After a disappointing 1-0 loss to the Portland Timbers at BC Place this afternoon, the Whitecaps‘ saving grace came from an unlikely place — our Cascadia rivals Seattle Sounders FC. We needed the 3-point finish at home but the second best result was for Seattle to defeat FC Dallas who we’ve been battling in the […]
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Last August, after the iconic marshmallow-like dome of BC Place was deflated and removed, I posted a construction update. Now that all of the masts for the new roof at the stadium are in place, BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo) announced today that they expect the project to be complete by September 30th, 2011. Here’s a […]
Empire Field (at Empire Fields with Empire Stadium around it) will host the BC Lions‘ home opener this Sunday. I’ll be heading over for a preview tomorrow and will also be at the game on Sunday however my camera-toting husband got a bit a a preview earlier this week. Although it’s temporary (aka TEmpire Stadium) […]
BC Place Stadium’s iconic “marshmallow” pillow-top roof will be deflated this week in preparation for major renovations and a new retractable roof. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Plans for the retractable replacement were announced last October by Kevin Kreuger, Minister of Tourism, Culture, and the Arts. Krueger said the new roof would cut energy […]