Post Tagged with: "uptown Waterloo"

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Fall in love with Waterloo as it is named the 13th most romantic city in Canada

On Feb. 4, the Waterloo Chronicle released an article stating that Waterloo had been named the thirteenth most romantic city in the country by Amazon Canada, selected through a process of analyzing consumer sales data in the last year. Victoria, British Columbia was named the most romantic city; out of a potential top 20, BC also achieved six other nominations, […]

by Aaron Hagey· · News ·
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“Waterluminate” fixtures show UpTown Waterloo in a new light

On Oct. 24, 2018, the UpTown Waterloo Business Improvement Area (BIA) and the city of Waterloo released an official statement about the “Waterluminate LED lighting” that lines uptown Waterloo’s King Street, from Waterloo Public Square up to Bridgeport Road, with the final construction leading all the way up to Central Street.  The lights are structured up along the trees that […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Meow! Boutique in uptown Waterloo closes its doors for good

Meow! Boutique, the beloved uptown Waterloo vintage fashion retailer located at the corner of King and Bridgeport, recently announced that they will be closing at the end of October. In an Instagram post published to their page on Oct. 2, the store addressed their customer base — fondly referred to as their “Cat Club” — to express their disappointment with […]

by Emily Waitson· · News ·
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A point for Ace Ping Pong Bar

Tired of your weekly trip to Pub and Phil’s? Well look no further, thanks to the new opening of a hot spot attraction in uptown Waterloo. Ace Ping Pong Bar is the shiny new attraction and is here to help you get through your cold and miserable midterm season. I had the opportunity to speak with Chad Yurkin, a Laurier […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts and Life ·
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Balzac’s grand opening celebrations

Balzac’s Coffee Roasters in Waterloo recently hosted their grand opening in celebration of their newest cafe, located at 256 Phillip Street. The Waterloo location, which is found in close proximity to the UW plaza, opened up almost a year ago. “We just did a very belated grand opening. I think it was almost a year to the date that we […]

by Safina Husein· · Arts and Life ·
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Lumen Festival shines bright in uptown

On Sept. 29, 2018 the Lumen festival took place in Waterloo for the very first time.  The festival, which aims to celebrate light, art and technology, features 26 installations which were located in five different zones throughout uptown Waterloo.   “We get a lot of criticism from the tech community that nothing is happening in Waterloo and that’s not exactly […]

by Safina Husein· · Arts and Life ·
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Anchor Bar opens new location in Uptown Waterloo

On August 23, 2018 Anchor Bar held its official grand opening as the newest restaurant edition to uptown Waterloo. Anchor Bar in Waterloo — ‘home of the original buffalo wing’ — is the fifth location of Anchor Bar’s franchise in Canada. Anchor Bar began its history in 1965 in Buffalo, NY. Since then it has spread across the globe and, […]

by Safina Husein· · Arts and Life, Food ·
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RinkWatch gives people an opportunity to make a difference

With climate change becoming a bigger issue every year, it is becoming more important than ever to measure and study its potential long-term impacts. RinkWatch, an initiative launched at Laurier in 2013, has provided people who enjoy outdoor skating an opportunity to make a change. Individuals who like to skate outdoors can contribute towards helping scientists measure the impact of […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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The community weighs in on St. Patrick’s Day

Ahh mid-March! A time when the not-Irish and stressed university students come together to drink belligerently and fill the streets of Ezra. The pressure of making “Ezra great again” might be high this year due to the fear in some students instilled by Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS). There has been an increase in buzz of stricter regulations this year […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts and Life ·