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SportsYour guide to Jurassic Park — and other viewing parties — for Raptors Game 5

12:20  10 june  2019
12:20  10 june  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

Vancouver could create ‘Jurassic Park West’ viewing for Raptors’ Finals games

Vancouver could create ‘Jurassic Park West’ viewing for Raptors’ Finals games The Toronto Raptors will have support from fans all across Canada during their quest for the franchise’s first NBA championship. Raptors fans have become well known for their enthusiastic support for the team. The crowd outside of Raptors’ arena during playoff games often rivals the intensity of those who purchased tickets and are inside. The area outside has become affectionately known as “Jurassic Park.” Across the country, there could be a similar feel during this year’s NBA Finals. The city of Vancouver is exploring a viewing area for fans to watch Toronto’s games against the Golden State Warriors in the Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza.

Vancouver could create ‘ Jurassic Park West’ viewing for Raptors ’ Finals games . The Toronto Raptors will have support from fans all across Why Jurassic Park is ground zero for Raptors fans. You cannot bring bottled water into the park , and you may want to limit your liquid intake because

Toronto Raptors fans flooded Peel St. in downtown Montreal Monday for a free outdoor broadcast of Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors. The crowd, which easily numbered in the hundreds and probably a few thousand, stayed through the drizzle

Your guide to Jurassic Park — and other viewing parties — for Raptors Game 5© Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press Toronto Raptors fans sing the Canadian national anthem outside the Scotiabank Arena, at what's dubbed "Jurassic Park." THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

For the first time in its history, the Toronto Raptors are one win away from an NBA championship. This is pay-off for the fans, who have been loyal, despite 24 years of heartbreak. For the band-wagoners (no judgment), it's a chance to celebrate a city so close to victory.

Your guide to Jurassic Park — and other viewing parties — for Raptors Game 5© CBC Toronto police and MLSE expect upwards of 10,000 fans to descend on downtown Toronto Monday night.

We are one game away, and thousands of fans will vie for the chance to stand shoulder-to-shoulder to scream, or cry, along with a tribe of like-minded people.

NBA exports Raptors’ Jurassic Park concept all over the world

NBA exports Raptors’ Jurassic Park concept all over the world NBA exports Raptors’ Jurassic Park concept all over the world

You're viewing YouTube in Russian. You can change this preference below. By cloning DNA harvested from pre-historic insects, Hammond has been able to create living dinosaurs for his new Jurassic Park , an immense animal preserve housing real brachiosaurs, dilophosaurs, triceratops

When Makda Ghebreslassie heard that Raptors fans were camping out to be among the first to get into Jurassic Park for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, she decided she would join them for the night. Fans get some sleep Sunday night while in line to get in to Jurassic Park .

Should they win, the celebration is expected to be one for the history books. Toronto police say they have plans in place to beef up security.

"A celebration crowd will celebrate as they see fit, not as we see fit. This is going to be a unique challenge. The essence of Jurassic Park is fairly new," 52 Division Supt. Michael Barsky told CBC News.

Your guide to Jurassic Park — and other viewing parties — for Raptors Game 5© Provided by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Needless to say, it will be gruelling to navigate. In fact, people have started lining up since Saturday.

For those headed to Jurassic Park, or any of the other satellite parks, here is what you need to know.

Jurassic Park

Toronto Police and Maple Leafs and Sports Entertainment are expecting more than 10,000 people to descend on the area.

Here are the road closures for the area:

Thunderstorms And Strong Winds Set To Put A Damper On Raptors Viewing Parties Across Southern Ontario Tonight

Thunderstorms And Strong Winds Set To Put A Damper On Raptors Viewing Parties Across Southern Ontario Tonight Heavy rain is expected to last throughout the evening.

Cameras are everywhere in Jurassic Park . During pauses in the game , Sportsnet’s cameras swoop over the I can’t speak to how others choose their subjects, but I You cannot bring bottled water into the park , and you may want to limit your liquid intake because the only bathrooms are porta potties.

Jurassic Park – Guides and FAQs. The game 's use of rocket launchers, motion sensors, Compsognathus enemies, gassing the raptor nest, and other features were adapted from the original Jurassic Park novel, not the film.

  • 7 a.m. on Monday, June 10 until 2 a.m. on Tuesday, June 11:

Maple Leaf Square — Bremner Boulevard from Lake Shore Boulevard West to York Street

  • 9 a.m. on Monday, June 10 until 2 a.m. on Tuesday, June 11:

York Street between Lake Shore Boulevard West and Front Street West

Bremner Boulevard (between Lower Simcoe Street and York Street)

  • 5 p.m. on Monday, June 10 until 2 a.m. on Tuesday, June 11:

Bremner Boulevard from Lower Simcoe Street to Rees Street

That last closure — on Bremner from Lower Simcoe to Rees Street is a late addition meant to accommodate fans who won't be able to fit into Jurassic Park.

GO Transit

The Union Station GO Bus Terminal will close starting at half-time.

Buses that usually come through Union Station Bus Terminal will detour.

If you take Route 61, 65 or 71: All GO bus trips will begin and end at Hwy 407 Station. You may use your GO fare on TTC subway for travel between Hwy 407 Station and Union Station.

Line up of fans grows at Jurassic Park ahead of Game 5 of NBA finals

Line up of fans grows at Jurassic Park ahead of Game 5 of NBA finals One day before Game 5 of the NBA finals, a line of Toronto Raptors fans is growing for a spot in Jurassic Park, the fan area outside Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. On Sunday morning, there were a total of nine fans and they were having fun.  Jurassic Park, of which there are mini versions all over the Greater Toronto Area, is an outdoor public square where fans gather to cheer while watching the game on a big screen. There is enough room in the public viewing area, located at the entrance for Scotiabank Arena, for about 5,000 people.

The Megaraptor was featured in Warpath: Jurassic Park . As the game was made before the discovery of the aforementioned hand bone, it is portrayed as a It was most likely chosen because the raptors from the movies were much too small compared to the other dinosaurs in the game . In the game 's

The Velociraptors are the primary foe which Anne must contend with. Raptors are the most frequently encountered dinosaur throughout the game 's eight levels and demo, making them the main antagonists of the game ( Jurassic Park : Trespasser).

If you take Route 21 or 31: All GO bus trips will begin and end at Port Credit GO. Please take the Lakeshore West train for travel between Port Credit and Union Station.

If you take Route 16: This route will be suspended. If you are travelling from Hamilton to Union Station, take the Route 18 bus from Hamilton GO to Aldershot GO, and continue on the Lakeshore West train to Union Station. If you are travelling from Union Station to Hamilton, take the Lakeshore West GO train to Aldershot GO and continue on the Route 18 GO bus to Hamilton.

TTC Transit

The TTC will have regular service plus five extra trains and 25 buses available both before and after the game.

The TTC's Blue Night Network will run all night as always.

If Jurassic Park isn't up your alley, there are a number of satellite options to choose from.

  • Ajax: Pat Bayly Square
  • Brampton: Garden Square
  • Burlington: Civic Square
  • Mississauga: Celebration Square
  • Pickering: Pickering Recreation Complex
  • Scarborough: Albert Campbell Square
  • Vaughan: Vaughan City Hall
    Your guide to Jurassic Park — and other viewing parties — for Raptors Game 5© Provided by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Whitby: Whitby Civic Recreation Complex

In addition, Cineplex theatres are offering free viewing parties at some locations:

  • Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park
  • Cineplex Cinemas Vaughan
  • Cineplex Cinemas Winston Churchill
  • Cineplex Odeon Ajax Cinemas
  • Cineplex Odeon Niagara Square Cinemas
  • Cineplex Odeon South Keys Cinemas
  • Cineplex Odeon Westmount Cinemas
  • Galaxy Cinemas Barrie
  • Galaxy Cinemas Guelph
  • Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough
  • Scotiabank Theatre Ottawa
  • SilverCity Burlington Cinemas
  • SilverCity Newmarket Cinemas
  • SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas
  • SilverCity Thunder Bay Cinemas
  • SilverCity Windsor Cinemas
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Raptors expect up to 2 million people to attend victory parade.
The Toronto Raptors are preparing for a truly massive crowd to attend the victory parade celebrating their first NBA title. The parade is planned for Monday, and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment is getting ready for a huge event. MLSE Head of Community Affairs and Events Mike Bartlett told Chris Fox of CP24 that he could estimate between 1.5 and 2 million attendees. Bartlett promised to deliver the “biggest party Toronto has ever seen” on Monday, culminating in a rally at 12:30 p.m. ET. Players will be carried along the parade route in double-decker buses.

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