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Forbidden Vancouver Media Coverage

This is a compilation of media stories about Forbidden Vancouver, for more recent coverage please check the Media Coverage section of our blog.

The Vancouver Sun

On July 11, 2012 we got a mention on the front page of the Vancouver Sun!


Vancouver Sun-1

The story concluded on page 6.


See the full article.

The Westender

On August 9, 2012 we scored a front page on the Westender! Thanks to Kiri Marr for the great photo.

Will was quoted inside talking about Vancouver’s alleyways. Of course exploring the city’s alleyways is a highlight of the tour…


Vancouver Weekly

On Halloween 2012, the Lost Souls of Gastown was very well described by Amy Watkins in Vancouver Weekly. Thanks also to our dear friend Kiri Marr for the photo!.



On September 29, 2012 Lost Souls of Gastown got its own post on VancityBuzz!



On September 27, 2012 our Lost Souls of Gastown tour got a mention in Miss 604’s Halloween Tour blog!


The Vancouver Courier

Oct 2, 2012 Sandra Thomas at the Vancouver Courier covered our Lost Souls of Gastown tour in the paper’s Community Calendar. Great photo of the Sunnyside Hotel circa 1888 included!


Hello BC

On September 30, 2012 our Lost Souls of Gastown tour got a whole page to itself on the HelloBC blog.


The Vancouver Courier

On August 3, 2012 we sneaked onto the front page of the Vancouver Courier, with a full-page article on page 34. Thanks to Josh Hite for the photography!




You can also read the article on The Courier website here.

The Province

On July 31, 2012 we were covered in The Province newspaper. Thanks again to Josh Hite for the great photo.


You can also read the article on The Province website here.

The North Shore News

On July 27, 2012 we were featured in the North Shore News.


You can read the full article here.

Spacing magazine

Spacing Magazine featured us on June 28, 2012.


See the full article here.

Inside Vancouver

On July 13, 2012 Inside Vancouver (our city’s most visited blog!) wrote about us.


You can read more (and see some interesting photos!) here.


Hélène Lequitte at La Source wrote a very thoughtful piece on Forbidden Vancouver in October 2012. Hélène and Will spent a good while talking through the motivations and passions behind Forbidden Vancouver – made for an interesting article! (provided you can speak French of course). Hélène was kind enough to talk in English to Will, since his French is ‘somewhat rusty’.


Hastings Exchange BIA

On June 7, 2012 we got a mention in the blog of the Hastings Exchange BIA – “Forbidden Vancouver is awesome” in fact!


You can read the full article here.

Viajar Pelo Mundo Magazine

Our friends in Brazil wrote this short piece for Viajar Pelo Mundo Magazine in October 2012. Thanks to Josh Hite for the photograph!