Advocacy, education and outreach in support of Vancouver's public spaces

Jeff Henriquez_Brooklyn Making blank walls sing: the case for graffiti and murals

By Anke Hurt On a sunny day there is a bright reflection coming from the blank wall across the street from my Kitsilano home. The expanse of matte-grey cinder bricks feels like wasted space. The blankness of the wall is... Continue reading »

August 7, 2018   |   0 comments
FullSizeRender[1] 2015 Bike to Work Week – Spring Edition

photos and words by Oliver Gaskell The last week in May was Bike To Work Week and, for once in Vancouver, the weather co-operated to bring plenty of people out on their bikes! HUB’s online dashboard boasted over 10,000 participants,... Continue reading »

June 6, 2015   |   0 comments
Dude Chilling Park sign Dude Chilling: Park Board staff abide

Dude Chilling Park. Photo by Gary AK Remember the Dude Chilling sign that was installed, guerilla-style, in Guelph Park? Well it looks like it’s one step closer to becoming a permanent part of the greenspace. A just-released Park Board staff... Continue reading »

January 29, 2014   |   0 comments
This Week at City Hall: February 27-March 2, part I

It’s a busy week at 12th and Cambie. Our round-up of all the various public-space related meetings and events will be coming in a few parts… Monday night starts with a Public Hearing on a number if rezoning applications. We... Continue reading »

February 27, 2012   |   0 comments
This week at Council and Park Board – January 30, 2012

There’s lots on the agenda at this week’s Park Board and Council meetings. We pulled together the following summary to help public space aficionados keep track of it all. Let us know what you think of the format. On deck... Continue reading »

January 29, 2012   |   0 comments