Performance on Carrall Street this Tuesday

This post is a duplicate of a post in my Carrall Street Journal. Art on Carrall – literally about Carrall Street. This is the kind of thing I’ve been thinking about for years, and now it looks like Althea Thauberger is making art about this street and its complexities. Can’t wait to walk out my…

August Weekends: Events on Carrall

This post is a duplicate of a post in my Carrall Street Journal. August weekends featured festivals and events on Carrall Street. In early August the canopies covered the intersection of Carrall and Hastings for the Insite event at Pigeon Park, with bands headlined by the venerable DOA. Then the next weekend was the Chinatown…

Nude Cyclers Protest Ride on Carrall Street

This post is a duplicate of a post in my Carrall Street Journal. Anti-Oil protesters rode through Carrall Street on Sunday to a shouting and cheering crowd. Hearing the commotion, I barely had time to get out my camera before they were gone. Quite a different atmosphere from the Tour de Gastown group of cyclists…

What Next for the Boulder Hotel?

This post is a duplicate of a post in my Carrall Street Journal. This afternoon Vancouver City Council will be addressing the situation of the Boulder Hotel development proposal, which has been in the works for some time now. Incorporating the old Pig and Whistle one-story building into an innovative residential/commercial project, the developers are…

Carrall and Hastings 1907

City Reflections is a historical film project that follows the early footage shot in 1907 from the front of a streetcar in Vancouver, and recreates that same route today. Click on this image of Hastings and Carrall from 1907 to get to their site. Hastings and Carrall

Carrall and Hastings

Looking at Pigeon Park along the city right-of-way toward Tinseltown, with the old Merchant’s Bank building to the right, and the BC Electric building, which now houses Centre A gallery on the main floor at this key Carrall Street intersection. Early spring on Carrall Street