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Ossington News and Reviews: January 2017

The latest Ossington news ranges from new business coverage, local restaurants making some top rankings, and a local robbery. . . . → Read More: Ossington News and Reviews: January 2017

More Local Events for a Good Cause

Ossington businesses Omaw and Academy of Lions are fundraising for good causes. See how you can participate and help raise money for charity. . . . → Read More: More Local Events for a Good Cause

Playing Pokemon Go in Ossington Village

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Pokémon Go launched in Canada on Sunday, and we’re already hooked and so are many other locals. There are PokéStops and gyms all around Ossington Village. Thanks to a lot of nearby graffiti, churches and parks, you can get a lot of Pokémon Go activity nearby.

Last night, we walked around the back alleys of our neighbourhood, taking in graffiti PokéStops, and meeting other people doing the same thing!

PokéStops

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Spend a lot, or spend a little on dinner on Ossington – according to Joanne Kates

Ossington’s local restaurants fared well on Joanne Kates’ recent list of best restaurants in Toronto. This year the list was broken up into two sections, one for the less expensive restaurants – categorized by her as those restaurants at which two people can eat for under $65 excluding taxes, tip and drinks – known as the ‘spend . . . → Read More: Spend a lot, or spend a little on dinner on Ossington – according to Joanne Kates

Ossington Restaurants and Bars in The News

A lot of local restaurants are getting some good press lately. As spring and summer near, those south of the border are exploring where to travel. The neighbourhood is getting mentioned in all sorts of publications, both local and international, pointing out both the tried and true, and some hidden gems..

The annual “Best New Restaurants” . . . → Read More: Ossington Restaurants and Bars in The News

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

Lots Of Choices for New Year’s Eve around Ossington

Still trying to decide how to celebrate the passing of another year? There are lots of options in Ossington Village, as always, from the laid back to the extravagant. Here’s a summary:

Music and Dancing

The Garrison is bringing back the popular DJs Chronologic for an annual replay of the best dance hits of . . . → Read More: Lots Of Choices for New Year’s Eve around Ossington

Local Restaurants Lauded in Best Of Awards

Local restaurants are coming out on top in 2015 restaurant lists. Critics and regular folk love the food coming out of kitchens on Ossington and Dundas West, and this time of year, they are naming their favorites.

Boralia, the innovative Canadian restaurant which opened at 59 Ossington this time last year, continues to receive . . . → Read More: Local Restaurants Lauded in Best Of Awards

Local Food News

There’s been a lot of activity in the local restaurant scene these days. First, a recap on the new openings: Both The Grow Op and Omaw are now open and serving, as you can read about in our earlier posts. (Omaw even got a later write-up in the Toronto Star yesterday). Neither restaurant seems to have a . . . → Read More: Local Food News

Omaw Opening Soon

UPDATE: Omaw is soft opening tonight and last night, serving up food and non-alcoholic drinks. Their liquor license is pending but imminent. They’ll be open at 5PM Tuesday – Sunday, so go sample some delicious southern style cuisine! 

88 Ossington is soon to be home to a Southern restaurant called Omaw, filling a cuisine cavity . . . → Read More: Omaw Opening Soon