Golden Age Collectables
YWCA Health & Fitness Centre
Despite its name, this excellent downtown gym is open to both women and men. It has three studios with wood-sprung floors, both combined...
Expect your lurching stomach to make a bid for freedom as the glass elevator whisks you 169m to the apex of this needle-like viewing...
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
Showcasing carvings, paintings and jewelry from Canada's most revered Haida artist, this tranquil gallery is lined with fascinating and...
A local-legend, pub-style music venue, the upstairs 'Rail' is accessed via an unobtrusive wooden door next to a 7-Eleven. Don't be put...
Mario's Coffee Express
A java lover's favorite that only downtown office workers seem to know about. You'll wake up and smell the coffee long before you make...
852 Granville St · interesting places nearby
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If you're missing your regular dose of Emily the Strange or you just want to blow your vacation budget on a highly detailed life-sized model of Ultra Man, head straight to this Aladdin's cave of the comic-book world. While the clientele is unsurprisingly dominated by males, the staff is friendly and welcoming – especially to wide-eyed kids buying their first Archie .
There are occassional signings by artists here. This is also the best place to be in the city on the annual Free Comic Book Day (the first saturday in May), when there's a party atmosphere and gratis goodies for all – whether or not you dress as Darth Vader (but don't expect to get anything if you wear your Jar Jar Binks costume).