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Author: Alan Forsythe

The Canucks, NHL playoffs, UFC: where to watch sports in Surrey

It’s almost playoff time again (how’d that happen?) Which can mean only one thing, where can you find the best seat at the bar for a beer and a view of the game? 1. Tap House (15330 102a Ave) Multi level brew pub, great selection of craft brews and cocktails. They have a 19ft high central screen, plus almost too many other TVs to count (actually 35 manager Shawn Hayne informs us) in different locations, so you always have a view of the action. And when the playoffs come around, Hayne says, “We have one of the biggest screens...

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Best Places for a Romantic Valentine’s Day in Surrey

St. Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, some, unfortunately leave planning to the last second. However, planning ahead is always recommended, here are a few of the top picks of where to take your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day in Surrey. Brown’s Social House (#A1 9666 King George Blvd) If you do happen to wake-up the morning of Feb 14th and realize you might be in the doghouse, “Then we might be able to save your ass,” says general manager Chris Vogel. “We keep a few tables available for walk ins.” But he stresses it is a busy night. If you...

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Surrey Pride Announcement on RCMP Inclusion – Community Board

Published 12/11/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

I would like to make a statement on behalf of Surrey Pride Society Board of Directors
and the statement is:

RCMP Welcome At Surrey Pride 2018

The Surrey Pride Board 2017/2018 has voted in favour of Including our Uniformed RCMP to Join us in celebrating Surrey Pride 2018.

  – President of the Surrey Pride Board for… read more ❯

Mastering Your Business For Maximum Profit & Success Workshop Event

Published 12/9/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine


This 2-hour event is jam-packed with tools and strategies that you can implement in your business immediately. This is not another fluffy “introductory event” like you may have experienced, it’s designed to get you on the right track to maximizing growth, sales and profit.
This is the first step in getting your Business… read more ❯

Last night I promised you wouldn’t die – I rescind that promise.

Published 12/7/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

This is the written response to a real event which took place on Tuesday night at the shooting at 148th and 64th. 
Last night I promised you wouldn’t die.

I am now rescinding that promise.

Last night as I was driving home, I came upon what I thought was a car accident scene. I could hear you yelling for help. I could vaguely see your shape lying on the road in the dark.

I saw the… read more ❯

Coffee Lovers – Make Your Next Brew A Level Ground Trade

Published 12/3/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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Coffee lovers – pay attention!

Stacey Toews and his team at Level Ground Trading are bringing something incredible to the global economy that is lacking in most transactions – something so powerful it changes the way we think about the products we purchase and our consumer impact.

They are bringing the human narrative into the story.

“There is so much of the global economy that has… read more ❯

The World-Wide Inspiration Behind Surrey’s Light Rail Transit

Published 12/3/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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Surrey is the second largest city in British Columbia and by 2041 it is expected that another 300,000 residents will be joining our neighbourhoods. One of the top questions from Surrey residents is, “How are we all going to get around?” We want to know what will happen to our roadways and the infrastructure. And we are concerned that if something isn’t put in place soon, we’ll not only be… read more ❯