In a time of big chains and internet shopping how does a single store continue, not only to survive, but thrive? Bay Bloor Radio has a top ten list of reasons. A family business with a 70-year reputation for integrity and fairness. Large selection of quality audio and video products in all price ranges. Home […]
Sassoon Salon: A Cutting Edge in Bloor-Yorkville
“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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Village of Yorkville Park – A Green Space Gem!
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.