Archive of posts tagged "Robson"

PappaRoti on Robson


Friday, April 11th, 2014 — 11:44am PDT
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When the PappaRoti signs when up on the corner of Robson and Nicola I’m certain that many in the West End (myself included) opened up a browser to search the term, curious to see what would finally occupy the long-vacant space. As a neighbourhood resident for the better part of the last decade, I was […]

VIVA Vancouver Robson Redux: Entries


Friday, April 4th, 2014 — 1:44pm PDT
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Earlier this year there was a call out for design ideas for this summer’s Robson Redux that will close Robson to traffic between Howe and Hornby, engaging those who pass by. 2011. Photo credit: Maurice Li & Maurice Li on Flickr 2012. Photo credit: Ruth and Dave & Jason Gallant on Flickr 78 entries have […]

Robson Street Video from 1964


Thursday, February 20th, 2014 — 1:44pm PDT
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A little while ago I shared a collection of historic/archive photos with the Robson Street Business Association and today they returned the courtesy by sending me this awesome Robson Street Video from 1964. From BC History on YouTube: Robson Street Stores (B&W, sil.) aired on the CBUT (CBC Vancouver) show Town Crier, July 1964. “When […]

Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Vancouver


Thursday, December 26th, 2013 — 1:29pm PDT
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While we have to wait another year before the City of Vancouver hosts its own New Year’s Eve celebration, there are still a few options this year for family friendly fun. Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Vancouver Photo credit: Brandur Coombs on Flickr Robson Square Grab your mittens, jacket and skates and bring the whole […]

Robson Square Ice Rink Events: 12 Days of Christmas and Miss604 Night


Friday, December 13th, 2013 — 12:44pm PDT
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The Robson Square ice rink in the heart of downtown Vancouver is your hub for holiday-themed events this season. Starting tonight, they’ll host live music and performances to add to your skating experience and I have a very special announcement for the New Year as well. Photo credit: BC Gov Photos – Submitted to the […]