During the Olympics the center of all the action was Granville Street.
If you missed it, Here are pictures of what it was like to be on Granville during the Olympics.
The torch traveled to all the corners of Canada in the hands of over 12,000 torch bearers. Other torchbearers include Arnold Schwarzenegger, Catriona Le May Doan, Steve Nash and Rick Mercer.
World class acts graced the street for the short few weeks much to the delight of locals and visitors.
Holt Renfrew got into the spirit with their window displays.
A happy crush of people trading pins, watching buskers, and soaking in the olympic vibe.
Buskers traveled from all over the world to perform on our street, from escape artists, to Batman look alikes to jugglers, acrobats and musicians there was spectacles on every block.
We were lucky to have incredible weather during the Olympics in February 2010 but the weather generally pretty mild most years.
One of the most popular locals was Spandy Andy, our energetic bespandexed street entertainer.
Large circle acts such as this one drew huge crowds.
Granville Street was flooded with thousands of ebullient fans when we won the Men's Gold Medal game. Cheering and flag waving could be seen for up to 6 hours afterward.
Random games of pick up street hockey also were common.
The Chapters windows.
Quatchi the mascot skates makes an appearance at Robson Square.
Lunarfest set up a Lantern forest with paper lanterns by children in Vancouver and Taiwan.
At the Sauder School of Business, the Royal Canadian Mint was inviting people to come in and trade their quarters for special limited edition olympic quarters and the opportunity to hold the olympic medals.
Smiles all around.