Jan Johnson

What’s Up Downtown: Get into the Christmas spirit

Christmas shopping in the downtown Kelowna is a delightful experience.

Johnson: New surprises can always be found on Bernard

I was utterly gobsmacked by the amazing businesses that our downtown entrepreneurs have created…

Johnson: PP & PB excited with new store location

Picture Perfect & Perpetual Blooms moved in the spring and love their new location on Lawrence Avenue in Kelowna

Johnson: Hotel plan excites store owner

A lot of thought and effort has obviously gone into the planning of this [downtown Kelowna] hotel

Johnson: Discovering retail treasures

Took a walk through the Towne Centre Mall recently, and discovered some new shops in the mall—and had a new look at some long-term shops.

Johnson: Downtown Kelowna centre of community block party

The sidewalk cafes are springing up along Bernard, giving our city a new urban, upscale look and a new outdoor presence.

Johnson: Check out the art in Cultural District

Lots of art to enjoy on a visit through Kelowna's Cultural District.

Johnson: The downtown ready to Light Up for Christmas

Remember that on-street parking is once again free on Saturdays in December, a Merry Christmas to shoppers from the city.

Johnson: Positive first step in Bernard street revitalization process

Work is progressing quickly on the Bernard Avenue facelift, thanks in large part to the extra-long hours the workers are putting in.

Businesses adapt to Bernard Avenue construction with enthusiasm

The energy in the air is palpable as this much-needed project begins.

Downtown Kelowna: A hub for fashion stores

Clothing, shoes, accessories, jewelry—you name it and it can be found at stores in the city's downtown core.

Small Shop Saturday shopping proves popular in Kelowna

Downtown businesses throw a shopping party in a bid to bring customers to the area.

Johnson: Restaurants reach to launch ‘wine & dine’ menu deals

How lucky we’ve been so far this winter to have the perfect climate for ambling around downtown and enjoying the lakeviews, shops and cafes.