Pin It

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Concert damage to the Common

Posted By on Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 6:11 AM

Once again a concert trashes the Common, and once again city staffer Peter Bigelow says the crews are out working their turf magic and everything will be honky dory... by spring. "That's why we have concerts in the fall, when the Commons isn't typically in use," he says. (Hey, I just report these things.) Bigelow blames the heavy rain in the days before the show. So, can we expect such damage every time there's a concert? "If it rains," he says.

Here's what the Common looks like, post-Urban:

Bigelow blames the rain for the mess, but I've found the real culprit. This little guy was set up to deliver drinking water to concert goers. Unfortunately, there was no way to turn it off; I took this picture Thursday, so presumably the water was running the entire weekend:

Support The Coast

At a time when the city needs local coverage more than ever, we’re asking for your help to support independent journalism. We are committed as always to providing free access to readers, particularly as we confront the impact of COVID-19 in Halifax and beyond.

Read more about the work we do here, or consider making a voluntary donation using the button below. Thank you for your support!

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Remember, it's entirely possible to disagree without spiralling into a thread of negativity and personal attacks. We have the right to remove (and you have the right to report) any comments that go against our policy.

Coast Top Ten


More »

Reality Bites

More »


More »

Real Time Web Analytics

© 2020 Coast Publishing Ltd.