dmrbia logoThe community came out in droves to vote for their favourite Downtown Maple Ridge businesses, and the results are in!
When the poll closed on Wednesday April 15th, voters had cast votes for their favourite businesses in 32 categories.

We are very excited to hand out the first place awards in each category at our AGM.

We hope everyone enjoyed taking the poll, and maybe even discovered some businesses or services through it!
With over 700 businesses, there's something for everyone in Downtown Maple Ridge.

Each winner will receive a personalized, commemorative plaque recognizing their achievements, presented to them at the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association's Annual General Meeting on Monday May 7th.
We would love to see all the finalists, and other business members, in attendance to cheer on their fellow business owners.
After all, these awards are about celebrating our entire Downtown Maple Ridge business community! The public is welcome to join us for the AGM and awards ceremony.

Without further ado, the Top 3 finalists in each category are:

Category

Business

Automotive

Lordco Parts
Haney Automotive
Start Automotive

Bakery / Deli / Coffee

Gratia Bakery & Cafe
Cremino Gelato Caffè
Europe Bakery & Deli
Haney Bakery
Hansel and Gretel Bakery

Beauty / Spa / Hair

Cloud 9 Beautique
Diva Hair Salon
Phazes Tanning & Beauty Salon

Books / Entertainment

Bean Around Books & Tea
Black Bond Books
The ACT Arts Centre

Business Services

Bell Locksmith
Sure Print
Work BC

Charities / NonProfit

Cythera Transition House Society
Friends in Need Food Bank
Ridge Meadows Hospice Society

Clothing / Accessories

Golden Rose Tattoo & Piercing
Monkey Business Kids' Boutique
T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf

Daycare / Preschool

Little Garden Montessori Center
Little Willows Early Learning Childcare
Start Smart Childcare

Dental Services

Alouette Dental Centre
Lumina Dental
Maple Ridge Dental Centre

Department Store

London Drugs
Shoppers Drug Mart
Walmart

Dry Clean / Laundry

Anthony's Fine Cleaners
Ben's Town Tailor
Nu Crescent Cleaners

Electronic Services

Bell Mobility
Haney Sewing and Sound
Mr. Fix Computers

Family / Community Services

Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture
Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows Community Services
Maple Ridge Public Library

Financial Services

Royal Bank
The Co-operators Insurance Agencies
Westminster Savings Credit Union

Fine / Performing Arts

4Cats Arts Studio
Bergthorson Academy of Musical Arts
The ACT Arts Centre

Fitness Centre

Club 16
Epic Yoga & Fitness
Maple Ridge Leisure Centre

Gifts / Florist/Home Decor

Little Cricket Gift Gallery
Maple Ridge Florist
T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf

Grocery / Convenience

Langley Farm Market
Meridian Meats & Seafood
Thrifty Foods

Health & Wellness

BC Eye Care
Pacific Eye Doctors
Whole Body Health & Wellness

Home Furnishing / Renovations

Fuller Watson
Haney Builders Supplies
Haney Sewing & Sound

Insurance

Harris & Leib Insurance Brokers
Johnston & Meier Insurance Agencies
The Co-operators

Legal / Notary Public

Cassandra Coolin Notary Public
Cheryl Bennewith, Notary Public
Michelle Broughton Notary Public
Vernon & Thompson Law Group

Liquor / Brewery / Pub

Ridge Brewing Co.
Silver Valley Brewing Co.
Witchcraft Beer Market & Bistro

Medical Services

British Columbia Ambulance Service
Dr. Marni Heed
Life Labs Laboratories

Pharmacy / Dispensary

Golden Ears Pharmacy
London Drugs Pharmacy
Shoppers Drugmart Pharmacy

Pet Care / Supply

Bosley's Pet Food Mart
Dewdney Animal Hospital
Pet Smart

Real Estate / Development

Falcon Homes Ltd
Re/Max Lifestyles Realty
Royal Lepage Brookside Realty

Restaurants

Big Feast Bistro & Catering
Chameleon Cafe
The Frogstone Grill

Restaurants / Ethnic Cuisine

Aburiya Sushi
Lupita Mexican Foods
Shinobi Japanese Restaurant

FastFood / Pizza

Brownies Chicken and Seafood
Freshii
Show Me the Pizza

Specialty Store

Purdy's Chocolates
The Blending Bar
T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf

Vintage / Consignment

Buttons & Bows
Cythera Thrift Store
Town & Country Vintage Home

Downtown Maple Ridge Summer Markets: Accepting Applications

Summer Pet Fest - July 28 (10am - 2pm)
Community Garage Sale - Aug. 18 (10am - 2pm)
Artist in the Park - Aug. 25 (10am - 2pm)
Cultural Days of summer - Sep. 29 (10am - 2pm)

New Look and Feel for City of Maple Ridge Website

New Look and Feel for City of Maple Ridge Website

On Monday, July 16 the City of Maple Ridge unveiled a new look on their website, mapleridge.ca, which receives over half a million unique page visits a year.

Piano is back on the Bandstand in Downtown Maple Ridge

Piano is back on the Bandstand in Downtown Maple Ridge

Join us as we celebrate the unveiling of the largest community music project 2018 Pianos on the Street - Maple Ridge Launching Ceremony on July 28th at 1PM on the east side of the bandstand in the Memorial Peace Park. Come and join us for Free cake!

Busking Program

Busking Program

Looking for a lunchtime activity? Well look no further! The DMRBIA's Busking Program is hosting various buskers, starting on Monday, July 2nd, 2018!
Buskers will perform at 3 locations in Downtown Maple Ridge:

Lunchtime Concert Series

Lunchtime Concert Series

The DMRBIA is proud to announce the annual Lunchtime Concert Series, an hour of free musical entertainment in Memorial Peace Park.
Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in August, between 12 and 1 pm we will set out chairs in the Park, and you’re invited to bring your lunch and enjoy local, up-and-coming talent at this free concert series!

Get Involved in Creating the New Mosaic Public Artwork for the Leisure Centre

Get Involved in Creating the New Mosaic Public Artwork for the Leisure Centre

The City of Maple Ridge and the Maple Ridge Public Art Steering Committee are pleased to announce that artists Rebecca Bayer and David Gregory have been selected for the Leisure Centre public art project. They will design and install a series of new community mosaics made from custom triangular ceramic tiles for the main gathering space, the welcome reception area and a feature wall on the pool deck at the Leisure Centre.

Non-binding Plebiscite on Garbage Collection

Non-binding Plebiscite on Garbage Collection

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Council approved a non-binding plebiscite to be held as part of the fall local election. Using a separate ballot, all citizens will have the opportunity to indicate if they support a municipally-administered solid waste collection system that would include garbage and green waste. The Ridge Meadows Recycling Society will continue to collect recyclables.

Telosky and Thomas Haney Synthetic Fields Project Contract Awarded

Telosky and Thomas Haney Synthetic Fields Project Contract Awarded

Council has approved the contract for upgrades to Telosky Stadium and Thomas Haney Secondary sports fields. This project includes the construction of two new synthetic turf fields, replacement of the washrooms and concession building, realignment of baseball diamond #3 and the installation of field lighting for the new and existing sports fields.

Did You Know... Downtown Maple Ridge has Gift Certificates?

Did You Know...  Downtown Maple Ridge has Gift Certificates?

One card, 700 businesses to chose from!
The perfect gift for the local shopper on your list. Available in denominations of $25.00*, the certificates are available for purchase at the Downtown Maple Ridge BIA office, Monday - Friday, 10am-5pm.

DMRBIA Coupons

DMRBIA Coupons

Please click here to find valuable coupons for different Downtown Maple Ridge businesses. Print the coupon of your choice and experience Downtown Maple Ridge at a discount!
All coupons expire August 31, 2018 and a copy of the coupon is required to receive your special BIA deal.

Council Approves Sunday Openings for Maple Ridge Public Library in 2018

Council Approves Sunday Openings for Maple Ridge Public Library in 2018

Council has decided to have the Maple Ridge Public Library open on Sundays through the summer, starting in 2018. It has been past practice for the Library to be closed on Sundays outside of the school year (late July to after the Labour Day weekend).

Downtown Maple Ridge businesses are keeping you dry!

Downtown Maple Ridge businesses are keeping you dry!

Shoppers in Rainy Haney will have the option to grab a FREE bright orange umbrella from participating businesses, use it while it's raining, and return it at their own convenience. Thanks to the sponsorship of several local businesses, the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association is able to provide 200 of these colorful umbrellas to the community this year.

Geocaching in Downtown Maple Ridge!

Geocaching in Downtown Maple Ridge!

Geocaching is a perfect, free, fun family activity and a great way to get outside and explore Downtown Maple Ridge.

Maple Ridge Shopping Bags

Maple Ridge Shopping Bags

Downtown Maple Ridge Shopping Bags are here! Beautiful, colourful, reusable bags, with iconic Maple Ridge graphics.
Available in many downtown Maple Ridge retail stores.
Only $1 each, made from recycled materials. Get one while they last!

Business Watch

Business Watch

The Business Watch program in Maple Ridge has been up and running for one year. The RCMP and BIA have spoken to approx. 150 businesses in the target area. Just to remind everyone the target area is located between 222nd to 224th Street, from Dewdney Trunk Rd to Lougheed Hwy.

Useful tips on how 9-1-1 works in relation to the police

Security

Security

Any BIA member that would like to use Westridge Security Service in emergencies (at a reduced BIA rate) and have not set up alarm response for their business yet, can do so by filling out the form and returning it to Westridge Security. This is an " Alarm Response Signup sheet" (pdf) with Westridge Security, for DMRBIA members. 
" Alarm Response Signup sheet" (MS Word format)