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LETTERS: White Rock residents urged to give Marine Drive one-way a chance

Editor: I am very pleased that this council has adopted the one-way…

  • Jun 24, 2021

 

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LETTERS: ‘Victoria Challenge’ issued to White Rock council, city staff

Editor: This challenge is not for the faint of heart

  • Jun 24, 2021

 

Customers line up to order fish and chips from Moby Dick Restaurant Wednesday (June 23) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Moby Dick fish-and-chip shop owner says one-way Marine Drive has ‘killed’ foot traffic

‘There’s no people’ – Yuriy Makogonsky says revenue from take-out down 50 per cent

 

White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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LETTERS: Closing parking spaces preferable to closing lane of traffic

Editor: There is a simpler way

  • Jun 17, 2021
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Uli’s Restaurant spent about $10,000 on building a patio space for diners along White Rock’s Marine Drive, which has been turned into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

LETTERS: Majority of residents inconvenienced for the sake of helping minority

Editor: I have seen the city do some questionable and unintelligent things.

  • Jun 17, 2021
Uli’s Restaurant spent about $10,000 on building a patio space for diners along White Rock’s Marine Drive, which has been turned into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
Expanded restaurant patios could soon become a feature not only of White Rock’s Marine Drive but also other areas of the city. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Restaurant patios could expand throughout White Rock

Council endorses recommendation to invite other businesses to participate

Expanded restaurant patios could soon become a feature not only of White Rock’s Marine Drive but also other areas of the city. (Aaron Hinks photo)
The City of White Rock wants input from residents and businesses on parking practices and regulations in the city. (File photo)

Input sought for White Rock parking survey

City to develop new strategy based on data and best practices

The City of White Rock wants input from residents and businesses on parking practices and regulations in the city. (File photo)
The Lower Mainland Green Team and students from Earl Marriott Secondary remove invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park. (Contributed photo)

Green Team returns to White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park to monitor previous work

Environmental volunteers, South Surrey students remove invasive species

The Lower Mainland Green Team and students from Earl Marriott Secondary remove invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park. (Contributed photo)
Traffic moves along Victoria Avenue towards Marine Drive on an afternoon last week. Traffic issues are a concern of a handful of White Rock residents. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Victoria Avenue residents spearhead petition against Marine Drive one-way

Christie and Sean Graham say they support restaurants - but want a return to ‘status quo’

Traffic moves along Victoria Avenue towards Marine Drive on an afternoon last week. Traffic issues are a concern of a handful of White Rock residents. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Typically, White Rock’s Canada Day celebrations are capped by a fireworks display over Semiahmoo Bay, but due to COVID-19, last year’s event was moved online. This week, the event earned two award nominations from the Vancouver chapter of the International Live Events Association. (Adrian Bakker file photo)

White Rock’s virtual Canada Day celebration up for two awards

Canada Day by the Bay nominated for best virtual event, best public event by ILEA Vancouver

Typically, White Rock’s Canada Day celebrations are capped by a fireworks display over Semiahmoo Bay, but due to COVID-19, last year’s event was moved online. This week, the event earned two award nominations from the Vancouver chapter of the International Live Events Association. (Adrian Bakker file photo)
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SENIORS’ SCENE: Outdoor yoga coming to Maccaud Park

Seven-week program starts July 5

  • Jun 10, 2021
Dianne Sawicki
Scott Keddy of 3 Dogs Brewing says a mezzanine application is necessary to maximize the space the brew-pub has taken in the just-completed second phase of Bosa’s Miramar Village development in uptown White Rock. (Norman Orr photo)

Mezzanine application ‘critical’ for 3 Dogs Brewing, White Rock council told

Brew pub must maximize use of space in new Miramar premises, owner says

Scott Keddy of 3 Dogs Brewing says a mezzanine application is necessary to maximize the space the brew-pub has taken in the just-completed second phase of Bosa’s Miramar Village development in uptown White Rock. (Norman Orr photo)
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EDITORIAL: Council should stick with its one-way decision

Uncertainty is unfair to businesses and residents alike

  • Jun 10, 2021
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White Rock RCMP conducted twice as many traffic stops in May 2021 as in the month prior. (WR RCMP graphic)

May traffic stops double those in April: White Rock RCMP

Nearly half of 408 ‘interactions’ logged on East, West Beach

White Rock RCMP conducted twice as many traffic stops in May 2021 as in the month prior. (WR RCMP graphic)
Uli’s Restaurant spent about $10,000 on building a patio space for diners along White Rock’s Marine Drive, which has been turned into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks photo)

One-way Marine Drive effort could end as early as July 1

Last-minute amendment has potential to financially hurt waterfront restaurants

Uli’s Restaurant spent about $10,000 on building a patio space for diners along White Rock’s Marine Drive, which has been turned into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A COVID-19 vaccine is administered last March 26. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)

White Rock residents asked to share pandemic experiences at COVID-19 town hall

Fire chief, politicians among those to speak at virtual event

A COVID-19 vaccine is administered last March 26. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)
Uli’s Restaurant owner Tyson Blume builds a patio space in front of his restaurant on Marine Drive Monday morning. Sunday, city contractors placed barriers on the waterfront street and transitioned it into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks photo)

PHOTOS: Marine Drive turned into temporary one-way street

Closure to stay in place until restaurants allowed to operate at 100 per cent seating capacity

Uli’s Restaurant owner Tyson Blume builds a patio space in front of his restaurant on Marine Drive Monday morning. Sunday, city contractors placed barriers on the waterfront street and transitioned it into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock’s historic Elm Street will retain its Waterfront Village designation in the OCP, but with stipulations of lower height and density than waterfront commercial buildings in any future redevelopment. (File photo)

White Rock council reverses position on Elm Street designation

Waterfront Village designation retained, but with reduced height and density

White Rock’s historic Elm Street will retain its Waterfront Village designation in the OCP, but with stipulations of lower height and density than waterfront commercial buildings in any future redevelopment. (File photo)
People enjoy White Rock Beach Wednesday, June 2, 2021. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock going virtual with Canada Day celebration

Event to be streamed on Facebook, YouTube

People enjoy White Rock Beach Wednesday, June 2, 2021. (Aaron Hinks photo)