This weekend insauga

Sept 19 - 21 
This weekend in Mississauga there’s a lot going on from the Taste of Streetsville to a bike tour of Mississauga to nightlife. Check out everything going on this weekend insauga>

Mississauga Mayoral Race Heats Up

Never let anyone tell you that suburban municipal politics are boring.

Last night, Mississauga mayoral candidates Steven Mahoney, Bonnie Crombie, Kevin “Jackal” Johnston, Scott Chapman, Derek Ramkissoon and Steven King gathered in the RBC Theatre in the Living Arts Centre to duke it out regarding the importance (and future) of arts and culture in the city.

Hazel McCallion's Photos Through the Years

Over the past 36 years Mississauga has changed a lot but one thing that hasn’t changed is that it’s still Hazel Country. Take a look at photo’s of Mississauga’s Mayor Hazel McCallion through the past four decades.

All photo’s are courtesy of PAMA. (Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives)

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.

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 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. 

Inside Square One in 1974

Here’s an event going on at the open air court they had at Square One in 1974. This is where food central would be now. If you look closely you will see a gazebo with the sign that says Caravan 1974 which was the Toronto equivalent of Carassauga.

Top 5 Shawarma Joints in Mississauga

There are probably more shawarma joints per capita in Mississauga than any other city on earth. We went to dozens of different shawarma joints and some places put Tupperware-stored chicken in my pita while others used chicken from the spit and then grilled the shavings with seasoning — the way a good shawarma sandwich/wrap should be made! 

Summers 5 Most Talked About New Openings

Here are the 5 most talked about new openings that happened this summer in Mississauga based on page views on insauga.com:

Top 5 Portuguese Chicken Joints in Mississauga

Once you try one of these Portuguese chicken spots in Mississauga you will never go back to fast food chicken joints. If you have never had good BBQ Portuguese chicken, then this article will change your life forever.

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 Food Courts/Centres in Mississauga

Mississauga has a wide range of food courts to choose from. You can go to a food court to get the typical Taco Bell or unique Colombian empanadas.

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.

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.

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: 

 

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!

music insauga: Wali Flo Shah

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

I’m a hip hop artist, but not like the mainstream! I’m more social/political with my lyrics and like to talk about issues which are relevant and pressing.  Although sometimes I also like to be simple and catchy.