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!
THE VILLAGE GETSA FURRY NEWRESIDENT - ABEAVER MOVES INTO HINGE PARK
THE VILLAGE GETS A FURRY NEW RESIDENT - A BEAVER MOVES IN TO HINGE PARK
BY JESSICA BARRETTThe Vancouver SunJames MacKinnon woke up at 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning to catch a glimpse of the new resident making waves in Vancouver's Olympic Village neighbourhood. A beaver has been spotted in the man-made water channel in Hinge Park on Friday... Unusual as it may seem, the Olympic Village beaver is part of a trend, said Robyn Worcester, conservations program manager at the Stanley Park Ecology Society. "They're turning up pretty regularly right now," she said.
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VANCOUVERISAWESOMERUNS VILLAGET-SHIRT CONTEST
VANCOUVERISAWESOME RUNS VILLAGE T-SHIRT CONTEST
With the Spring season heating up in The Village, VancouverIsAwesome has teamed up with 9 of Vancouver's top illustrators to create iconic t-shirt designs with The Village on False Creek as their muse. Inspired by life in The Village, you can vote on their unique designs on VancouverIsAwesome next week, with the top 3 choices going to a judging panel. The winning design will be printed and given away through some great contests - more exciting details coming soon!
Read more at VancouverIsAwesome, or find your own inspiration at The Village on False Creek today!