dmrbia logoOn Monday May 7th, at the Downtown Maple Ridge BIA's AGM, DMRBIA Executive Director Ineke Boekhorst announced the 32 winning businesses, and a representative of the business was presented with a personalized, commemorative plaque to celebrate their achievements.

Thank you everyone for participating.

The winning businesses are:

Category

Business

Automotive

Winner - Haney Automotive (Runners Up - Lordco Parts & Start Automotive)

Bakery / Deli / Coffee

Winner - Cremino Gelato Caffè (Runners Up - Gratia Bakery, Europe Bakery, Haney Bakery & Hansel and Gretel Bakery)

Beauty / Spa / Hair

Winner - Diva Hair Salon (Runners Up - Cloud 9 Beautique & Phazes Tanning & Beauty Salon)

Books / Entertainment

Winner - Black Bond Books (Runners Up - Bean Around Books & Tea & The ACT Arts Centre)

Business Services

Winner - Bell Locksmith (Runners Up - Sure Print & Work BC)

Charities / NonProfit

Winner - Ridge Meadows Hospice Society (Runners Up - Cythera Transition House Society & Friends in Need Food Bank)

Clothing / Accessories

Winner - T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf (Runners Up - Golden Rose Tattoo & Piercing & Monkey Business Kids' Boutique)

Daycare / Preschool

Winner - Little Willows Early Learning Childcare (Runners Up - Little Garden Montessori Center & Start Smart Childcare)

Dental Services

Winner - Lumina Dental (Runners Up - Alouette Dental Centre & Maple Ridge Dental Centre)

Department Store

Winner - London Drugs (Runners Up - Shoppers Drug Mart & Walmart)

Dry Clean / Laundry

Winner - Anthony's Fine Cleaners (Runners Up - Ben's Town Tailor & Nu Crescent Cleaners)

Electronic Services

Winner - Haney Sewing and Sound (Runners Up - Bell Mobility & Mr. Fix Computers)

Family / Community Services

Winner - Maple Ridge Public Library (Runners Up - Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture & Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Community Services)

Financial Services

Winner - The Co-operators Insurance Agencies (Runners Up - Royal Bank & Westminster Savings Credit Union)

Fine / Performing Arts

Winner - The ACT Arts Centre (Runners Up - 4Cats Arts Studio & Bergthorson Academy of Musical Arts)

Fitness Centre

Winner - Club 16 (Runners Up - Epic Yoga & Fitness & Maple Ridge Leisure Centre)

Gifts / Florist/Home Decor

Winner - Maple Ridge Florist (Runners Up - Little Cricket Gift Gallery & T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf)

Grocery / Convenience

Winner - Langley Farm Market (Runners Up - Meridian Meats & Seafood & Thrifty Foods)

Health & Wellness

Winner - Whole Body Health & Wellness (Runners Up - BC Eye Care & Pacific Eye Doctors)

Home Furnishing / Renovations

Winner - Fuller Watson (Runners Up - Haney Builders Supplies & Haney Sewing & Sound)

Insurance

Winner - Johnston & Meier Insurance Agencies (Runners Up - Harris & Leib Insurance Brokers & The Co-operators)

Legal / Notary Public

Winner - Cassandra Coolin Notary Public (Runners Up - Cheryl Bennewith, Michelle Broughton & Vernon & Thompson Law Group)

Liquor / Brewery / Pub

Winner - Witchcraft Beer Market & Bistro (Runners Up - Ridge Brewing Co. & Silver Valley Brewing Co.)

Medical Services

Winner - British Columbia Ambulance Service (Runners Up - Dr. Marni Heed & Life Labs Laboratories)

Pharmacy / Dispensary

Winner - Golden Ears Pharmacy (Runners Up - London Drugs Pharmacy & Shoppers Drugmart Pharmacy)

Pet Care / Supply

Winner - Bosley's Pet Food Mart (Runners Up - Dewdney Animal Hospital & PetSmart)

Real Estate / Development

Winner - Re/Max Lifestyles Realty (Runners Up - Falcon Homes Ltd & Royal Lepage Brookside Realty)

Restaurants

Winner - Big Feast Bistro & Catering (Runners Up - Chameleon Café & The Frogstone Grill)

Restaurants / Ethnic Cuisine

Winner - Lupita Mexican Foods (Runners Up - Aburiya Sushi & Shinobi Japanese Restaurant)

FastFood / Pizza

Winner - Freshii (Runners Up - Brownies Chicken and Seafood & Show Me the Pizza)

Specialty Store

Winner - The Blending Bar (Runners Up - Purdy's Chocolates & T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf)

Vintage / Consignment

Winner - Buttons & Bows (Runners Up - 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)