Winter’s Dance On Downtown Vancouver’s Robson Street, December 10

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The following article was submitted by the Robson Street Business Association.

On Saturday, December 10th at 6 p.m., Robson Street will be shut down to traffic, but left completely open to shoppers who are invited to join in and celebrate a holiday classic with a twist. The Robson Street Business Association (RSBA) and My Loud Speaker present ‘Winter’s Dance’, a tale of The Nutcracker performed Robson Street style.

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Winter’s Dance On Downtown Vancouver’s Robson Street, December 10

Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Flavourful Food #onRobson

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The Nutella Banana Crepe at Cafe Crepe

The following article was submitted by the Robson Street Business Improvement Association.

When you think of Robson Street, we’re sure that you think of endless shopping! But, did you know that Robson Street is a go-to destination for Vancouver foodies?

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Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Flavourful Food #onRobson

Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Robson Street

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Saje at Home

The following article was contributed by the Robson Street BIA

This spring, Robson Street has seen an influx of new store openings and expansions. Read on for a round-up of the latest happenings!

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Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Robson Street

Roots Vancouver Flagship Store Gets a Re-Vamp

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Roots new storefront on Robson Street

The intersection of Vancouver’s Robson and Burrard Streets has been the primo downtown location for one of Canada’s favourite retailers for 18 years. Continue reading:
Roots Vancouver Flagship Store Gets a Re-Vamp

Is Vancouver Getting a New Central Plaza? Maybe

Robson Square during the 2010 Olympics. Photo credit: Tim Shields | Flickr

Robson Square during the 2010 Olympics. Photo credit: Tim Shields | Flickr

Could Vancouver be getting a new public plaza in the near future?

Well, kinda.

City councillors vote this week to determine whether a key block of Robson Street in the heart of Robson Square will be closed to vehicle traffic for good, creating an expansive new public space in the heart of the city.

Currently, the 800-block of Robson Street – located directly behind the Vancouver Art Gallery, between Hornby and Howe Streets – is cordoned off during summer months and turned into a pedestrian friendly space. The rest of the year, however, the block is busy with car and bus traffic, as vehicles make their way to and from the West End.

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Is Vancouver Getting a New Central Plaza? Maybe

Vancouver Art Gallery and Burrard Arts Foundation co-present FAÇADE 2015, Sept. 4-7

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credit: Sonny Assu, artist rendering for Façade, 2015

FAÇADE 2015, a monumental projection mapping project and outdoor architectural intervention, is set to transform the Robson Street façade of the Vancouver Art Gallery with the work of Vancouver-based artists from September 4 to September 7, 2015.

Organized by the Burrard Arts Foundation (BAF) in collaboration with the Vancouver Art Gallery, this public art project will feature newly commissioned works by artists Sonny Assu, Ed Spence as well as the WALLPAPERS artist collective.

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Vancouver Art Gallery and Burrard Arts Foundation co-present FAÇADE 2015, Sept. 4-7

5 Reasons to Visit Vancouver This Year (And Why You May Never Want to Leave)

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The following is a guest post by Expedia Canada.

Vancouver is one of the best cities in North America, and proudly so. Here at Expedia Canada, we have a soft spot for the glittering city by the shore, which is why we’ve partnered with Inside Vancouver to present you the top five reasons to visit Vancouver this year (and why you’ll never want to leave).

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5 Reasons to Visit Vancouver This Year (And Why You May Never Want to Leave)