50th Anniversary

VIDEO: 50 Years, 50 Unforgettable <i>VanMag</i> Covers

VIDEO: 50 Years, 50 Unforgettable VanMag Covers

Notable front pages from our magazine's history.

We Predicted the Future of Wine

We Predicted the Future of Wine

We knew these wines were good in 1993—but now they're even better.

Then and Now: What We Think of Vancouver’s Most Iconic Buildings

Then and Now: What We Think of Vancouver’s Most Iconic Buildings

Industry experts scrutinize Vancouver's successes and failures after five decades of architectural overhaul.

Review: Water St. Cafe Has Barely Changed in Two Decades—and That’s a Good Thing

Review: Water St. Cafe Has Barely Changed in Two Decades—and That’s a Good Thing

Twenty-four years after reviewing the Water St. Cafe, critic Jim Sutherland returns.

What It Was Like to Tour Vancouver in 1997 (According to ‘Lonely Planet’)

What It Was Like to Tour Vancouver in 1997 (According to ‘Lonely Planet’)

Want to see exactly how much Vancouver has changed over the last 20 years? Try exploring with just a two-decades-old travel book as your guide.

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Do You Remember When Vancouver Bars Had Smoking Rooms?

Do You Remember When Vancouver Bars Had Smoking Rooms?

We take a look back at one of the city's not-so-shining moments.

12 Unforgettable Moments from the <i>VanMag</i> Archives

12 Unforgettable Moments from the VanMag Archives

Our past editors and contributors share the stories, characters and triumphs that have stayed with them over the years.

Our Favourite Celebrity Sightings from the VanMag Archives

Our Favourite Celebrity Sightings from the VanMag Archives

Celebs (Michael Bublé! Sarah McLachlan! David Suzuki!) have had plenty of moments on our covers and in our pages. Here are a few of our favourites.

This Just In: Vancouver’s Got a Thing for Hunky Mayors

This Just In: Vancouver’s Got a Thing for Hunky Mayors

Digging through the archives for our 50th anniversary issue made us realize that our mayors have one striking similarity.

Check Out These Incredible Photos of Vancouver Nightlife Circa 1980

Check Out These Incredible Photos of Vancouver Nightlife Circa 1980

Graceland, the Gandy Dancer and our first Pride Parade—a local photographer takes us on a journey into the '80s club scene.

7 Wild and Wonderful Fashion Shoots from the <i>VanMag</i> Archives

7 Wild and Wonderful Fashion Shoots from the VanMag Archives

Nothing preserves a moment in time quite like an outfit.