Archives for February 2015

See Second Storey Theatre in Their New Home


Second Storey Theatre Port Coquitlam

Second Storey Theatre was one of the Tri-Cities’ best-kept secrets, with their space above the Dairy Queen in downtown Port Coquitlam. That theatre closed last summer, though, which was a blow to local arts and culture. The company is still going strong, though, and they’ve made a new home just east of their old one […]



A Theatrical Spring Break at Evergreen Cultural Centre


Little Prince Evergreen Cultural Centre

Spring Break is happening early this year, which means that it will be here before you know it. If you’re looking for something fun to do with your kids while school is out, we’d like to suggest Evergreen Cultural Centre’s Spring Break Festival. Featuring three kid-friendly events over three days, the festival promises culture that […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Festival du Bois, Eat Your Heart Out, and the Give Her Wings Gala


Festival du Bois Maillardville Coquitlam 2015

So much to do, all over the Tri-Cities! Experience French Canadian culture at Maillardville’s Festival du Bois, have a laugh with Bridget Ryan at the Evergreen, and Taste the Tri-Cities by Trolley at the Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation’s Eat Your Heart out! More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Festival du Bois When: Thursday, February 26 & […]



Get Ready for Spring at Inspiration Garden


It may still be February, but signs of spring are already popping up around the Tri-Cities. This means that it’s time to start thinking ahead to the gardening season. If you’d like to get growing in 2015, you can get off to a great start with these upcoming events and workshops for all ages at […]



Top 5 Worst Parking Lots in the Tri-Cities


Worst Parking Lots Tri-Cities Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

Recently the Tri-Cities Now published an article about the horrible Como Lake Village parking lot. I’ve had a number of conversations with people around town about Como Lake Village, and two things always come up. First, how awesome that dollar store is, and the parking lot. So in celebration of that 7th circle of parking […]



Enjoy Some Winter Pampering


Spa Pampered Tri-Cities

You wouldn’t know it with the weather we’ve been having, but it’s still winter in the Tri-Cities. With spring in the air, though, many of us are shedding our winter coats and looking forward to warmer days ahead. If you’ve had a stressful winter – and your skin, hair and muscles bear the signs – […]



Give Back on the Place des Arts Board


Place Des Arts Coquitlam Board Member

Place des Arts in Coquitlam was founded in 1972. In the past forty-plus years it has grown into an established non-profit arts centre and music school located at Carré Heritage Square in the historic Maillardville neighbourhood. The centre offers quality arts education for all ages and abilities to inspire the artist in everyone. It also […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: 2015 Wearable Art Awards, Walk2TALK to end bullying, and Whose Live Anyway?


Whose Live Anyways Hard Rock Coquitlam

So much to do in the Tri-Cities! Have a laugh with back-to-back nights of Whose Live Anyway? at the Hard Rock, check out the unique contributions at the two-night 2015 Wearable Art awards, enjoy a Place des Arts faculty performance, and make a difference at the Walk2TALK to end bullying. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. […]



ELEVATE Yourself on International Women’s Day


Elevate International Womens Day

International Women’s Day happens every year on March 8. It’s a global celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Here in the Tri-Cities the Chamber of Commerce, Barbara Stegemann, Senator Yonah Martin and other notable guests are joining forces to in bring recognition of International Women’s Day to […]



Pasta Polo: Family Dining and Community Vibe


The recent renovations at Pasta Polo, a well-beloved local restaurant in Coquitlam, further enhance the sense of community served up with every dish. Don’t start panicking if it’s your favourite place for eating out. Although the new décor freshens up the dining room, it’s still the same comfortable and familiar place to bring family, friends, […]

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