Archive of posts tagged "Robson"

Gods of the Grill with Chef Francis Mallmann at CinCin

Comments 61 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Chef Andrew Richardson of CinCin Ristorante will welcome South America’s most famous chef Franci Mallmann next week for two extraordinary culinary experiences in downtown Vancouver. On September 10th and September 11th, Chefs Richardson and Mallmann will host “Gods of the Grill” dinners that will see the pair offering special street-side demonstrations of their craft right […]

Pop-Up Picnic on Robson

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This summer Robson Street restaurants will participate in Pop-Up Picnic, a way to take out dishes from your favourite area dining establishments and enjoy them in an urban setting outdoors. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Pop-Up Picnic on Robson From July 1st until August 31st, 8 Robson Street restaurants will put together quick, tasty […]

PappaRoti on Robson

Comments 135 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When the PappaRoti signs when up on the corner of Robson and Nicola I’m certain that many in the West End (myself included) opened up a browser to search the term, curious to see what would finally occupy the long-vacant space. As a neighbourhood resident for the better part of the last decade, I was […]

VIVA Vancouver Robson Redux: Entries

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Earlier this year there was a call out for design ideas for this summer’s Robson Redux that will close Robson to traffic between Howe and Hornby, engaging those who pass by. 2011. Photo credit: Maurice Li & Maurice Li on Flickr 2012. Photo credit: Ruth and Dave & Jason Gallant on Flickr 78 entries have […]

Robson Street Video from 1964

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A little while ago I shared a collection of historic/archive photos with the Robson Street Business Association and today they returned the courtesy by sending me this awesome Robson Street Video from 1964. From BC History on YouTube: Robson Street Stores (B&W, sil.) aired on the CBUT (CBC Vancouver) show Town Crier, July 1964. “When […]

Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Vancouver

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While we have to wait another year before the City of Vancouver hosts its own New Year’s Eve celebration, there are still a few options this year for family friendly fun. Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Vancouver Photo credit: Brandur Coombs on Flickr Robson Square Grab your mittens, jacket and skates and bring the whole […]