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Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had A Roller Coaster Going Down Grouse Mtn


(via) We’ve coveted slides and detailed coasters before, but none quite as awesome as this alpine doozy that quickly winds its way down a mountain in the Grindelwald of Switzerland. While we understand that there would likely be plenty of opposition against the construction of a comparable equivalent on the North Shore (even it wound its way through the forests without a single tree cut down), that’s little impediment against our dreaming out loud of one. I mean, just look at the thing — those hairpins look gnarly! Imagine the length of the waiver form…
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Vancouver Would Be Cooler If We Had More Safe Indoor Spaces for Skateboarding

Its vaulted ceilings may have once carried the tenors and altos of Catholic choirboys, but nowadays the acoustics of the abandoned St. Liborius Church have been repurposed to carry the screeches and echoes characteristic of a DIY Skatepark. We think Vancouver would be cooler if we had an all-inclusive indoor community skatepark of our own...

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had a Massive Floating Housing Project at the Port

Imagine a colourful, mixed-used, housing complex like Amsterdam's Silodam floating at the foot of Victoria Drive.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had Floating Camp Sites in False Creek

Imagine Belgium's Vlot Kamp - essentially eight floating campsites accessed from the shore by canoe - next to Olympic Village.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had a Cocktail Bar Hidden in a Skytrain Station

This 15-seat speakeasy-style bar is located behind a nondescript door in New York City's 28th Street subway station.