Oppenheimer Park

7736457950_f77c1bcb5d_z

Oppenheimer Park | Place | Named after Vancouver’s second mayor, Oppenheimer Park is seen by some as the epicentre of the battle to reclaim the Downtown Eastside from the throes of drug use. It was conveniently closed during the 2010 Olympics for major beautification efforts. It plays host to the annual Powell St. Festival, which is straight up awesome…

Usage: “I wonder when the last time a game of baseball was played in Oppenheimer Park…”

explore-the-lexicon

There are 0 comments

Over 100 Years Ago, This Ship Full of Immigrants Made Vancouver's Racism Famous

"As with many episodes in our short but often ugly history, the tragic tale of the Komagatu Maru still needs to be told..."

The Phenomenon Making Victoria Almost Three Times Sunnier Than Vancouver

"Southwestern BC isn't always wet. It really depends are where you are in relation to the Olympic Rain Shadow."

The Stretch of East Hastings St. Where Goods Are Informally Bought, Sold and Traded

"I found a Star Wars lunch box, a Public Enemy casette and a mint condition tennis racket on the Merch Block today..."

Why Are Self-Isolating Vancouverites Going Out on Their Balconies and Cheering Every Evening?

"I'd love to participate in the 7pm Cheer but I live in a rural basement suite in Surrey and my landlord would think I was insane..."