Crab Park


Crab Park | Place | Though officially named “Portside Park”, this Downtown Eastside green space and beach is more commonly known by the acronym of the committee that pressured the Parks Board to get it made in the mid-80s: “Create A Real Available Beach”, or CRAB.

Usage | “We’re having a bonfire at Crab Park tonight.”explore-the-lexicon

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