Theatre, pizza making, grab and go bouquets, mini egg lattes, cooking classes, Easter brunch, waste free hot chocolate, reusable tumblers, the comeback of caviar, brunch cocktails…whatever you are looking for, Old Town Toronto has it! Scroll on to discover all this and more.

As always, thanks for supporting local. 🙂

Sunday Wings Special at Corner Place

Enjoy our delectable Sunday Wings with a side for $10 once you purchase a drink!
Making it the perfect opportunity to treat yourself or gather with friends without breaking the bank. Dive into tender, flavorful wings, expertly seasoned and cooked to perfection. Whether you prefer Salt & Pepper, BBQ, Garlic Sriracha or Thai Sweet Chili, there’s something for everyone. Don’t miss out on this incredible Sunday deal – swing by The Corner Place to satisfy your cravings without compromising your budget!

The Corner Place
11 Jarvis St, 416-850-1738
11am – 1:30am

Young People’s Theatre Presents: Through My Eyes

Looking to introduce your little one to the vibrant world of theatre? Immerse yourself in Through My Eyes – a vivid world of dance, colour, sounds, textures, forms and illusions. In a spectacular topsy-turvy playground, four dancers play together and discover a constantly shifting wonderland. Full of surprises, this stimulating dance piece from Quebec’s Bouge de là invites audiences to see the world afresh through the eyes of an exploring child.

Recommended for Ages 4-7
Run time: approx. 40 minutes

Created, directed and co-choreographed by Hélène Langevin
Produced by Bouge de là

Young People’s Theatre
165 Front St. E, 416-862-2222
Instagram: @ypttoronto


Duke’s Madness!

March brings the return of our Duke’s Madness basketball tournament! Every Wednesday, teams of 2 will square off against each other for the chance to win 2 courtside tickets to the Raptors vs Wizards on April 7th! The registration deadline is March 3rd, so act fast if you want to play; or come support the teams!

Duke’s Refresher
73A Front St E, 416-603-8826
Instagram: @dukesrefresherslm

Mon-Fri: 4pm-late.
Weekends 12pm-late.

How Nutrition can positively change your life

Ready to see how nutrition can positively change your life?

Take it from Nick, “I knew that I wanted to make a positive change in my nutrition, but I didn’t know how to do it.

Nick connected with our Registered Dietitian and, “It turned out to be one of the best decisions I ever made! It was an amazing, supportive and fun environment, and everything I was looking for. The program was full of useful information, and it was a place where I could ask questions specific to my own situation, which I found very helpful. I have more energy, I feel better, and I’m eating food that I love without feeling restricted! I believe that anyone who wants to make positive change can do it. If you are considering nutrition coaching with 6S, I would definitely recommend it. For me, they provided the exact kind of help and support I needed to reach my goals. I believe they can do the same for you!

Let us help you make a positive change. Chat with us to learn more! Book a free 15 minute No Snack Intro by clicking here.

209 Adelaide St E, 416-518-5746


March Break Pizza Making Class

This March Break, we’re teaching you and your kids how to make pizzas from scratch with our very own Executive Chef at Novotel Toronto Centre.

Bring your smiles and enthusiasm and we’ll provide the rest! Each ticket includes all cooking supplies, chef hats and aprons, and of course, DIY pizzas. You’ll spend your afternoon exploring a day-in-the-life of a real-life hotel chef in the kitchen!

Dates: March 13 & 14, 11am – 2pm
Price: $20 kids (age 6-12) and $25 adults (12+) + tax and fees
Booking link:

Novotel Toronto Centre / Cafe Nicole Bistro
45 The Esplanade, 416-367-8900
Instagram: @novoteltorontocentre @cafenicolebistro
Novotel 24/7, Cafe Nicole Bistro Daily 6:30am-11pm.

Mini Egg Latte and Frozen Latte

Spring is unpredictable so we’re serving up this specialty latte hot and frozen! The Mini Egg Latte is made with a double shot of Balzac’s Fairtrade organic espresso, chocolate, salted caramel syrup, and is topped with whipped cream and mini eggs. Whether you prefer it hot or icy, this decadent drink will surely add a sweet touch to your springtime coffee breaks. It’s the ultimate way to enjoy your egg-spresso this season!

Balzac’s Coffee Roasters
10 Market St, 416-368-4949
Instagram: @balzacscoffee

Sun-Fri: 7am-7pm.
Sat: 6:30am-7pm.

Meet Altitude Coach Martina

Martina is an experienced and highly knowledgable coach at Altitude known for her compassion and attention to detail. She works with various clients of all levels and ages, helping them successfully achieve their health, rehab and fitness goals. Martina has also helped dozens of clients run endurance events and climb mountains such as Kilimanjaro.

Growing up, Martina played a variety of sports including karate, swimming, baseball, soccer, track, and cross-country skiing. Her love of sport and interest in movement across various populations led her to graduate from the University of Toronto Kinesiology and Physical Education program. This program provided her with a solid foundation working with various populations including children, geriatric individuals, and individuals with disability.

Martina then furthered her education, completing her Master’s of Professional Kinesiology at the University of Toronto with a specialization in Adapted Physical Activity. She is also a Registered Kinesiologist, is NCCP Multisport Certified and completed the Bone Fit Certification Osteoporosis Canada.

Martina is passionate about making physical activity as accessible as possible and is excited to collaborate with clients during sessions to help them reach their individual goals.

Click on the link below to book a complimentary coach consult with Martina to learn more about how she can help you achieve your goals.

Altitude Athletic Training
56 Colborne St, 416-366-3838
Instagram: @altitudeathletic
Mon-Fri: 6am-9pm.
Weekends: 7am-1pm.

Cooking Classes!

Cirillo’s cooking classes are meant for a fun night out. Grab your friends, your partner or even just a stranger and enjoy the beauty of food. If you’re new in the a kitchen, or a seasoned pro – our classes are a place for you to learn new tricks and have a good time. Perfect for a date night or just catching up with friends!

Cirillo’s Academy
118 The Esplanade, 416-901-3491

Get A (Waste-) Free Hot Chocolate!

Between February 22 and March 24th, bring your own reusable cup and get a FREE drinking chocolate or mocha with the purchase of any 3 bars of chocolate!

(Bonus points and chocolate if you bring your reusable bag or container for your chocolate, too!)

Keep your heart warm by helping to reduce single-use cups AND your stomach warm with a deliciously rich hot chocolate or mocha 💕 That’s a win-win!

This offer is valid at the ChocoSol Traders St. Lawrence Boutique (located in the lower level), plus our St. Clair Boutique, and booths at St. Lawrence Market, Evergreen Brick Works Market, The Stop Farmers Market, and Sorauren Farmers Markets.

ChocoSol Traders
Lower Level, 93 Front St E, 416-551-6670
Instagram: @chocosoltraders

Mon: Closed.
Tues-Fri: 9am–7pm.
Sat: 7am–5pm.
Sun: 10am–5pm.

The Comfort Sleeper SALE at The Chesterfield Shop!


The Only Sleeper Sofa You Can Sleep On – The Comfort Sleeper redefined the custom sofa bed industry, elevating it to a new level of comfort.

The American Leather Comfort Sleeper is the best sleeper sofa available, featuring a hardwood platform bed–no bars or springs. The Comfort Sleeper can be disassembled to fit through narrow doors and hallways, always has an 80″ bed length, and is available in hundreds of fabrics and leathers.

With over a dozen styles available, from transitional to modern sleeper sofas and sectionals, you are sure to find the best centerpiece for your space.

For the ENTIRE MONTH OF MARCH – take advantage of the COMFORT SLEEPER SALE!
Come into 275 King Street East to sit, touch, feel… and have a small snooze!
Looking forward to seeing you 🙂

The Chesterfield Shop
275 King St. E, 416-667-1150
Instagram: @thechesterfieldshop

Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm.
Sun: 11am-5pm.

50% off First exam fee for New Clients!

Are you looking for veterinary care to ensure that your furbaby is living their best life?

We’re here for you! Enjoy 50% off your first exam fee. This promotion is available from March 1st to March 31st, give us a call at (416) 775-0101 or send us an e-mail at

Same-day appointments are available! 🙂

Sherbourne Animal Hospital
320 Richmond Street East #108, 416-775-0101
Instagram: @sherbourneanimalhospital
Mon-Fri: 8am-7pm.
Sat: 9am-4pm.

Chatime To Go Tumblers

We are excited to launch our limited edition Chatime To Go Tumblers starting March 7th, 2024! The Chatime branded Glass Tumblers are offered at a discounted price to customers and encouraging large drink purchases!

● $7.99 (+tax) for a Chatime branded Glass Tumbler, with no drink purchase.
● $4.99 (+tax) for a Chatime branded Glass Tumbler, when purchased with a large-sized Chatime drink.

Go to tumblers are valid in store only; not applicable for delivery or pick-up orders.

Chatime Jarvis
163 King St. E, 416-223-9871
Instagram: @chatimecanada
Sun-Wed: 11am-11pm.
Thurs-Sat: 11am-12am.

Spring into March with Wildlife Thrift!

Spring is here! Refresh your wardrobe with us, we are constantly updating our inventory and offering affordable items for everyone. Our team at Wildlife Thrift Store are always looking to support and better our community. We’re off to a great start – so far this year, we’ve donated $8000 to Covenant House Toronto! Feel free to drop off your clothing, houseware accessories and books in our donation bin located at the front of the store! Don’t know if your donation will be accepted? Feel free to give us a call or drop by for a chat!

Wildlife Thrift Store
67 Front St E, 416-861-9089
Instagram: @wildlifethriftstore

Daily: 10am-8pm.

Elevate Your Day with Grab & Go Flower Bunches
from Flowers & Flowers

Ready to add some colour to your day? Swing by our flower studio and check out our freshly created Grab & Go flower bunches, available every day from Monday to Saturday! We receive floral deliveries multiple times a week, which means we’re always creating beautiful fresh bunches with a variety of flowers in different modern and cool styles. It’s the perfect opportunity to explore new flower varieties and bring some brightness into your space and day, or to surprise someone special.

Whether you’re in a hurry, on the hunt for a gorgeous gift under $30, or just want to treat yourself to some fresh blooms, our Grab & Go bunches have got you covered. Stop by and see what delightful bouquets we have in store for you today. Can’t wait to see you!

Flowers & Flowers
37 King St E, Unit B, 1-800-213-9050

Mon-Fri: 11am-7pm.
Sat: 11am-3pm.

Pravda’s New Menu & Caviar Comeback

Join us at Pravda Vodka Bar this March as we unveil our sensational new menu and celebrate the comeback of everyone’s favourite luxury indulgence: Caviar! 🍸✨

Indulge your senses and elevate your evenings with our exquisite selection of handcrafted cocktails and premium vodkas, expertly paired with the finest of caviar offerings. From classic favourites to innovative creations, our new menu promises a tantalising journey for your tastebuds.🍾🍴

Pravda Vodka Bar
44 Wellington St. E, 416-366-0303
Instagram: @pravdavodkabar
Thurs-Sat: 5pm-2am.
Open for private bookings 7 days a week.

New Brunch Cocktails

Brunch just got better at Cantina! Join us for our special weekend brunch menu at 11am-3pm every Saturday & Sunday alongside our regular a la carte menu. Elevate your brunch with our new feature brunch cocktails with zero-proof options available.

Cantina Mercatto
20 Wellington St E, 416-304-0781

Mon-Wed: 11:30am-10pm.
Thurs-Fri: 11:30am-11:pm.
Sat: 11am-11pm.
Sun: 11am-10pm.

Easter Brunch Extravaganza
& March Seasonal Specials at Omni King Edward

Easter Brunch Celebration – Sunday, March 31st
🕰️ Time: 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM
📍 Location: Omni King Edward
🎟️ Price: $145 per adult, $73 per child (ages 3 – 12) plus tax and service charge. Complimentary for ages 3 and under.

Join us for an exquisite Easter Brunch gathering filled with joy, delectable dishes, and festive decorations. Our skilled chefs at Hotel Omni King Edward have crafted a menu to delight your taste buds. Create lasting memories in an atmosphere filled with warmth and cheer. Make your reservations now at (416) 945-3323.

🌸 2024 March Seasonal Specials at Mokara Spa
Blissful Body Renewal
🕒 Duration: 60 minutes
💰 Price: $220 (Regular $230)
Indulge in a rejuvenating body treatment featuring gentle exfoliation, organic hydrating mask, and a relaxing massage for your back, feet, and face. Enhance your experience with a paraffin treatment for your feet.

Regal Rejuvenation Massage
🕒 Duration: 75 minutes
💰 Price: $265 (Regular $290)
Experience a blissful full-body massage tailored to your needs, followed by facial massage and a soothing scalp massage. Enhance with a paraffin treatment for your feet.

Sole Rejuvenation Pedicure
🕒 Duration: 60 minutes
💰 Price: $110 (Regular $120)
Treat your feet to a deluxe pedicure with callous removal, soothing soak, nail care, and a relaxing massage. Enhance with a polish application.

📅 Promotion Expires: March 31, 2024
*Terms: Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.*
Mention this promotion when booking to enjoy a 15% discount on these rejuvenating spa treatments.

Book your reservations and spa treatments today for an unforgettable experience!

Omni King Edward
37 King St E, 416-863-9700
Instagram: @omnikingedward

Third Wave Coffee Inc offers Premium | Nicaragua Benedicion 250 gm

Enjoy home coffee brewing with our exquisite coffee beans from Finca La Bendicion in Dipilto-Jalapa, Nicaragua. Expertly cultivated by fourth-generation producer Luis Alberto Balladarez, these Pacamara varietal beans undergo a meticulous honey processing method at Beneficio Las Segovias. The 105-acre farm, with its loose sandy soil and optimal altitude of 1,200-1,400 MASL, yields a blend of butterscotch, yellow fruits, orange, and rhubarb notes. With a light to medium roast profile, this coffee captivates with its lively yet balanced cup, delivering a full body and irresistibly sweet flavor. Excellent for espresso or pourover, available as whole beans or grind according to your brewing preferences.

Third Wave Coffee Inc.
42 Church St
Instagram: @thirdwavetoronto
Mon-Fri: 8am-6pm.
Sat-Sun: 9am-6pm.

March Promotion and Announcement

March Promo
(Monday ~ Saturday)
Nami Spring Tasting course $79 (5courses)
1, Sashimi
5 pieces of chef’s choice of sashimi
2, Mushimono
Japanese Sea Bream steamed with coarse rice powder
Madai Doumyoji-mushi
3, Agemono
3 pieces of chef’s choice of tempura
4, Sushi
5 pieces of chef’s choice of sushi
5, Kanmi
2 types of bite-sized Dessert ・Miso Cheesecake ・Ice cream

〜Nami Restaurant Night Bar〜 Starting from March 14th
Thursday ~ Saturday 9:00 pm ~ 1:00 am (Last Call 12:30 am)

We extend our sincere thanks for your continued patronage at Nami Restaurant. As January 2024 approaches, Nami will proudly commemorate its 40th anniversary. We wish to express our deepest gratitude for the unwavering support from all our patrons who have graced our restaurant with their presence. The entire team at Nami remains dedicated to serving you wholeheartedly, and we eagerly anticipate the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future.

Nami Restaurant
55 Adelaide St E, 416-362-7373
Mon-Fri: 11:30am-3pm (Last call 2pm).
Mon-Sat: 5pm-10pm (Last call 9pm).

Teeing Up For A Cause

Join us in making a difference! Calling all local businesses with unique offerings! Your support is vital in making our event a success. Your generous donation ensures our ongoing commitment to community outreach. Let’s unite in creating a lasting impact and celebrate 25 years of tee-ing up for a cause!
Experience the excitement at our 25th Annual Golf Tournament on June 4th, 2024, held at the prestigious Royal Woodbine in Toronto. Reflect on our remarkable journey and honor the continuous support of our sponsors and golfers as we mark this significant milestone.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of something extraordinary. Contact us now to discover how you can contribute and be a vital part of our cause.

New Visions Toronto
222 The Esplanade, Lower Level, Unit 10, 289-834-4248
Instagram: @newvisionstoronto

March 40% Second Lens Promotion

St Lawrence Eyecare is offering 40% off a second set of lenses when you purchase a new pair of glasses in store with us. You can use this promotion either on a second full set of glasses or to re-lens an existing pair. Stop by to browse in store anytime or reach out to us to schedule an eye exam.

St Lawrence Eyecare
12 Church St, 416-504-7532
Instagram: @stlawrenceeyecare
Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm.

Manhattan Style Clam Chowder from Pearl Diver

The perfect way to warm up as winter sends through its last blast? Easy, the Manhattan style clam chowder from Pearl Diver with clams, bacon, tomato, potato with fresh dill and parsley. While supplies last.

Pearl Diver
100 Adelaide St E, 416-366-7827
Instagram: @pearldiverto
Tues-Wed: 4:30pm-10pm.
Thurs-Sat: 4:30pm-11pm.

Manotas Organics & Fine Latin Foods
Participates With St. Lawrence Reduces BYO Program

Looking for top-notch Latin food that you can enjoy sustainably? Look no further! Manotas Organics & Fine Latin Foods carries a selection of delicious Latin meals, ingredients, and treats. They even have vegetarian and vegan options!

Located in the St. Lawrence Market, this family-run staple will be happy to accept your reusable container as part of the St. Lawrence Reduces BYPO program.

Stop by for one of their mouth-watering arepas or empanadas — the perfect snack at any time of year!

Want more BYO-related suggestions? Follow @stlawrencereduces on instagram.

Manotas Organics & Fine Latin Foods
St. Lawrence Market, Lower Level B30
Instagram:@manotaslatinfoods @stlawrencereduces

Help Name This Little Guy at Pet Cuisine!

Over on instagram Pet Cuisine shared a reel of this adorable Betta Fish Male – Dragon Scale, one of the latest new additions there at in the St Lawrence neighbourhood. They have yet to pick a name for this beauty but invite their followers to comment with some name suggestions.

Pet Cuisine
127 Front St E, 416-507-9968
Mon-Sat: 9am-7pm.
Sun: 10am-6pm.

Want More?
Discover more local businesses in our Business Directory by clicking here. Everything from sushi to pet care, fitness gyms and tranquil massages… we have it all!

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