The Blackberry Artist’s Society


Blackberry Artists Society 2015

The City of Port Moody, known as “City of the Arts,” values and celebrates arts and culture. The city encourages an environment where the arts and culture sector flourishes and contributes to the community. One organization supporting and promoting art in Port Moody is the Blackberry Artist’s Society. The BAS is a co-op with the […]



Seven Clutter-free Gifts for Christmas


Christmas Gift

Christmas day is fast approaching and heart-warming holiday advertisements and malls bursting with merchandise assure us if we can find the perfect gift our holidays will be a success. Of course, we all want to show our loved ones and friends how much we cherish them, but is another scarf, scented candle, or electronic gadget […]



This Week in the Tri-Cities: VolunteerFest and More Fall Fun


Celebrate Mardi Gras in October, help volunteer, or meet your neighbours in a park this week in the Tri-Cities. As always more events can be found in the events calendar. What:  “Drop, Cover and Hold On” – Community Earthquake Drills When:  Thursday, October 15. 10:15am – 10:45am Where:  Your location The skinny:  Residents across the […]



Kid Heaven in Eagle Ridge at Sticky’s Candy


Stickys Candy Coquitlam Eagle Ridge

Tucked away behind the 7-11 and the Starbucks in Coquitlam’s Eagle Ridge neighbourhood is a little sweet shop that my kids adore. Adore. It’s a candy store and they’re kids, so no surprise, right? Of course they like it. What surprised me is how much I, as a grown-up, enjoy it. Sticky’s Candy is a […]



Around My House Consignment


Around My House Consignment Port Moody

Reduce – reuse – recycle applies to kitting out your house here too in the Tri Cities. Around My House Consignment on St. Johns Street in Port Moody has been relocating gently loved house treasures for more than fifteen years now, helping home decoration enthusiasts find new-to-you home décor items with that eco touch. The […]



La Boutique Consignment Clothes Shop


La Boutique Consignment Clothes Store Port Moody

Eco-chic is alive and kicking in the Tri Cities; stores like Value Village, SHARE and the Crossroads Hospice Shop making thrift shopping fun and convenient. But what happens if you want a little more glamour and style along with your environmentally-aware clothes choices? Ladies, and gentlemen too (see below) – I highly recommend visiting La […]



Shop Local in Port Moody at Shop Hop


Shop Local Port Moody 2015

Shop Local Port Moody is an alliance of local independent business owners working together to enhance the unique Port Moody business community through cooperation and collaboration. As local business owners they are passionate about their city and residents and want to get involved and keep Port Moody vibrant and unique. After all, they are part […]



The Aroma (Therapy) of Wellness at Escents


The way that a space smells can make a big difference to your mental state. And now that March is here and spring is in the air, I’m feeling ready to clear out the winter doldrums and make way for brighter days. I was excited, then, when I was invited to a media event 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 […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Theatre, Music and Christmas Craft Fairs


Christmas Truce 1914

Gearing up for Christmas in the Tri Cities – craft fair season, a theatrical nod to the past, and the fine art of chocolate. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Chocolate Art Pairings: Classic Art, Assemblage, Modern Art When:  Thursday, November 27 from 7:00 – 9:00pm Where:  Leigh Square Community Arts Village, 2253 […]

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