Archives for July 2012

Express Yourself at Port Moody’s Youth Arts Festival


Port Moody Youth Arts Festival July 2012 Inlet Theatre

Port Moody calls itself the City of the Arts and it’s kicking things up a notch this July with its first annual Youth Arts Festival. From July 26-29, 2012, Port Moody City Hall will showcase an array of performing and visual arts, as well as host a variety of workshops dedicated to self-expression through artistic […]



A Monday is a Box Full of Treasures: Geocaching in the Tri-Cities


Geocaching Tricities Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

As I recently discovered, if you try going somewhere on a Monday, the chances are good that place is going to be closed. This is especially true about Port Moody. I walked up and down St. John’s street on a decent sunny Monday morning recently and noted a strange pattern; most businesses were closed. I […]



Love Gelato a Lot-O


Matteo Gelato Port Coquitlam

We hope you’re staying cool in this Tri-Cities heat wave. To help you out, we’re sharing a review of the Port Coquitlam restaurant Matteo’s Gelato. The Scoop on Real Gelato Do you know the difference between ice cream and gelato? I knew there was a difference but I was unsure exactly what it was aside […]



Links: Port Moody Survey and Moving Big Houses


Port Moody Satisfaction Survey

The City of Port Moody recently conducted a resident survey. Questions focused on quality of life, issues, and the use of tax dollars. Here are the highlights… Transportation was the top community issue, with 54% of respondents mentioning it. 99% of respondents were most satisfied with Port Moody parks, trails and other green spaces. 97% […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Opening Receptions, Dancing, Garden Tour + More!


Coquitlam Farmers Market Salmon BBQ 2012

Another light week here in the Tri-Cities; just a few events to enjoy. We have two gallery opening receptions, a film night, some dancing, the Art in the Garden Tour & Fair and Coquitlam Farmer’s Market 7th Annual Salmon and Burger BBQ plus an informative session about caring for family members with dementia. What: Port […]



Summer 2012 at the Port Moody Arts Centre


Port Moody Arts Centre

If you live in the Tri-Cities you often see and hear that Port Moody is the City of Arts. However, it would be fair to ask why that is. We don’t have fancy galleries full of Monet and Van Gogh paintings, nor do we have composers running about on every corner composing pieces that are […]



2012 Free Outdoor Movies in the Tri-Cities


Outdoor Movies in Coquitlam, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam

Free Outdoor Movies…Coming to a Tri-Cities Location Near You! Grab a blanket, pop some popcorn and get ready for some outdoor evening of fun with your family and friends this summer. There are lots of outdoor movies showing here in the Tri-Cities, and we have the scoop. 10 Things to Know Before You go to […]



Garden Events: Rose Show, Art in the Garden and Pride of PoCo


We’re finally getting some summer weather here in the Tri-Cities, and gardens throughout the region are soaking up some sun. If you have a soft spot in your heart for beautiful green spaces, you may want to check out these three events happening in our own backyard. Rose Show and Festival 2012 The Fraser Pacific […]



Links – Port Moody Pool Party and Tri-Cities Lawn Sprinkling Restrictions


Port Moody Pool Party Westhill Pool

While a few of us enjoy a bit of an extended holiday, there is no rest for the weary here in Links Central at theV3H.com World Headquarters. The links gnomes wanted a week off, but luckily for you, I am a nasty taskmaster. Onwards! The City of Port Moody is having a Pool Party on […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Mayor’s BBQ, Nazareth, Concerts + More!


Nazareth Boulevard Casino Coquitlam

It’s pretty quiet around the Tri-Cities during this week after Canada Day but we do have several great concerts/music events, plus the Mayors’ BBQ and the popular Salsa & Latin Dance Night . Enjoy! What: Port Coquitlam Farmers Market When: Thursday, July 5 from 3:00-7:00pm Where: Leigh Square Community Arts Village [map] The skinny: Theme: […]

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