Monday, September 1, 2014

Big Day Downtown, Part 3

Historic Properties is undergoing a bit of a renewal! We visited my friend Edie Orenstein milliner extraordinaire, who works with Turbine, designer Lisa Drader-Murphy's  fashion company on the waterfront.
The shop is full of wonderful clothing, jewellery and hats.
Two stories to explore:) Here is Edie's workspace.
Check out this hat!!!
And Edie herself with a $1000+ wooden hat block just in from Europe!  She does everything from scratch.
Then we are off again to Urban 30 on Barrington Street. Brainchild of  Alicia Melanson Hair and Makeup
This is a...
You can pop in for a quick wash and styling before that night out or book nails/makeup and do it all.
Bright and retro mod it is a fun place to hang out. Sit and enjoy a hot beverage before or after your appointment.
You can book your entire wedding party for makeup and hair-dos. I was hoping to get a manicure but alas there were no appointments available until later.
Good place to know about!
Whew, after all that traipsing around the city, time to wrap up with some cold beer at the Lower Deck.

Don't mind if I do:)
Ahhh, that's better. Sitting in the shade after a full day, enjoying a Keiths.mmmm
2015 Big Day Downtown
Part 1
Part 2

4 comments:

Queen said...

That's quite the adventure...I discovered some new places I'll surely check out.

Love the shot of Adam at the Lower Deck!

temperedwithkindness.com said...

Whoa! You had an incredible Big Day Downtown! You really covered a LOT of territory. Amazing job!

Like many of your Big Day buddies you really captured the spirit of Downtown and made me want to go wandering. :)

Great post(s)!

aliceinparis said...

Queen~ Thanks! Perfect place for a beer on a summers day:)
TemperedwithKindness~ Thanks! Yep, it was a busy day but fun! So much to do in this little city:)

Kerri F said...

Thanks for sharing pictures of inside Urban Dry Bar, it is definitely on my list of places to visit!