“Tales from the West End”-Local History at a Vancouver Heritage Site
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
1209 Bidwell Street
Back by popular demand, award winning storyteller Mary Gavan returns with tales of West End history. Come to the newly renovated JJ Bean Coffee Shop on Bidwell and Davie –formerly known as “Maxine’s Hideaway”- and listen to stories about the building’s history as a brothel, gangster hideout as well as paranormal destination. Mingle with other attendees and build community through a shared past voiced with passion and excitement by Mary and your neighbours. Don’t forget to bring old photographs! This event is free and is made possible by the Heritage Vancouver Society, JJBean and WEArts.