Archive for the category "New Westminster"

Starlight Casino Outdoor Concert Series

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Starlight Casino is presenting an outdoor concert series this month in New Westminster. September 4th, 2010 Chuck Negron Founding member of Three Dog Night, “Joy To The World”, “Mama Told Me Not to Come” September 11th, 2010 Foghat September 18th, 2010 Blood, Sweat & Tears September 24th, 2010 The Guess Who “These Eyes”, “Clap […]

New Pattullo Bridge Plans

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Pattullo Bridge is long overdue for an upgrade and Translink has recently announced a set of preview events so that the public can review the proposed plans. Photo credit: waferboard on Flickr Open House: September 14th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm Chuck Baillie Community Centre at 13458-107A Avenue, Surrey September 21st from 5:30pm to 8:30pm […]

Metro Vancouver History: SkyBridge

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On this day in Metro Vancouver history the SkyBridge, connecting New Westminster and Surrey (Columbia and Scott Road SkyTrain stations), opened to the public. The $28 million transit-only structure was built by Kerkhoff Bridge and Industrial Division Ltd., of Chilliwack, and Hyundai Engineering and Construction Division Co. Ltd. of Korea. Construction had started October 28, […]

Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Celebrations

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch makes it way around BC on the last leg of its journey the excitement is bubbling over from community to community. Photo credit: AlbertaVan2010 on Flickr Over the Rockies, through the Kootenays, down and around the Thompson Okanagan. Photo credit: UrbanWorkbench on Flickr Here’s a rundown of where the […]

Your City Guide to Snow and Ice

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With the first snowfall of the season cities in the area are bracing themselves for the white, wintery months ahead. Each year it seems as though citizens and businesses alike forget how to prepare for the snow — sidewalks go unswept and car tires spin and squeal along the icy roads outside our house. The […]