Robson Street

“Please enjoy Pop Rocks* responsibly”

by Carol Browne on August 16, 2012 · 0 comments

in Photos, Vancouver

Pop Rocks

A very long time ago, in 2010, the sails at the Vancouver Convention Centre were replaced by shiny, new ones. What did they do with the old sails, you ask? Well, they turned them into seats. Seats for lunching downtown, that is.
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Hup Holland Hup!

by Carol Browne on July 6, 2010 · 4 comments

in Festivities, General, Photos, Vancouver

I must tell you, today was probably my second favourite lunch break of all time. ALL TIME! The only lunch break that I enjoyed more was that time I ran into Martin Brodeur, Scott Hamilton and Michelle Kwan during the Olympics. My buddy, Catherine, was with me both times. She seems to be my lucky lunch break pal.

I read on the twitter today that the CBC was hosting a big screen TV presentation of the Netherlands vs. Uruguay on Granville and Robson Street. Catherine and I headed up there and were pleasantly surprised. There were plenty of fans there – mostly wearing orange clothes – we did spot one guy wearing the Uruguay flag like cape. Spoiler alert: that was one sad Uruguayan fan after this game.

There were spots to sit on the ground on some astro-turf, so people picnicked and watched the game…
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