Hudson District

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inset-loveThe Hudson District is an up-and-coming neighbourhood at the heart of Victoria’s ‘living local’ movement, an amenity-rich hub of culture and entertainment.   There’s plenty to do here. Begin your day with a workout at Hudson Yoga Studio, then head over to browse local vendors at the Victoria Public Market at The Hudson. Afterwards, sit and enjoy freshly roasted espresso with friends at 2% Jazz while planning your evening.
On the weekends, take a short walk to see Victoria Royals WHL hockey, Harbour Cats baseball, or the latest production at the Empire Theatres of Cineplex Odeon. If you prefer shopping, trendy stores and local boutiques surround the neighbourhood in every direction, and you’re never far from the Inner Harbour.   The Hudson District is a growing community – it’s a place for people who appreciate the social, liveable, and functional conveniences that a truly ‘local’ neighbourhood provides.

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Hudson District Retail Partners
Victoria Public Market at The Hudson
The Victoria Public Market at the Hudson highlights local food producers at every level. More than just a business, the Victoria Public Market is a social enterprise managed by the non-profit Victoria Downtown Public Market Society.
A meeting place where local food producers share ideas with one another and their customers, The market is a community hub for learning about local farms and food production, as well as regional food security. It’s food, art, and entertainment under one roof in downtown Victoria, and hosts food-related speakers, book signings, movies, presentations, local musicians and large and small events.
Permanent vendors include: The French Oven, Silk Road Tea, Salt Spring Island Cheese, La Cocina de Mama Oli, Island Spice Trade, Roast, Victoria Pie Co., Cowichan Bay Seafood, Vij’s Sutra, Damn Fine Cake Company, and Il Dolce Gelato. In addition to these permanent vendors, there will be day tables set up for short-term vendors, as well as the weekly outdoor Farmers’ Markets on the Carriageway, between The Hudson and The Hudson Mews.

Facebook: VictoriaPublicMarket
Twitter: @VicPubMark
Web: www.victoriapublicmarket.com

designHouse Salon
The Greenest Salon in Victoria.
designHouse Salon practices a new sustainable approach to holistic hair, body and health experiences. Their dynamic range of eco-chic services and products promise to change your beauty and health expectations.

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Twitter: @dHSalon
Web: www.designhousesalon.com

Hudson Yoga
Open Yourself. Your Life.
Hudson Yoga provides an environment for education and healing that extends beyond the body. Total health and mindfulness are core values at Hudson Yoga. Their new facility at The Hudson is LEED certified and designed with your yoga practice in mind, featuring radiant heat panels, state of the art environmental control, a filtered water supply, geothermal heat use, and cork flooring. They’ve got a varied and growing list of classes, including Hudson Hot 90, Hudson Hot 60, Hudson Flow, Hudson Yin Yang, and more. Experience the next step in your yoga practice.
Facebook: Hudson Yoga Victoria
Twitter: @HudsonYogaLife
Web: www.hudsonyoga.ca

 

Hudson Optical
Hudson Optical offers it customers the latest in eyewear and contact lenses. Visit Sang Suh and his team at Hudson Optical for your eyewear needs.
Tel: 778.433.7789

2% Jazz
Hand Made Coffee.
It’s 2% Jazz’s goal to create great coffee. Part of this is their roastery located at their Hudson location: all beans are roasted by or overseen by local coffee guru Sam Jones. All blends are hand-picked and change seasonally and roasts fresh everyday 10 pounds at a time. Roasting in such small batches allows for optimal control and creativity.
2% Jazz’s green bean buyers are dedicated to the betterment of the farmers and the improvement of their crops. Building strong relationships with the farmers is one way of ensuring the quality of the cup and improving the socioeconomic environment of the growers and processors.

Facebook: 2% Jazz Espresso bar
Twitter: @2percentjazz
Web: www.2percentjazz.com

Olive The Senses
A Tasting Experience.
Their family recipe comes from a little place in the Marche region of Italy, where its been nurtured for generations, and that’s one of the things that makes Olive the Senses Victoria’s first choice for the finest, freshest, single cultivar extra virgin olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars.
Family owned and operated, they understand the importance of relationships. This is why they work closely with farmers in both hemispheres to deliver fresh, ultra-premium olive oils, and also why they hand-bottle their oils on-site for you, ensuring you’re taking home the freshest products possible.
Facebook: OlivetheSenses
Twitter: @OlivetheSenses
Web: www.olivethesenses.com

Smoken Bones
You Gotta Meat Here.
Smoken Bones Cookshack is the premiere destination for barbeque on Vancouver Island. Meat is naturally wood-smoked on-site, yielding fall-off-the-bone meaty succulence. Smoken Bones Cookshack burgers are also hand-crafted in-house, as is every slice of crisp salty bacon, juicy sausage link and wedge of delectable smoked cheese.
Facebook: SmokenBonesCookshack
Twitter: @Smoken_BonesVic
Web: www.smokenbones.ca
Inner Harbour Optometry
Dr. John Poon & Associates
Inner Harbour Optometry provides family eye and vision care with the latest technology in Victoria, British Columbia.
Web: www.innerharbouroptometry.com
RBC Royal Bank
RBC has grown to become one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies providing banking, wealth management, insurance and capital markets services on a global basis. RBC believes in the power of communities and the individuals who live in them. As we continue to grow our presence globally, we offer the right advice and solutions to our clients in an ever-changing economic environment.
Facebook: rbcroyalbank
Twitter: @RBC_Canada