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Get Behind the Eight-Ball with Alliance Billiards – Open!

And we’re off!  Alliance Billiards owner, Georgia Makrygiannis, was right behind the eight-ball to welcome you back!  However with our area being in the grey zone again…

Once patrons are able to come back in for pool…..  Alliance Billiards wants to let us know that if your team or group of friends wants to beef up their skills – they’ll take reservations for groups of 10.

It couldn’t get much better than that!

For those of us not that into the game – we’re still able to get the same great food and alcohol for eat in or pick-up and delivery.

Georgia was so thrilled at being able to welcome everyone back. She still wants you to know just how important you are! 

Alliance is cleaning everything (Tables/balls/cues/etc.) with Microban, and will continue to do so once they’re able to re-open the tables.  Your safety is their first concern!

Alliance is still running their daily specials, has family sized trays and does catering as well!

Alliance Billiards - Daily Bar Specials

12 Noon – 6pm Daily

Domestic Bottles $4.50

Domestic Tallboys $5.50

Flat Rate Pool or Darts $7.00

Alliance Billiards - Daily Meal/Drink Specials

Monday

Philly Steak .n Cheese $9.00

Domestic 14 oz. Draft $5.00

Wednesday

Nachos for 2 $10.00

Whiskey Wednesday (any 1 oz. Whiskey shot) $5.00

Friday

Poutine $7.00

Baked Potato Poutine $9.00

Wine $5.00

Sunday

Bud Draft ‘n Burger $12.00

Sunday Caesars (a meal in a glass) $4.50

Tuesday

½ Price Wings $7.50

Domestic Mini Pitcher $7.00

Thursday

2.4.1. Appetizers

Domestic 20 oz. Pint $6.00

Saturday

Chicken Caesar Wrap $6.00

Cooler ‘n Shots Buy 1 get 1 ½ Price


Special of the Month

Alliance Wheel with side $6.50

Alliance Billiards - Family Sized Dinners and More!

Greek Salad                                                Small $5.00              Large $10.00 

Spanakopita                                                   Small $6.00         Large $20.00

Cabbage Rolls                                            Small $6.00             Large $20.00

Stuffed Peppers                                          Small $6.00            Large $20.00

Lemon Chicken/Potatoes                          Small $6.00             Large $20.00 

Greek Meatballs                                         Small $6.00             Large $20.00

Dolmadakia                                                 Small $6.00              Large $20.00

Gyros Pita and Fries $8.00

(Small is single serving/Large will feed 4-6 people)

Just make sure to Call for your larger orders!

Remember – there is no line-up at Alliance Billiards!

Written By: Jane Laker

Photo Credit: Stephen Elliott

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Chicken, Ribs, Pork even Salmon at Irie Jerk!

Oh my!  My mouth waters every time I think about dinner ordered from Irie Jerk!  Deciding to find out more, we connected with Tinee Campbell to “Uncover” their story.

Irie Jerk was created in a very unusual manner.  Three men, now known as the “3 Fathers of Irie Jerk” started out by bringing their home cooked meals as lunch while on Shift at Honda.  It didn’t take long for other employees to notice the wonderful aromas of the meals and ask if they could have some.  The delicious meals soon became a standard lunch time fare for over 80+ employees!

Realizing that authentic Jamaican cuisine was so well received in the area, the decision to open a restaurant was easy.  On February 22nd, Irie Jerk celebrates its 1st year anniversary!   What a year they’ve had!  A new restaurant opening just before the world shut down due to COVID!  We really must celebrate with them!

Everything on the menu at Irie Jerk is made in-house.  Their recipes are so protected that the “3 Fathers” are the only ones to prepare and season the meat!

Known as “The Best Jerk North of the Island”, their menu takes jerk seasoning to a whole new level!

When we’re allowed to travel, Jamaica is a stop I often make.  I love the everyday dishes on the island – and that’s what I find on the Irie Jerk menu.  Everything from Jerk Chicken to Curried Goat…even Oxtail!

Between Curried and Jerk meats there’s much to choose from.  On Fridays and Saturdays there’s even Jerk Salmon!  Truly, I can’t wait to try that dish!

Because of their one year anniversary this month, there are some extra nice specials to be had.

SPECIALS AT THE JERK

BBQ Chicken (New on the menu)

$11.50 medium and $13.50 large

Daily Lunch Special

Any chicken meal

Lunch size

$7.00

I suggest you check out the website, there are so many great choices!

You can order on either Uber Eats or Skip the Dishes, or for a flat fee of $7.50 added to your bill, the staff will deliver directly to you anywhere in town!

Better yet – head on over to 222 Mapleview Dr. W. Unit 3 and pick up dinner.

You’ll be glad that you did!!

Written by: Jane Laker

Photo Credit: Stephen Elliott

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OUR PASSION IS OUR MISSION

Photo captured by Stephen Elliott

Chantal Rivers of Lady Glam Nail Parlour is letting us in on a secret….

Chantal realizes that in more normal times the hustle and bustle of life can become overwhelming.  While working on cruise ships she noticed how pleasant it was for clients to be able to access her services without leaving the ship.  Deciding to replicate a similar service on land Chantal created a one of a kind niche market right here in Barrie.  She has taken the art of pampering to a whole new level – and today she’s letting us know why.

Photo captured by Stephen Elliott

Firstly, Chantal knows that you’ll feel so much more pampered not having to get dressed to go out, drive, find parking and/or time to visit a salon.  Secondly, she is striving to bring the salon industry back to its glory days – pure pampering, total one on one attention with unique services.  

Chantal is a big believer in unique experiences and she is always striving to deliver exceptional customer service while providing a unique pampering experience to all her clients.

One thing Chantal has noticed is that nail salons of today have become “common”.  By this she means less personal attention, less one on one time and little variation in services.

Really, the Lady Glam Nail Parlour mission statement says it all:

At Lady Glam our Clients receive

Our passion

Our creativity

The highest level of commitment for attention to detail

And…Our total attention

Chantal has vast experience in the beauty industry but she never stops learning and is always in keeping with the latest trends and techniques. This expands the pallet of her service and most importantly sparks her creative spirit. Chantal is able to mimic nearly any design or nail art you have seen.  She encourages clients to bring pictures they may have found in magazines or online.

Wow!  The world is finally re-opening and WE ARE READY FOR YOU!!  Just remember everyone…that we’re working hard to catch up.  Take a moment and schedule your appointment. It’s really worth making that call!

FEBRUARY PROMOTION

Lady Glam is running a ‘Month of Love’ promotion for all nail enthusiasts. This is available for you or through E-gift certificates for a loved one!  Lady Glam Mobile Nail Parlour will be offering a FREE $30.00 Repair and Heal 20 minute treatment to all customers that book appointments within the next 2 weeks.  The Repair and Heal treatment is a professional natural treatment that helps improve nail growth, strengthens nail plates and protects the nails against gel polish damage.  This treatment is designed to repair your nails and reinforce them so you can grow them out much more easily.

Take a moment and watch the video – it’s amazing at what this young woman has accomplished!

From Chantal to all – “I can’t wait to see you Gorgeous Bunch!!”

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Grassroots Lifeline for Downtown Barrie!

Join everyone in the nationwide grass roots movement to shop local!  Throw a lifeline to our City’s downtown businesses by purchasing an E Gift Card!

Barrie’s Downtown B.I.A. (Business Improvement Area) is working in partnership with Meridian Credit Union to assist business owners in our historical downtown area.

Ways to Shop Local!

By purchasing an E-Gift Card through the B.I.A. website – your financial support will go directly to the business you desire.

To add some intrigue to supporting local, the BIA has expanded their Lifeline E-Gift card program to include a little mystery.  To include even more excitement, they’ve turned this into a fun contest!  Each purchase enters you into a contest to win DOUBLE YOUR ORDER!  One winner each week, so come on and #supportLocal!

#WinterInTheCity MYSTERY CONTEST!

There’s even a mystery option. So check it out and GET IN THE GAME!

Barrie’s historical downtown is a beautiful vibrant community of small business owners who work diligently to create a wonderful resident/tourist atmosphere.

We all miss our leisurely lakeside visits to the wonderful variety of shops and dining establishments in the downtown area!

Shop Local - Shop Local - Shop Local

The B.I.A. wants the residents of Barrie to know that while some businesses have been required to close due to COVID protocols, the gift card dollars will go directly to the business owner and that shopping will resume as soon as it’s safe to do so.

Shopping Local keeps area families employed.  It also keeps dollars spent here in the community as well, helping to support those families still able to work.

Please visit the B.I.A. website for more information on purchasing the cards.

Our B.I.A.

Kelly McKenna Executive Director
Kristen Eatch Project Manager

The B.I.A. in Barrie was formed in partnership with the City of Barrie to retain and promote the lovely charm of this lakeside section of the city.  They have done a remarkable job making the area more pedestrian friendly, added a variety of art installations and just a wonderful place to visit. 

The B.I.A. also promotes the area constantly with festivals, street fair and events in order to encourage visits by residents and tourists alike.

So good residents of Barrie….while we must endure the safety protocols of COVID – there are still ways of joining the grassroots movement of Shop Local!  Check it out today – and help keep business strong in Barrie!

Written By: Jane Laker

Photo Credits: Stephen Elliott

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Mayors Bring Their ‘Eh Game!

Canada’s Top Mayor Award has teamed up with Canadian Comedian Adam Growe of Cash Cab to present #BringYourEhGameQuizShow to local viewers nationwide!

Introducing Dawn!

Show creator Dawn Mucci, a local resident, who we know from past articles on our Barrie Uncovered website, explains:

“I was inspired by Mayors like Bonnie Crombie and Naheed Nenshi who were already doing great work in their municipalities to support their local food banks.  I wanted to amplify that effort by collaborating with Mayors and all Canadians to Bring their Eh Game on a national level to help those struggling with food insecurity.  Not only is the show fun and entertaining, but we also get to learn more about Mayors and their community’s best attributes as well as the people, places, and things that make their cities and towns special.”

Keep the Date!

The virtual web series will be live streamed weekly on social media and Rogers community TV stations across Canada.  The premier episode will be live on Facebook @CTMAWARD, March 7th at 7pm.

And the Mayors Are:

This very fun food challenge will feature Canada’s Top Mayor Award nominees from St. John’s NF, Mississauga ON, Halifax NS, Yellowknife NWT, Orillia ON, Drumheller AB, Innisfil ON, Brampton ON, Barrie ON, and many more!

The Mayors will have their trivia skills tested for sure…and what a great cause!  Even before COVID, food banks across Canada were seeing over one million visits each month.  Now with donations decreasing, grocery bills increasing and reduced volunteers, continuing financial support is very necessary.

As Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie says:

“I always love some good-spirited mayoral rivalry, and this was such a fun way to showcase the best our cities have to offer.  But above all, this is about supporting those most in need.  Now, more than ever, our Food Banks need our help to ensure our most vulnerable residents don’t go hungry.”

And Our Host...

On that note, Host Adam Growe tells us:

“In addition to an entertaining and fun show, viewers can play along interactively with me and challenge the mayors during the show to win great prizes.

All the Details

Details will be available on the broadcasts and here.  Future episodes are being planned to continue the fundraising efforts and feel-good vibes.  Mayors and community partners are invited to join the effort here or donate directly here.

All in all, we can look forward to an excellent view of other cities across Canada as well as having a bit of fun, don’t cha’ think?


Listen to the full interview with Dawn & Adam

For the full live video interview check us out on YouTube at Barrie Uncovered

Written by: Jane Laker

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