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Andy Prest

Andy Prest

Andy Prest is the sports editor for the North Shore News and writes a biweekly humour/lifestyle column. He was given the 2016 George Cadogan Memorial Outstanding Columnist Award by the Canadian Community Newspaper Association. Andy thinks you look really fit these days – have you been working out? Send your sports tips or updates on your humour/lifestyle to Andy at aprest@nsnews.com.

Recent Work by Andy

Tree hunters find enormous Western red cedar in North Vancouver

Tree hunters find enormous Western red cedar in North Vancouver

Dubbed the North Shore Giant, the tree tucked away in a remote corner of Lynn Headwaters Regional Park is said to be the fourth-widest in Canada
Lucky's Exotic Bodega brings a world of treats to North Vancouver

Lucky's Exotic Bodega brings a world of treats to North Vancouver

Two North Shore 'bodega boys' and their best bud from Vancouver have opened up a unique convenience store in Central Lonsdale
Baseball league concerned about paragliders landing (and crashing) near their field

Baseball league concerned about paragliders landing (and crashing) near their field

A paraglider caught in a tree at North Vancouver's Cleveland Park caused a little chaos at a recent baseball practice and raised questions about safety
Do you want to see video of a snake eating a fish in West Vancouver?

Do you want to see video of a snake eating a fish in West Vancouver?

DFO identifies the reptile as a black morph garter snake, says they're most likely to be spotted when it's hot outside 🐍
Andy Prest: Seabus Memes starts the perfect Father’s Day guide for North Vancouver dads

Andy Prest: Seabus Memes starts the perfect Father’s Day guide for North Vancouver dads

Throw your dog in a bike trailer and head on down to the Pemby! The hilarious Seabus Memes Instragram account has offered up a North Van Dad Starter Pack. 🍻
Braggot Brewing brings an ancient beverage back to life in North Vancouver

Braggot Brewing brings an ancient beverage back to life in North Vancouver

The newest addition to North Van's brewery district offers braggot, an alcoholic beverage falling somewhere between beer and mead.
Outdoor movies are on deck this summer on the North Van waterfront

Outdoor movies are on deck this summer on the North Van waterfront

The Polygon Gallery and City of North Vancouver are teaming up for a series of films on Cates Deck starting June 23. 🍿
Map: Here are all the craft breweries, distilleries, wineries and cideries in North Vancouver

Map: Here are all the craft breweries, distilleries, wineries and cideries in North Vancouver

The craft beer scene is now booming in North Vancouver, particularly in the burgeoning Brewery District in Lower Lonsdale. 🍺
North Vancouver’s Shaketown Brewing Co. is selling lagers, ales, and tall tales

North Vancouver’s Shaketown Brewing Co. is selling lagers, ales, and tall tales

The stories are fake and the flavours are real at the newest addition to North Van's Brewery District. 🍺
Map: Here are all the parks where you can legally drink alcohol on the North Shore

Map: Here are all the parks where you can legally drink alcohol on the North Shore

North Vancouver city and district and West Van district all now have designated parks where you can enjoy an alcoholic beverage