Archives for May 2011

John Grasty Gets Some Fancy Real Estate Technology


John Grasty QR Codes realestateevolved.com

Long time advertiser and friend of the blog John Grasty has something new on his real estate signs, and it makes it a whole lot easier to get that price on the house you’re driving by. When I bought our place here in 2003, I found it by driving around the local neighbourhoods where I […]



New Lawn Sprinkling Regulations


Photo Courtesy pleeker on Flickr

Lawn sprinkling restrictions come into effect across Metro Vancouver on June 1, and remain in effect through September 30. Restrictions have been effect for years now, and most local residents are probably familiar with them. However, there is a change for 2011. In the past, you were allowed to water your lawn between the hours […]



The Improvised Musical in PoCo


The Improvised Musical Second Story Theatre Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam’s newest comedy venue – Second Storey Theatre – is proud to present a new show called The Improvised Musical. As the name suggests, it is a completely improvised show, from the characters and story, to the music and song lyrics. It runs Friday and Saturdays starting tonight and continuing to Saturday, June 25. […]



Links – Canucks in the Stanley Cup Finals


Canucks go to the Stanley Cup Final. Photo courtesy twitter.com/cbcvancouver

Well, it happened in dramatic fashion with a last minute tying goal and a bizarre overtime winner. The Canucks are back in the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1994, and we here at theV3H HQ are pretty pumped. Some of our local bloggers are sharing different tidbits. The Vancouver Observer has a […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Fishing Derby, PechaKucha Night + More!


PechaKucha Night Coquitlam

It’s all about getting ready for the summer this week in the Tri-Cities: opening day at the Poco Farmer’s Market, gardening and outdoor workshops, a fishing derby plus tons of other great events and activities both indoors and out! What: Port Coquitlam Farmers Market – Opening Day When: Thursday, May 26 at 4:00pm Where: Leigh […]



Port Coquitlam Farmers Market Opening


Port Coquitlam Farmer's Market

The Port Coquitlam Farmers Market is back in Leigh Square [map] this summer, and they’re opening their 2011 season this Thursday, May 26 from 3:00-7:00pm. Which, incidentally, are the hours that the market will be running every week at that location through September 15. To celebrate opening day they will cut into their famous carrot […]



Outdoor Pools and Spray Parks – 2011


Outdoor Pools and Sprayparks in Port Moody, Coquitlam, and Port Coquitlam. Images courtesy http://www.pixmac.com/

This info is for 2011. For 2012, go here: Outdoor Pool and Spray Park Listings – 2012 The Victoria Day weekend is upon us, and with it, the official start of summer. And one of the best parts of the season is the chance to play in the water. There are outdoor pools and spray […]



Links – United Boulevard Extension and Orcas in the Inlet


Orcas in Burrard Inlet courtesy David Price

Victoria Day is upon us, and the links are flowing. The latest blog post from Mayor Greg Moore in Port Coquitlam makes a case for the effectiveness of your municipal tax dollars. 10th to the Fraser continues their coverage of the United Boulevard Extension. Today at 7pm is the final public consultation at Sapperton Pensioner’s […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: The Price is Right, Korean Dance Festival + More!


Who doesn’t love pizza and The Price is Right? We’ve got events that scratch both itches this week in the Tri-Cities. And, of course, we have Victoria Day on Monday. Who doesn’t love a long weekend? What: Tri-Cities Chamber Business After 5 Reception When: Thursday, May 19 from 5:00-6:30pm Where: Me-N-Ed’s Pizza Parlor, 2233 McAllister […]



Juvenile Diabetes Golf Classic


The 4th Annual Juvenile Diabetes Golf Classic is coming up on Thursday, June 23 at Meadow Gardens Golf Course in Pitt Meadows. It’s time to get your registration in now. There will be prizes, an auction and on-course entertainment. Compete for the longest drive, straightest drive, closest to the pin or hole in one. And […]

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