Known for its lively arts festival, Cathedral Village (named after the landmark Holy Rosary Cathedral) is fast becoming Regina’s most happening ’hood. Fashionistas and foodies flock here for the very best shopping, eats and culture the area has to offer.
1. Must-have style
Looking for a killer pair of boots or a cute LBD for your next girls’ night out? Check out Uforia Muse for the season’s hottest looks, like Pink Martini skirts, Lady Dutch leggings and knit MinkPink scarves. We just love its eponymous jewellery line (the blinged-out geometric earrings are to die for!). 3024 13th Ave.
2. Friday-night fun
A performance venue that’s all about showcasing local talent, Artesian is liveliest on the weekend. Hit the scene for hilarious one-woman shows or improv by local comedians, concerts by rockin’ Canucks like Martha Wainwright, ballet recitals and indie film pre- mieres. This is a must-visit spot for any arts lover. 2627 13th Ave.
3. Ultimate gift shop
Get lost for hours in the imaginative selection at Paper Umbrella. It has everything you need to pretty up your home or office. (The Vintage Travel calendar is totally on our wish list!) Plus, you’ll find something for everyone on your shopping list, like La Sardina cameras and the most elegant monogrammed stationery imaginable. 2724 13th Ave.
4. Best brunch
Calling all brekkie lovers! Book a spot for weekend brunch at the swish Table 10. Try the eggs Benedict with shredded duck and smoked gouda or the cinnamon bun with Kahlua-cream-cheese glaze and whipped orange butter. Yum! Bonus: This beautiful resto, with exposed-brick walls and sparkling chandeliers, has loads of gluten-free options. 2118 Robinson St.
5. Eco-chic threads
Get your shop on while you sip complimentary champagne and browse eco-conscious fashion by homegrown designers at Seed. It’s all about innovative, stylish clothing “that feels like pyjamas.” Don’t be put off by the comfort factor; you’ll go crazy for the hot heels, covetable bags and pretty tunics. 3100 13th Ave.