In late September, we noticed work at the northeast corner of Ossington and Queen, where the sewing machine store used to be. It’s now occupied by a branch of the clothing and lifestyle company Stussy. Yes, skaters rejoice, there is a place for all your gear at 1000 Queen Street West.
Also now open is Buffer, a nail and wax salon at 123 Ossington, formerly occupied by Frantic City.
A future opening that is getting a lot of attention is the plan for Rock Lobster Food to open on Ossington later this year. This catering company will open a restaurant, hopefully this December. They are taking over the space at 110 Ossington, the former home of Watusi, which just closed with a bang on Halloween.
More Than Pasta also closed shop this week. After a year and a half in business on Ossington, and lots of community open houses and events, they are moving to a bigger facility for the production of their delicious product. If you are missing their pastas, sauces and more, their website has a list of stores where they’re sold.
We are expecting more businesses to open this year, so we’ll keep you posted. Please write in the comments if you know of any other changes to the neighborhood.