With 7 Days To Go The Mayoral Race Gets Red Hot!

This was never going to be a ho-hum election. It was never going to be as riveting and unpredictable as Toronto’s changing of the guard, but transitioning from the McCallion dynasty to a new era was never going to be smooth or without the requisite (and necessary) arguments, attacks and debates. 

Landmarks insauga – The Comic Den

More than likely many of you reading this are not familiar with The Comic Den, but to the ones who are, the mention of the name is sure to bring back fond memories.

Mississauga's Mayoral Race Is Getting Interesting

This week in #misspoli we’re seeing some major developments in the race for Hazel’s non-iron throne. Things are heating up with frontrunners Steve Mahoney and Bonnie Crombie but one is pulling away.

The Square One Expansion: A Clash of the Classes

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Ahhh…good ol’ Square One. 

The place where you could always go and shop until your hearts content, scoring the latest in fashion and never failing to find a sale in at least one of the hundreds of popular retail stores. 

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.

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)

Spotlight: Mississauga Steelhead Stuart Percy

We recently caught up with Toronto Maple Leafs 2011 first round draft pick and Mississauga Steelheads captain Stuart Percy. Find out what this lifelong Leaf fan had to say about the day he got drafted, how his dad helped mold him into the player he is today and his favourite restaurant in Port Credit. And check out the Quick Facts video to see what “STUing” is all about.

Tributes & Sights from Hazel McCallion's Gala

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Hurricane Hazel was surrounded with over 1000 of her closest friends and supporters to celebrate her official retirement gala of her 36 years in office.

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: 

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 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 Colombian Empanadas in Mississauga

I had no idea of the Colombian population in Mississauga until I saw all the vocal fans that gathered at Celebration Square to watch their team play in the World Cup this past summer.

Top 5 Sandwiches in Mississauga

There is nothing better than a good sandwich when you are on the go in Mississauga. Why not skip that sub this week and go for a good homemade veal, smoked meat or pulled pork sandwich?

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! 

Top 5 Date Night Restaurants in Mississauga

Hey guys, I have an idea. Next time you go on a date in Mississauga, change it up a little. Perhaps she is getting a little sick of the big box restaurant dates or the 50-minute ride to a Toronto restaurant after you’re in a bad mood for paying $20 for parking.

Top 5 Fried Chicken Joints in Mississauga

If you search hard enough, you’ll see that there’s more to Mississauga’s chicken scene than the universal fried chicken franchises we all know. Our top five looks at both traditional fried chicken joints and unique ethnic restaurants that are putting their own spin on one of the world’s most beloved dishes.

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 South Indian Restaurants in Mississauga

Mangaloreans, Goans, Tamils and all my peeps from Kerala stand up! That’s right, I’m looking at you with your delicious dosa and soft fluffy Idly!

 

music insauga: The Meligrove Band

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

Best bros with distortion pedals.

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.

Spotlight: DJ Starting From Scratch

You listen to him on Flow 93.5, he is Russell Peters official tour DJ and he has been on tour with Usher. He is DJ Starting from Scratch. We find out how the Usher tour shaped his DJ career to how he became the official DJ of Russell Peters to his favourite spot to spin in Mississauga. Get to know Scratch like never before.