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2015 Look Back: Openings and Closings on Ossington

In the years we’ve written this blog, one thing is constant: change. There were a lot of changes on the street this year, with plenty of new restaurants, retailers and services opening on Ossington and Dundas. With those new openings, there were also some closings, notably in the art gallery scene as they move . . . → Read More: 2015 Look Back: Openings and Closings on Ossington

Restaurant News – Saint does Summerlicious, Fishbar Closes

Summerlicious is on around the city right now; it began Friday, July 3rd and runs to the 26th. There are 210 restaurants around the city with various fixed-price offerings for the annual eating event. Ossington only has one restaurant participating – The Saint Tavern. . . . → Read More: Restaurant News – Saint does Summerlicious, Fishbar Closes

Coming Soon: LoversLand

Instagram and Twitter are abuzz today with the announcement that Ossington will soon have a bridal shop, LoversLand.

LoversLand will be taking over the vacant space at 215 Ossington, just south of Fishbar and north of Dinardo Kitchen.

This space has been undergoing renovations for some time, and their Instagram comment said they’ll be . . . → Read More: Coming Soon: LoversLand

Promo for New HBO Canada Series Showcases Ossington

Kim Cattrall is the star of HBO Canada’s upcoming new series Sensitive Skin, but Ossington features prominently in the promo. The promo spot gives some screen time to several Ossington businesses, including Lush & Lavish Salon, BQM Burger, Fishbar, El Nardo Kitchen Supply, and the a-frame board for Crooked Star.

The show itself is an . . . → Read More: Promo for New HBO Canada Series Showcases Ossington

Ossington Restaurants Participate in Gluten Freedom Week

Gluten-free diners will have more options this May 25 with restaurants participating in Gluten Freedom Week in Toronto and Ossington Village . . . → Read More: Ossington Restaurants Participate in Gluten Freedom Week

Mystery Solved – 1164 Dundas West will be Ossington Station

After our post about the contradictory information we were reading about the next incarnation of 1164 Dundas West, William Tavaras of Fishbar cleared things up – he is opening Ossington Station. The interior of the former Arrow Cafe is being transformed into a late-night eatery. After The Arrow Cafe obtained their liquor license, the . . . → Read More: Mystery Solved – 1164 Dundas West will be Ossington Station

The Best Days to Dine on Ossington

Ossington is a popular area to eat out – on weekends, reservations are hard to come by, and the waits can be long. Early in the week, however, most of the spots have room for everyone, AND many of the restaurants have great specials – especially if you like oysters and other seafood. Check out these deals and soon you’ll be spending the early part of the week out for dinner too. . . . → Read More: The Best Days to Dine on Ossington

Where to eat and drink this Easter Weekend

A list of restaurants’ and bars’ opening hours this Easter long weekend . . . → Read More: Where to eat and drink this Easter Weekend

Ossington Photos – June 2012

More photos from some changing locations on Ossington from last weekend. . . . → Read More: Ossington Photos – June 2012

More Changing Ossington Photos

Every once in a while we are walking down Ossington and taking pictures of some of the places undergoing change, documenting the neighbourhood so we can remember it before the new places arrive. This week we hit up a few places that have changed in the last few weeks since our last post. . . . → Read More: More Changing Ossington Photos