Your Official New Westminster Mother’s Day Guide

Family at the Quay

*Disclaimer: Before we even get into the meat of the article, this year, Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 14. So make yourself a note! There’s no sense doing all the planning and then getting the date wrong. Ok, let’s move forward. Mother’s Day is a celebration of that special person in your life that […]

Spring is for Families in New Westminster!

Family eating ice cream at the New Westminster Quay

Spring has finally arrived, and there’s no better time to plan your next local (or not-so-local) outing! The warmer weather means kids will be itching to get outside, and adults will be glad to give them the extra space to move. New Westminster offers plenty of family-friendly options for a quick day trip or a […]

Celebrate Spring – A Weekend in New Westminster

Looking for the perfect Spring getaway? Discover an exciting world of food, culture and arts alongside relaxing riverside views with a weekend in New Westminster. Whether you’re planning a vacation for Easter or the May long weekend, or simply need a night away, leave the ordinary at home and unwind in a city that knows […]

Black History Month: Highlighting Black-Owned Businesses in New West

In honor of Black History Month, we’re putting the spotlight on black-owned businesses in New West that you can support! Anim Hair & Beauty Studio  Photo credit: @animhair via Instagram This reputable hair and beauty studio has been going strong in New West for 17 years now! Anim, Nancy, and Nica make up their trusty […]

New Year, New Me in New West

As was once wisely said by French poet Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, “A goal without a plan is just a wish”. This year, don’t let those new year’s resolutions go to waste. We’ll help you put them into action with these tips! If you’re like most people, you want to stay healthy in 2023. There’s no […]

Best 5 Brunch Spots in New West

What’s there not to love about brunch? The eager anticipation of waiting for your first, freshly brewed cup of coffee of the day while you salivate at the options on the menu gets you awake for the day quite like nothing else.  We’ve compiled the best five places in New West where you can get […]

5 Things to do in New West Before the End of Summer!

The end of summer is fast approaching with only a few weeks left, so make your way to these exciting events happening in New West before the rainy days and early sunsets hit!   NEW WEST PRIDE STREET FESTIVAL Photo credit: @newwestpride via Instagram Kick-off the weekend by heading down to Columbia Street from 3 […]

Grab Your Own Copy of New West Eats: A Community Cookbook 

Written by Jocelyn Wong.  Of all the amazing things the city of New West offers, delicious food lands at the very top of my list. And that’s exactly why New West Eats: a Community Cookbook exists! Small, independently owned restaurants in New Westminster are what keeps this place alive. It’s the tenacity of a mom’n’pop […]

Celebrate Multiculturalism & Community this Weekend at On Your Block Festival!

Looking for a fun community event where you can dabble in international cuisines, meet new people, and enjoy performances, games, activities, as well as a beer garden? If so, you won’t want to miss On Your Block Festival this Saturday, July 9th from 1pm – 9pm!  Photo credit: @onyourblockfest via Instagram   On Your Block […]