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Meet the neighbourhood butcher

Meet the neighbourhood butcher

Located in a small shop on Hastings Street between Madison and Rosser avenues, you’ll find Rocky’s Meats. The original owner, Rocky, opened the Heights butcher shop back in 1961.
Burnaby business awards celebrate success

Burnaby business awards celebrate success

More than 350 people descended on the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown to celebrate the city’s growing business community at the Burnaby Business Excellence Awards last week.
Movers & Shakers: Happy Halloween

Movers & Shakers: Happy Halloween

Get ready for some family fun at Brentwood Town Centre next week. The Burnaby mall is hosting a trick or treat bash on Monday, Oct. 31 from 4 to 5 p.m.
Burnaby vet donates clinic to B.C. SPCA

Burnaby vet donates clinic to B.C. SPCA

Homeless, injured and abused animals will now get the care and treatment they need thanks to a Burnaby veterinarian’s donation. Earlier this month, Claudia Richter transferred ownership of the Burnaby Veterinary Hospital to the B.C.
Movers & Shakers: Have a tea, raise some money

Movers & Shakers: Have a tea, raise some money

Pink Ribbon Tea is back for another year. Sponsored by Blenz Coffee, the annual raises money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. On Friday, Oct.
Burnaby breweries clean up at B.C. Beer Awards

Burnaby breweries clean up at B.C. Beer Awards

Local breweries proved no one puts Burnaby in a corner, especially when it comes to craft beer. Burnaby-based breweries Dageraad Brewing and Steamworks Brewing Co. took home a total of 10 awards at the B.C.
Burnaby beer awards, by the numbers

Burnaby beer awards, by the numbers

- 76 breweries submitted beers for judging at the 2016 B.C. Beer Awards.
Movers & Shakers: Big Star expands to Burnaby

Movers & Shakers: Big Star expands to Burnaby

One of New Westminster’s favourite sandwich shops has opened a second location in Burnaby. Big Star Sandwich is now open at 3736 Canada Way (right near Boundary Road).
Movers & Shakers: Burnaby Beer Fest is back

Movers & Shakers: Burnaby Beer Fest is back

Consider this your advanced notice: Burnaby Beer Fest is coming back for its second year in a row this November.
Burnaby bookstore owner calls it a day

Burnaby bookstore owner calls it a day

A fixture in the Heights community is moving on. Paul Kirkpatrick has owned Companion Book on Hastings Street near Gilmore Avenue for the past 12 years.