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Vancouver Public Space Network celebrates PARK(ing) Day 2011 by reclaiming parking spaces for public use

(Vancouver, BC) September 16, 2011 — In cities around the globe today, artists, activists, and citizens will temporarily transform metered parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces, as part of an annual event called PARK(ing) Day. The Vancouver... Continue reading »

September 16, 2011   |   0 comments
PARK(ing) Day 2011: “My Park Is _____”

If you could describe your local park in one word, what would it be? Quiet? Lush? Dirty? How would you describe Vancouver parks in general? Abundant? Innovative? Needs mowing? What does your park mean to you? Share your thoughts with... Continue reading »

September 12, 2011   |   0 comments
MRs Macquarie's Point Happy New Year – 2010 in review…

Meanwhile, on the other side of the world… a crowd gathers for New Year’s celebrations at Mrs Macquerie’s Point in Sydney Australia. Submitted by VPSN member Lisa M. A late year greeting to all of you from the gang at... Continue reading »

December 31, 2010   |   0 comments
VPSN Public Space News & Events | 16 September 2010

VPSN PUBLIC SPACE FEATURE EVENTS Friday, September 17 – Park(ing) Day Friday, October 1 – Greenest City Idea Slam (w/Image Contest & Design Jam) VPSN MEETINGS & PROJECTS Wednesday, October 6 – Volunteer Orientation Meeting Monday, September 27 – Billboards... Continue reading »

September 16, 2010   |   0 comments
PARK(ing) Day is fast approaching!

This year’s PARK(ing) Day is a little over a week away! The plans for VPSN’s PARK(ing) spot are finalized and we promise you a very engaging, interactive, and entertaining one. It will be located on the 1200 block of Davie... Continue reading »

September 8, 2010   |   0 comments