Take to the city this season and discover some of the brightest hidden gems in Vaughan. Whether you’re looking for four wheels or two, a night out with friends or loved ones, new home furnishings or some fine-tuning for your high kick, the city is bursting with options. Consider this your invitation to get in on the adventure
If you’re looking to build your inner and outer strength, think outside the gym. From kids classes and personal training to Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai kickboxing, wrestling and strength-and-conditioning bootcamp, Takedown MMA fuses self-esteem-boosting practices with muscle-crunching techniques to create (can you believe it?) a seriously fun fitness experience.
120 Carlauren Rd., Unit 6, Woodbridge
This Valentine’s Day, bring your main squeeze to one of the city’s trendiest hubs: 9 Baci’s mod café and lip-smacking menu of pizzas and pastas will give your date an easy boost of romance.
10200 Keele St., Maple
PINE VIEW HYUNDAI
Do you hear that? It’s the sound of your sparkling new set of wheels rolling out of Pine View Hyundai, a gem of Woodbridge’s automotive scene and a landmark at the bustling intersection of Highway 7 and Weston Road. Pick your favourite from its extensive collection of new and pre-owned vehicles.
3790 HWY 7, Woodbridge
UNITED MEATS: TOTERA FINE FOODS
It may be too chilly to crack open that BBQ, but that doesn’t have to stop you from adding some B-12 to your winter diet! Fire up that stovetop or oven, and let the pro butchers at United Meat Products: Totera Fine Foods help you select the prime cut for your next smoky meal.
2414 Major Mackenzie Dr., Maple
If your new year’s resolution was to blast fat and get healthy, kick things into gear by discovering your perfect bike at Pedal Performance. A team of experts can navigate you through the selecting process and prep you for hitting the road — or one of Vaughan’s many back roads, all perfect for biking.
8633 Weston Rd., Woodbridge
ZILLI HOME INTERIORS
Founded by a home décor-aholic and mother of three, Zilli Home creates personalized home spaces that inspire creativity, relaxation and fun. With in-home consultations and informative workshops available, it’s any homeowner’s dream come true.
672 Chrislea Rd., Woodbridge
Step inside Vinsanto Ristorante and you’ll feel you’ve just landed in one of Florence’s finest. Let your senses feast on culture, from an authentic Italian menu to a rustic and intimate design. Owner and head chef John Di Vittorio can usually be found on the premises, making guests smile and ensuring all is running as smooth as butter.
28 Roytec Rd., Woodbridge
HOTEL NOVOTEL TORONTO VAUGHAN
The contemporary Hotel Novotel Toronto Vaughan isn’t only renowned for its sophisticated stays, it also sports the modern Trio Restaurant and Bar as well as a private banquet hall, making the hotel a hugely sought-after venue for baptisms, communions and other special celebrations. Make your party memorable with Novotel’s delicious internationally inspired menu and lavish event space.
200 Bass Pro Mills Dr., Vaughan
Healthy eating resolution gone awry? Never fear, Nature’s Emporium — a GTA favourite for all things healthy and edible — just opened its doors in Maple. Step inside to discover fresh, 100% organic foods and plenty of inspiration for your next wholesome meal.
2535 Major Mackenzie Dr. W., Maple
EURO BATH + KITCHEN
Have a spring home décor project coming up? Bring it to the professionals at Euro Bath + Kitchen. Their 5,200-square-foot showroom boasts a plethora of styles to inspire your new design, and on-site experts can navigate you to the perfect products to fit your plans.
255 Bass Pro Mills Dr., Vaughan