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Antiquing in the Tri-Cities

apartments for rent in Kitchener, local hotspots, shopping, decorating, Kitchener Apartments, Apartments Kitchener, Apartments for Rent in Kitchener, Kitchener apartment rentals, Apartments in Kitchener, Apartment rentals in Kitchener, Kitchener Apartments for RentIncorporating antiques into your apartment’s décor is a great way to add a unique touch of history. Whether its furniture, china and glassware, rare books, photographs or paintings, you’re sure to find antiques you would be proud to display in your Kitchener apartment. If you’re looking to decorate, skip the mass-produced home accents and choose charming, historically rich pieces that you won’t find anywhere else. To help Newport Towers Apartments residents participate in antiquing and find that hidden gem, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some antique shops worth visiting.

 

Another’s Treasure Chest

With over 1,000 items including furniture, records, housewares, baby items, silent auction items and arts, Another’s Treasure Chest is a great place to start antiquing. The store also boasts a large collection of new and used items such as clothing, comic books and collectible sports cards. Located in the heart of Kitchener at 289 Victoria Street North, this antique store is a nine-minute drive from the Newport Towers Apartments.

 

St Jacobs Antiques Market

St Jacobs Antiques Market has been voted #1 antique market in the Waterloo Region for four years straight and offers its visitors a 20,000-square foot market to explore. There are over 110 vendors who sell everything from art, china, furniture, jewellery and other inventory. Open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. you’ll have the whole weekend to explore. Located in the heart of Mennonite country right beside St Jacobs Farmers’ Market at 805 King Street North, St Jacobs is a 14-minute drive from the apartments.

 

Green Spot Antiques

With over 5,000-square feet of continuously changing inventory, you’re guaranteed to find something new every week at Green Spot Antiques. From small collectables, film, furniture, photos, books, fine china and glass, Green Spot is a great spot to visit whether you’re looking to buy or sell. The store also has a large selection of retro furniture, movie posters and collectables, lamps and old hardware for you to peruse. Drop by Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to find décor items that are perfect for your apartment. Located at 49 Cedar Street, Green Spot is an eight-minute drive from the Kitchener Apartments.

 

Rumners Wobble Antiques, Gifts, Home Décor

If you’re looking for a diverse selection of vintage and modern items, look no further than Rumners Wobble Antiques. The 1,200-square foot store features home décor, prints, mirrors, purses, jewellery, furniture, lighting and one-of-a-kind gifts for every occasion. Located in the heart of Old Westmount at 720 Belmont Avenue, the store is an eleven-minute drive from the 550 Strasburg Apartments.

 

Get antiquing in the tri-cities by visiting one or all of these establishments. Located at 550 Strasburg Road, Williams and McDaniel’s Newport Towers Apartments are a fantastic option for those who are currently looking to rent in the city of Kitchener.

 

 

The best shops for one-of-a-kind design pieces in Kitchener

apartments for rent in Kitchener, decorating, local hot spots, shopping, kitchener Apartments, Apartments Kitchener, Apartments for Rent in Kitchener, Kitchener apartment rentals, Apartments in Kitchener, Apartment rentals in Kitchener, Kitchener Apartments for RentFor those who are interested in furnishing their Kitchener apartment space, one-of-a-kind pieces add a unique touch and richness that you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re looking to outfit the entire apartment or are looking for a few key accent pieces, handcrafted furnishings will enhance any space where they are incorporated. Our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some of the best one-of-a-kind design shops that Kitchener has to offer to help you select the perfect décor for your apartment.

 

Handmade Woodwork

 

Designed to withstand the test of time without sacrificing style, Shaker Furniture is well regarded for its quality, functionality and simple yet traditional feel. Each piece of furniture is uniquely designed and built to fulfill all of the requested specifications. These include choice of wood, the exact size needed and the finishing options. Only the finest hand-selected lumber is used for woodworking projects and there are a selection of hardwood options available. These include oak, walnut, maple and cherry. Having Shaker create your dream pieces of furniture will ensure they last generations without losing their beauty or functionality. The store located at 348 Meadowvale Place is a 12-minute drive from the Newport Towers Apartments.

 

Gibson Home Furnishings         

 

Whether you’re outfitting your apartment’s kitchen, dining room, living room, office or bedroom, Gibson Home Furnishings has handcrafted solid wood furniture that reflects your classic style. Gibson’s skilled employees can work with your room’s measurements and your designs to bring your creative furnishings into reality. For those who are not entirely sure what they want, the store’s experienced staff will help with details and design ideas. Located at 140 University Avenue East, this store is an 11-minute drive from the Kitchener Apartments.

 

One of a Kind Antique Mall

 

Visit the One of a Kind Antique Mall and experience Canada’s largest antique mall, which boasts three floors and over 80,000 square feet of shopping. Enjoy over 500 booths and vendors of unique, antique furniture items that are perfect for your apartment. You never know what treasures you’ll find! The antique mall located at 97 Wilson Street is a 37-minute drive from the Newport Towers Apartments and is just minutes from Highway 401.

 

Located at 550 Strasburg Road, Williams and McDaniel’s Kitchener Apartments provide exceptional quality and customer service to both current and prospective renters.

 

 

Where to find local produce this spring

apartments for rent in Kitchener, shopping, healthy living,  Kitchener Apartments, Apartments Kitchener, Apartments for Rent in Kitchener, Kitchener apartment rentals, Apartments in Kitchener, Apartment rentals in Kitchener, Kitchener Apartments for RentIncorporating local fruits and vegetables will make your meals delicious and allow you to support your community’s hardworking farmers and growers. With so many places to pick up local produce in Kitchener and Waterloo, you’ll be infusing these nutrient-rich items into your breakfast, lunch and dinner. To make sure residents of the Newport Towers Apartments are getting their daily dose of veggies and fruit, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some places where you can load up on local produce.

 

Bailey’s Local Foods

For those who feel that eating more local food is overwhelming and a hassle, the Bailey’s Local Food Buying Club hopes to change that. By helping residents find the local foods they are looking for and allowing them to order the foods they are interested in online, this system takes the guesswork out of groceries. You can see the products they currently offer on a weekly basis and this list is always growing. Local foods are offered all year with weekly pick-ups running from May to October and monthly pick-ups from November to April. Located at 16 Williams Street West, Bailey’s Local Foods is an 11-minute drive from the Newport Towers Apartments.

 

Kitchener Market

Every Saturday, Kitchener residents enjoy a large selection of produce, dairy products, meats and more that are available at the Saturday Farmers’ Market at the Kitchener Market. Located at 300 King Street East, the market is an eight-minute drive from the Newport Towers Apartments. The market has been running for more than 140 years and patrons are still offered the unsurpassed quality and variety that is well known in the community. The market runs year round on Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Experience the sights, sounds and delicious smells of this market and its mouth-watering selection of baked goods, produce and meats.

 

Central Fresh Market

For over 50 years Central Fresh Market has offered citizens of Kitchener-Waterloo the highest quality of fresh meats, farm produce and brand name products. The store has recently undergone renovations that include a new hot and cold delicatessen, meat department, in-store bakery and fresh local produce. Pick up all the ingredients you need to prepare a great meal in your Kitchener apartment by visiting this store at 760 King West. The apartments located at 550 Strasburg Road are a 12-minute drive from the store.
There’s no excuse for skipping out on your fruits and vegetables with so many delicious destinations to visit for the ingredients you’ll need. Located at 550 Strasburg Road, Williams and McDaniel’s Newport Towers Apartments offer an ideal option to those looking to rent in Kitchener-Waterloo.

 

 

 

Start Scrapbooking this Winter

apartments for rent in Kitchener, DIY, shoppingFor those in need of a new hobby or a creative way to store family photos, scrap-booking can be both. The design options are endless when it comes to creating your own scrapbook, as you have control over themes, photos and everything else that this crafty activity involves. To help Kitchener apartment residents get started this winter on their own scrapbook, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has researched some places where you can pick up supplies and get started on your scrapbook.

 

The Scrapping Bug

Before you jump into creating a scrapbook it’s helpful to decide what you want it to represent. Some people create scrapbooks for the love of arts and crafts, while others use it to highlight family events, such as weddings and births. This will help you determine what kind of materials and supplies you will need. Luckily, The Scrapping Bug located at 10 Pioneer Drive #10 is a mere eight-minute drive from the Newport Towers Apartments and also offers a variety of classes for beginners. Operating with the mission to assist and enhance individuals’ scrapbooking learning experience, The Scrapping Bug is a must-visit for those thinking of taking up this hobby. You can always count on the store’s trained associates to help answer any and all of your scrapbooking questions.

 

Two Scrapbook Friends

While photographs are a common item used in scrapbooking, you don’t have to be restricted to just pictures. Airline tickets, keys, matchbooks, house deeds or any other important documentation can be incorporated seamlessly into your scrapbook. As stated above, it’s best to pick one theme and stick with it, in order to achieve a cohesive collection of memories. With regular workshops and classes, Two Scrapbook Friends is a full-service scrapbook store where you can learn, inspire and create. The store is located at 370 Eastbridge Boulevard, which is a 16-minute drive from the apartments. Visit the store’s Online Classes and Crop Registration to sign up for their assortment of classes to get your creative juices flowing.

 

Papertrail

Recognized as Canada’s leading supplier of handmade paper and scrapbooking equipment, The Papertrail offers customers the finest paper in town. In addition to the equipment, Papertrail also sells marbled papers and books that cover papermaking, paper decorating and bookbinding, all of which come in handy when scrapbooking. For those who want to learn a little bit more, there are a variety of Courses and Workshops currently running. Located at 1450 Bridge Street, Papertrail is a 14-minute drive from the apartments at 550 Strasburg Road.

 

Clear out the garage, rummage through those storage boxes and find those gems that you want to put on display. Visit any one of these establishments and get ready to show your crafty side and impress all your friends and family with your scrapbooking skills. Williams and McDaniel’s Kitchener apartments offer current and prospective residents the finest amenities and rental accommodations and are exactly what you as a renter have been looking for.

 

Where to find one-of-a-kind holiday gifts in Kitchener

apartments for rent in Kitchener, holidays, shopping, local hotspotsSometimes it’s tough to find the perfect item for everyone on your holiday shopping list. This year, surprise your family and friends with a selection of beautiful one-of-a-kind crafts and homemade gifts. To help you find something for everyone, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel , has put together some places near your Kitchener apartment to visit where you can find one-of-a-kind treasures to put under the tree.

 

St. Jacobs’ Market

Situated in the Waterloo region in the quaint village of St. Jacobs, St. Jacobs’ Market is full of unique, handcrafted items. On a daily basis, the market is filled with a variety of vendors and their unique creations. This makes it an ideal location to pick up those last-minute Christmas gifts. Visitors can purchase everything from angel figurines, ornaments, authentic moccasins, paintings, blankets, scarves and even hand-blown glass. If you’d like to look over the vendors and stores in St. Jacobs Market before you visit, check out their one-of-a-kind shop directory. Located at 878 Weber Street North, the St. Jacobs Market is a 17-minute drive away from the Newport Towers Apartments.

 

Christkindl Market

With over 70 outdoor and indoor vendors at the Christkindl Market, visitors can enjoy an assortment of baked goodies and one-of-a-kind gifts that include handmade Christmas ornaments, nutcrackers and wooden figurines. The market runs from December 5th to the 8th and takes place in Kitchener City Hall located at 200 King Street West. The apartments at 550 Strasburg Road are only 11 minutes away by car. For additional information on the market’s vendors, take a look at the Christkindl Market brochure.  While shopping, visitors can also enjoy free entertainment from local bands, dancers and choirs.

 

Head Downtown

Support local businesses and find great discounts in Downtown Kitchener. Pick up the Downtown Card for savings at these participating businesses, where you’ll find something for everyone in no time. Newport Towers Apartments are a few minutes south of Downtown Kitchener, and best of all, downtown parking is free every Saturday in November and December.

 

This year give your friends and family some unique gifts they can’t get anywhere else by buying one-of-a-kind. Set in the charming city of Kitchener, Williams and McDaniel’s apartments offer current and prospective residents the highest quality of service and rental amenities.