December Business News

Corner Pocket Brasserie, 5369 Fernie Ski Hill Rd, 250-423-5035
New this year at the Corner Pocket Brasserie is Thin Crust Pizza available to eat in or take out. Corner Pocket will be open every day from December 18 until ski hill closing in April. Also, they will be offering breakfast on weekends starting January 2, 2010 from 7am to 10am. The Corner Pocket is owned and operated by Lillis and Claude Perreault, whom also run the Clubhouse at the Fernie Golf & Country Club and previously owned and operated the Grand Central Bar. The Corner Pocket is open for lunch from 11am to 3pm and dinner from 5pm to 11pm.

Fernie Athletic Therapy and Rehabilitation, 901 5th Ave, 250-423-4800
Heather Lewis (Callahan) of Fernie Athletic Therapy is pleased to welcome Certified Athletic Therapist, Kayla Neufeld. Kayla, a native of Leduc, Alberta has recently relocated to Fernie. She is a very active, energetic, and personable individual who is extremely excited about working and living in a small mountain town. Kayla will be providing the same high quality one-on-one injury rehabilitation and custom foot orthotic services that the patients of Fernie Athletic Therapy are familiar with.

Athletic Therapists are specialists in the prevention and care of sports injuries and rehabilitation of the active individual (recreational/industrial/elite/high performance). Office hours have been extended to include 8am to 6pm. To book an appointment call Fernie Athletic Therapy within Fernie Chiropractic at 250-423-4800.

Fernie Real Estate Company, 1602 9th Ave, 250-423-2000
There has been a change of ownership at the Fernie Real Estate Company but it is still ‘business as usual’. Todd Fyfe has worked as a realtor with Fernie Real Estate establishing himself as a committed, hard working professional with vision, a vision that has lead to his taking ownership of a company. Currently celebrating ten years of business, there is no doubt that Fernie Real Estate owes much to Tammy Monsell’s leadership, dedication and hard work.

“As the Fernie Real Estate Company moves into new ownership, we would like to take the opportunity to thank friends, partners, and clients for their continued support,” says Tammy, who remains with the company, continuing to extend her expertise and energetic commitment to new and existing clients.

“Our clients can be confident that the Fernie Real Estate Company will continue to provide the same level of specialized service” says Todd, “When I relocated to Fernie with my family, we knew it was a special place. We have been welcomed into the community with open arms and I am excited to think about what the future holds for our family, the business, and the City of Fernie.”

The Grand Central & Mezzaluna, 250-423-3343
Now under new management, the Grand Central is back! In order to move forward, they’re taking a look back. Claude and Lillis did such a great job making the Central the place to be, and that is what new management wants you to expect when the Central opens again on December 2, 2009 with a little twist, of course!

Local artists have been unleashed in the main room - soulful is the word that will pop into your head when you enter the newly renovated bar. Two cozy lounge areas furnished with vintage couches will allow you to kick back and enjoy your favorite drink. Weekly entertainment includes live music, live art and theatre, and even free salsa lessons.

In the restaurant experience the taste, history and warmth of Italy with the opening of the Central’s new restaurant Mezzaluna (Italian for ‘half moon’). Paying homage to Fernie’s vibrant Italian community, the new menu is sure to please old settlers and new.

Heaven Stitch and Design, 571a 2nd Ave, 250-423-6652
New to downtown is Heaven Boutique. Always looking for ways to diversify and fill niches in Fernie, Naomi Lentz added the boutique to become Fernie’s only consignment clothing shop. Heaven Boutique accepts women’s, men’s, youth/children and babies’ clothing, shoes and accessories. Clothing must be in excellent condition and freshly cleaned, appropriate to season and no older than three years. Sales are shared, with the consignor receiving 40%. The selection is already drawing people in, attractive and trendy clothing for Christmas parties, work days, or nights out on the town are available. Make sure to check in on a regular basis to find an outfit new to you! Also, when cleaning out your closet next think of Heaven Boutique.