The Bloor-Yorkville BIA is once again proud to be a Community Partner for CANFAR’s Bloor Street Entertains. Each year, on the eve of World AIDS Day, Toronto witnesses something powerful, something unique; it sees the coming together of exquisite culinary masters, lavish retailers, and elegant florists who join together for a vital cause; it experiences […]
This festival season we’ll be showcasing our neighbourhoods top shopping, dining and star sightings spots through our TIFF guide! Visit our Social Media outlets to catch up on all of the TIFF buzz in Bloor-Yorkville!
Pearl Miller almost missed her calling. After separating from her husband, the continued boredom of a fourteenth year working for the federal government was off the table, as she found herself wanting to do something more ambitious. She started staying up late, making batches of clothes in her house, and throwing a party every couple […]
Perhaps as Yorkville keeps changing, the Scollard Deli will remain timeless.
The story of Carrera y Carrera starts in Madrid, Spain, in 1885, when Saturio Esteban Carrera opened a small jewellery workshop in the Barrio de las Letras, the same artistic neighbourhood where the first edition of Don Quixote was printed. The Carrera family continued the tradition of fine jewellery-making through multiple generations, reaching Saturio’s great-grandson […]
It’s a sunny afternoon, and Norm Wright is doing highlights for two women who are reading magazines as sun pours in through the second-floor window of TAZ Hair Co. in Bloor-Yorkville. In most other salons, you might be able to see the sharp reflections of sunlight in small folded pieces of tin foil in the clients’ […]
Walking along Yorkville Avenue on a hot summer day, your nose may get a whiff of something unexpected and delicious. It’s the sweet scent of waffle cones being freshly made by Summer’s Sweet Memories, where folks can choose from a menu of 24 different flavours of homemade ice cream and frozen yogurt. The brightly-decorated shop […]
The Bloor-Yorkville BIA and Elite Digital Agency have been hard at work on a new website so that our internet presence stays as impressive as a casual walk around the flowered streets and the stores of Bloor-Yorkville. Help us make sure we have the most up-to-date information and high-quality photos to go with our new […]
Inspired by Toronto’s annual Summerlicious/Winterlicious prix fixe dining event, Bloor-Yorkville BIA is preparing for our Fall Beautylicious. Over 50 Bloor-Yorkville businesses offer consumers the opportunity to experience an array of hair, spa, skin and health and wellness service packages at value-priced prix fixes of $30, $50, $75 and $125. Running from October 20th to October […]
If you’re interested in using digital tools or technologies to grow your business but aren’t sure where to start, Digital Main Street can help. Digital Main Street (DMS) is a free online business support program launched in partnership with TABIA (Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas) and The City of Toronto. If your goals are […]