This year, we are celebrating Mother’s Day a little differently. Since in-person Mother’s Day brunches and celebrations will have to be put on hold, let’s still celebrate our Mothers as best we can. They deserve a day (and more) of appreciation for all of their love. This Mother’s Day, let’s show our moms how much they mean to us, and support local while we’re doing so....Read More
If you’re a coffee lover and a morning person, elevate your morning by enjoying fresh baked goods and a delicious cup of coffee from your local Heights businesses. Here are a few coffee shops in The Heights that are open to serve you through take-out or delivery. Let’s support local businesses!
Cafeoca Brazillian Bistro ...Read More
‘Tis the season for shopping and celebrating locally!
With a focus on shopping locally for the holidays, the Heights Merchants Association is celebrating the season with another festive event, Deck the Heights.
‘Deck the Heights’ will run from December 5 to 18. Participating Heights businesses will be competing for Best Over All and People’s Choice Window...Read More
Get ready for Burnaby Heights’ delicious event coming this August 16-25! Dive into a selection of special dishes during the 10-day dining event, Crave the Heights.
The food event highlights the diverse selection of foods that Burnaby Heights has to offer. From set menus, specials, appetizer deals, happy hour to dessert, there is something for everyone. So what are you craving for?The...Read More
The Heights Merchants Association held its 2019 Hats Off Day Parade Award Ceremony this morning (June 38, 2019) at Community Savings Credit Union. The ceremony honoured the parade participants who excelled in specific categories such as Best Overall Entry, Best Engagement, Best Parade Theme, Most Creative, and Best Merchant Entry. The Heights Superheroes theme was well embraced and both the...Read More
The HMA has been creating murals since 2002, and today we have 11 of them. Some are as large as 60 feet long and 25 feet high. Smaller ones are 9 or 10 feet high and 3 feet wide.
The Mural we are showcasing today was originally created in 2002 and was at risk of permanent damage. In 2018, we hired ArtVision Painting of Burnaby, to repair and seal the wall’s surface. We then rehired...Read More
The Heights Merchants Association as a
society dates back to the 1980s, but it officially formed as a BIA (Business
Improvement Area) on May 1, 1994. That makes us the same age as Millennials! Like
Millennials, our BIA is very hard working, entrepreneurial, constantly
innovating, and places a high value on meaningful work (and good-looking
In turning 25 years old, there is...Read More
In 1999, Stan Reid opened a pick-up delivery pizza business called Pizza Factory. After 10 successful years in that location, he partnered with Judith Gauge to create Stan’s Pizza Joint. And so the renovations began in late 2008, with the new expanded restaurant opening in January 2009. This featured a family-friendly environment with 50 seats, liquor license and many TVs to watch...Read More