Archives for March 2013

Speak Up on Transit in the Tri-Cities


Those of us who live, work or study here in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Belcarra and Anmore are being invited to join TransLink’s new Public Advisory Committee (PAC). The committee will provide community perspective into the recently-initiated Northeast Sector Area Transit Plan. TransLink’s area transit plans identify short and long-term priorities and visiion for […]



Opening Night Review of “The 39 Steps” at Evergreen


The 39 Steps Evergreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

The 39 Steps – From Hollywood to Evergreen Spies. Murder. Mystery.  All the elements for a great movie.  And it was, back in 1935.  Alfred Hitchcock based his movie, “The 39 Steps” from John Buchan’s novel of the same name.  Now take that story and adapt it for a live theatre production.  Would it work?  […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: PMFS 13th Annual Canadian Film Festival, Gordon Lightfoot, Moose in a Top Hat and More!


St Patricks Day Coquitlam 2013

It must be St. Patrick’s Day coming up this weekend and the little green guy must have invited all his eccentric friends to the party.  A spy, a raven, a monkey king, Gordon Lightfoot, the “Rolling Stones” and a moose in a top hat are just some of the guests that will bestow upon the […]



Celebrate Canadian Film in Port Moody


Port Moody Canadian Film Festival 2013

It’s that time of year again! The Port Moody Canadian Film Festival is coming to Inlet Theatre from March 13-17, 2013. It’s one of the Port Moody Film Society’s biggest annual events. The 13th annual edition runs over four nights, starting at 7:00pm each evening, and it features some great films. In addition to the […]



Links: Poco Heritage Gets A Home


Port Coquitlam Heritage Society Heritage at Leigh Square

The same day that Port Coquitlam celebrated its 100th birthday, the Poco Heritage Society opened their new museum. Known as Heritage at Leigh Square, the new museum covers the history of the area from the original First Nations residents right up to the present day. The story is told through storyboards, pictures, and video. I […]



Soup Plus Personality


Soup Plus Coquitlam

Coquitlam restaurant Soup Plus features…wait for it…soup! With the ‘plus’ of ‘Soup Plus’ being sandwiches, the menu is simple and straightforward. If you’re in need of lunch it may be just the ticket. Mixed Reviews Online for Coquitlam Restaurant I dropped in to Soup Plus on a Saturday afternoon for lunch with the family, and […]



Fencing in Port Moody


Have you ever felt the need to shout the phrase en garde? Wanted to learn to fence? Fight with swords? Did that need ever get so strong, that you spent the time allocated to hikes sword fighting with a tall strong Douglas Fir tree using a stick that you found, thus attracting attention of other […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Hot Flash Havoc, PoCo’s 100th Birthday, La Diva Malbouffa, Imagine 2013, and More!


Imagine 2013 Share Society Port Moody

It’s time to Party!  PoCo is 100 years old and that’s reason to celebrate tomorrow with a variety of free events that will be going on and a Black-Tie optional gala to wrap things up tomorrow night.  Support SHARE this weekend at their annual fundraising gala or take the family to see the opera-singing, junk […]



Happy 100th Birthday, Port Coquitlam!


Port Coquitlam Centennial 100 Years March 7th

Back in December we told you about Port Coquitlam’s kick-off for 2013, its centennial year. What we didn’t tell you is that Port Coquitlam’s actual 100th birthday is happening this week, on Thursday, March 7, 2013. Local residents are invited to join in their city’s 100th birthday party with events including free swimming, skating and […]



Links: Chris Wilson Gets NDP Nomination In Coquitlam-Burke Mountain


Chris Wilson BC NDP Coquitlam-Burke Mountain

Chris Wilson, former Olympic wrestler and executive director of KidSport Tri-Cities has won the BC NDP nomination for Coquitlam-Burke Mountain. This was going to be one of the more interesting nomination contests, with former D.O.A. frontman Joe Keithley and former Coquitlam councillor and mayoral candidate Barrie Lynch also in the running. Seems people are lining […]

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