Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 6.24.14 @ 2:55 by: Staff

Most people dream of buying a home or two to call their own, but simply owning several homes is just a drop in the ocean compared to owning an entire city – if you happen to be a billionaire, that is. Here is the list of the top 5 billionaires who can buy all the homes in your city if they ever wanted to.

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Posted 6.23.14 @ 3:25 by: Staff

The beautiful restored summer home which belonged to award winning Hollywood actress Katherine Hepburn is up for grabs.

The beachfront property, which has been with the Hepburn family for almost 100 years and which was bought by the Sciames in 2004 a decade after Hepburn’s death has recently been renovated and is now more breathtaking than before.

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Posted 6.20.14 @ 3:40 by: Staff

Weekends are a time to indulge in some lifestyle enriching activities, and few towns can boast of great places to visit on the weekend like Oakville.  Whether you may be a new resident, just passing by, or a native Oakvillian, these places with their diverse offerings of activities should make your list of 3 great ways to spend a beautiful Saturday in Oakville.

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Posted 6.18.14 @ 0:0 by: Staff

None can visit the Glen Abbey area and not be tempted to indulge in playing golf at the famous Glen Abbey Golf Course. Situated around the middle area of the historic town of Oakville, this golf course has hosted several Canadian Open Championships, 25 to be exact.

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Posted 6.16.14 @ 2:45 by: Staff

Oakville evolved from a thriving port of entry for sailors and merchants to the town that it is today through its hundreds of years of history. In the early 1800s, the town of Oakville was both the end point for the Underground Railroad and the outpost of British North America - both influential factors as to how Oakville flourished.

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Posted 6.13.14 @ 6:18 by: Staff

Are you a connoisseur of the fine subtleties in a vintage bottle of barley and hops? If so, then our latest top 10 list is for you! We've compiled a mouth watering list of the worlds finest brews, from an ancient egyptian recipe recently discovered to beer made directly from an antarctic glacier, this list will surely fill your belly while emptying your wallet. We hope you enjoy!

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Posted 6.12.14 @ 5:35 by: Staff

For a group of Oakville residents from Wedgewood Drive, their quest to get more speed bumps on their streets to slow down speeding vehicles is still at a screeching halt. The speeding issue on Wedgewood Drive has been a problem for at least two decades.

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Posted 6.10.14 @ 7:13 by: Staff

The Bronte Creek Provincial Park was established by The Ministry of Natural Resources In 1972, and is one of the parks making up Oakville’s 1420 hectares of parkland. Residents love the park and it is considered to be one of the premier natural areas for recreation in the environment-friendly town of Oakville.

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Posted 6.9.14 @ 10:23 by: Staff

Have you ever wondered where the rich and famous stay when they are in some of the world's most luxurious and sought after destinations? Whether it's Paris, New York or even Fiji, we've compiled an infographic of the world's most expensive luxury hotel suites for 2014. We hope you enjoy! 

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Posted 6.5.14 @ 7:50 by: Staff

What do you get when an internet CEO builds a home? You get luxury and coolness rolled into one of course!

The real estate agents from Douglas Elliman Real Estate may have a bit of a difficulty finding someone with enough cash to purchase the $35 million Mediterranean mansion at Boca Raton Florida, but it doesn’t stop trekkies everywhere from drooling all over it.

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