Forbidden Vancouver Blog

The Really Gay History Contest

Enter our contest and you could win the ultimate PRIDE day out! The prize package includes; Two adult tickets to our brand-new Really Gay History Tour ($64 retail value) Two adult tickets to the Vancouver...
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The Marine Building

[By Lani Russwurm] The Marine Building at 355 Burrard Street is widely considered the best piece of architecture in the city and among the finest examples of Art Deco architecture anywhere. It’s also the star...
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The Death of Janet Smith

[by Lani Russwurm] The death of Scottish nurse Janet Smith in a Shaughnessy mansion in 1924 is Vancouver’s most notorious cold case — a tale of unsolved murder, high society, racism, drug-fuelled parties, torture, and even...
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Dominion Day on Burrard Inlet

150 years ago, Gassy Jack was just thinking about opening a saloon at Burrard Inlet (which he did later in 1867). British Columbia had only united with Vancouver Island into one colony the year before...
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