We are a fruit- and veggie-loving family, but when we load up on produce, I try not to do it at the big box grocery stores around here. The average price of produce is just too high at Safeway, Save-On, Buy Low and the like. I read the flyers for the loss leaders and in-season specials, but when I really need to stock up on veg I try to go to one of the local specialty produce … [Read more...] about Where to shop for the best prices on fruit & vegetables in New West
Three community-building ideas in New Westminster will get a boost from Donald's Market and River Market, winning cash and publicity from the inaugural ONE Prize. Funded through a customer appreciation program that allocates 1% of member sales to community projects, five shortlisted projects will vie for votes in hopes of winning a portion of the $5,000 in this year's … [Read more...] about Voting underway for New West’s inaugural ONE Prize
With summer beginning, families are starting to enjoy Downtown New Westminster and the Waterfront and exploring the River Market. A very friendly family at Emilio’s Deli is really making people smile, reintroducing them to the Market and starting to introduce themselves. People smell the fresh variety of cheeses and meats, but the also see and hear the friendly father and his … [Read more...] about Emilio’s Deli a friendly, family-run ‘be yourself’ kind of deli
Today was the big reveal of Donald's Market at River Market. Wow, can you believe that it was back in April that we finally learned who the New West River Market grocer tenant was? "Who would it be?" we all asked after months of guessing and deduction and mercelessly prodding River Market owener, Mark Shieh. But he wouldn't say. Like Chuck Norris being interrogated by ex-soviet … [Read more...] about The New Westminster Quay Market is Dead. Long live River Market!
By now we've all heard the big news; Donald's Market is coming to the River Market at the Quay. However if you're like me (and everyone else I've spoken to except one person), your first reaction was, “What's Donald's Market?” I had to take a field trip to answer this question. So over the past two weekends I jumped on the Skytrain, shopping bags in hand, to visit each of … [Read more...] about Small footprint, quality food at Donald’s Market
River Market just sent out the following information, via its e-newsletter. I'm copying the text here, for our readers who are not subscribed: Dear Friends and Neighbours, On behalf of the crew at River Market, we are extremely excited to announce that Donald’s Market will be our anchor grocer. Building on the success of its two stores in Vancouver, Donald’s Market will be … [Read more...] about River Market grocer, ONE program revealed