Village Cigar Company & Barbershop Coming Soon to Oakville

Village Cigar Company & Barbershop Opening Soon…

Village Cigar Company & Barbershop Oakville coming soon spring 2015

Village Cigar Company & Barbershop is coming to Downtown Oakville Spring 2015.

Village Cigar Company & Barbershop claims to have the GTA’s largest selection of premium cigars & accessories, as well as a large variety of pipes, tobacco & accessories. For those of us or you rather, who wish to feel as though you have stepped way back in time, there is the barbershop part of Village Cigar Company & Barbershop. They also offer traditional barbering services for men (sorry ladies). They have expert in-house barbers offering the finest in men’s haircuts & traditional hot towel straight razor shaves in the comfort of an antique barber chair. How cool is that? Ok, yes I’m a guy and I have a beard. I will fit right in…

The new location for Village Cigar Company & Barbershop in Oakville will be the young company’s 2nd location. The first location is in Village Square, Downtown Burlington. Their Oakville location will be located at 315 Lakeshore Road East in Downtown Oakville on the north side, just west of Reynolds. Stay tuned…

Goodbye February… Hello March!

Goodbye February!

oakville burlington goodbye february tired of snowHoly $n@w it’s March already!?! How did this happen?!?

This year is flying by already. Or is it just me? Even with this sub zero freezer we’ve been living in here in the Great White North, time sure has not frozen with the rest of us. Now, as a proud Canadian, I love snow. Really, I do. I love watching my kids play in it, I like camping out in it. Hell, I even like shoveling it. It is a good work out. That being said, I wouldn’t mind if the temperatures warmed up a bit – I was only been able to run outdoors a handful of days last month and yes, I’m weird… I do like running outside in winter.

As much as I like getting older as quickly as possible, (NOT) I hope March hangs around a bit longer than February did. Unless of course it’s going to be minus a bazillion like it was for most of February. In which case… just bring on April.

How are you staying warm this winter? Please comment & share your winter warm ups. You can also post your snow pictures on the iBlogOakville facebook page here. Stay warm!

Table 34 Burlington – New Restaurant coming soon to Burlington

Table 34 – New Restaurant coming March 5th to Burlington.

Table 34 Burlington - new restaurant coming soon to burlington

Table 34 resto bar is a new Burlington restaurant set to open next week in Burlington. Table 34 will be opening March 5th. The restaurant is in a prime location by the Lake, downtown Burlington & Burlington’s Waterfront at 1455 Lakeshore Road, Burlington.

According to Table 34’s Facebook page it is a casual / fine dining restaurant fusing modern dining with classic world cuisine. Sounds cool if nothing else… Check out Table 34 resto bar and let us know what you think.

Table 34 Burlington new restaurant coming soon to downtown Burlington

Table 34 Burlington

1455 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, Ontario
(289) 337-3344

This is a great location near Brant Street, right in Downtown Burlington & Burlington’s Waterfront. Right near here are many Burlington condos including the new Bridgewater Condos development.

I haven’t found too much more on Table 34 Burlington just yet, so for you foodies out there, please comment & share!

The Craftsman Condos Mississauga – Final Days for VIP Pricing

 The Craftsman Condos Mississauga – Final Days VIP Pricing!

The Craftsman Condos - Clarkson Mississauga - Last week for Preview Pricing

The Craftsman Condos Mississauga opens its doors to the public on February 21, 2015. What are you waiting for? The prices at The Craftsman to go up?

Seriously… the VIP Preview sale for The Craftsman Condominiums is in its last few days. Don’t wait – Register NOW for $$$ savings, bonuses and best selection! Prices will be going up. 

The Craftsman Condos ~ VIP Savings:

  • VIP Pricing access – front of the line savings
  • FREE Assigment ($5000 value)
  • 1 Parking space included
  • 1 Storage locker included
  • 15% deposit structure prior to occupancy
  • Development Charges capped at ONLY $1.00!

Register now for VIP Preview at The Craftsman Condos, Mississauga

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The Craftsman Condos are located at 1575 Lakeshore Road West in Mississauga’s Village of Clarkson. The Craftsman Condominium will be a unique low-rise condo development of new condos in Mississauga inspired by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s signature works.

The condos at The Craftsman Condos Mississauga will range from 605 sq.ft – 1750 sq.ft offering condo buyers 1 bedroom, 1 bedroom + den, 2 bedroom, 2 bedroom + den & 3 bedroom layouts. The condo interiors offer a classic contemporary feel throughout with soaring ceilings ranging from 9 – 12 feet depending on location.

The Craftsman Mississauga – Condo Key Features:

  • 9 -12 foot ceilings in condos
  • Engineered hardwood floors 
  • Custom Paris Kitchens with soft-close drawers
  • Quartz counters & glass tile backsplashes
  • Stainless steel appliances included
  • Spacious walk-in closets
  • Contemporary bathrooms with Kohler fixtures
  • Imported oversize porcelain tile floors in bathrooms & laundry rooms
  • Includes one underground parking space & storage locker



All Oakville Condo Real Estate statistics and information on is provided for general information purposes only. Prices and incentives, promotions, bonuses are subject to change without notice or liability. All data and figures should be verified prior to entering into any legal agreement. Ryan Chelak and Town-City Realty Limited are not affiliated with the builder/developer.

Our Kids Camp Expo – Toronto |Feb. 22, 2015

Kids Camp Expo – FREE this weekend in Toronto!

Kids Camp Expo – February 22, 2015 12-4pm

Our Kids Camp Expo Toronto

Free family tickets


Looking for things to do with kids this March Break & Summer? Look no further… 

Explore the best kids camps and program offerings throughout Ontario.

All in one day, in one place, FREE!

When: Sunday February 22nd 2015, 12 – 4pm

Where: Roy Thompson Hall, Toronto


Whether you live in Oakville, Burlington, Mississauga or elsewhere in the GTA. Planning your child’s March Break and Summer has never be easier. Get your free tickets now.

  • Meet with 50+ camps and programs. Every age. Every interest. Every Budget.
  • Fun activities, animal shows and games for kids and teens
  • Lots of prizes to be won plus $2,500 in camp scholarships
  • Free 2015 OUR KIDS Camp Guide featuring 200+ programs to choose from

Help your kids develop confidence and life skills. Keep them busy & active this March Break and Summer!

When kids go to camp they try new things, build confidence, have fun and become leaders. Give your kids the experience of camp this year.

Toronto KIDS Camp ExpoFree family tickets
February 22, 2015, 12 – 4pm
Roy Thomson Hall

Happy Family Day! 2015

Happy Family Day Everyone!

Happy Family Day Oakville Burlington & Mississauga

I want to wish everyone in Oakville, Burlington & Mississauga a very Happy Family Day!

It may be cold out this Family Day.. ok it’s FREEZING! Whether you’re outside skiing or snowboarding, skating or indoors having fun, playing games, watching a movie or reading. Whatever family day activities are for you, I wish you a day together warmed by those around you that make up your family, whatever that look like. Happy Family Day.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day 2015! 

Happy Valentine's Day Oakville, Burlinton, Mississauga

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!

What does Valentine’s Day mean to you?

Whether you love and embrace Valentine’s Day, or loath it for being an over commercialized “Hallmark Holiday”, Valentine’s Day has long been a day of romance and romantic love.

There are those out there that want or feel they have to do do something for Valentine’s Day, whether it be chocolates and flowers, or an extravagant dinner out at a fancy restaurant. I found it interesting that Wikipedia says that Valentine’s Day spending in the U.S has been climbing steadily every year with a little over $130/per person being spent on average for Valentine’s Day!

There also seem to be those people on the other side of the fence, that resent or would rather avoid Valentine’s Day. They may see it as a reminder of a lost love, or being alone. Either way, all you have to do is go out to the stores around Valentine’s Day and you’re bombarded with people rushing about, picking over greeting card racks. There are flowers every where, at twice the normal price of course. Chocolate displays at every corner and lines everywhere. Not to mention every restaurant being packed for dinner today.

In thinking about what Valentine’s Day means to me, I tried to keep it simple. I think, if you are lucky enough to have someone special in your life, you should take whatever time you have today just to enjoy being with them. Or if you can’t be with them, thinking about them or talking to them in whatever way you can. Whether you’re single or married, whether it’s a partner or spouse or even just your kids or family. I think today is a chance to feel and be reminded of how lucky we are to feel and give love. Before you say it, yes, I agree we should take every day to show those we love how we feel about them. That we do appreciate them. Not just Valentine’s Day. As cliche as these ideals may seem, I think the root of this holiday offers a good reminder whether it is expressed through gifts and glitter or not – it’s all about Love.

Happy Valentine’s Day.








Family Day Oakville 2015 – Things to do with Kids

 Family Day Oakville 2015 – Looking for things to do with your kids?

family day oakville

Family Day Oakville 2015 – Family Day is a statutory holiday in Ontario (and other provinces B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba & P.E.I.) that falls on the 3rd Monday of February every year. As the name says it is meant to spend time together, as a family. Doing fun things, activities, playing, being active, exploring – whatever your family likes to do together.

Figuring out what to do on Family Day can be almost as challenging as finding time to spend together that isn’t running around doing errands, grocery shopping, etc… So in hopes to give you some ideas of the many things do do with your kids this Family Day in Oakville here is a compiled list of everything I’ve found to do in and around Oakville this Family Day.

Family Day at Glen Eden Ski Hill – Monday February 16. 2015

If you like skiing or snow boarding this is a great, local way to spend the day together as a family. Hitting the slopes, or just plain having fun in the tube park at Glen Eden. Besides the skiing and snowboarding they will have tons of family-friendly games & activities, giveaways & music! They even have tons of lighting in place for nighttime fun on the slopes. Call 905-878-5011 or go to for more information

Family Day at Bronte Creek Provincial Park – Monday Feb. 16, 2015 12 – 4pm

Bronte Creek Provincial Park is a great place to head to this Family Day Oakville. It is an ideal family destination that will have skating on the Bronte Creek outdoor skating rink, a great toboggan hill for the kids (yes, you can have fun on the hill too), multi-purpose trails for cross country skiing or snowshoeing and of course the play barn at Spruce Lane Farmhouse. Call 905-827-6911 for more information.

Family Day Oakville – Make Your Move Oakville - Monday February 16, 2015 9am – 3pm

The Town of Oakville’s annual Make Your Move event for Family Day is back and is bigger than ever. This annual family day event is brought to you by The Town of Oakville, Oakville Public Library & YMCA of Oakville.

Get your kids and family moving with more than 100 FREE activities at all of Oakville’s local community centres, arenas, pools & facilities. Family Day Oakville activities include skating, swimming, children’s play zone, table tennis & even rock climbing. The schedule of family day activities is long so plan ahead. Visit for full family day information & schedule.

Family Day Oakville FREE skating & swims sponsored by Tim Hortons

Helmets are recommended for kids of all ages for public skating. Also, please note that hockey sticks, pucks & equipment are only permitted during specific activity times. Skate and helmet rentals are available at Maple Grove Arena (cash payments only), River Oaks Community Centre and Sixteen Mile Sports Complex. So check the Family Day schedule at for times and locations.

The recreational swim admission standards apply to all free swims. Wristband policy will be in effect for the FREE swims. Wristbands for admission to all combo and leisure swims will be available starting at 8:30 a.m. at specified program locations. Again visit for the Family Day Oakville brochure.

Family Day in Towne Square Downtown Oakville – Monday Feb 16, 2015 1-3pm.

Head to Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square this Family Day in Oakville for FREE skating in towne square brought to you by RBC’s Skate in the Square, There will be music, entertainment, skating, treats – FREE fun for the whole family!

Family Fun Fest at Downsview Park – Family Day weekend Feb 14 -16, 2015

Family Fun Fest is on this weekend, indoors at Downsview Park, Toronto. Family Fun Fest offers families Live interactive entertainment for the kids, Indoor games & rides, tons of inflatables, clowns, carnival style kiddie rides, food & much more.

If you’d like to check out Family Fun Fest this Family Day weekend, I’m offering you, my readers *FREE Adult admission to Family Fun Fest with the purchase of 1 regular price children’s admission ticket online. Online only. This discount will not be available at the door and tickets must be purchase by end of day Friday February 13, 2015 to qualify for the free adult admission ticket. Enter discount code: FREEME when ordering your kids tickets online.

Buy tickets here. To get more information on Family Fun Fest visit

Family Day & Weekend Fun at KidsFest Toronto – Feb 14 – 16, 2015

Head to the International Centre, Mississauga this Family Day long weekend for tons of indoor fun. Attractions for kids include over 30 huge inflatables to burn of steam, live FUN, interactive entertainment including a Magician, The Minions, Mad Science, Hands on Exotics Animals. Just added for KidsFest is FREE skateboarding and scooter lessons from Evolve Skate Camp & Evolve Scooter Camp. There is FREE parking available as well.

**Save $5 off Kids admission when you buy your KidsFest tickets online (<< click the link & enter discount code: DIS5) For more information on KidsFest Toronto visit

Family Day Fun at Kids Fest – Hamilton’s Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum: Feb 14-16, 2015

This family day weekend, February 14 -16, 2015, Head to Hamilton’s Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum where your kids can bounce, slide, ride, craft, learn & laugh at Hamilton Kids Fest. Kids Fest Hamilton is Canada’s self proclaimed, largest inflatable festival, bringing a variety of fun and educational activities for kids 12 and under. Kids Fest offers shows, interactive activities, games, crafts & more. Live shows include: Hamilton’s own, The Reptile Man, Paul Kennedy; entertainer Suzie Sunshine; cute & bizarre animals with Hands On Exotics; jokes, juggling & magic with Juggle Magic; & education learning for children with Mad Science’s demonstrations of fun chemical reactions.

Parking is free. Kids all day ride tickets are $20, Adults $10, Kids 1 and under are free. Visit for more information or to buy tickets. Tickets can be purchase at the door.



Anytime Fitness Oakville Now Open – 579 Kerr St

Anytime Fitness Oakville location is Now Open!

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Anytime Fitness’ newest location in Oakville at 579 Kerr Street is NOW OPEN!

Take advantage of the limited time, Grand Opening Specials! No enrollment fees! FREE classes & save on your monthly membership $$$. See below for details

Anytime Fitness Oakville is located at 579 Kerr St on the east side of Kerr in the same plaza as the Organic Garage and right opposite from the new Rain Condos and Senses Condos development. This great central location is ideal for Oakville residents whether they are in Glen Abbey, West River, Kerr Village, Old Oakville and Dorval area.

To celebrate its grand opening, Anytime Fitness Oakville at 579 Kerr Street is offering special discounted rates & no enrollment fees, complimentary BootCamps & Group exercise classes and much, much more.

Anytime Fitness is said to be the world largest and fastest growing 24-hour, co-ed, fitness franchise with locations throughout The GTA including Oakville, Burlington & Mississauga.

For many people, joining a gym can be an intimidating experience” said Alexander Preziosi, Anytime Fitness Oakville club owner.

Our gym offers the perfect size to provide personalized attention for all of our members. Whether weight-loss is your goal, or increased strength or improved balanced and flexibility – or a combination of someof those things – at Anytime Fitness Oakville, we’re able to help you achieve whatever results you seek.”

Nationwide, the average Anytime Fitness club has about 800 members. The gyms are staffed roughly 8 hours a day, but members can access the club whenever the like – even during unstaffed hours – using a computerized key-fob system.

We make it easy for our members to exercise whenever and however they like,” said Vanesa-rene Trovao, Anytime Fitness Oakville’s club manager.

The gym will always be clean and well-maintained, featuring the only best exercise equipment available. We also have personal trainers available to help you learn how to use all of the equipment and to develop an individualized workout plan, if you like. ”

Aside from very attractive membership rates, membership at one Anytime Fitness club gives members access to over 2,700 clubs worldwide as well as access to, the most comprehensive online wellness support system available.

The layout of each Anytime Fitness club is designed for quick and effective exercise. At the Anytime Fitness club in Oakville Kerr Village members have full use of top-quality equipment and amenities, including:

Cardio equipment, including treadmills, elliptical machines, and stationary bikes

• Circuit and resistance training machines

• Free weights

• Group fitness classes, including Yoga, Hot Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, BootCamps and more.

• Private restrooms and showers

Club tours will be available during staff hours and also during the grand opening celebration to be announced. Membership information is available at the club, by calling 905-338-0123 or by emailing


About Anytime Fitness:

Founded in 2002, Anytime Fitness is the fastest-growing fitness club franchise in the world, with more than 2,700 clubs serving nearly 2 million members on five continents. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Anytime Fitness prides itself on providing its members with convenient and affordable fitness options in friendly, well-maintained facilities that feature top-quality exercise equipment. Clubs are open in United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, Ireland, Grand Cayman, Poland, the Netherlands, Spain, Qatar, India, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, and Singapore. All franchised gyms are individually owned and operated. Join one club and use them all!



The Craftsman Condos – VIP Sale in Clarkson, Mississauga

The Craftsman Condos – VIP Presale Now On! 

the craftsman condos - mississauga clarkson - condo model sales centre office

The Craftsman Condos Clarkson MississaugaVIP Sales Event On Now until February 21st! Register today for early access and VIP Prices!!

We value your privacy. All personal information collected is kept private in accordance with our privacy policy and will not be shared, sold or otherwise distributed at any time, under any circumstances.

Last Thursday, I was one of a small group of Realtors invited to Clarkson for the unveiling of Vandyk’s new sales & presentation centre for The Craftsman Condominiums at 1601 Lakeshore Rd W, Clarkson Village in the west end of Mississauga. The Craftsman Condos will be built at 1575 Lakeshore Rd W, Clarkson Mississauga.

I am also one of a few offering this VIP presale for The Crafstman Condos in Mississauga. Take advantage of this early opportunity to save on these new condos in Mississauga with VIP preview pricing before The Craftsman opens up to the public.

The Craftsman Condos ~ VIP Preview Prices:

  • 1 bedroom condos from $309,990
  • 1 bedroom + den condos from $329,990
  • 2 bedroom condos from $389,990
  • 2 bedroom + den condos from $579,990
  • 3 bedroom condos from $791,990

The Craftsman Condos ~ VIP Savings:

  • VIP Pricing access – front of the line savings
  • FREE Assigment ($5000 value)
  • 1 Parking space included
  • 1 Storage locker included
  • 15% deposit structure prior to occupancy
  • Development Charges capped at ONLY $1.00!