Neighbourhood Finds

Back to School Shopping in North Burnaby

Posted on Sep 04, 2019 in Neighbourhood Finds

Back to School Shopping North BurnabyOh, the first week after Labour Day. 

The unofficial end of Summer. 

The beginning of a crazier commute with busy roads, bleary eyes, bedhead, and litres of coffee.

No? Just me? With one kid in high school and the other in diapers, you would think I’d have this down by now. But we all need reminders of the best places to get school supplies for those br...

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Coming Soon: 812 Cake & Dessert

Posted on Oct 23, 2017 in Neighbourhood Finds

Raise your hand if you've been dying for a pastry shop to open in Brentwood Park.

812 Cake & Dessert Brentwood Burnaby
Um, all of your hands better be up because mine are flailing around like crazy. 

While Whole Foods fills the dessert void right now with a tasty selection of cakes and cookies, a smaller boutique pastry shop has been on my Brentwood business wishlist for about 10 years...

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The Viet Noodle Guy

Posted on Oct 20, 2017 in Neighbourhood Finds

The Viet Noodle Guy
Brentwood is getting a new restaurant! Well... soon to be restaurant.

The Viet Noodle Guy is slated to open in Spring 2018 on Rosser Ave, taking over where Koby Produce used to operate.

Not much is known about The Viet Noodle Guy at this point, but it's a great walkable location and the design looks fresh. While we're down a produce store again (does...

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Fitness Studios and Yoga in Brentwood Park Burnaby

Posted on Oct 17, 2017 in Neighbourhood Finds

It’s fall. It’s rainy. It’s dark. It’s hard to find the motivation to work out when it’s so much easier to just sit on the couch and eat cookies after work. I get it.

Fitness Studios and Yoga in Brentwood Park Burnaby

The good news is there are lots of awesome places in Brentwood to get in a quick workout without cutting into your couch/cookie time. You can have both!

There are more fitness studios a...

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Date Night Ideas in Brentwood Park

Posted on Oct 11, 2017 in Neighbourhood Finds

Brentwood Park Burnaby Date Night Ideas

Whether you’re starting a new relationship. Or a decade or two into your marriage, date nights are essential. You don’t have to travel far from home (wink face) for the perfect date night in Brentwood. Just hop a few steps down the street to inject a little romance into your relationship.

From restaurants to chill afternoon meet-ups, here are some...

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Best Restaurants with Patios in Brentwood Park

Posted on Aug 11, 2017 in Neighbourhood Finds

Patios are summer's best friend. Fresh air and warm sun make for a relaxing post-work bevvy or a romantic date night. Did you know you don't have to be downtown or waterfront to enjoy dining al fresco? A few Brentwood restaurants have killer patios to pair a cool breeze with a chilled cocktail for your next night out. 

Check out these Brentwood resta...

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