Eve Lazarus is a writer with a passion for non-traditional history and a fascination with murder. Her previous books include the BC bestsellers Blood, Sweat, and Fear: the story of Inspector Vance, Vancouver’s first forensic investigator (2017); Cold Case Vancouver: the city’s most baffling unsolved murders (2015) and Sensational Vancouver (2014). Eve blogs at Every Place has a Story–evelazarus.com

Repurposing old buildings: Bryan Adams’ Gastown Studio

The following post is an excerpt from Sensational Vancouver: Bryan Adams was a military brat born in Kingston, Ontario. His parents... Read More

Vancouver Tour has a Musqueam Perspective

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation is piloting a project with the Musqueam Indian Band to offer a tour of Vancouver from a slightly... Read More

Meet Tom Carter

I visited Tom Carter in his heritage loft a couple of weeks ago. It was the same afternoon that we climbed up to the top of the Sun... Read More

Lani Russwurm’s Awesome Vancouver

When Lani Russwurm jumped online in 2008 he was one of the first to write about history in his blog Past Tense. Vancouver is Awesome... Read More

Finn Slough and the Britannia Shipyard National Historic Site

We biked to Finn Slough last month. It’s located at the end of No. 4 Road about six clicks from Steveston. Depending on what you read... Read More

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

If Chuck Davis was Mr. Vancouver, then James Johnstone should be Mr. East End, because no one knows the area better. James is a house... Read More

Wanted: Past Residents for a 100th Birthday Party

Nikki Renshaw is throwing a party to celebrate her house’s 100th birthday. But first she wants to invite as many former residents... Read More

Chef Chuck Currie’s Polka Dotted House

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Spite Houses and ran a picture of a lime green house painted with large purple dots. The back... Read More

Vancouver’s Early Red Light District and the Heritage House Tour

There are some beautiful homes on the Vancouver Heritage House Tour this year—a couple of old Shaughnessy manors, a quirky turreted... Read More

The Brutal Murder of Pat Lowther

April is poetry month and congratulations to Sina Queyras for winning the 2013 Pat Lowther Memorial Award for her book of poetry Lemon... Read More