23.11.12 by Jeff

Dude Chilling Park

Dude Chilling Park
Photo credit: @DustinTimms

This is awesome. Vancouver’s Guelph Park is now Dude Chilling Park. Not officially though, The Province reports that the official park sign was secretly replaced by someone “who put a lot of effort into crafting the counterfeit, which even features the official Vancouver Parks and Recreation crest”.

The artist responsible is Viktor Briestensky. I really hope they don’t remove it like they say they will. It is harmless and hilarious.

*Edit – There’s a petition you can sign to show your support, here.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://toeswade.wordpress.com/ Amanda

    Awesome!

  • notfables

    This, is amazing





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My friend illustrator Hannah K. Lee sent me over her latest zine, “Close Encounters”. I’m also the proud owner of “Everyone Else is Younger and More Talented” and my personal favourite “Shoes Over Bills”. Love Hannah’s work! Have a look inside the zine below.

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