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Naveena Vijayan

Naveena Vijayan

Naveena Vijayan is a reporter for the New West Record specializing in lifestyle stories, particularly, food, drink and retail trends.
New to B.C., she comes to The Record having worked as a journalist in a diverse array of settings, starting out in southern India before moving to the U.S. East Coast, where she spent four years prior to settling in Canada.
She is eager to know more about the community and its rich history, one story at a time. She’d love to hear your ideas. at nvijayan@newwestrecord.ca or find her on Instagram.

Recent Work by Naveena

Have you been to New West’s ‘best-smelling’ record store?

Have you been to New West’s ‘best-smelling’ record store?

Here’s your one-stop shop for soap and rare vinyl records
How a Filipino family’s secret adobo recipe became a hit in New West

How a Filipino family’s secret adobo recipe became a hit in New West

Natasha Acuba’s Adobo flakes, a twist to the popular pickled meat dish, can be sprinkled on rice, wrapped in tacos, or paired with wine.
Fantastic stick creatures and where to find them

Fantastic stick creatures and where to find them

Artist Nickie Lewis has let her brightly-lit owls, jackalopes and pegasus' out to spread some joy around New West this holiday season.
Photos: Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival returns in style

Photos: Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival returns in style

The War on Drugs capped a day of celebration at Deer Lake Park Aug. 6.
LINE FRIENDS and BT21 pop-up is coming to Burnaby on June 30

LINE FRIENDS and BT21 pop-up is coming to Burnaby on June 30

After their successful run in Toronto last year, the PLAY LINE FRIENDS store is making its debut in the West Coast at Metropolis at Metrotown. The collection will include merchandise featuring BT21, a character line curated by BTS members, among others.
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