SHIP­PING SHOP­PING

Where Calgary - - SHOPPING - —Rachael Frey

A new sum­mer shop­ping ex­pe­ri­ence has ar­rived in Calgary’s up-and-com­ing East Vil­lage neigh­bour­hood—East Vil­lage Junc­tion is a pop-up re­tail park with 12 re­tail­ers hawk­ing their wares in brightly-coloured ship­ping con­tain­ers. In ad­di­tion, ex­pect food trucks, art, mu­sic, and reg­u­lar events such as fit­ness classes and work­shops. The re­tail­ers in­clude Ap­ple Lady, sell­ing fresh and juicy farm-direct Okana­gan fruits and veg­gies; Wrin­kle and Crease, a com­pany that cre­ates sim­ple yet beau­ti­ful sta­tionery prod­ucts; and Fond Bou­tique, cu­rated con­tem­po­rary con­sign­ment with top cloth­ing brands. East Vil­lage Junc­tion is open Thurs­days to Sun­days un­til Oc­to­ber 1. ev­ex­pe­ri­ence.com/evjunc­tion

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