Aradise Grocery, Denman Street, West End, Vancouver. 22 June 2016. (Photo: Hendrik Slegtenhorst)

While Walking in the West End – Vancouver Vignette 3

Out for fruit to the now venerable Aria Market on Bidwell. Originally opened well over 20 years ago by two Afghani brothers, it continues to flourish with Muslim panache, and the last monh or so to reconfigure and refurbish and expand its product line, to advantage. Then to the liquour store for Campari and Pernod…