Explore New West’s art scene at the 17th annual New West Cultural Crawl!

Calling all artists and art lovers, the 17th annual New Westminster Cultural Crawl is almost here! Van Dop & Associates and the Arts Council of New Westminster are bringing you a family-friendly event to experience local art at venues across the city. Taking place on October 17th & 18, the annual arts & culture festival […]

Old + New West: Hyack Square

Beginning in 1859, the Royal Engineers surveyed what is now Downtown New Westminster into a grid pattern parallel to the Fraser River. What is now known as Hyack Square was one of the oldest urban squares in the city, first established in 1860 as an extension of Merchant Square. Although New West residents greatly appreciated […]