Archives for 2012

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival Coming to Port Moody


There are a lot of holiday events happening here in the Tri-Cities, from craft fairs to breakfast with Santa to Christmas tree lightings. If you’d like something a little different, though, you may want to check out the Winter Solstice Lantern Festival, happening on December 21, 2012 in Port Moody. The festivities kick off with […]



Get your Hockey Fix in the Tri-Cities


Port Moody Hockey Tri-Cities

With the current lockout in the NHL, the end of the CFL season and a lack of other sports, it looks like December will be one dreary month. It’s grey, gloomy and very sad outside. If you find yourself to be one of those who are experiencing hockey withdrawal, you might want to turn to […]



Clever Cupcakes: Healthy Treats, Birthday Parties and More


Delicious in Pink

Located on Northern Avenue in Coquitlam behind Coquitlam Town Centre, Clever Cupcakes is a cozy and inviting little shop that serves up tasty and healthy cupcakes. Yes, I said healthy cupcakes. A major objective of Clever Cupcakes is to provide a quality product that is not only tasty, but a reasonable alternative to processed treats. […]



Links: Coquitlam seniors will terrorize our town


Bad Seniors Coquitlam

As a solid member of Generation X, I have been warning people of the dangers posed by senior citizens for some time. Very often you will find them engaged in activities like quilting, playing contract bridge, smiling at children, and perhaps, just perhaps, roughing up the good citizens of Coquitlam. A proposed low income seniors […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: A Gospel Blues Christmas, The Rat Pack, Snowflake Walk and More!


Snowflake Walk Port Coquitlam 2012

It’s going to be a blue Christmas if this week has anything to say about it.  Evergreen Theatre is presenting A Gospel Blues Christmas and Inlet Theatre is the venue for the Moody Blues Christmas event.  “Frank Sinatra” and his cronies will be singing some classics in the Tri-Cities this week but not to be […]



Celebrate the Season with Evergreen Cultural Centre


Evergreen Cultural Centre Christmas 2012 Coquitlam

If you think you need to head downtown for good theatre, you haven’t been to Evergreen Cultural Centre. The Coquiltam arts centre and theatre offers great productions right here in our own backyard, and they’re stepping things up for the holidays. Instead of battling traffic and fighting to find parking, take a leisurely trip to […]



Castle Park’s “Play for ALL” Quest


Did you know the Coquitlam School District has 30,000 students, and 4700 students with a special need? This includes over 300 with Autism and 21 in wheelchairs. And still the district doesn’t have a universally accessible playground with accessible swings, ramping, sensory equipment, and rubberized surfacing. Castle Park Elementary in Port Coquitlam, is a school […]



The Tri-Cities Nacho Tour: Samz Neighbourhood Pub in Port Coquitlam


Nacho Tour Samz Neighbourhood Pub Port Coquiltam

The Tri-Cities Nacho Tour is picking up steam, and we won’t rest until every nacho in the Tri-Cities has been conquered. Or until we succumb to congestive heart failure from all the pub food. Either way. For this installment, Official Nacho Taster­® Mike Rogozinski and I braved the wilds of Port Coquitlam and paid a […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Winter Artisan Fair, Shrine Fantasy Show, The Trailer Park Boys, Tequila Tastings and More!


Trailer Park Boys Coquitlam

Throw in a bunch of Christmas Crafts.  Mix in a few Christmas Shows.  Add some scotch.  Stir in a jazz singer, a piano player and an illusionist.  Sprinkle in a few Christmas lights and then top it off with some tequila and The Trailer Park Boys and you pretty much have this week’s events covered. […]



Christmas in Leigh Square and Winter Artisans Fair 2012


Christmas Leigh Square Port Coquitlam

Over the past few years Port Coquitlam’s annual Christmas in Leigh Square event has become a holiday favourite. This year they’re holding the event a week early, to coincide with another local favourite, the Winter Market and Artisan Fair. Christmas in Leigh Square Christmas in Leigh Square happens no matter the weather, so dress appropriately. […]

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