Archives for April 2013

Daffodil Day at Lafarge Lake

Daffodil Day Coquitlam

Those of you who braved the wet rainy weather and went for a walk around Lafarge Lake in Coquitlam on Saturday, April 27, 2013 might have seen tents and umbrellas with the Canadian Cancer Society Logo. This was an event organized by the Cancer Awareness Clubs in Port Moody, Centennial and Riverside Secondary Schools to […]

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Five Guys Port Coquitlam

So this past weekend I’m looking for Mark’s Work Wearhouse, as it’s a good place to buy a spring coat. Thinking it’s just over the King Edward Overpass on United Boulevard, over I go. Nope, that location is gone. No matter, head over behind Costco in Port Coquitlam, that one has been there forever. Wrong […]

Art and Fabulous Food at Gallery Bistro

The Gallery Bistro on Clarke Street in downtown Port Moody is a local lunchtime staple, with a devoted clientele. When it recently changed ownership, some degree of apprehension was to be expected. However, given that the new owners are Rainer and Helen Daniels, fears have quickly been put to rest. As long-standing and valued members […]

What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: “Weird Al” Yankovic, MS Walk, Healthy Kids Fair and More!

Weird Al Yankovic Coquitlam

Things might get a little goofy this weekend in the Tri-Cities with “Weird Al” Yankovic in town.  So grab your Hawaiian shirt, frizz out that hair and tap into your inner goofiness.  Or if that’s not your thing, there are other events happening that will entertain you as well, with no Hawaiian shirt required!  Music, […]

Port Coquitlam May Day Festival 2013

MayDay Port Coquitlam 2013

It’s that time of year again – the days are getting longer and warmer, the air smells of flowers and springtime, and Port Coquitlam is gearing up for its annual May Day Festival. The community has been celebrating since 1923, which means that in 2013 they’re celebrating 90 years. As ever, the festival features more […]

Links: Lougheed Safety Needs Improving

Lougheed Highway Riverview Coquitlam

The stretch of Lougheed Highway along Riverview always has me gripping the steering wheel a little tighter. This past Tuesday a driver died in a collision along that stretch, and Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart is calling for barriers to be put up so people aren’t able to cross the centre line. While there isn’t a […]

Sip, Savour and Mingle at Unwined

Unwined Coquitlam Centre 2013

We’ve noticed a trend here at As soon as the word “wine” is associated with an event, our readers take notice. And who can blame you? Few things are better than getting some friends together and sampling a great vintage (or seven). Given the trend, we know that you’ll be interested to hear more […]

This Earth Day, Dig Some Dirt!

Dirt the Movie Port Coquitlam

Earth Day is coming up fast, on Monday, April 22, 2013. If you’re wondering what to do to celebrate the planet, we have one suggestion. Drop by Leigh Square Community Arts Village in Port Coquitlam at 7:00pm for a special free screening of Dirt! The Movie. The Earth Day showing is happening as an extension […]

What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Deep Water, Big Band Jazz, Ascension and More!

Carmen Aguirre Salon Speakers Series Place Des Arts

With Sunflowers, Weddings and Dirt popping up this week in our list of events happening in the Tri-Cities, spring MUST be in the air!  Lots of things happening to keep us busy as those days start getting longer.  And now that winter is about to be all but a memory, the Port Moody Farmers Market […]

The Bears are Awake: Bear Essentials for Staying Safe

Bear Aware 2013

As most local residents are aware, many bears call the Tri-Cities area home. Whether you live in Anmore, Belcarra, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam or Port Moody, you need to be aware of the possibility that you will encounter a bear. Read to the end of an article to find out about Bear Essentials, a free event […]

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