Archive for June, 2011

Chapel Arts Benches arrive in Yaletown
Thursday, June 30th, 2011 | Posted in: Beautification, News

New street furniture has arrived in Yaletown today!

The 5 new Chapel benches were similarly commissioned to the 4 benches that arrived last week. These new benches were designed by Nathan Wiens and manufactured by his company, Chapel Arts.

Chapel Art benches in Yaletown

The Chapel Benches were created in celebration of Vancouver’s (and Yaletown’s) 125th birthday. The new furniture is a gift to the citizens of Vancouver and our neighbourhood, from the businesses of Yaletown (through the Yaletown BIA).

24 foot chapel bench in Yaletown

The benches have all been placed throughout the heritage district along the “Steam Line” walking route.

New benches arrive in Yaletown
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 | Posted in: Beautification, News

Yaletown beam project

Celebrating Vancouver’s 125th birthday, the Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) has commissioned new benches for Yaletown.

Come take a look! The “Rail Benches” are installed along Mainland Street, between Helmcken and Nelson.

The benches are created from reclaimed warehouse beams from Yaletown. To tie in Yaletown’s history, the benches were designed to be reminiscent of past Yaletown industries, as a warehouse district and rail yard.

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Canada Day
Monday, June 20th, 2011 | Posted in: Coming Soon, News

Yaletown loves Canada

Canada Day is coming up soon and all Yaletown Businesses are encouraged to email events, specials,  & hours of operation to to have them listed online!

♥ Canada
♥ Yaletown

Thank you to clean up volunteers
Thursday, June 16th, 2011 | Posted in: News, Press

Thank you to all the concerned volunteers for helping tidy up Vancouver’s Downtown!

We wish to also thank Yaletown businesses for keeping yesterday’s celebrations as they were intended to be.

- Yaletown Business Improvement Association

Best of Vancouver
Monday, June 13th, 2011 | Posted in: News, Press

Best of Vancouver 2011

The Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver voting has begun! You may, once again, tell us what you love most about our West Coast metropolis. The best part? For voting, one lucky winner will receive a $2,500 gift certificate from Flight Centre for their dream vacation!

Categories are varied, including Best Neighbourhood (Yaletown?), Favourite Canucks player, Best Tattoo Studio, and many many more

Follow this link to share your Vancouver (& Yaletown) favorites and be entered to win the $2500 gift certificate:


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