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September shows: Train Days, Vintage Fashion, Coin Expo

Kids of all ages are certain to have an engaging time at Train Days on Sept. 16-17. The event – now in its ninth year – is held on the grounds of the Los Altos History Museum, and attracts many families from across the Bay Area.Visitors can mingle with model train collectors and eye elaborate railroad layouts and scenery, scaled renditions of prototypes, whimsical engines, as well as cars with steam, lights, even sound. And best of all, many of these displays are interactive, allowing one and...

The definitive guide to thrift and vintage shopping in Vancouver

Vancouver may get a lot of flak for its, erm, relaxed fashions, but, thanks in part to our strict adherence to the third environmental R (that’s “recycle”, folks!) and the keen eyes of a few prudent shop owners, the city’s thrift and vintage game is pretty damn strong.Whether you’re in it for the thrill of the hunt, are looking to reduce your fast-fashion intake, or are in desperate need of a flapper dress for that ’20s-themed baby shower your sister-in-law has insisted on throwing, there’s a...

Top 10 Best 50s Costumes for Halloween 2017

2 Shares 1 Comment By Peyton SchellerPublishedSep 27, 2017 at 4:30pmLike Us on Facebook!Loving Heavy? Follow us on Facebook!Poodle skirts, leather jackets, and Grease themed outfits…costumes from the 50s are a classic choice for Halloween. There are plenty of options for men, women, and kids, so it’s easy to dress up as a couple, or even as a whole family. For women looking for a classic, clean look, a poodle skirt outfit in a fun color is a good choice. For those who want to dress a...