SHOP: THE FOUND & THE FREED POP UP SHOP
See what you can find (and grab it fast) at The Found and The Freed! Gastown's favorite pop-up of vintage and antique rarities returns July 5th.
Summer pop-up shops are just the best.
WATCH: LANCE ARMSTRONG WINNING THE GASTOWN GRANDPRIX IN '91
We are very excited about the Gastown Grandprix, hitting the streets tomorrow afternoon! Here's an interesting little backstory. See how it happened - Global Relay proudly presents the 1991 Gastown Grand Prix HERE.
He’s the most recognized cyclist in the world and holds the record for most victories at the Tour de France with an astonishing seven. But long before the Tours, and before his 1993 World Championship title in Oslo, Lance was a talented 19-year-old riding for the pro-am Subaru-Montgomery team. The year was 1991, and Lance had just switched his focus to cycling after triathlons weren’t included for the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. He’d been to Vancouver before for a triathlon in 1988 and now he was back for the Gastown Grand Prix with his teammate Jonas Carney, who’d won it the year before. On the start line with them were Tour de France veterans like Alex Stieda, Roy Knickman and Davis Phinney. Lance beat them all, and while he’d won the Settimana Bergamasca pro-am in Italy earlier in the year, this was his first big cycling win in North America.
RECAP: FARMER'S MARKET AT OLD FAITHFUL
Check out the lovely shots from the recent Farmer's Market at Old Faithful. Lucky for us, Old Faithful is already planning the next one - be the first to find out about it by getting on their newsletter mailing list.
Big, bold, free and joyful expression through colour and movement = SPLASH! Coming up this July 22nd and running until the 29th, SPLASH is an exhibition of the works created in the recent workshop, "My Big Action Painting", which was held by artist Melanie Kobayashi at Baron Gallery in conjunction with "There is No Message" exhibition.
Refreshments will be served.