Archive for the category "whatthesurrey"

WTS – What the Surrey #36: Condo Crisis

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Whatever happened to the basement suite? Those were the days. Just a few weeks after the Quattro fire (by the way, it’s worth taking a look at some of the comments on that post), Surrey largest development, Infinity at Central City, is now seeking bankruptcy protection. Photo via Caleb Quinton The developer of the five-tower […]

WTS – What the Surrey #35: Blame Surrey

Comments 24 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I spend a good part of my week defending my hometown of Surrey. Sure the city isn’t perfect, it’s people aren’t either, but I honestly don’t think Pleasantville can be found anywhere in the Metro Vancouver area. Over the weekend a terrible incident, fueled by intolerance and hate, occurred in the West End. Early Saturday […]

WTS – What the Surrey #34: Downtown Surrey

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon while popping by Tanya’s house in Surrey I noticed a flyer (“The New View“) from the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association on her kitchen table which contained the following: It’s Your Downtown – Tell them what you think One last time, the City of Surrey is reaching out to you, the community, for […]

WTS – What the Surrey #33: Surrey Minor Hockey Stars

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My weekly Hockey Stars post is now up and it discusses team logos and hockey jersey pride. I originally wanted to include a blurb about how in the locally-filmed movie, Happy Gilmore (during the opening credits), Adam Sandler is sporting a Surrey Minor Hockey jersey. Unfortunately I couldn’t find the clip anywhere online so I […]

WTS – What the Surrey #32: Bus Service

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve written about the aggravation I have felt trying to catch a bus in Surrey, one that only comes every 45 minutes. I used to have to deal with that every day (during the work week) but somehow it seems even more annoying now that I know the difference in service between regions. When I […]