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June 6, 2011 at 5:46 PM

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Georgia gets grand for the Canucks

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photo by Josh Paterson

The game may not being so well at the moment (the Canucks are down 4-0 at the end of the second) but Georgia Street is alive with people watching game 3 of the Stanley Cup.

At least as far back as the 1927 Bartholomew Plan Georgia Street was initially conceived as a grand ceremonial avenue for the city. It hasn’t often well-utilized in this respect… at least not in recent decades. Tonight’s game is giving us a glimpse of something different – the possibilities that can come with re-purposing our ‘big’ streets for other uses.

Now… time to score a goal!

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