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Five for Friday: Five spots to grab a milkshake in New West

Five for Friday: Five spots to grab a milkshake in New West

On a hot muggy day, stop for a cold milkshake from these five New Westminster eateries this summer.
New West’s 12th Street is gearing up for a day-long festival

New West’s 12th Street is gearing up for a day-long festival

The New Westminster street will be decked out with arts and craft stalls, food vendors, balloon artists and live music performances for the free event that’s expected to bring in about 5,000 attendees on July 24.
This New West baker’s pretzels are made with no ordinary flour

This New West baker’s pretzels are made with no ordinary flour

Alida Dube, owner of New Westminster’s West Coast Pretzel Co., took half a year to come up with a pretzel recipe that uses flour made with grains that breweries discard as waste. These grains are, in fact, loaded with fibres, minerals and proteins, she says.
The New West café that moonlights as a cocktail bar

The New West café that moonlights as a cocktail bar

New Westminster’s Old Crow Coffee Co. morphs into a chic cocktail lounge called Moodswing every Friday and Saturday at the stroke of 5 pm. The Record talks to the owners about the shapeshifting Front Street noshery.
This New West bakery takes the cake

This New West bakery takes the cake

Whether you're looking for a spongy birthday cake or a flaky breakfast pastry, New Westminster’s Take THE Cake has your back. The Record talks to founder and pastry chef Lalit Pant about their warm cakes and cold shakes.
Meet New Westminster’s Empanada Gal

Meet New Westminster’s Empanada Gal

Carmen Isabel Pepio learnt to cook empanadas when she was a nine-year-old girl in Guatemala; now, at 57, she runs a successful business baking the crescent-shaped pastries in New West
New West’s summer block party is back after a two-year break

New West’s summer block party is back after a two-year break

Fridays on Front will see Downtown New Westminster transform into the perfect place to unwind with good music, delicious food, exciting art, and more — every Friday evening, starting July 8.
Gear up for a retro gaming expo in New West this weekend

Gear up for a retro gaming expo in New West this weekend

At the day-long Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo at New Westminster's Anvil Centre June 25, you can play popular classic games on old gaming consoles, engage in a game swap with independent collectors, or buy your dream game from a flea market vendor.
New Westminster now has a store exclusively for hot sauces

New Westminster now has a store exclusively for hot sauces

The newly opened Lucifer’s House of Heat in Queensborough offers around 1,000 different hot sauces, including one of the hottest in the world: Hellfire Doomed.
Enhance your smile and overall oral health with Invisalign

Enhance your smile and overall oral health with Invisalign

Queen’s Park Dental, a long-time local dental practice, opens new office in New West Quay