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PaPa on Robson Rental Suites

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Being a West End resident for the last six years, I’ve been watching the gold and brown Pacific Palisades towers undergo a transformation. I don’t cover real estate development often, but it’s been interesting to see the Robson and Jervis based hotel buildings (circa the 1960s) shift into rental properties. Now owned by Austeville Properties, […]

Robson & Granville Building Demolition

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In case you’re wondering why Robson and Granville has been so busy with construction lately, there is a large project underway. Photo credit: Heritage Vancouver on Flickr This involves an overhaul of the Power Block at 817-819 Granville, where Charlie’s Music was located. The building (circa 1888 rear & 1929 front) is designated a category […]

Salsa Dancing at Robson Square

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Robson Square is home to salsa dancing every Sunday this month (and last) from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Organized by Stephen and Jennifer Dancey of Salsa Vancouver, these lessons – followed by dance shows – are totally free. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr John walked by yesterday on his way home from Empire Field and […]

Robson Square Artisan Market

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Located under Robson Street, where the ice rink entertains in the winter months, the Robson Square Artisan Market is now accepting applications for the 2011 season. They are looking for artisan vendors & family friendly entertainment for the season starting June 4th. 2010 Olympic zipline. Photo credit: susan gittins on Flickr The market will be […]

Cranberries Spa on Robson

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My good friend Keira recently turned the big “3-0” and to celebrate I joined her for a brunch followed by a manicure and pedicure at Cranberries Spa on Robson. Truth be told, I first heard about Spa on Twitter so I was curious to see what the experience would be like. Photo © Snap Weddings […]