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A Walk Down Memory Lane – Bloor-Yorkville Icefest

Since its inception, Bloor-Yorkville Icefest has enticed approximately 500,000 visitors to the neighbourhood! An impressive number for an event that began in 2000, as a small ice sculpting contest at Bloor-Yorkville’s popular restaurant, Sassafraz. Collaborating with the Bloor-Yorkville BIA, Sassafraz handed over the reins of the event, and in 2005 we had our first Bloor-Yorkville […]

Gardiner Museum to present Yoko Ono: THE RIVERBED

The Gardiner Museum is pleased to present a three-part installation by Yoko Ono entitled THE RIVERBED. Yoko Ono is a forerunner of Conceptual art, frequently involving collaboration, audience participation, and social activism in her artwork. The exhibition runs from February 22 to June 3, 2018. Visitors will mend broken porcelain cups as part of Yoko Ono’s […]

Retail Redevelopment Proposed for 101 Yorkville Avenue

Originally posted January 8, 2018 | by Nathan Petryshyn | Urban Toronto The City of Toronto has received a proposal for the redevelopment of 101 Yorkville Avenue. The site currently contains a 1978 3.5 storey modernist commercial building, well known for its large setback from Yorkville Avenue and multi-level architecture—including street-facing retail ether half a flight above or […]

Holiday Magic Continues in Bloor-Yorkville!

  The Holiday season has arrived, and with that comes a flurry of events, travel and, of course, shopping! Make your shopping experience a memorable one, and check out the beautiful holiday displays our retailers have created. Photographer Henry Lin snapped a few of our neighbourhood favourites! Head down to Bloor-Yorkville this weekend and take […]

Harry Rosen Partners with DAVIDS Footwear!

Exciting news for Bloor-Yorkville! Two of our iconic area retailers announced yesterday that they will be joining forces. Harry Rosen, a Canadian leader in luxury menswear retail announced that it has entered into a joint venture agreement to operate and expand DAVIDS Footwear stores. Just a few steps away from each other, the Bloor Street […]

Detox Your Life with help from The Detox Market

If you are looking for excellent, natural beauty products, then take a stroll down Scollard Street and visit The Detox Market. This simplistic store, highlights their natural products with knowledgeable, and very friendly staff. The green beauty store originated as a pop-up shop on the bohemian Abbott Kinney Boulevard in Venice, California. The popularity for […]

A walk down memory lane

(originally printed September 6, 2017, The Globe and Mail – article by Harold Robinson/Bernadette Morra – Special to The Globe and Mail) Toronto’s tony Yorkville has a vibrant history and is in the midst of another reinvention. Bernadette Morra surveys the locals about its evolution – and the latest wave of luxury arrivals.  From hippies on acid trips […]