Category Archives: “The Drive”
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!