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VPSN Public Space News & Events | 21 June 2010

Happy summer solstice and warmest wishes on National Aboriginal Day. The past weekend was a humdinger of a good time in the City’s public spaces, with lots of neat things going on around town. Big kudos to the folks who... Continue reading »

June 21, 2010   |   0 comments
IMG 1131 Robson Street Olympic-style closures?

Councillor David Cadman (COPE) is introducing a motion at this morning’s Council meeting. The text of the motion is rather brief, but the essence of it is that Cadman is requesting that City staff look at the possibility of Olympic-style... Continue reading »

April 6, 2010   |   0 comments
The Gold Medal for Street Food?

With Olympic crowds animating city streets and venues, there has been a steady rumbling of Olympic-sized appetites roaming in search of food and drink. Despite all the foot traffic, the culinary options that have been set up as part of... Continue reading »

February 26, 2010   |   5 comments
Car Free Vancouver Festivals – looking for volunteers

This just in from the fine folks who have been putting on the Car Free Vancouver festivals over the past few years: Car Free Vancouver Day 2010 will once again embrace our town in forward-looking fun and funkiness, on Sunday... Continue reading »

February 15, 2010   |   0 comments
Dancing in the Street

Street take-overs come in all shapes and sizes, but some definitely manage to convey more of a sense of fun than others. After a raucous morning of anti-Olympic protests in downtown Vancouver that saw newspaper boxes overturned and several windows... Continue reading »

February 14, 2010   |   0 comments