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I have had a number of requests to make available the text of my presentation to the Vancouver Historical Society in January this year. It seemed easiest to post it here as a downloadable PDF called Commercial Drive to 1940. … Continue reading
I had a great time last night delivering the Vancouver Historical Society’s monthly lecture. It was standing room only and I really want to thank everyone who came out for it. Thanks!
BC Studies has published a review of “The Drive.” On the morning of April 8, 1949, a nattily-dressed crook named Robert Harrison visited the Bank of Commerce at the corner of First Avenue and Commercial Drive and relieved it of … Continue reading
This is a reminder that the Story Gallery Festival is taking place tomorrow, Saturday, between 1 and 4 (or until 6 if you stay for a screening of the Vancouver Stories film) at Britannia (Napier and Commercial). Lots of music, … Continue reading
The very first person ever to borrow “The Drive” from the VPL system is now 9 days overdue with its return!
I’m pleased to announce that The Drive Press will be appearing at the Story Gallery Festival that will take place in and around Britannia Library and Info Centre on Saturday 22nd October. The Festival celebrates the number of books and … Continue reading
So, finally, “The Drive” is available at the library — well, after the five or six holds that are already in place for the only two copies they have circulating. The Special Collections department on the seventh floor of the … Continue reading
I was in the People’s Co-op Bookstore today and a woman was reading “The Drive“. I asked if she was enjoying it and she said; “Oh, yes. It really makes me want to walk down the street and study it … Continue reading