Vancouver history

An Ode to the Topanga Cafe

An Ode to the Topanga Cafe

Fire took down the 40-year-old institution this morning. And while it never racked up the awards, there's something about its unchanging nature that will be deeply missed.

Photos: Vintage Pics of Striking, Protesting and Rioting Vancouverites

Photos: Vintage Pics of Striking, Protesting and Rioting Vancouverites

Stunning archive photos of Vancouver's historic protests, and a Q&A with author Kate Bird.

Artificial eyes? Taxidermy? See Vancouver’s most unconventional collections

Artificial eyes? Taxidermy? See Vancouver’s most unconventional collections

The Museum of Vancouver has gathered the most amazing, perplexing and surreal private collections in the city for a must-see exhibition

Get into the spirit with Van Mag’s guide to Halloween in Vancouver

Get into the spirit with Van Mag’s guide to Halloween in Vancouver

A roundup of the best Halloween themed entertainment the city has to offer.

Chinatown Syndrome

Chinatown Syndrome

The neighbourhood's survival is threatened by a polarized debate between the Old Guard and the Young Turks. But a new generation seeks a middle way