“After a two-year absence, the Yuk Yuk’s chain of comedy clubs is coming back to Vancouver. …
Yuk Yuk’s founder Mark Breslin said a franchisee dispute forced the closure of the previous location in the Century Plaza Hotel on Burrard Street two years ago.
“We thought we’d be able to open up something a lot faster, but it’s not easy to find a good piece of Vancouver real estate that hasn’t been used yet,” he said. “We loved it [the new location] and we had to wait to negotiate it. The hotel was in transition. So we’re actually opening up about a year after we thought we would.”
- ‘Yuk Yuk’s comedy clubs returns to Vancouver’, Georgia Straight, 22 Mar 2012
Q: What do you call a comedian who can only afford to live a two hour commute from his Vancouver gig?