Links – Place Des Arts at 40 and Best of Vancouver


Place Des Arts Coquitlam 40th Anniversary

For anyone who has taken a class or even just been to Place Des Arts, you know what a special place that is. It will soon be 40 years since Place Des Arts first opened their doors. The Tri-City News gives us the history, as well as how Place Des Arts will be moving forward […]



Links – Port Mann toll introductory rate and how hard is it to vote?


Port Mann Bridge Toll Reduction

Just a quick reminder, this Sunday is the Terry Fox Run in support of cancer research. We wrote about the event here, pick a run closest to you (there seems to be one every 30 meters or so), and support this great cause. Coquitlam Councillor Terry O’Neill has an idea to get more people out […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: French Mystery Mini-Fest, PechaKucha Night, Treefest, Safety Fair and More!


Place Des Arts Family Open House 2012

The Tri-Cities is filling us to the brim with events this week from golf and mystery films to fundraisers and open houses.  Just take a look at some of this week’s highlights below.  Don’t see anything that tickles your fancy?  Fret not!  There is more fun to be found this week including treating your ears […]



Links – Parking will cost you and Anmore likes to vote


The High Street Parking Coquitlam

There are many reasons that I moved to the suburbs. I now have a backyard, the kids have room to roam, but the biggest reason was all the free parking. No longer in Coquitlam City Centre though. New pay stations and street pay parking went into effect September 1st. Parking pay stations are being re-installed […]



Links: Olympic Medals and Evergreen Line Stations


New York Subway

We’re back from our big adventure in New York City, and while New York is an awesome place to visit, it’s wonderful to come home to the beauty and sane humidity levels of the Tri-Cities. Here’s a few things I managed to catch up on. While we were in Manhattan I got a few messages […]



Garden Events: Rose Show, Art in the Garden and Pride of PoCo


We’re finally getting some summer weather here in the Tri-Cities, and gardens throughout the region are soaking up some sun. If you have a soft spot in your heart for beautiful green spaces, you may want to check out these three events happening in our own backyard. Rose Show and Festival 2012 The Fraser Pacific […]



Links – Coquitlam Transit Development Open Houses


Transit Oriented Development Strategy Coquitlam

The Evergreen Line is coming, and it’s time to start really planning. The City of Coquitlam is putting together a Transit-Oriented Development Strategy. Here’s a video detailing what it’s all about. This week they’ll be holding a couple of open houses you may want to check out… Burquitlam Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012 Time: 5:00p.m. […]



Links: Lawn Sprinkling, Heritage Mountain Middle and Port Mann Time Lapses


Heritage Mountain Middle School Port Moody Anmore

June is here again, and that means that lawn sprinkling restrictions are back in force for the summer throughout the Tri-Cities and all across Metro Vancouver. For all the info, including just how much you’ll have to pay if you stubbornly refuse to confine your watering to the appropriate times, check out this article in […]



Tri-Cities Christmas Tree Recycling 2011


Christmas Tree Recycling Tri-Cities 2011 Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

The holiday season is drawing to a close. The kids are headed back to school tomorrow, decorations are being packed up and Christmas lights are coming down. If you’ve opted for a real tree, now is the time when you’ll starting asking yourself what to do with it. Thankfully, there are many ways to dispose […]



Links – Port Moody Inauguration and ranting about recreation


Port Moody Council Inauguration 2011

Last night I joined a full house at Port Moody City Hall for the inauguration of the newly elected council. After the swearing in, tribute was paid to the outgoing councillors and Joe Trasolini. New Mayor Mike Clay told a great story about Joe asking some kids on bikes why they weren’t using the skateboard […]

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