Tom Zillich

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Surrey’s Khaira feels ‘great’ after surgery ended his first Blackhawks season, marred by huge hit

The home game on Dec. 7 wasn’t a fun one for the 6-foot-4 forward, who grew up in Port Kells

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The north-end dining area of South Surrey’s huge new Tap & Barrel restaurant/bar, which opens to the public Tuesday, Sept. 27. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS/VIDEO: 500-seat Tap & Barrel set to open as Surrey’s largest restaurant (or close to it)

‘I’ve always loved the vibe of large restaurants, having space for everybody,’ says chain founder/CEO Daniel Frankel

The north-end dining area of South Surrey’s huge new Tap & Barrel restaurant/bar, which opens to the public Tuesday, Sept. 27. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Florida-based actor, singer and dancer Tymisha “Tush” Harris brought “Josephine” to Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage last October, on a tour for the “burlesque cabaret dream play” about Josephine Baker, the 1920s-era star. Harris returns to the Surrey theatre for another round of shows in early October. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

‘Dream play’ double duty on Surrey stage for ‘Josephine’ burlesque cabaret star Tymisha Harris

Florida-based performer to also play icon Baker in ‘Josie and Grace’ from Oct. 5-8

Florida-based actor, singer and dancer Tymisha “Tush” Harris brought “Josephine” to Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage last October, on a tour for the “burlesque cabaret dream play” about Josephine Baker, the 1920s-era star. Harris returns to the Surrey theatre for another round of shows in early October. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
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Wanted man arrested at Surrey home by IHIT investigators on homicide case in Richmond

Arjun Purewal now in custody pending a court appearance

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Surrey Libraries will host a free film screening of “Emergence: Out of the Shadows” on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 1:30 p.m. at City Centre Library. The documentary chronicles the journey of three local gay and lesbian South Asian people and how their parents responded within the structures of Punjabi Sikh cultural norms. Registration required: https://bit.ly/3RiiLgN.

SURREY EVENTS: Concerts, movies, comedy and more, for Sept. 22 and beyond

A guide to Surrey-area events, attractions and community gatherings

Surrey Libraries will host a free film screening of “Emergence: Out of the Shadows” on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 1:30 p.m. at City Centre Library. The documentary chronicles the journey of three local gay and lesbian South Asian people and how their parents responded within the structures of Punjabi Sikh cultural norms. Registration required: https://bit.ly/3RiiLgN.
Giant insects created from carved pumpkins at the Pumpkins After Dark event in Burnaby. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Pumpkins After Dark event lights up Burnaby park with jack-o-lantern art

Photo-op creations displayed with sound effects, music and lighting

Giant insects created from carved pumpkins at the Pumpkins After Dark event in Burnaby. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Recycling-collection bins at the new Central Surrey Recycling and Waste Centre, and transfer building in the distance. (Contributed photo)

Only Surrey residents can dump junk for free at 2 waste centres, for a limited time

The city’s ‘Disposal Days’ event offers free trash dropoff for the first 300 KGs, until Oct. 2

Recycling-collection bins at the new Central Surrey Recycling and Waste Centre, and transfer building in the distance. (Contributed photo)
Four characters out shopping for a black lace bra are featured in “Menopause the Musical,” set in a department store. Pictured from left to right are cast members Sarah Lynn Strange (as Earth Mother), Janet Martin (Iowa Housewife), Lorena Mackenzie (Soap Star) and Alana Bridgewater (Professional Woman). (Submitted photo)

‘Menopause The Musical’ coming to Surrey with jokes about hot flashes, mood swings and more

Touring show features 4 women who ‘form a sisterhood and a unique bond with the audience’

Four characters out shopping for a black lace bra are featured in “Menopause the Musical,” set in a department store. Pictured from left to right are cast members Sarah Lynn Strange (as Earth Mother), Janet Martin (Iowa Housewife), Lorena Mackenzie (Soap Star) and Alana Bridgewater (Professional Woman). (Submitted photo)
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50 years of sweeping stones at Delta Thistle, a curling club now aiming to draw more players

Over the years the North Delta facility has welcomed royalty — the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II

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Rapper Merkules, aka Surrey-raised Cole Stevenson, in a promo photo sent by Live Nation Entertainment.

Surrey-raised rapper Merkules plans December concert at Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver

Rising-star rapper speaks on topics ‘that maybe everybody else isn’t willing to talk about’

Rapper Merkules, aka Surrey-raised Cole Stevenson, in a promo photo sent by Live Nation Entertainment.
The corner of 127 Street and 88 Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: Google Maps)

Man found in running vehicle dies in Surrey, now homicide cops are on the case

‘Criminality is believed to be a factor,’ Surrey RCMP spokesperson says

The corner of 127 Street and 88 Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: Google Maps)
Inside Walmart Canada’s Surrey Distribution Centre, opened in Campbell Heights last April. (Photo: walmartcanada.ca)

Walmart Canada among Surrey Environment and Business Award winners

Surrey Digital Printing and Weir Minerals are the other two award recipients

Inside Walmart Canada’s Surrey Distribution Centre, opened in Campbell Heights last April. (Photo: walmartcanada.ca)
Outside Beaver Creek Elementary in Newton. (Photo: Google Maps)

Boy, 13, stabbed in Newton during playground fight over fireworks; Surrey RCMP search for suspects

Investigators now want to talk to anyone who saw it happen just before 7 p.m.

Outside Beaver Creek Elementary in Newton. (Photo: Google Maps)
Screenshot of the video for Donna Hanson’s song “Devoted Heart, A Song for My Queen, Elizabeth,” on youtube.com.

Surrey woman’s birthday song for Queen Elizabeth now a memorial in video, 4 years later

In 2018 Donna Hanson received a letter saying the queen was ‘deeply moved’ by her song, the first she ever wrote

Screenshot of the video for Donna Hanson’s song “Devoted Heart, A Song for My Queen, Elizabeth,” on youtube.com.
Sukh Dhaliwal, United Surrey’s mayoral candidate, speaks at a Surrey banquet hall in September 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

United Surrey’s 4-point public safety plan aims to ‘impact lives, not play politics’

Sukh Dhaliwal-led slate promises to build a law-enforcement training facility in Surrey, among other plans

Sukh Dhaliwal, United Surrey’s mayoral candidate, speaks at a Surrey banquet hall in September 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
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Schedule, tickets posted for World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Langley, North Delta this fall

Some of the world’s best 16-year-old hockey players to compete in tournament Nov. 3-12

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The cast of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong,” a comedy production staged by Arts Club Theatre Company. (Photo: Eric Kozakiewicz)

Tears of laughter for ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong,’ a timely comedy from Arts Club Theatre Company

Actors struggle to go on with a disastrous staging of ‘Peter Pan’

The cast of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong,” a comedy production staged by Arts Club Theatre Company. (Photo: Eric Kozakiewicz)
Surrey City Hall, pictured in April 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Royal purple’ lights for Surrey City Hall, closed Monday to mourn Queen Elizabeth II

Public libraries also closed, but rec centres will remain open and waste collection will happen

Surrey City Hall, pictured in April 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
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Fine-tuned in Surrey, these made-in-Africa guitars are making music around the world

Jay Duncan among exhibitors at Vancouver International Guitar Festival this month

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Chubby Cree in a photo posted to the drum duo’s Facebook page.
Chubby Cree in a photo posted to the drum duo’s Facebook page.
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