Nearly a year ago, Vision Vancouver vice-chair Aaron Jasper brought forward a motion to change the name of the tiny green space on Burrard Street at Dunsmuir from Discovery Square to Art Phillips Park.
When I first heard about "vertical farming," I had visions of farmers with Spider-Man-like powers scaling tall building while picking tomatoes.
Re: "NPA attack on Jasper 'unbecoming,'" Letters, Oct. 3.
The Halloween Ghost Train Scary Fairy Tales exhibit is open in Stanley Park with Snow White, the Three Little Pigs and Big Bad Wolf lurking behind trees ready to leap out at unsuspecting riders.
The park board has announced the 30 artists chosen to participate in the artist-in-residence program at seven renovated field houses.
To the editor: -- Re: "Central Park: Lazy liaison?" Sept. 12.
The board of the Riley Park/Hillcrest Community Association has applied to the park board to replace Vision Vancouver vice-chair Aaron Jasper as its liaison.
Maurice LeGallais hopes to scratch one more significant event off his bucket list.
New chair ... Vision Vancouver park board commissioner Sarah Blyth was elected to the position of chair at Monday night's park board meeting.
As Vision Vancouver's Constance Barnes steps down to seek an NDP nomination for the next provincial election, the park board will have to select a new chair as one of its first orders of business at its next meeting.
Vision Vancouver park board chair Constance Barnes is making an announcement this Sunday, June 3 that according to the invitation is regarding a "campaign launch."
Owners of electric vehicles will be happy to know the park board is considering a pilot project to install more plug-ins at city parks and attractions.
If approved next Monday, the Vancouver park board will soon launch a one-year trial that will see food trucks located in test parks that offer little or no food services.
Re: "Park board seizes goat from hobby farm," Feb. 15.
The November civic election was one of the biggest stories of 2011, at least as far as the park board was concerned.
By the end of January 2012, anyone taking figure skating or hockey lessons at a Vancouver ice rink must wear an approved helmet.
Vision Vancouver will dominate park board for a second term after winning five seats out of seven in Saturday's civic election.
At least two Vancouver community centre associations have sought legal advice on how to proceed with stalled talks regarding joint operating agreements with the Vision Vancouver-dominated park board.
I thought I'd wrap up park board election notes in this final column before Vancouver votes tomorrow (Nov. 19) in the municipal election.