Pallet Gardens, entry walls, and seating take shape at containR

April 1, 2014

Two dozen people braved the cold on Saturday March 29 and created prototypes of verticle pallet garden in preparation for Spring and stained them using handmade tumeric, beet and coffee stains. Pallets were also used to start an entry wall at the Vendome corner and seating in the patio. Special thanks to Sunnysiders, neighbours, HSCA, [...]

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Sunnyside Pallet and Garden Party

March 21, 2014

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Spring Programming at the containR in Sunnyside

March 2, 2014

Do you want to get notices of programming at the containR in Sunnyside? This is from our first 2014 meeting to plan arts, food, music, and family events. There will be many more containers arriving over the coming months. Stay up to day by liking us at www.facebook.com/bowtobluff

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Painting on the ContainRs

January 24, 2014

When it comes to spray paint there’s good art and bad art. ContainR was thrilled to engage Daniel J. Kirk to paint the dancer on the south side of the container. The work is still underway and will develop into something even more beautiful. Unfortunately however, some pretty uninspired folks also sprayed the sides facing [...]

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Annual Jane’s Walk

January 24, 2014

Jane’s Walk honours the legacy and ideas of urban activist and writer Jane Jacobs who championed the interests of local residents and pedestrians over a car-centered approach to planning. Jane’s Walk often takes Jacobs’ ideas to communities unfamiliar with her ideas, in order to advance local engagement with contemporary urban planning practices.  The walks helps [...]

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