Friday, July 18, 2008
No Richmond Night Market in BC?
Although I've enjoyed the fabulous restos of Richmond, BC, I've never been to the Richmond Night Market.
According to Target Event, the 2008 Richmond Night Market has been canceled due to the increased cost of leasing their former space and the inability to find a suitable new space.
But a comment I just received on this blog post says that there is a "new" Richmond Summer Night Market 2008. It's open Friday-Saturday, 7-midnight and Sunday, 7-11 PM.
Richmond-based Lions Communications won a land-use permit to re-open the market on May 30, 2008 after the founding organizer, Target Events, said it could not afford the landlord's increase in rent this year. The market is located at 12631 Vulcan Way.
Elsewhere in Richmond, there is no shortage of yummy Asian food and restos. Oddly enough, when my friend and I were staying at the Best Western Richmond Hotel before flying off to Campbell River the next day, we ended up at an Irish pub just down the street.
It's somewhat of an oxymoron to have an Irish pub in Richmond, but the Foggy Dew Irish Pub was a fun spot to hang out on a summer's eve. Dinner for two, including a bottle of Aussie wine, was only $55.
A window at the Foggy Dew Irish Pub in Richmond, BC
Photo by Sue Frause
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