Indy

Mark_Smith_1993_Molson_Indy_Vancouver_GP

Indy | Event | The Molson Vancouver Indy lasted from 1990 to 2004. It meant road closures, noise pollution, and thousands of Bridge & Tunnelers descending on False Creek during a summer long weekend. Also known as another one of Vancouver’s many shots at World Class City glory run amok. To protest all the car fetishization, the Wholesome Undy bike-ride was launched. There is actually a Facebook group dedicated to getting “this wicked sport back to Vancouver”. It has 54 likes. Good luck with that.

Usage: “Remember when that guy died at the first Vancouver Indy?”explore-the-lexicon

There are 0 comments

How Vancouverites Used to Drink When It Really Was a No Fun City

‘If you think Vancouver is a restrictive bummer now, you should be glad you weren't trying to have fun in the bottle club era!”

BC's First TV Bad Boy Was a Villainous, Shit-Disturbing Style Icon

"My manager at work is a bit of a Relic. He keeps scheduling me to work brunch even though I told him I have yoga.."

What It's Called When Affections for Local Wine Trumps All

“My Valley Palate parents just came back from a trip to Italy saying they didn’t care for the wines…”

The Mythical Beer Creature That Haunts The Woods of Cascadia

"The forest is pretty thick around here. I wonder if we'll get lucky and spot a Wild Rainier?"