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BBC Travel Online – Secrets of the Penthouse

Vancouverite and writer for BBC Travel, John Lee, came on our Secrets of the Penthouse special event. And he wrote a fantastic article about it on BBC Travel!

Lee describes Secrets of the Penthouse as a “racy new tour” that shines a light on the not-too-distant past by taking visitors behind the curtain at the Penthouse.

Lee also got an interview with Aaron Chapman, the author of Liquor, Lust, and the Law – the history of the legendary Penthouse Nightclub by Arsenal Pulp Press. He asked Aaron about the popularity of our Secrets of the Penthouse event, who responded:

“There’s an appetite for Vancouver heritage right now and I think it’s because the city is changing before our eyes.”

We couldn’t agree more. The Penthouse is a remarkable holdout against the relentless development of downtown Vancouver, which has seen so many theatres and live music venues close over the years.

For more special events that will satisfy your hunger for Vancouver heritage, check out our Special Events page!