Archives for August 2012

Fall for Art Classes at Leigh Square


Leigh Square Port Coquitlam Fall Art Classes

With summer winding to a close, many of us are starting to look forward to September here in the V3H. For many people, that means a routine to school and ordinary routines. It can also mean starting new classes, and learning new skills, no matter your age. Today we’re highlighting some great classes for kids […]



Links – Joe Keithley looks to shake up Coquitlam-Burke Mountain


Eran Jayne Photography Port Moody

It’s the final week of summer vacation, the kids are either excited or dreading the trip back to school next week, and we’ve got some links for you. Let’s face it, the Coquitlam-Burke Mountain provincial riding has been a little boring. True, it’s only been around since 2008. Doug Horne has been the only MLA. […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Full Moon Paddles, Farmers Markets and Elizabeth Russell’s Opening Reception


Elizabeth Russell Exchanges Evergreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

Summer is slowly dwindling to an end and so have the annual summer events that we were lucky to have in our backyard.  This coming week might be that perfect time to take a breather as the kids head back to school and routines start to kick in again.  Take a casual stroll to one […]



Five Ways to Enjoy the Last Week of Summer in the Tri-Cities


End of Summer Tri-Cities

Kids go back to school in one week, which means that many of us here in the Tri-Cities are eagerly soaking up what’s left of summer. Here are our picks for five ways to enjoy the final week of summer vacation right here in our own backyard: 1. Go Swimming in a Lake We are […]



2012 Terry Fox Run: Honour a Local Hero and Support a Good Cause


As summer winds down, we’re starting to think ahead to September. With September, comes the annual Terry Fox run. For those of us who live in the Tri-Cities, it’s a chance to celebrate not only a great Canadian, but a true hometown hero. I remember the Marathon of Hope and the young guy running across […]



The Tri-Cities Nacho Tour: Roo’s Pub & Grill Coquitlam


There are few foods as wonderful and flexible as nachos. Whether it’s melting some cheese over taco chips in the microwave, or a full beef and guacamole pyramid, nachos hit the spot every time. While my love of nachos is well known, my friend Mike is a connoisseur. Plus, between him being a vegetarian and […]



Links – Late Summer Fun at White Pine Beach


Cruisin for a Cause 2012 Coquitlam MS Society

Like every city on the planet, The City of Port Coquitlam wants to attract and retain businesses. So the Mayor’s Task Force on Business Development Opportunities (that’s a mouthful) is running a survey. If you are a Port Coquitlam business, fill it out and you’re entered into a draw to win an iPod Touch. I […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Opera on the Lake, Golf Tourney, a Last Chance at Summer Events and More!


Port Moody Library Links to Literacy Golf Tournament 2012

So many events happening at the end of August, where do I begin?  If you like operas, skating, charity golf tourneys, art exhibits or outdoor movies (there are three this weekend!) then you will be a happy-camper.  If you are tired of summer and want to start planning for fall activities there’s a Fall Program […]



Eden West Fine Foods and Gifts


Eden West Fine Foods and Gifts

I have visited Eden West Fine Foods and Gifts off and on for a number of years for their specialty food products and kitchen gadgets. They have been a Port Moody mainstay for a while now, but they have recently had a change in ownership. Though it is business as usual in many ways, it […]



The Port Moody Foundation: Grants, Presidents and Community, Oh My!


Port Moody Foundation

Like many people I’ve heard of the Port Moody Foundation, but I honestly had no idea what it actually did. When I got a news release from them, announcing that they had awarded grants to some local charities, the time seemed ripe to learn more. What is the Port Moody Foundation? According to the Port […]

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