Posts Tagged ‘ Park ’

Hastings Park expansion to offer many options

October 3, 2012
Hastings Park expansion to offer many options

At Empire Field, gone are the crowds and the glory days of a stadium that once showcased some of music’s greatest legends and significant moments in sporting history. Today, new life is about to be injected into these historic grounds. Global TV BC News

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Park board OK’s Hastings Park makeover

October 2, 2012

The Vancouver park board has unanimously approved the concept plans to a massive redo of Hastings Park. The site of the Pacific National Exhibition grounds will soon host soccer fields, play areas, a greenway for cyclists and pedestrians – even an artificial beach for volleyball. Park board commissioner Sarah Blythe says there’s something for everyone. [...]

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Vancouver park board converts seven more vacant field houses to artists’ studios

October 2, 2012

A video of the confrontations between skateboarders and dogs is one of the projects being planned in an expanded program to convert park board field houses to studios for artists. Josh Hite hopes to start working soon on his project at the field house in Hadden Park in Kitsilano. At a park board meeting this [...]

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Hundreds gather at a Surrey park to remember 19-year-old Maple Batalia

September 30, 2012
Hundreds gather at a Surrey park to remember 19-year-old Maple Batalia

One year after the death of 19-year-old Maple Batalia, investigators are still searching for the person responsible for her murder. Global TV BC News

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VIFF movie review: Birders: The Central Park Effect

September 29, 2012

Which is more enrapturing: the birds or the birders? globeandmail – British Columbia

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