Many of us are still toiling away inside air-conditioned offices or sweating it out in opposite conditions. But let's not forget to embrace some fun somehow. The people at Playland amusement park want...
Mind-numbingly boring, no fun city, and now, anti-chalk.
No one in Vienna or Geneva seemed to care about their allegedly humiliating inclusion in The Economist. So why Vancouver? Well, because we're all afraid it's true, aren't we?
"What right-minded person would rank Vienna a better city than Rio, or Vancouver preferable to Paris?"
Kate Siobhan Havercroft
Vancouver's reputation for being an unfriendly place has challenged a photographer to meet one stranger a day in the city to make it warmer. Colin Easton launched the "The Stranger Project" on New Ye...
Yes, it's an expensive city. But that's like complaining too many people hit on your spouse because they're so hot. It's a gorgeous city in a beautiful setting with top-notch bars and restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and more. Guess what's driving the cost? People moving here, at any cost, because it's so awesome. It's a vicious cycle. Would you prefer it be less awesome? We wouldn't.
I'm bored in hearing the 'No Fun City' moniker. In fact I think that Vancouver is 'More Fun City' and so do many people here. I guess it's a question of working out what is fun for each of us and address this opinion. My friends and I find this city to be a lot of fun so let's look at the evidence.
Writing off a whole city with over two-million plus individuals because of a bad evening in one or two neighbourhoods is no need to ring the worn out, and high and mighty No Fun City bell. From classical and traditional to the futuristic and experimental there is something for anyone willing to make the trip off the couch! From DIY East Vancouver events to the good life to the outdoor healthy life and everything mainstream and pervy in-between there is always something to do.