Links: Better than a suitcase full of meat

Blackberry Artists Shop Port Moody Arts Centre

I used to travel on a not infrequent basis for work. During that time, I would never check bags on a plane. I had a carry on size suitcase, and could live out of that for up to a week. It really wasn’t much of a problem to keep the amount I was carrying down to that size, especially since I assumed that I would get food at my destination. Turns out there’s someone in Port Moody who doesn’t have the same attitude. A suitcase packed with 100 lbs of meat was found in front of a Port Moody apartment on Sunday night. I have a feeling it wouldn’t make it under the weight restrictions.

New Port Moody radio station CKPM is on the air, and the Now gives us a few more details about the latest addition to the Tri-Cities media scene.

Place Des Arts has extended their deadline for artists to submit proposals for their 2014 exhibition schedule. With over 60,000 visitors a year, Place Des Arts is a great place for local emerging artists to display and sell their works. Contact exhibitions programmer Michelle Chan at 604.664.1636 ext. 32 or for more info.

Speaking of the arts, the Blackberry Artist’s Society is looking for new members to join their artist cooperative gift shop. Located in the Port Moody Arts Centre, you can find out more about what they’re all about and how to join at their website.

It’s a little chilly, so it’s a good time to check out a new restaurant. Fat Panda tries out House of Tofu soup. Eat ‘n About pays a visit to Insadong Coquitlam & Hmart Bakery. Vancouver Food Scene checks out Browns Social House in Newport Village.

Finally, the first annual Snowflake Walk to End Bullying took place in Port Coquitlam. Here’s a look at what happened to bring awareness to this important cause.

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