It started with 3 chunks of rough cedar strategically positioned at Guelph Park in an art festival a ways back. Today, this is the park to chill in all of Vancouver.
Just 2 blocks east of Main Street on E 7th resides Dude Chilling Park (formerly Guelph Park) In one corner atop a concrete slab reclines the Dude. An intriguing bronze sculpture by local artist Michael Dennis. The process of how this celebrated character has become the pride and joy of Mount Pleasant is fascinating and explained in the short podcast below.