Archives for February 2013

Flies, Fish Tales and God Save the Queen


Hanging out at Riverside Fly and Tackle in Port Coquitlam is a little like a scene from an old-time movie, where all the town’s men get together in a shop and talk about their fishing adventures and the ones that got away. Garry Elgear, Riverside’s owner, greets everyone by name as they come through the […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Wearable Art Awards, A Taste of PoCo Spirit, Norman Foote and More!


Taste Of Poco Spirit 2013

Walking the runway this week:  Scouts, fundraisers, homeless pets, a wine expert, singers, inspirational locals and oh yes, we can’t forget the real runway event that’s happening this week with wearable art that will be strutting down the runway at Port Moody’s Wearable Art Awards 2013. From the beautiful to the unusual, it’s an evening […]



Eat Your Heart Out Tri-Cities 2013


Are you going through withdrawal from Dine Out Vancouver? Looking for that next fix of trying out new foods and restaurants as you dine Paris-style with prix fixe menu options? Well, you’re in luck! The Tri-Cities’ Eat Your Heart Out event is starting right after the Valentine’s Day rush, on February 18th. Kind of makes you want to […]



Wearable Art Awards: Win Tickets!


Wearable Art Awards 2013 Port Moody Arts Centre

The 2013 Wearable Art Awards are coming up this Saturday and Sunday, February 16 and 17, 2013 in Port Moody in the City Hall Galleria. After taking 2012 off, the event is back and its organizers are excited. Jane Matthews, Executive Director of the Port Moody Arts Centre says, “The Wearable Art Awards is the […]



Love is in the Air: Valentine’s Day in the Tri-Cities


Valentines Day in the Tri-Cities Coquitlam Port Moody

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, love is in the air here in the Tri-Cities. We’ve rounded up some local events you may want to attend with your sweetie. Traditional Valentine’s Day Card Making February 9, 2013, 1:00-3:30pm, Mackin House Museum Come to the Museum to create and decorate some traditional Valentine’s Day cards […]



On-the-Air in the Tri-Cities


CKPM is redefining the ‘local’ in ‘local radio station’ in the Lower Mainland, and they’re hoping you tune in to the Tri-Cities on the FM dial at 98.7. Owner Matthew McBride is no stranger to small market radio stations. He has started stations in Uclulet, Tofino and Pemberton, but starting a small market radio station […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Heart and Soul Arts Festival, Illuminating PoCo and More!


Illuminating Port Coquitlam

It’s Family Day Weekend coming up and the Tri-Cities have some great family events happening including a family fun art event at Place des Arts and a fantastic family Fit & Frolic Run.  And if those tweens feel like there was too much family-time had over the weekend, they can stop by the Terry Fox […]



Tri-Cities Spring Break Camps 2013


Spring Break is happening from March 18-April 1, 2013 in Tri-Cities schools, which means it’s coming up fast. If you’re looking for day camps to keep your kids occupied, we’ve compiled a list. Many of these fill up fast, so if you want a spot, sign up sooner rather than later. Camp Sasamat For more […]



Links: Anyone worried about the Port Moody tax increase? Anyone?


Port Moody Property Tax Meeting

If the City of Port Moody holds a public consultation and nobody shows up, did it really happen? The preliminary 2013 budget for the City of Port Moody is floating a 6.65% property tax increase, but there were more councillors and staff than residents at the recent public meeting on the subject. Could it be […]



Get Your Knit on at Black Sheep Yarns


Black Sheep Yarns Port Moody

Whether you’re an experienced knitter or crocheter, or a keen beginner, it’s important to have the right tools get the best results. The type of needles you use, and the type of yarn all matter. Depending on what you’re making you will need to use different kinds of materials. This is where the only specialty […]

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