Archives for January 2013

What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Leighsure Time Movie Night, Murder on the Rerun, Banner Painting Festival and More!


Stage 43 Murder on the Rerun Coquitlam

We have some cultural flair going on in the Tri-Cities this week.  Enjoy Norweigian inspired art at Leigh Square Community Arts Village or the lively sounds of Scottish music at Place des Arts.  There is a murder, a dance competition and a community painting project happening as well over the next few days.  And check […]



Plum Crazy: Toys for Big Boys


1972 Plymouth Satellite Roadrunner front view

Head-Turning on Many Levels The sign is distinctive and eye-catching – a buxom blonde on a muscle car – but it’s the sleek black ’68 Mustang that really turns my head driving down Kingsway in Port Coquitlam. Plum Crazy Restorations has been ‘putting the muscle back on the road’ for two years now as they […]



Try Something New at A Taste of Ukraine


Taste Of Ukraine Port Moody

With the start of a new year, many people are looking for opportunities to try new things and gain new experiences. I can’t imagine what could be better than visiting the Ukrainian store located on St. John’s street in Port Moody called A Taste of Ukraine. It’s a modestly-sized, family-owned business with the feel of […]



JJ Bean: The New Port Moody Coffee Shop on the Block


Can the New Kid on the Block Survive? There are a good handful of coffee shops in Port Moody. So when a new coffee shop opened their doors this past October, I wondered to myself, can it survive among the other established cafés?  Of course, this wasn’t just any Port Moody coffee shop. This was JJ Bean. […]



Links: If your pizza is bad, don’t call 911


Port Moody Penguin Plunge 2013

Happy 2013 everyone, it seems like bizarre crime related stories are a great way to kick off the new year. Coquitlam RCMP are reminding people not to call 911 for dumb reasons. Apparently if you buy a hamster and it gives birth to a litter of 10, 911 will not help you get a refund […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Family Day at PdA, “Scouting: History in the Making”, Inlet Theatre Movie and More!


Art is weaving it’s way throughout the Tri-Cities this week with Opening Receptions at a couple art galleries and an art inspired Family Day for the whole family to enjoy.  There is a new display at the Port Moody Station Museum featuring the history of Scouting.  There is also music, a movie, hockey and more […]



Drop In on Some Fun at Leigh Square This Year


Leigh Square 2013

If you’d like to try something new for 2013, but you’re not ready to commit to a series of classes, Leigh Square’s new Leisure Time drop-in programs may be just the thing for you. And one of the best parts? Most of the programs are designed for people of all ages. This means that you […]



January Fun at Place des Arts


Place Des Arts Winter 2013

If you’re looking for something a little different this month, why not drop by Place des Arts in Coquitlam to see what’s happening? Whether you’re a regular at the local arts centre, or it’s your first time, you’re sure to find something different or exciting to pique your interest. Today, we’re highlighting two events you’ll […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Port Coquitlam’s Birthday Party, Christmas Tree Recycling and More!


Christmas Tree Recycling Tri-Cities

Happy 2013!  It’s a quiet week in the Tri-Cities and I’m sure you are all enjoying every moment of that down time.  But, if you feel like getting out for a bit on Friday, there’s going to be a party going on to launch the yearlong celebration of Port Coquitlam’s 100th Birthday.  Other than that, […]

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