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
There are a lot of changes happening on Ossington including new buildings and businesses, so we did a walk around and took some photos to highlight some of the most recent ones on the street.
The small location at 104 Ossington just north of Lower Ossington Theatre most recently housed a onesie shop called Kigurumi, has . . . → Read More: Ossington’s Changing Landscape – Photo Blog Post
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
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
A number of local retailers are participating in a fun and festive shopping night this Thursday. On December 11th, from 6P-10P, many of the local shops will stay open late and offer special deals and holiday treats. There is an event page here for more info!
The number of small retailers in our neighborhood has . . . → Read More: Shop Ossington This Thursday Night
Sam James Coffee Bar opened today at 1000 Queen St, the same building as Stussy. . . . → Read More: Sam James Coffee Bar opens on Ossington
2012 was another big year for new businesses in the area. Some opened with controversy, and some with great fanfare. Here’s a recap of the new retailers and restaurants in Ossington Village. . . . → Read More: 2012 Look Back: Openings