Celebrating New Westminster's 2012 A-List

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Welcome to the NewsLeader’s A-List. This summer, we put the call out to readers, in the form of a survey, asking residents to name some of their favourite things in the city. The list includes restaurants - with everything from best place for brunch, best wine list and best place for late night eats - to where to get a great haircut, a deal on a used car, or vintage clothes.

It may not be a precise, scientific survey, but it’s a great way to get a good sense of some of the great businesses that are worth visiting in New Westminster, and some of the great attractions this city has to offer, such as Queen’s Park and the new Westminster Pier Park. If anything, the A-List will help you appreciate the amazing offerings in this city.

Congratulations to all who made this year’s A-List.

-Chris Bryan, Editor


Favourite Picnic Spot

  • Queen’s Park
  • Moody Park
  • Hume Park

Favourite Building

  • City Hall
  • Keg
  • Westminster Trust Building

Favourite Charity

  • SPCA
  • Salvation Army
  • Lookout Society

Best Kept Secret About New Westminster

  • Queen’s Park Petting Zoo
  • River Market
  • heritage buildings

Best Community Event

  • Hyack Festival
  • Show n Shine
  • Sapperton Festival

Best Place to Relax by the Water

  • Pier Park
  • River Market
  • Quay

Best City Street Name

  • Begbie
  • Royal
  • Columbia

Best Tourist Attraction

  • Quay
  • Tin Soldier
  • Antique Alley

Best Reason to Live in New Westminster

  • Small town
  • friendly people

Check out the A-List winners for FOOD.





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