Dave Corey, left, and artist Brian Saby pose for a photo along with Pete, the new art fixture that is on display outside of the restaurant, Pete’s at the Beach. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

WATCH: Street art unveiling

A piece done by local artist Brian Saby was unveiled at Pete’s at the Beach Friday evening

Brian Saby is a retired dentist from Sylvan Lake who was looking for something to do to keep busy. He asked local restaurateur Dave Corey if he had anything he needed done.

Corey had the idea for a new art piece on the side walk, and Saby went to work.

“He did a great job, absolutely fabulous,” Corey said.

The result of about three weeks of work was Pete, a happy and well prepared chef.

“I didn’t have a piece out before, we just had out little metal guy standing around the entrance,” Corey said.

The statue is on display outside of the restaurant on Lakeshore Drive now.



megan.roth@sylvanlakenews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Sylvan Lake and Eckville under snow fall warning

Environment Canada issued the warning Saturday morning.

Local parents and teachers learn how to help their kids Grow Up Digital

Dr. Phillip McCrae presented research from Grow Up Digital Alberta on Fri., Sept. 21

H.J. Cody Lakers stumble against Stettler Wildcats

The Lakers lost the home game, Sept. 20, 20-8

Wolf Creek Schools raises Treaty 6 flag for first time

Chiefs, school officials took part in a ceremony that is aimed at acknowledging Treaty 6 land

Red Deer County wins award for third year

Red Deer County was recently recognized for outstanding budget presentation

Environment Canada confirms Ottawa area hit by two tornadoes Friday

At one point more than 200,000 hydro customers were blacked out

Trump drains oxygen from Trudeau foreign policy with PM, Freeland bound for UN

A lot has changed since the Liberals came to power in Canada in 2015

Coaches, players on Alberta university rugby team buckle up for the Broncos

16 people died when Humboldt Broncos bus collided with a semi-truck in rural Saskatchewan

The Vatican ‘owes God an apology,’ activist says in letter to Pope Francis

Letter came after a report on sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children in six Pennsylvania dioceses

Ottawa to name new ambassador for women, peace and security, Freeland says

Chrystia Freeland also confirmed Canada would spend about $25 million to fund number of initiatives

‘A little bright spot:’ Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble

Freelance journalist says rescue of a dog trapped under rubble was happy ending amid chaos in Ottawa

VIDEO: Inside an eerily empty mall in Canada

Only nine of 517 retail spaces are open for business as the grand opening postponed to next year

Tens of thousands without power following tornado in Ottawa region

Hydro Ottawa says more than 170,000 customers were without power early this morning

BALONEY METER: Do Liberal policies mean a typical family is $2,000 richer?

MPs took to Twitter to talk how ‘typical’ Canadian families have more money due to Liberal policies

Most Read