Jardin Vauban is the hangout of hangouts when the sun is shining, and definitely my favorite place to kick it in the city. Come here on a Saturday afternoon to experience the park in all its glory; people from all corners of the city come by with blankets, friends, and plenty of beer to go around! Sure, I come here to catch up on some reading and watch the pickup games of soccer and Frisbee, but the greatest part of the day is when the instruments come out. Guitars, bongos, banjos, you name it: there is always a large group jamming out and making music for the rest of us to enjoy. Grab some food to go and head over for a picnic under the northern sun!