I love the Vancouver Chinatown Night Market

Chinatown Night Market street advertising

Spotted this on my way home the other day. Richmond, B.C. has a seasonal night market for a while now, so this is a neat addition for Vancouver. A lot of people that I’ve discussed this with say that Chinatown is back on the map as an up and coming area in the city. Locals might debate that, but it’s always a fun place to visit, if not just for some spicy pork buns.

Vancouver 2010: Day 17 – Gold medal hockey at Robson Square and the closing ceremonies

Vancouver 2010: Day 16 It already seems like the last day of the Olympics were months ago, and it barely seems like the greatest hockey game that I have ever seen yet alone been in such close proximity to. This was probably one of the single, biggest days in this country’s history, and I was in the midst of it all.

And truth be told, I took the photo of this sign the day before this day. It really should have been a sign of what was about to come.

Many people probably know about how the USA had a hockey game with Canada for the gold medal. If not, read this.

Vancouver 2010: Day 17 - Robson Square, Men's Gold Medal Hockey Game

What many people in the U.S. probably don’t understand is that this game isn’t a matter of bragging rights. While that can and most likely will happen, it goes beyond that. This game was the cherry on top of the Canadian pride that has come out of hiding and been embraced like I’ve never seen before.

And when Crosby scored the game winner…

Vancouver 2010: Day 17 - Robson Square, Men's Gold Medal Hockey Game

Vancouver 2010: Day 17 - Robson Square, Men's Gold Medal Hockey Game
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