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…

City Strike Grinds On

This post is a duplicate of a post in my Carrall Street Journal. Carrall Street has been kept relatively clean by volunteers, the United We Can folks, and as a result the whole place doesn’t look too bad, or seem too terribly unhealthy, despite the city strike. However, the Carrall Street Greenway has been very…

Burnt Out Restaurant? Sure Fooled Me!

This post is a duplicate of a post in my Carrall Street Journal. Driving on the new Greenway part of Carrall Street I was shocked to see a group of people milling around this old burnt out restaurant. How could it have flash burned so fast, and why hadn’t I even noticed it before? Well,…

Creative Reworking of the Old Telus Box

This post is a duplicate of a post in my Carrall Street Journal. This Telus box near the bus stop on Carrall and Cordova has been a real eyesore and a problem in the area, as in the past it was a place where dealers and users would congregate. All kinds of things went on…

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…