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

Inspector Vance and the True Crime Magazines of the 1930s and ‘40s

One of the many fascinating things that Inspector John Vance packed away when he retired from the Vancouver Police Department in 1949... Read More

Vancouver Confidential: Not your Dad’s history book

Those of us who write history books are used to being told “my dad would love that.” And while hearing things like this warms our... 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

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, she is planning the best party and biggest party of the... Read More

Vancouver Historical Society Speaker’s Series: Lisa Anne Smith on “Joe” Fortes

Lisa Anne Smith will talk about Seraphim “Joe” Fortes at the Vancouver Historical Society’s next meeting on Thursday April 25... Read More

Where to find old photos of your house

Some of my favourite pictures in Sensational Victoria are the then and now ones in James Bay. There’s a fabulous archival shot of Carr... Read More

Echoes Across Seymour

Author: Janet Pavlik, Desmond Smith and Eileen Smith (Harbour Publishing, 2012) A couple of years back I interviewed Charles Van... Read More