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Skateboard Week in Vancouver

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: uncleweed on Flickr It is officially “Skateboard Week in Vancouver” according to a proclamation made by the Vancouver Park Board on behalf of the City. I remember the days when Vancouver outdoor staircases, plazas, fountains, and buildings were being retrofitted with skateboard-proof knobs and bumps. My, how we’ve come a long way. “Skateboarding […]

New Westminster 150 Heritage Trolley Tour

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s New Westminster’s 150th anniversary so they’re celebrating with events and activities throughout the year. Yesterday while out and about for my third annual Sapperton Days adventure I found out about a heritage trolley tour taking place next weekend. Six trolleys will be running around town on Saturday, June 20th and you can hop on/hop […]

Chip's Not Dead Yet Memorial Mile – Update

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: UrbanMixer The Chip’s Not Dead Yet Memorial Mile is only a few weeks away and things are heating up for this fun run. Way back in February you were asked to save the date for this special event that benefits the BC Childrens’ Hospital and as we get closer to the starting line […]

Car Free Vancouver Day 2009

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Sunday June 14th is Car Free Day in Vancouver Day with festivals and street parties happening in four neigbourhoods. Photo credit: Rob__ on Flickr The festival came out of the original 2005 car-free day on Commerical Drive, which lead to two events in 2006, another in 2007, and in 2008 we had the first city-wide […]

Be Part of the Plan, TransLink's Liveability Forum

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Be part of the plan with TransLink on June 1st as they coordinate what will be the first of a series of public consultations throughout the month. Monday’s “Greater Vancouver’s Livability Forum” takes place at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel from 8:00am until 3:30pm and you can register online. Developing a 30-year plan called Transport 2040, […]