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Since Michelle Potentier took over Little Shop of Strange on Dec. 1, 2017, ‘thousands’ of pieces of her art have gone out into the world. (Samantha Duerksen)

Victoria’s Little Shop of Strange a ‘one-of-a-kind’ hub for the unusual

‘There’s so much corporate stuff out there and you never know what you’re going to see here.’


Sandi Szabo feels the support in Victoria is not comparable to other cities. (Provided by Sandi Szabo)

Thrifting, vintage community booms in Victoria despite pandemic

‘Wow people want this and they will pay a premium not to have to go find it’