Christmas Lights in the Tri-Cities 2014


Christmas Lights Tri-Cities 2014 Coquitlam Port Coquitlam Port Moody

Who likes Christmas lights? I like Christmas lights. Even the sad little dim ones I’ve wrapped around my front garden. Here are some local folks who have put a lot more effort into their holiday light displays. I’ve made a Map of the Tri-Cities Christmas lights we have listed here. Makes cruising around looking at […]



4Cats: Picasso in PoCo


Painting with Water Colours - 4Cats Arts Studio Port Coquitlam

The line up and crowd was so big an hour before the grand opening celebration event that the new Port Coquitlam location of 4Cats Arts Studio actually had to open early. We arrived shortly after the planned 1:00pm opening to find the Tri-Cities newest 4Cats location packed with families and spilling out into the streets. […]



On-the-Air in the Tri-Cities


CKPM is redefining the ‘local’ in ‘local radio station’ in the Lower Mainland, and they’re hoping you tune in to the Tri-Cities on the FM dial at 98.7. Owner Matthew McBride is no stranger to small market radio stations. He has started stations in Uclulet, Tofino and Pemberton, but starting a small market radio station […]



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 […]



It’s All About Vintage Vinyl at Apollo Music


Classic albums side-by-side

Pulling my vehicle into a very dark and semi-deserted warehouse complex on a rainy evening around 9:00pm, I felt I was starring in my own spy novel and arriving at a clandestine meeting with my ‘contact’. I didn’t need a secret knock to get in, but it did seem a bit odd to open the […]



Remembrance Day 2012 in the Tri-Cities


Poppy Remembrance Day Tri-Cities

Every year, we join together for a moment of silence. We meet so we can remember those who have risked or given up their lives for our freedom. We remember those who fell during the fight for peace in WWI, WWII, the Korean War and more recent conflicts around the world. More than 1,500,000 Canadians served […]



A Monday is a Box Full of Treasures: Geocaching in the Tri-Cities


Geocaching Tricities Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

As I recently discovered, if you try going somewhere on a Monday, the chances are good that place is going to be closed. This is especially true about Port Moody. I walked up and down St. John’s street on a decent sunny Monday morning recently and noted a strange pattern; most businesses were closed. I […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Many Multicultural Events!


Austin Heights Daisy Day Coquitlam

There are great multicultural events to check out this week: Korean pottery techniques at this Opening Reception, the Indian Classical Vocal Concert, Polish Theatre and taste rums from all over at the Ultimate Rum Tasting event. Go out and get yourself some culture! What: Community Banner Project When: Thursday, June 14 at 2:00pm Where: Place […]



Canada Day 2012 in the Tri-Cities


Canada Day in the Tri-Cities 2015 Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

Canada Day will be here before we know it, and we’ve got you covered. We have the scoop on how to celebrate our country’s 145th birthday right here in the Tri-Cities. Read on for all the Canada Day fun! Coquitlam Canada Day in Coquitlam happens from 12:00-11:00pm at Lafarge Lake and Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]. […]



City of Port Moody and Tri-Cities Chamber Awards


Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam

It’s awards show season, and while the Grammys and the Oscars are worldwide spectacles, it’s not likely that you’ll personally be affected by any of the people you see on those shows. There are some awards shows that just wrapped up here in the Tri-Cities, and while the amount of Botox on stage may be […]

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