Archive of posts tagged "Robson"

Robson Square Ice Rink to Open for 2012-2013 Hours, Rates

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Vancouver is a fun city in the summer with free, public activities like outdoor movies and dancing in the park — and that doesn’t stop when the weather cools off. The Robson Square ice rink will be filled up and surfaced to host free ice skating once again this winter. Photo credit: BC Gov Photos […]

Vancouver History: Sidewalk Stamps

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The other day I saw Mark Pilon (@atomos) post a photo of an old sidewalk stamp on Instagram. The caption read: “1912, this is the oldest sidewalk stamp I’ve seen to date in Strathcona.” I immediately recognized and identified the concrete marking with one in my neighbourhood — a sidewalk stamp at Robson and Bidwell […]

Vancouver Zombie Walk 2012

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Be not afraid this Saturday as the seemingly undead take to the streets of Vancouver — it’s just the 5th annual Vancouver Zombie Walk. It’s a march for all ages and all who would like to participate, sidle, limp, and moan their way through downtown streets. Photo credit: ed lau photohgraphy & PiscesDreamer on Flickr […]

Vancouver Street Dance Festival 2012

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Vancouver’s first outdoor street dance festival launches this weekend with live performances and all the popping and locking you can handle. 2012 Vancouver Street Dance Festival from groovygcollection on Vimeo. “We’re trying to create an all-ages, all people party atmosphere on a Saturday afternoon in Vancouver.” This hip hop and breakdancing event takes place at […]

PopUpPatio at the Westin Grand

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Sitting in the sunshine on the steps at the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library or marching down to a Whitecaps game at BC Place you may not know that a few storeys above the intersection of Homer and Robson lies a hidden patio. Perched next to the pool at the Westin Grand, #PopUpPatio […]

Free Dancing at Robson Square 2012

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On a warm summer night out downtown, amidst blaming sirens, buskers’ beats, and the chatter of crowds on Robson, you will hear music in the distance. It will emanate from the domes that cover Robson Square and curious, you will follow your ears to the source. Aromas of hot dog carts and tantalizing food trucks […]