Archives for August 2014

Best Places for Ice Cream in the V3H

Ice Cream Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

Summer isn’t summer without an armful of melted dairy product. Here are some of our favourites for celebrating the season. Around Town Matteo’s Gelato 2615 Mary Hill Rd, Port Coquitlam Enjoy a mouth-watering selection of tasty gelatos in this little gem in the centre of Port Coquitlam. There is a cosy indoor seating area and […]

What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Start Your Engines

Port Coquitlam Car Show 2014

Quite a bit happening in our fair cities this week, and if you’re a fan of cool cars, this is the weekend for you. What: City of Coquitlam Neighbourhood Nights When: Thursday, August 14th at 6:00pm Rescheduled: Tuesday August 19th at 6:00pm Where: Glen Park, Coquitlam The Skinny: You’re invited to Neighbourhood Night, a free […]

Can you Swim on that Beach? Find Out!

Water Quality Port Moody

The last week or so hasn’t been a great one for our local beaches. Elevated E.coli levels have closed the beaches at Old Orchard Park and Barnet Marine Park. It’s also making a visit to Rocky Point Park or a walk along the Shoreline Trail a little less attractive, even if you weren’t planning on […]

Coquitlam Centre Supports Families Visiting Eagle Ridge Hospital

I will never forget it – my son was just six days old, and my friend was visiting us for the first time since we became a family of four. We had just finished our dinner when my three-and-a-half year old daughter came in from the back yard and proudly announced that she’d been eating […]

KidSport Tri-Cities Used Sports Equipment Sale

KidSport Tri-Cities Swap Meet

There are two things we know for sure about kids. First, sports are a great way to keep active and have fun. Second, kids grow really quickly. So when the time for fall sports rolls around it gets really expensive to gear them up every year. The best way to save some money is to […]

What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Summer Tour, Music and Science

Mad Science of the Fraser Valley Port Moody

This week there is a concert, a walking tour among the trees, some mad science and another neighbourhood night in the park. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Mad Science of the Fraser Valley When: Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 2:00 – 3:00pm Where: Inlet Theatre, Port Moody Civic Centre, 100 Newport Drive […]

Frozen Yogurt and all the Sprinklings: Menchies, Suter Brook Village

Menchies Frozen Yogurt in Suter Brook

Not so long ago, and in good time for sunnier weather (although it’s also a great haven from the torrential rain), Menchies Frozen Yogurt opened in Port Moody’s Suter Brook Village. As the website advertises, Menchies frozen treats are made using Canadian milk from happy cows and, having visited on numerous occasions, happy milk translates […]

Three Ways to Celebrate BC Day in the Tri-Cities

BC Flag BC Day Activities Tri-Cities

The BC Day long weekend is upon us once again, which means that many local residents are heading off on vacation. If you’re not one of them for whatever reason, never fear. There are plenty of ways to have fun and celebrate our fair province right here at home. Plus, just think: while everyone else […]

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