Archives for May 2012

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Farmer’s Market, Annie Jr., Charlie Brown + More!

glow women's conference coquitlam

The first week of June in the Tri-Cities kicks off with some great events for everyone to enjoy, including the opening day of the Port Coquitlam Farmers Market. Get out there and partake in some memorable events! What: Opening Reception When: Thursday, May 31 from 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: Port Moody Arts Centre [map] The […]

Tri-Cities Summer Camps: Something for Everyone

“I left, I left, I had a good home and I left.” Summer Camps for All! I remember rhythmically chanting those words as our group marched into the woods to find our wooden cabin that would be our “home” for three days. What was initially annoyance of being away from city luxuries ended up being […]

Wedding Choreography: Rock That First Dance!

You’ve probably seen the clips on YouTube or maybe that episode of The Office when Jim and Pam got married, or maybe you have witnessed it yourself: some people have taken to choreographing some sweet dance moves for their wedding day. Whether it is a dance move filled romp down the aisle, a bride and […]

Pacific Coast Terminals: Putting the “Port” in Port Moody

Those big yellow sulphur piles in Port Moody are a regular site for those of us who live here in the Tri-Cities. But how much do you really know about them? When we got in touch with Pacific Coast Terminals back in March to talk about a notice of motion from Zoe Royer, we realized […]

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Best of BC Wines Uncorked, Spring Festival + More!

Place Des Arts Music Open House

This week in the Tri-Cities we have three great “Adult-Only” events – the Search for the Perfect Pint, Australia’s Thunder From Down Under and Spring Festival: Best of BC Wines Uncorked. But don’t worry, there is a Spring Festival for the kiddos and a few other family-oriented events to enjoy. Also, stop by the  Tulip and Daffodil Bulb […]

Outdoor Pool and Spray Park Listings – 2012

Pools and Spray Parks in Coquitlam, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam

The Victoria Day weekend is over and done, which means that summer has officially started here in the Tri-Cities. One of the best parts of the season is the chance to head outside on a sunny day to play in the water. There are outdoor pools and spray parks across Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port […]

What Role Does Riverview Play in the Tri-Cities?

The future of the Riverview Lands is an ongoing topic of conversation for those of us who live in the Tri-Cities. How do we best utilize this space to serve the needs of the community? How do we preserve the role the hospital played (and continues to play) in the unfolding story of our region? […]

Tri-Cities Parks: Belcarra Regional Park has Crab Fishing, Fun + More!

Pier Belcarra Regional Park

Crab Fishing I never thought raw chicken would be involved in crab fishing. A couple months after moving to the Tri-Cities from the Alberta prairies, I was asked if I had gone crab fishing yet.  Crab fishing?  Didn’t I need a Forrest Gump-type fishing boat and the rough waves of an open ocean?  I soon […]

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Rick Hansen Relay, Howie Mandel + More!

Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay Port Coquitlam Coquitlam Port Moody

This week in the Tri-Cities is a quiet one with Victoria Day coming up but you can kick off the weekend with Rick Hansen relay events in either Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam or Port Moody. Enjoy! What:  25th Anniversary Rick Hansen Relay – Port Coquitlam When: Thursday, May 17 at 1:30pm Where:  Various locations throughout Port […]

Coquitlam Restaurant: Big River Restaurant and Tap House

Big River Restaurant and Tap House Coquitlam Zone Bowling Centre

Something Unique I always enjoy finding something a little unique and Big River Restaurant and Taphouse in Coquitlam is different from many of the pubs and restaurants in the Tri-Cities. They provide fresh handcrafted beer as well as a full family restaurant experience. Located on Schoolhouse Street near Lougheed Highway, you can drop in for […]

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