“I’ve got a sizeable retirement nest egg. It’s an ostrich egg, and it’s going to make an omelet so big that it’ll produce enough leftovers for decades. ” – Jarod Kintz “Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to. ” – Harry Emerson Fosdick “Gainfully unemployed, very proud of it, too.” – Charles Baxter “The […]
When you’re an Uptown Life Lease resident you’ll get to explore the city of Waterloo with an artistic eye. The city of Waterloo is filled with free public art renderings for anyone to enjoy. Below, we uncover a few of Waterloo’s hidden artistic gems, all famous for offering locales and tourists a refreshing yet classic […]
Here’s something to be jazzed about! Hosted by UpTown Waterloo, the annual Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival will be taking place on July 19-21st. This free 3-day festival is in its 21st year and as always, will feature many different genres of jazz music for your listening pleasure along with jazz related activities […]
If you live in the Kitchener-Waterloo region and love to cycle and weave though world class bike trails, than we have amazing news for you. Waterloo’s very own Hydrocut mountain bike trail recently was ranked best trail in Ontario by Singletracks members. Singletracks used a unique trail-ranking algorithm to rank all trails in the province. […]
It’s time to get messy! The annual Downtown Kitchener Ribfest & Craft Beer Show is returning on July 19-21 and is taking place at Victoria Park. This is the 10th year for the rain or shine event, which features delicious barbequed ribs and chicken, great craft-brewed beer, and live entertainment for all ages. This is […]
Have you saved enough to live out your ‘Golden Years’? Do YOU know the best cities to retire in Canada? If you’re still looking for a clear answer, look no further. The Uptown renders Statistics Canada’s own Jonathan Halliwell easy-to-follow infographic; serving up all the answers to your questions and more!