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A FEW COOLTHINGS ABOUT THEOLD SALT BUILDINGON FALSE CREEK
A FEW COOL THINGS ABOUT THE OLD SALT BUILDING ON FALSE CREEK
BY STEVIE WILSONScout Magazine"It can be a beautiful thing when modern architectural visions and history combine, and the Vancouver Salt Company’s old building on False Creek (Olympic Village) is a case in point. Thanks to its crisp, polished finishes and bold color scheme, the Salt Building could easily be mistaken for a brand new structure leaning on our city’s penchant for industrial design. The truth, however, is that this spot is the real deal featuring a long history that reflects much on our city’s changing industrial landscape and operations."Read more here.
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DRAGON BOATFESTIVALCELEBRATES 25THANNIVERSARY INFALSE CREEK
DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY IN FALSE CREEK
BY DAN FUMANOThe Province"What began as a boating race a quarter-century ago has evolved into one of the province’s major annual festivals. The Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival draws about 100,000 people to the south east shore of False Creek every June. This year, for the 25th anniversary, it’s a loud and festive atmosphere, with musical performances on stage, a large beer garden, a dozen food trucks and retail vendors.
But this stretch of shoreline has come a long way — it’s now the site of the Olympic Village, thousands of new residential units, and an increasingly vibrant new neighbourhood." Read more here!
FOOD CARD FESTTO SET UP NEXT TOTHE VILLAGE ONFALSE CREEK
FOOD CARD FEST TO SET UP NEXT TO THE VILLAGE ON FALSE CREEK
"Food Cart Fest is back and it’s bigger and better than ever. Launching Sunday, June 23, and running every Sunday til September 22, Vancouverites can expect a weekly serving of food and fun all summer long.
The Arrival Agency and the Streetfood Vancouver Society are pleased to announce the second annual Food Cart Fest. Beginning Sunday, June 23, at its new home at 215 West 1st Avenue [steps away from The Village], the festival will run for 14 weeks till September 22. Boasting one of the largest gatherings of food carts in North America, this year’s festival will highlight Vancouver’s exploding street food culture, Admission is only $2."
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THE WINNING#INTHEVILLAGET-SHIRT DESIGN:KIMRIDGEWELL/LEAHGREGG
THE WINNING #INTHEVILLAGE T-SHIRT DESIGN: KIM RIDGEWELL/LEAH GREGG
Congratulations to Kim Ridgewell/Leah Gregg for winning our #INTHEVILLAGE t-shirt design contest! Their leading design, inspired by familiar Village landmarks, was chosen from an esteemed panel of 3 judges, coming out ahead of other top-3 winners Melanie Kimmett and Helen Eady. Thank you to all who voted (2,400+), and contributed! Look for our roaming Village on False Creek ambassadors handing out FREE t-shirts over the summer months!