Let’s face it, while remaining indoors during this weird time has its benefits, sometimes things can get a little monotonous and boring. And if you have a child, the need to shake things up and provide some variety to the days for their benefit (and yours) is more important than ever. But no need to…

As the weather gets a little warmer we find ourselves longing for a patio or a nice air-conditioned room, enjoying a nice little glass of something special in the company of friends. Well, that dream may be delayed for a little while yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a little taste of Old…

One of the many perks about being a district as old as we are is that we have some of the best stories about Toronto. From the South Market Building being the city’s first City Hall and police station to an actual hidden tunnel under Wellington Street, we have no shortage of stories where Old…

Looking for patios, restaurants and other local businesses open in Old Town Toronto? The following are just some ready to serve you in the hood as we all navigate COVID-19. Many services have been modified in order to ensure customer and staff safety. The list is organized in two sections, Restaurant & Grocery / Sales…

Here in Old Town Toronto, we care about sustainable consumption. It’s just the approach that makes the most sense from all perspectives; it helps the environment, the economy, and the growth of our sense of community. Besides these excellent reasons to shop local, there’s the fact that Old Town Toronto has all kinds of brilliant…

Enjoy cooking with beer? What about comedy and trivia nights? Want to make your own face scrub? How about a few nights at the theatre? If you are looking for ideas to fill your March, scroll on and discover what Old Town Toronto has to offer. Be sure to follow us on social media for…

As Canadians, we obviously take pride in our internationally known superstars… but we’re especially proud of our fellow Torontonians’ successes. The world has Toronto to think for many of its greatest talents and brightest minds, so we just wanted to take a minute to remind everyone about those minds and talents. Without further adieu, take…

Google “things to do in Toronto” and no matter which list you click, St. Lawrence Market is bound to make an appearance. If it’s not the handsome, red-brick architecture that appeals, it’ll be the fresh produce. Or the artisan shops. Or the events hosted year-round. It’s hard to encapsulate the full glory of the market;…

  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,…

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