Archives for 2012

New Years in the Tri-Cities

New Years Eve Port Moody Coquitlam 2013

Now that Christmas has come and gone, you can finally focus on New Years.  The Tri-Cities has a variety of options of things to do so you can celebrate close to home rather than making the trek into Vancouver.  Think cheaper cab rides!  Or better yet, avoid trying to find a taxi and call Operation […]

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Merry Christmas

Every weekday here at we have the privilege of sharing local news, events and other tidbits with you. While the Tri-Cities are just one region in Metro Vancouver, we know that this is a vibrant and welcoming place to call home. This is a place where we raise our families, support local arts and […]

Port Moody Neighbourhood Guides Live

John Grasty of has teamed up with the team here at to create a set of comprehensive guides to the neighbourhoods of Port Moody. It’s always been the goal of our team to create online resources that help everyone who lives in the Tri-Cities feel more connected as a community. When residents or […]

Links: Christmas Lights in the Tri-Cities

Christmas Lights Port Moody Coquitlam 2012

Even though the streets are flooded with the usual post snow puddles, it doesn’t mean you can’t get out and enjoy the Christmas light displays around the Tri-Cities. In years past we’ve usually done a map here, but clearly I’ve been asleep at the switch. Luckily, the Tri-City News clearly were chagrined by our sweet […]

What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Winter Solstice Lantern Celebration, “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe”, Christmas Boutique and More!

Christmas Candle Tri-Cities Christmas 2012

Still haven’t finished your Christmas shopping?  Only a few days left to grab those original gifts found at Port Moody’s Christmas Marketplace and Coquitlam’s Christmas Boutique.  Take a step back from the hustle and bustle of this busy time of year and enjoy the last few seasonal events that are happening because before you know […]

Port Coquitlam Centennial Kick-Off

Port Coquitlam Centennial Timebenders

Yesterday we told you about the Port Moody Centennial celebrations kicking off on New Year’s Day. As it turns out, though, Port Moody isn’t the only municipality in the Tri-Cities turning 100 in 2013. Port Coquitlam will also be eligible to have its birthday mentioned on the evening news in the year ahead. If we […]

Port Moody Kicks Off its Centennial

Port Moody Centennial Penguin Plunge 2012

Port Moody will turn 100 years old in 2013, and the city is getting ready to celebrate. The year-long festivities will kick off on January 1, 2013 at Rocky Point Park. It’s your chance to learn more about – and take part in – local history. Come in costume, because there will be a contest. […]

Hemp Hemp Hooray

A new business has opened in Port Coquitlam, with a niche market that isn’t being serviced in the Tri-Cities. In fact, the next closest competition is in Vancouver or Mission. Specializing in hemp products, pipes and other smoking paraphernalia, Hemp Hemp Hooray opened in mid-November and has been ‘super busy’ ever since. Wide Variety at […]

Links: The Taxman Cometh in Port Moody

Port Moody Taxes 2013

So turns out the City of Port Moody hasn’t been collecting enough in the way of taxes to pay for all that stuff they do. Port Moody Council is looking to change all that in one fell swoop with a proposed 6.65% tax increase in 2013. Mayor Mike Clay expects everyone to “freak out”, so […]

What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: CP Holiday Train, Peter Pan, A Christmas Carol and More!

CP Holiday Train Port Moody 2012

Can you feel the magic in the air?  Peter Pan is flying by, a magical closet is popping up at Evergreen, a dazzling, lit train will be pulling into Port Moody, and a jolly, red man who can make wishes come true will be making appearances throughout the Tri-Cities.  Ebenezer Scrooge will also be making […]

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