On July 17th, Happy City spent the day at the Avalon
Mall. Summer students, Kristen and Leigha, set up shop on the
first floor of the mall and enjoyed some engaging discussions with
shoppers about what makes a Happy City.
Here's what they had to say:
"My Happy City is a clean city. St. John's would be better
with more cultural and community events. I love the culture of St.
John's and the small city feel."
-Any Flynn, St. John's
"My Happy City is clean. St. John's would benefit from
more parking. I love the quantity and variety of shopping in
-Victoria Lewis , Mount Pearl
"My Happy City is healthy and has honest people. St. John's
would be better if there were more restaurants. I love the
scenery of St. John's. I love the malls, the concerts, and the
-Jon Hartley, St. John's
"My Happy City is a clean city! I love the parks and green
spaces in St. John's, but the city needs to improve their sidewalks
-Bethany Colbourne, St. John's
"My Happy City is an exciting city and a clean city. Having more
happy friends and family around would make St. John's better. I
love that St. John's is a wonderful, big city, and I love the
people who live here."
-Sheila Bradbury, St. John's
"My Happy City is clean and peaceful. St. John's would better
with less garbage. I love the scenery of St. John's."
"My Happy City is fun and energetic. St. John's would be better
if there were less crime. I love everything about St. John's,
including the theatres."
"My Happy City is somewhere without lots of garbage, where
people aren't afraid of being robbed. St. John's would be a better
city if it was a cleaner city. I love the colours of St. John's,
the brightly coloured houses, and how welcoming and friendly
-Lisa Grant, St. John's
"My Happy City is St. John's. St. John's would be better if it
was easier to navigate. I love how nice the people are in St.
Thanks to all who stopped by to chat with us. Keep your eyes
open for us at upcoming community events and let us know what makes
your city a Happy City.