“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon This insightful quote grew from Vidal Sassoon’s personal work ethic, as this icon of the hair industry built his reputation, as one of the most successful hair stylists in the world. I put this success to the test, using my […]
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For many, the Village of Yorkville Park may just seem like a nice place to eat lunch on the bistro-style tables, but it is one of most unusual and intriguing outdoor public spaces in our city.
After a Cumberland Street block of Victorian row houses were demolished to make way for the new east-west subway line in the 1950s, the razed site remained a parking lot for 40 years. Then in 1991, after much lobbying by local residents and business owners, the City of Toronto agreed to transform the one-acre lot into a park, Not just a standard patch of grass with a couple of trees and benches, but a new kind of urban public space.
Kira Thompson knows eyebrows, and she is determined that each and every client who she treats, will leave her salon feeling wonderful. With a skilled hand, and a few snips and tweezes, Ms Thompson says she can transform a client’s look in just 20 minutes. I went to see for myself, hoping for a little […]
Bloor-Yorkville has more exciting news to share this week, with the announcement that Eataly – a unique Italian marketplace – will make its Canadian debut as the anchor tenant of the Manulife Centre! Spanning 50,000 square feet, over three levels, Eataly is a major coup for the neighbourhood. The $100 million redevelopment of the Manulife […]
Bloor-Yorkville has always been the place to shop for your luxury brand needs, and we are excited to announce that Christian Dior will be opening their two-level, flagship store at 131 Bloor Street West next year. After Chanel announced their move to Yorkville Avenue, Dior stepped in to take over Chanel’s previous space in The […]
B&O Yorkville Run hosts seventh annual 5K charity race and third annual Canadian 5K Road Race Championship in the Bloor-Yorkville community on September 11, 2016. The B&O Yorkville Run is a premier, boutique, 5K race that unites local runners and businesses to raise funds for local charities. The run provides a luxurious experience to its […]
Toronto’s leading health, wellness and beauty destination, is proud to present the seventh annual edition of Beautylicious – the only beauty and wellness event of its kind in Canada.
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!