Archive for the category "New Westminster"

Funds for Local Non-Profits from The Metropolis Express

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The last time I was at Metrotown it was to sit on Santa’s knee with Keira that also happened to be when first I noticed the little train carting young ones and their parents around the ground floor of the mall. It wasn’t until recently that I discovered that the train provides more than mid-mall […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Quayside Park New Westminster

Comments 8 by Guest Author

As I started walking along the pier of Westminster Quay, the first thought that came to my mind was “I *have* to take photos here for Rebecca’s series on Metro Vancouver Park Series“. This park has just about everything – playground, beautiful urban views, and gorgeous river/forest views too. Photo credit: Raul on Flickr History […]

Sapperton Days 2008

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Sapperton Days are back again this year, celebrating a great little heritage neighbourhood in New Westminster. When: Saturday June 21st – Sidewalk Sale, 10am to 4pm and Sunday June 22nd – Street Festival, 11am to 4pm. Where: Between Braid & Sherbrooke Streets on East Columbia, New Westminster How to get […]

Social Media for Change: Food Bank RoundUp

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently did some housekeeping on the site and removed a section of my About page, dissecting it into several other pages. One that I would like to bring your attention to is Causes. I know folks around here love to give and help out whenever they can, that’s what makes this area so great. […]

BC Rockies Deaf Hockey Club VS Canucks Alumni

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the highlights of my year in 2007 was meeting some members of the Canucks Alumni hockey team in North Vancouver. Dave Babych, Cliff Ronning and of course, GINO! It’s always fun to watch the stars you’ve admired over the years, those you grew up watching, and the local guys that made the Canucks […]

The Pen and Sapperton Days

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I was little we would drive through New Westminster every Sunday and pass the big, intimidating and scary-looking Penitentiary. Its high walls up on the hill above Columbia street over looking the Fraser were dark grey and seemed to span for miles. In 1878, the Government of Canada opened the British Columbia Penitentiary, the […]