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 […]

Coquitlam Parks Host Neighbourhood Nights

Coquitlam Neighbourhood Nights

Would you like to get to know your neighbours in a relaxed and beautiful setting? What if we told you there would be free snacks? This summer the City of Coquitlam is holding weekly Neighbourhood Nights at local parks every Thursday night. These events are free and will include light refreshments. The goal of Neighbourhood […]

Weigh in on Land Use in the Coquitlam School District

School District 43 Coquitlam land use

Over the next decade, 5000 more students will join the kindergarten to grade 12 in the local public school system. Much of the growth is going to be concentrated in areas such as Burke Mountain and Port Moody. School District 43 is planning for that growth now. They know they need to build new schools […]

English Practice in the Tri-Cities

English Practice Groups Port Moody Port Coquitlam Coquitlam

The Tri-Cities are a place where families who are new to Canada settle and flourish. Sometimes new arrivals also bring family members over from other parts of the world to live with them. These family members often don’t speak English, but fortunately here in the Tri-Cities different services are available to help. One such service […]

Port Moody Heritage Tours: Flashback to the Past

Port Moody Station Museum Heritage House Tour

Do you remember Port Moody Mayor Mike Clay wearing shiny, golden tights on January 1st? Are you still searching for an explanation as to why these tights could have possibly been significant? Perhaps there is some historical significance to it? Something? Anything? Port Moody Heritage Tours Celebrate the City’s History This year, Heritage BC announced their theme for […]

Port Moody Neighbourhood Guides Live

John Grasty of has teamed up with the team here at to create a set of comprehensive guides to the neighbourhoods of Port Moody. It’s always been the goal of our team to create online resources that help everyone who lives in the Tri-Cities feel more connected as a community. When residents or […]

Castle Park’s “Play for ALL” Quest

Did you know the Coquitlam School District has 30,000 students, and 4700 students with a special need? This includes over 300 with Autism and 21 in wheelchairs. And still the district doesn’t have a universally accessible playground with accessible swings, ramping, sensory equipment, and rubberized surfacing. Castle Park Elementary in Port Coquitlam, is a school […]

Trying Shooting at the PoCo Indoor Gun Range

Port Coquitlam Gun Range

Watching action movies makes shooting seem easy and fun. If you’d like to (safely) channel your inner action hero, how do you do it without going through the hassle of getting a gun license and buying a gun? Or, if you have experience shooting, where do you go to practice? In either case, for an […]

Say ‘Annyeong Haseyo’ to Korea Town

Korea Town Coquitlam Burnaby

While not as clearly defined and ‘official’ as Chinatown in Downtown Vancouver, Coquitlam’s Koreatown neighbourhood around North Road and Lougheed Highway has a flavour all its own. Anchoring the neighbourhood (which actually straddles the Coquitlam/Burnaby border) are two Korean supermarkets: Hanahreum Mart or H-Mart on the Coquitlam side, and Hannam Supermarket on the Burnaby side. […]

Eat like a King at King Mongolian Grill

King Mongolian Grill Port Coquitlam

I have often wondered where I could find cheap and healthy food in the Tri-Cities. I wanted a place where I would get my money’s worth, not spend much time waiting for my food, and leave with a full and happy tummy. I realized that my search has come to an end when I tried […]

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