To the editor: Re: "Grandview-Woodland signage hits overdrive," July 31.
It's a mystery to me as to why people would be upset that they have been included in a newly created neighbourhood. From Clark Drive eastwards to Garden we have a number of north/south thoroughfares classified as "Drives" rather than "Streets" so accidental installation of the signage is a happy mistake.
Think of "The Village" in Manhattan or "Soho" or "Tribeca." They all conjure up images of interesting neighbourhoods so why not start a new one for our own city. "The Drive" sure beats the heck out of "Grandview-Woodland" or "East Van." I was personally delighted when I saw the signs go up on our street, although in my snobby way I would have preferred "Trout Lake Crescent."
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