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Flooding in Downtown Vancouver due to water main break on Robson Street

A water main has burst on Robson Street and caused flooding along Denman, Bidwell, and Georgia Street Sunday.

There was a considerable amount of water pooling in the intersection of Denman and Georgia St. 137 more words


"What the...?"

I think this is a terrific shot made by some (today unknown) soul with enough spunk to see the potential of the shot and to just shoot it (in a day when camera technology didn’t often reward such spontaneity)! 136 more words


Lest We Impress

It is all too easy to impress the present onto the past. Especially in cases where there has been an attempt made by contemporary architects to ‘nod’ to a prior building that once occupied a lot. 573 more words


Church Parades and Church Street

I think I may have a reasonable explanation as to why Church Street (the north-south lane between Seymour and Richards and Georgia and Robson) was so named in the early years of the city. 159 more words

Street Scenes

Feeling Less-Than-Fresh in THIS Crush?

These crowds were dispersing up Georgia Street from watching the parade for Vancouver’s 60th Anniversary of civic incorporation (our Diamond Jubilee, 1886-1946). Thanks are due to… 98 more words