon Retour Consignment. Owner Glenda Walliser has relocated from West Broadway and will be opening at 7966 Granville St. in mid- December. Tel: 604-739-3434. Glenda invites you to visit her beautiful, fully renovated store, which will carry only exceptional consignment items.

Mirchi Indian Restaurant

Steven Samuel is the new owner of Mirchi Indian Restaurant, located at 7964 Granville St. Tel. 604-266-7000. Mirchi is pleased to be raising awareness and funds for vital research and health promotion for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Their fundraiser, an "Eve to Remember" will take place on Christmas Eve, when Mirchi will be giving away 1,000 meals by donation, with proceeds to to the Heart & Stroke foundation.

Pro Nails

Pro Nails has opened a Marpole location at 8030 Granville St. Tel. 604-261-6114.