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Shinola Opening Soon at Queen/Ossington

An American retailer plans to open a Canadian outpost right around the corner from us. Shinola, a Detroit based company whose mission is to sell American built products including watches, bicycles and leather goods, is renovating the space at 1000 Queen Street. The southeast corner of Queen and Ossington was previously filled by Stussy and Sam James . . . → Read More: Shinola Opening Soon at Queen/Ossington

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

Two Ossington Causes to Support Now

There are some things you can do to get behind two good causes in our neighborhood this week!

First, The Ossington is the spot to be this Saturday to support Syrian refugees to Canada. On Saturday afternoon, bring your gently used – or new- clothing to 61 Ossington to help newcomers to Canada who don’t . . . → Read More: Two Ossington Causes to Support Now

Sam James and Stussy are moving from Queen and Ossington

The building at Queen and Ossington, which used to house a sewing machine shop called WorldSew only a few years ago, has changed hands. As a result, both Stussy, which opened in late 2012, and Sam James Coffee Bar, which opened in April of 2014. are leaving the neighbourhood.

We’ve heard from a few neighbours, and it’s also . . . → Read More: Sam James and Stussy are moving from Queen and Ossington

Jimmy’s Coffee Brings More Joe to Ossington

There’s a new place to get your coffee fix on Ossington. Jimmy’s Coffee, a popular java spot with several locations downtown, has moved into 15 Ossington, adjacent to Sweaty Betty’s and just north of another beloved coffee shop, Sam James.

15 Ossington, which used to be home to various consignment and vintage shops, is transformed . . . → Read More: Jimmy’s Coffee Brings More Joe to Ossington

Tiger of Sweden joins forces with other Ossington businesses for event series

tiger Tiger of Sweden is launching an event series which will bring together a bunch of Ossington businesses for summer events outside on their front patio to celebrate the street and its diverse and vibrant community. . . . → Read More: Tiger of Sweden joins forces with other Ossington businesses for event series

Now Open: Bang Bang Ice Cream Bakery

Bang Bang, which just opened south of Boehmer at 93 Ossington, makes a long list of interesting and tasty flavors of ice cream . . . → Read More: Now Open: Bang Bang Ice Cream Bakery

Sam James Coffee Bar opens on Ossington

Sam James Coffee Bar opened today at 1000 Queen St, the same building as Stussy. . . . → Read More: Sam James Coffee Bar opens on Ossington