Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Robson Street

Ready to stroll down Robson Street? (Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic)

Robson Street is Vancouver’s most popular shopping thoroughfare, bookended by major attractions BC Place Stadium and Stanley Park. One of Vancouver’s oldest commercial streets, it was once known as Robsonstrasse due to the high concentration of German shops that opened there after WWII. Today, Robson Street’s many visitors share the ‘hood with locals hurrying to work, sports fans surging towards the stadium, and international students grabbing a bite between classes.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Robson Street

Run, Flow, Dance – Vancouver Health & Wellness Events in July 2018

Image: Altitude Blog

Summer is running season in Vancouver, and it is with some personal irony that this month’s wellness events list is mostly run related.  The reason I say this is because I am not a runner. At all. But that’s the beauty of Vancouver, there’s something for everyone. And for my fellow non-runners, don’t worry, there’s some fun outdoor activities happening for us as well!

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Run, Flow, Dance – Vancouver Health & Wellness Events in July 2018

Winter’s Dance on Vancouver’s Robson Street Returns This Holiday Season

On December 1st and 2nd, Winter’s Dance #onRobson returns to kick off the holiday season. Presented by the Robson Street Business Association (RSBA), ‘The Snow Queen’ will take centre stage at 1155 Robson Street at 6 p.m. each night.

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Winter’s Dance on Vancouver’s Robson Street Returns This Holiday Season

Let’s Patio #onRobson! Your Passport to Summer Fun

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

To celebrate the arrival of summer, the Robson Street Business Association (RSBA) launches Let’s Patio #onRobson today, a passport to summer fun and rewards you won’t want to miss!

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Let’s Patio #onRobson! Your Passport to Summer Fun

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday #OnRobson

The following article was originally published by the Robson Street Business Association.

On Saturday, July 1st from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Robson Street Business Association (RSBA) is teaming up with West End Business Improvement Association (WEBIA) to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, Robson Street style!

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Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday #OnRobson

Kids In Vancouver: 3 Reasons To Treat Your Tots To L’Éclair de Génie

Assortment of éclairs | Photo: Bianca Bujan

Imagine sinking your teeth into a crisp puff pastry – freshly baked, oozing with a sweet custard, and topped with crunchy caramelized pecans and vanilla cream. As the lange of flavours hits your taste buds, you can taste its authenticity, as though you’re enjoying your confection in a patisserie in Paris – the birthplace of the coveted éclair.

Well, you don’t have to travel to France to make this foodie fantasy a reality. Thanks to the recent opening of the very first North American location of L’Éclair de Génie – the haute Parisian-based patisserie which has just opened its doors in Vancouver, the sweet éclairs are closer than you think. If you’re looking for an excuse to indulge, check out my 3 reasons to treat your tots (and yourself!) to this must-have, perfectly-piped pastry.

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Kids In Vancouver: 3 Reasons To Treat Your Tots To L’Éclair de Génie

6 Places #onRobson To Indulge In A Tasty Happy Hour

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

When there isn’t enough time in the day, we appreciate when one hour lasts for three! Robson Street is putting the “happy” in Happy Hour by serving up delicious bite size dishes and handcrafted cocktails for less. With Happy Hour traditionally lasting between 3PM-6PM, Robson Street’s restaurants aim to make your day even happier by expanding their promotions from 9PM – late night!

This is a great chance to get out and order your must-have dishes and cocktails.  Scroll through the list to see where to catch Happy Hour #onRobson!

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6 Places #onRobson To Indulge In A Tasty Happy Hour