Vancouver History

Vancouver stories from Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

The Orpheum and Its Drag Queens

[by Glenn Tkach, creator of the Really Gay History Tour] This is the Orpheum Theatre on Granville Street, just two years after it opened in 1927. It’s been dubbed “The New Orpheum” because it is...
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The Hollow Tree

[by Glenn Tkach] The Hollow Tree in Stanley Park is one of Vancouver’s most well-known attractions. This photo should give you an idea of how large it is – it has a circumference of about...
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