Author: Fatima Beatty

Good For Grapes – Show Me The Ropes Music Video Released

Surrey’s own Folk / Rock septet Good For Grapes has released a brand new music video for “Show Me The Ropes”, the title track off of their sophomore record “The Ropes”. Tommy Lee, co-director of the band’s previous “Skipping Stone”, and “Renminbi Tips” videos, returned for a third time to lend his quirky, story-telling style to their music. Show Me The Ropes follows a young Lara Thomas interacting with her future self as she faces the struggle of choosing her future. Actors Meghan Dubé, Danielle Klaudt, and Ava Vinet all play Lara during different stages in her life. The...

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Prepping for the Holidays River Market Style

The River Market in New Westminster is known for a variety of culinary delights, and specialty foods, and restaurants. There are always an abundance of food choices at the market whether that is shopping for local ingredients at Donald’s Market for a delicious Sunday dinner to picking up specialty items to try from the many food vendors. All this food amidst the backdrop of the Fraser River waterfront. Sounds like a fun food experience, right? VIDEO: A New Westminster River Market Shopping Experience In addition to the fabulous food finds, there are a variety of retailers who share the...

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The Big Decision: Buying a Baby Stroller

Since I became pregnant I’ve been getting a lot of advice on just about every topic such as: what to wear, what to eat, how to sleep, bathe and exercise. It’s all about sharing information and knowing what your options are, of course. I appreciate all the pieces of advice from the women and men in my life and their stories of what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to a new little one. One of the most pertinent discussions has been centred around the question of What to buy for baby?! So I am going to...

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[VIDEO] High Chai and Social: Sweet Indulgence for Mom

WATCH: Mother’s Day High Chai Event in Surrey We had the pleasure of taking part and sponsoring the first ever Mother’s Day High Chai event in Surrey at the Royal King Banquet Hall. There was a line up to get in on time at noon. Mothers, grandmothers, daughters, aunties were all dressed up for this special event. It was also great to see men at the event escorting their loved ones. Upon entering, each lovely lady was given a rose and provided an opportunity to take a photo against the High Chai backdrop. Violinist on Stilts, Alli Rice. Photo...

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#StandUp4FSHD Fundraiser: A Night of Comedy Sat July 19th

New Westminster’s historic Columbia Theatre will be home to the first #StandUp4FSHD fundraiser. The event will be held July 19th, 2014 starting at 6 pm with a warm welcome from New Westminster’s Mixed Company, a barbershop quartet. The laughs begin at 7 pm featuring Vancouver-based comedian Carter Hortie, famous for satirical social commentary; and California native Dino Archie, who has been a familiar face in the Vancouver comedy scene for the last 11 years. Net proceeds raised at this inaugural event will go directly to fund research for FSH Muscular Dystrophy. FSHD Canada is the Canadian non-profit dedicated to funding research targeted...

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Social Innovation Summit brings local and national experts to Surrey September 6

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Nearly fifty local and national experts will gather at the Surrey Social Innovation Summit on September 6th to… read more ❯
A Day Trip From Surrey, The Garibaldi Lake Hike Is My First Big Hike Ever

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Hiking today up Garibaldi Mountain, a potentially active volcano in Brackendale BC, was both a challenge and a thrill. At over 8,700 feet elevation, the 18 kilometre return climb is being hosted by two expert hikers. They say it is doable if we take breaks, and it is so beautiful that it’s worth the effort, and the hiking trail is only accessible from July… read more ❯
Catch the action at the 2018 Surrey Lifeguard Competition

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

The City of Surrey invites spectators to the Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex and Bear Creek Pool on Saturday, July 21 for the 2018… read more ❯
Surrey Fusion Festival set to welcome a record 53 cultural pavilions

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Surrey, BC | Surrey Fusion Festival, presented by Coast Capital Savings, will introduce 14 new… read more ❯
KPU Civic Plaza Sign Installed in Surrey Civic Plaza

Published 7/10/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

The transformation of Surrey’s downtown city centre is quickly gaining momentum.

Civic Plaza is leading the way with a flurry of recent grand openings for Civic Hotel, Dominion Bar + Kitchen, Prado Cafe and the first annual Dominion Day outdoor concert event. Today, we saw more changes as TDH Experiential Fabricators mounted a massive new sign for Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Civic… read more ❯