This weekend insauga

Aug 29 to Sept 1 
This weekend in Mississauga is the unofficial end to summer but there is still alot going on from a Bollywood festival to free out door music to nightlife. Check out everything going on this weekend insauga>

Mississauga’s UFC Fighter: Elias Theodorou

Mississauga is home to the latest UFC: The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) TV show winner Elias Theodorou. Elias might not look like a typical fighter — he’s been on six Harlequin romance covers — but don’t let his devilishly good looks fool you inside the octagon.

De La Soul & Food Trucks Coming to Mississauga

Soundbites is a free two day event held at Mississauga’s Celebration Square that will highlight food, music and flicks on September 5 and 6.

What's Open and Closed Labour Day Monday in Mississauga

Labour Day this year in Mississauga is early being on Monday September 1, 2014. It originally gave workers the chance to campaign for better working conditions and pay but now it’s part of a long weekend to relax.

Open:

  • Mississsauga’s Square One Shopping Centre is open from 11am to 6pm
  • Wal-mart Supercentre will be open at Square One
  • Some smaller grocery stores like Rabba grocery stores
  • Most Shoppers Drug Marts
  • Mississauga Chinese Centre
  • Movie theatres

A Drone's View from 400 feet above Mississauga

Check out this incredible video footage and photos taken by a Quad Copter drone 400 feet above Celebration Square in Mississauga.

A Look Back at Square One 40 Years Ago

Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga is turning 40 years old and is expanding once again. Let’s look back though these incredible images of Square One when it was first built way back in 1973.

Top 5 Ethnic Grocery Stores in Mississauga

Ah, the Ethnic market! While the smell of fresh fish and marinating meats and cheeses may be off-putting for some, it’s a gold mine for foodies like me.

Top 5 Movies Filmed in Mississauga

Mississauga is a popular destination for movie crews from around the world. The quaint neighbourhoods and upbeat downtown core provide a backdrop that we can be proud of for any movie.

Top 5 Free Relaxing Outdoor Events in Mississauga

Mississauga is the city of festivals and events. While some events can attract up to 100,000 people, others are more intimate and invite you to just chill and watch an open-air movie or listen to live music by the lake or a historical house.

Top 5 Things Mississauga Wish It Had

Mississauga is an incredible city but we can always improve. Here are the top 5 things if we had would really take our city to next level: 

Top 5 Dating Ideas on a Budget in Mississauga

If you’ve been in a relationship for a while, dinner and movies become stock date night ideas.  Although delicious and entertaining, they do not have the ring of an exciting new adventure to conquer together. 

5 Great Summer Parks in Mississauga

The birds are chirping, the sun is shining…can you feel it? Summer might actually be on its way (though, with the bitter cold Mother Nature teased us with last week, maybe I won’t hold my breath)! Regardless, you should get out. With winter finally over, Mississauga is in full bloom and if you take a closer look at some of the city’s parks, you’ll see why.

Top 5 Calzone / Panzerotti in Mississauga

You can find some good calzones in Mississauga if you search hard enough. There aren’t many standalone calzone joints, so consider ordering a calzone the next time you’re at a pizza place.

New Openings: Chatime Bubble Tea

Chatime is a Taiwanese bubble tea franchise that opened its first location in Taiwan in 2005.  It’s a new school teahouse decked with simple, modern decor and boasts pop music-blaring speakers

Top 5 Jerk Chicken Joints in Mississauga

Jerk chicken is one of the most flavourful poultry dishes and Mississauga has a plethora of restaurants to choose from. I love how unique each of these place are — from having an autographed picture of a 90s Soca artist behind the counter

Blind Dinner Dates - Episode #1

insauga.com and VCMInteractive.com have created new web series called Blind Dinner Dates! In this new and exciting series, people seeking love and a good meal are set up on blind dinner dates at local restaurants.

The couple will get to know each other over a Blind Dinner Date menu that will be specially prepared by the restaurants executive chef.

insauga cameras will catch the chef prepping the meal for the blind daters and viewers will get to watch a first (and maybe last!) date go down.

Top 5 All You Can Eat Sushi Joints in Mississauga

In Mississauga gone are the days of production line sushi, uninspired plating of sashimi and soya sauce stained paper menu check box items for all you can eat sushi.

Burger’s Priest Opening in Mississauga

Editor’s note: The Burger’s Priest officially opens its doors on Saturday August 2nd at 6pm.

The gates of heaven open and you can hear the angels sing in Mississauga….aaaaaaaaaaahhh. 

Top 5 Fast Healthy Eating Spots in Mississauga

It’s the same old song and dance—people are busier than ever in Mississauga.  In our daily lives, keeping up the energy to be that busy requires nourishment of some sort, but

Mississauga's Best Hot Dog Stands

Over my many years of food research, I have never met more interesting people than the ones behind the hot dog stand. Some of these people have been doing it for generations and have seen Mississauga change from endless cornfields to what it is today.

Mississauga's Top 5 Pizza Places

Mississauga is becoming a great home for good pizza. I have searched high and low in the city to help you satisfy your pizza craving no matter what style of pizza you want and here is my list of the top five pizza places: 

 

Mississauga Loves Karaoke!

If you ever thought karaoke was dead or just for bars in Korea town, think again. The annual Boston Pizza Idol ended last night with its most successful event to date, having attracted over 2,000 viewers during its multi-week run. 

music insauga: Junia-T

For our readers who have never heard your music, explain your sound in 140 characters:

My sound is what I’d like to call “Forever Music”. It’s a blend of the old and the new with the intention of being timeless music. I don’t make music based on what’s popular or trending. I create what feels right.

DJ Spotlight: DJ D-Smooth

Editor’s note: Big congrats to D-Smooth for winning the Red Bull Thre3style DJ competition this past weekend on July 12, 2014. Now he’s off to Vancouver for the National Finals!