Welcome to another issue of the Georgia Straight.
This week, the Straight's online and print editions feature a look into Vancouver's density wars; plus a special summer style section, new food trucks, and Robert Pattinson.
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Vancouver's density debate pits Sullivanism versus the ideas of Jane Jacobs
Vancouver ex-mayor Sam Sullivan was a devotee of Canada's most famous urban theorist until he fell in love with high-rises.
Good weather means great summer style
From tie-dyed maxi dresses and beach-ready bags to graphic tees, personalized sunblock, and hot new nail colours, we've got the details on how to amp up your style once the warm weather hits.
Try something new at Vancouver's hot food trucks
At Seymour and Georgia on a recent Tuesday afternoon, a suit-wearing woman marched up to Guanaco food truck, jerked open her to-go container, and accusingly declared, "You forgot my pork."
Romance is complicated in Bard on the Beach's The Taming of the Shrew
Bard on the Beach star Lois Anderson says the controversial The Taming of the Shrew is a profound examination of love.
David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis takes Robert Pattinson to the fringe
The newly ambitious, albeit sleepy, actor is out to prove he has more in him than that sparkly vampire from the Twilight series.
Things to do
Red Robinson Show Theatre
|Sports||Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Houston Dynamo
B.C. Place Stadium
|Movies||Vancouver Festival of Ocean Films
Jericho Arts Centre
|Dance||A Simple Way
Scotiabank Dance Centre
Comment of theWeek
The Canadian right will never agree in principle to the idea of paying people for not doing anything without stigmatizing them as a means to getting them to change their behavior. Similarly, the Canadian left will never agree to no corporate taxation from the need to punish/vilainize their traditional enemy despite these costs being flowed through to consumers through market forces anyway. Witness the recent HST vote in B.C. [read story]
> Submitted by Arthur Vandelay, 2012-06-07 10:41