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A pop-up shop with terrariums, homemade Sam James coffee ice cream bars and Canadian-designed clothing

Pop-ups are typically small, boutique operations, but this week’s Mutts and Co. summer shop at 94 Ossington is a big to-do: there’s jewellery, clothing, housewares, terrariums, beard balm, preserves, men’s underwear and worm bins for sale (yes, worm bins). This temporary boutique will also be hosting a photo gallery at the back of the store featuring works by Toronto-based photographers Matthew Crisp and Beau Partlow, and since there’s so much to see and potentially buy, Brandon Olson from The Black Hoof is making homemade ice cream bars with Sam James coffee to keep people refreshed. And if for some reason this isn’t enough, there’ll be gin and Mexican beer on opening night (July 5 from 6 to 11 p.m.).