After 11 years of bringing you local reporting, the team behind the Vancouver Observer has moved on to Canada's National Observer. You can follow Vancouver culture reporting over there from now on. Thank you for all your support over the years!

Hastings Racecourse

Deighton Cup: How to choose the right hat for a lucky day at the races

The Deighton Cup, Vancouver’s most fashionable thoroughbred derby, returns on Saturday, July 26 at the Hastings Racecourse. Hats are considered to bring luck to the races and, at The Deighton...

Provincial-backed casino requires City approval, but can City say no?

The proposed expansion of Edgewater Casino at BC Place requires Vancouver city council approval. Public hearings are slated for mid-December.