Archives for November 2012

Brighten Up the Holiday Season at Place des Arts

Place Des Arts Christmas 2012

This November and December Coquitlam’s Place des Arts is joining forces with Mackin House and Fraser Mills Station Museum to brighten up the dark days of autumn with a seasonal celebration of arts and heritage. Gather up the kids and head out to Carré Heritage Square to take in all the fun events, many of […]

What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Photomotion, Unwrapped, Christmas Marketplace and More!

Christmas Boutique Place Des Arts Coquitlam

How do you know it’s November in the Tri-Cities?  The rain is here, the salmon are returning home and Christmas is in the air.  Christmas?!  Isn’t that December?  I know, it seems too early but it’s less than 6 weeks away and no time like now to start that Christmas shopping.  Port Moody’s Christmas Marketplace […]

Port Moody’s Writers’ Groups: An Astonishing Record of Success

Port Moody Writers Groups

Guest article by Julie H. Ferguson. Way back before computers, a handful of writers gathered once a week for discussion, support, and critique of their work in Port Moody. They wrote on yellow pads or typewriters, and frequented the city’s library to gather facts. “How do I get published?” was a popular question, closely followed […]

Learn About the Local Food Movement in Coquitlam

Local Food Forum Coquitlam

As any foodie can tell you, fresh and local is where it’s at when it comes to what’s on your plate. It’s fresher, it tastes better, it’s better for the planet, and it helps to support a strong local food community. If you’d like to know more about the local food movement, you’ll want to […]

The Tri-Cities Nacho Tour: John B Pub in Coquitlam

John B Pub Coquitlam

It’s time once again for everyone’s favourite feature. Well, maybe just my favourite feature as I get to eat nachos. This time Official Nacho Taster­® Mike and I headed to the John B Pub in Coquitlam. It was a rainy Friday night and a BC Lions gameday, so the place was packed to the gills. […]

Links: I wanted Coquitlam, why am I in Surrey?

Coquitlam Highway 1 Sign

This Tuesday, November 13th, the new City Centre Library in Coquitlam is set to open to the public. The new library is over 3 times bigger than the old facility across the street. The new library features actual parking spaces, multi-purpose rooms, a fireplace lounge, and an additional 15 to 20 computer workstations. The official […]

What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Remembrance Day, Air Supply and More!

Air Supply Coquitlam Red Robinson Theatre

It’s that time of year to remember the fallen soldiers and the brave souls who fought for our country.  Remembrance Day is this Sunday and Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam will be holding services for the public to attend.  In sticking with the theme, the Inlet Theatre will be screening the war movie, Beneath […]

Tri-Cities Holiday Craft Fairs and Art Shows 2012

Christmas Crafts Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

Grab your shopping bags…the holiday craft fair season has begun! Unique, local, hand-crafted items are sure to make eyes twinkle with delight on Christmas Day. And there’s always those little gifts that come up during the holiday season that you need for teachers, neighbours, party hosts, co-workers or even relatives popping in unexpectedly. Craft fairs […]

It’s All About Vintage Vinyl at Apollo Music

Classic albums side-by-side

Pulling my vehicle into a very dark and semi-deserted warehouse complex on a rainy evening around 9:00pm, I felt I was starring in my own spy novel and arriving at a clandestine meeting with my ‘contact’. I didn’t need a secret knock to get in, but it did seem a bit odd to open the […]

Remembrance Day 2012 in the Tri-Cities

Poppy Remembrance Day Tri-Cities

Every year, we join together for a moment of silence. We meet so we can remember those who have risked or given up their lives for our freedom. We remember those who fell during the fight for peace in WWI, WWII, the Korean War and more recent conflicts around the world. More than 1,500,000 Canadians served […]

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