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Upcoming Local Events

There’s a lot going on in our neighborhood in the next few weeks, from music and shopping to drinking and comedy. We’ve got a round-up, and as always, check our calendar for daily listings.

Toronto Beer Week runs September 18 – 26th with tastings, parties, crawls and more across the city. This . . . → Read More: Upcoming Local Events

Toronto Jazz Fest events keep Ossington spots open late

A couple local spots will be staying open late this June when they host some Toronto Jazz Fest performers. Both Reposado Bar and The Painted Lady are participating in the annual Jazz Festival, which means great music AND service til 4am.

Local schedules are updated in our calendar, and all the events look good, but . . . → Read More: Toronto Jazz Fest events keep Ossington spots open late

NXNE is back and hopefully better this year

June 17-21st is NXNE, and while they’ve over-complicated it this year, it’s not all bad *we hope.

One improvement over last year is they got rid of the stupid non-compete which didn’t allow any performers to play Toronto for weeks outside of their official NXNE shows. Thankfully, bands will play at daytime shows and we’ll . . . → Read More: NXNE is back and hopefully better this year

Canadian Music Week Hits the Local Music Rooms

A few years ago, Toronto had music festivals which offered music fans the chance to see a variety of bands from the comfort of their local bars and music venues. Well, guess what? Canadian Music Week‘s Music Festival is bringing that novel idea back. This is great news for live music lovers in our hood: . . . → Read More: Canadian Music Week Hits the Local Music Rooms

Scary (and fun) Halloween events on Ossington (Update Oct. 29)

This Halloween, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get in the spirit of the season. Local events include storytelling, theatre, dancing and more. . . . → Read More: Scary (and fun) Halloween events on Ossington (Update Oct. 29)

Toronto Beer Week Events on Ossington

Toronto Beer Week starts later this week and runs from September 12 -20 across the city. This celebration of craft beer extends into our neighborhood at local bars, breweries and restaurants. . . . → Read More: Toronto Beer Week Events on Ossington

NXNE 2014 – Where to Enjoy It Near Ossington

Toronto’s NXNE Festival turns 20 this year. The Ossington and Dundas area usually hosts a lot of the NXNE action, and this year we’ve still got a big presence, however there are some glaring omissions. . . . → Read More: NXNE 2014 – Where to Enjoy It Near 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

Canadian Music Week Moves to May – Lots to do on Ossington

Canadian Music Week has shifted from the cold days of winter – it was previously in March – to the milder days of May, May 6-10 this year. That means next week the city, and our neighborhood, will have a lot of live music shows.

Many of the famous acts – Walk off the . . . → Read More: Canadian Music Week Moves to May – Lots to do on Ossington

Two Great Ossington Shows This Week – Alysha Brilla and Freeman Dre

Alysha Brilla and Freeman Dre play Ossington venues this week. . . . → Read More: Two Great Ossington Shows This Week – Alysha Brilla and Freeman Dre