Let’s be honest for a second; January and February are dreary. It’s cold, it’s dark, we’re all living in constant fear of being snowed in – it just makes the days a little heavier. But you know what makes the mid-winter blues less, well, blue? Some good old comfort food. That’s why, here in…

From James Bond to an aromatherapy workshop, we have a nifty list of reasons to visit Old Town Toronto this February. Whether you are searching for an easy dinner recipe using leftovers, or are looking for a Valentine’s Day gift made by a local jewellery designer, our newsletter is packed to the brim. Scroll on…

From festive feasts, to SpongeBob, there are many reasons to visit and explore Old Town Toronto this December. Find gifts for everyone on your list in our shops and restaurants, and attend a very special Christmas at the Cathedral. This is where our great city began. This season, come be part of the magic in…

Want to go on a fun free walking tour in Old Town Toronto this fall? Do you know which beer you could drink this month to support the Society of Beer Drinking Ladies’s charity of choice? Ready to discover a new art installation in a local lobby everyone is talking about? Looking to get a…

King Street is the busiest surface transit route in the city, moving more than 65,000 riders on an average weekday, compared to about 20,000 vehicles per day. The King Street Transit Pilot is about improving transit reliability, speed, and capacity between Bathurst Street and Jarvis Street, by restricting through traffic, but still allowing local traffic…

Summer is winding down but there is still time to enjoy amazing events presented by the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood BIA.  This year we created a new event in the newly renovated Berczy Park called Berczy Beats.  This is a lunchtime concert series that runs every Wednesday throughout the summer from 11:30-1:30pm.  Also on Wednesday…

The Feast of St. Lawrence was held this year August 11-13.  Feast is an annual event presented by the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood BIA that celebrates all the delicious food in our neighbourhood. The Feast kicked off with a dinner under the stars on Friday night.  Though it did rain a bit in the evening,…

Dauntless City Theatre is back with Bard in Berczy.  This year’s play is The Two Gentlewomen of Verona. Since 2009, Dauntless City Theatre has produced site-specific immersive classical theatre in spaces around downtown Toronto.  Through an inclusive and intersectional paradigm they try to create accessible work that reflects our beautifully diverse city. Performances are every…

Our historic artisans and re-enactors are back in Old Town Toronto this summer from June-August.  You could win a $25 gift certificate to the St. Lawrence Market by posting a photo of you with our re-enactors or artisan or outside one of our landmark historic buildings and adding #OldTownToronto. 

There is a hidden tunnel under Wellington Street between the Flatiron Building and the former Bank of Toronto across the street. The tunnel is still there, however bricked up at either end. It was a way for George Gooderham the bank president to get from his bank to his office in the Flatiron Building without…

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