Spring flowers in Rhododendron Gardens
Spring flowers in Rhododendron Gardens
Ice Cream parlor with delicious ice...
Wandering the shore...
A view from the breakwater in the south
Lot of attractions within the city, vicinity of the Niagara Escarpment, Niagara falls, Toronto, and to the cottage country, and access to all urban facilities.
Driving here can be frustrating
Enjoy a walk at Port Credit
We have enjoyed every bit of Port Credit - hiking on Lakeshore Road window shopping, walking our dog, shopping at Farmers Market, dining in its restaurants, staying in Waterside Inn, sailing, visiting many of its festivals, so on and so forth.Located at the foot of...
Appreciate the beauty of Butterflies
Humber Nurseries Butterfly Conservatory was the First prize winner of the 1998 Landscape Ontario Awards of Excellence.We had heard about the nurseries and the butterfly conservatory, but we were actually interested in the conservatory at Niagara Falls. This one in eastern...
Stage West All Suites Hotel
1 Review and 181 Opinions Fantastic stay. Was very pleased with the service and ammenities in the hotel. Highly recommended....
Dairy Cream: Massive Sundaes
Old school ice cream parlour, reminds me of Pop Tate's shop in the Archie Comics.. minus the indoor seating. Has red picnic benches in the front as well as the back of the shop. Guarnteed to have a line-up, especially if it's nice weather. Great selection and quality....
Hinote Sushi Restaurant: Hands Down, The Best Sushi
I have been to many sushi restaurants and consider myself to be some-what of a sushi addict. That said, Hinote is hands down one of the best sushi restaurants in Toronto.Food is spectacular, service is mediocre. I've been going to Hinote for years now, food has continued to...
TEN Restaurant & Wine Bar: Dine and Dance
TEN Restaurant has a very elegant and distinctive atmosphere.The decor is fab. There's a patio. And nightlife comes alive after TEN pm.Every Tuesday they have Jazz Nights.Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday they have a DJ playing top 40s, old skool dance etc.Been here a few...
Yuk Yuks: Still Laughing
Yuk Yuks is a stand up comedy chain in Canada. I've been here a few times, although if I could I would be a regular. Hiliarious and worth every penny. Every comic I've seen perform at Yuk Yuks has been a hit.Show prices are between $10 - $17 . The shows are not censored, and...
Every year, Carassauga is held all over the City of Mississauga in the month of May. This festival allows the residents and tourist of the fast growing community the opportunity to see the diversity in music, history, art displays, crafts, food and cultural entertainment of 25 countries. The countries who participated are:
AFRICA - ARMENIA - CANADA - CARIBBEAN - CHINA - CROATIA - CYPRUS - EGYPT - GREECE - HAWAII - INDIA - ITALY - JAMAICA - LEBANON - LITHUANIA - MACEDONIA - PAKISTAN - PHILIPPINES - POLAND - PORTUGAL - SCOTLAND - SERBIA - TURKEY - UKRAINE - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Updated Apr 6, 2009
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Beware of weather
Admittedly, Canada has the most beautiful seasons that we have ever found in a country. However, weather is a different story. Be adequately prepared for inclement weather in late spring, summer and early fall. You may notice that you may be sweating in the mid-day and yet...
I organised a fare here
Yes this was at MEADOWVALE COMMUNITY HALL, built c. 1871 (6970 Second Line W.)Built on land donated by the Simpson family in 1871, the present Community Hall served as Meadowvale Village’s second school house. The first had been built in 1851 at the corner of Barberry Lane...
The oldest dwelling
This would be BEATTY-SKALIN HOUSE built c. 1825 (1125 Willow Lane).This structure is possibly the oldest remaining house in Meadowvale Village, although somewhat altered from its original appearance. John Beatty may have built it, and it later belonged to James Crawford...
They called it a Tea Room
They called APPLE TREE INN establish c. 1858 (7053 Pond St.) a Tea Room because serving alcohol was illegal. Luther Cheyne, who served as the village’s first postmaster in 1854, built this residence in 1858. Throughout most of its existence, the structure has served as a...
Visit a historical village
On September 17, 2011, the little village of Meadowvale celebrated its 175th anniversary. My family and I hiked down that day and participated in the celebrations.The picturesque village is located at the junction of Old Derry Road and the Second Line and about 1 km from my...
Meadowvale Mill Ruins.
The lazy course of the Credit River belies its importance to the establishment of Meadowvale village. The founding of mills in 1845 at Old Mill Lane along the course of the river provided the single greatest incentive to the growth of the surrounding community. The early...
A heritage home with links to South Carolina
This is ORR-MEAD HOUSE built c. 1870 at 1101 Willow LaneThis property exhibits an interesting history, and past owners include several prominent families in the history of Meadowvale Village, including the Gooderham, Orr, Southern and Mead families. The large main house is...
Visit a house that was shifted on its axis
This is SILVERTHORN HOUSE built c. 1844 at 7050 Old Mill Lane. Tradition suggests that James Crawford built this early frame house in the early 1840s. It was sold to Francis Silverthorn in 1845. While in Meadowvale, Francis married his second wife, Mary Hamilton Cheyne, and...
Hiking through the Flood Control Area
About 1 Km to the south of my home there is a picturesque and easy to do hiking trail that passes by the community's flood control area and wild plants. So here you are - a perfect wild trail in the urban community.This trail is used mostly by hikers, joggers, cyclists and...
Fall Multicultural Festival at old Derry Road
One more festival that is celebrated about 1/2 a km from my home on the Old Derry Road is the Meadowvale Secondary School's Multicultural Festival at the onset of Fall season.Meadowvale Secondary School is a part of the Peel District School Board in Mississauga, Ontario,...
The Credit River
K2 and his humans reached the Credit River (picture # 1). K2 was confused by so much of water that looked different to him. (picture 2)Credit River meanders all the way from its origins in the Dufferin County to our North down to the Lake Ontario. Living to its character, it...
Visit Gooderham Estate
Nestled among tall trees and plenty of foliage, Gooderham Estate (c. 1870) is located half a km south of my home at 929 Old Derry Rd. W.Charles Horace “Holly” Gooderham was only 18 years old when he was sent from Toronto to learn the milling business of his family at the...
Enjoying golfing in easily accessible courses
Mississauga boasts two very beautiful golf courses and several driving ranges. However, if you are interested in learning the game first then I recommend Tip of the Tee Golf Club, located on Mississauga Road north of Derry in Brampton. You can have your training sessions...
Explore Deeper into Mississauga
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