Archives for October 2012

What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Best of BC Wines Uncorked, Billy Bishop Goes to War and More!


David Sands Exhibition Port Coquitlam

Happy Halloween everyone!  Are you wondering what you can do this week after tonight’s sugar crash?  Well, you can buy original art from a local artist.  Dance to big band music or even learn a few Indian dance steps.  Drink BC wines all night.  Ponder an artist’s vision.  Live vicariously, the life of a World […]



Who Will be PoCo’s Biggest Waste Loser?


Port Coquitlam Waste Loss Challenge

Are you a Port Coquitlam resident who’s serious about going green and reducing the amount of waste your household produces? If so, you may want to consider entering a new contest, which will be kicking off in January. Enter the Waste Loss Challenge From now until November 26, 2012, PoCo residents are invited to complete […]



Chomp Vegan Eatery: A Unique Port Moody Dining Experience


No Meat. No Dairy. No Gluten. I was on a two-week cleanse and couldn’t eat a lot of things that I normally do. With limited dining options, I convinced my husband, Armando to visit Chomp Vegan Eatery in Port Moody’s Suter Brook Village. See, I’d been there once before when it first opened last year but was disappointed […]



Port Moody Wine Event: Best of BC Wines is Back!


Best of BC Wines Uncorked 2012 Port Moody Inlet Theatre

It’s that time of year again! Best of BC Wines Uncorked is back. This wine-tasting event happens twice a year in Port Moody. The event showcases new and current releases from top BC wineries, and raises funds for the Port Moody Arts Centre. Wine, friends and a chance to support local arts and culture? Best […]



Links: Pet cemetery not coming, but centennials are


Pet Cemetery Coquitlam

I like haunted houses, but my 4 year old is decidedly in the other camp this year. So there’s something for everyone at the Non Scary Haunted Halloween House for Variety – Coquitlam. It runs until the 31st from 6:30pm – 9pm each night at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Admission by donation. Speaking of […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Rocktoberfest 2, VSO Tiny Tots, Comedian Lisa Lampanelli, Halloween Howl and More!


Fall Pumpkins

Grab your vintage Led Zeppelen tee from the back of your closet…it’s Rocktoberfest this weekend in Port Moody!  Okay, so it’s actually a rock and gem show but you can still wear you faded concert T-shirt to it.  Or better yet, dress up like a rock star and attend all the Halloween events going on […]



It’s a Tea Lover’s Paradise at SOKO Tea House


Confession time: I am a tea hoarder. I have gone so far as to document my tea collection on my personal blog, challenging others to do the same. When I offer guests a cuppa and pull open my tea drawer, they often gasp. So when I stumbled across the recently-opened SOKO Tea House in Newport […]



Burke Mountain Naturalists: Protecting Nature in the Tri-Cities


Trailhead at Pinecone Burke Mountain Provincial Park

Having grown up on the slopes of Burke Mountain, it has always had special meaning to me. Not only was my house literally on the mountainside, I spent countless hours hiking and cycling all over that terrain. Now that Burke Mountain is protected within the Pinecone Burke Provincial Park, I know that my kids will […]



Casa Fabesso: The Best-Kept Secret in the Tri-Cities


Casa Fabesso Port Moody

Guest article by Julie H. Ferguson. Tucked away at Reed Point Marina in Burrard Inlet is the award-winning Casa Fabesso restaurant. Don’t let the utilitarian look of it from the outside put you off – it’s the Tri-Cities’ best bet yet for foodies. A little set back from the water, this intimate restaurant inside is rustic […]



Port Coquitlam Screening of Bullying Documentary


Imagine No Bullying

Editor’s note – This article was originally written before the tragic news of Port Coquitlam teen Amanda Todd’s suicide. In its wake, this story is even more important. If you’re struggling to come to grips with how we can confront bullying, we hope you’ll consider taking advantage of this free event. October is anti-bullying month. Unfortunately, […]

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