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Welcome to New Members

We would like to welcome new businesses to Downtown Yonge.

City Kitchen Restaurant N Bar

As the latest addition to Toronto Eaton Centre’s varied food establishments, our 200 seat casual dining restaurant “CITY KITCHEN RESTAURANT N BAR” is a welcome addition for locals and tourists to Toronto. Located on Yonge Street at the corner of Shuter Street, we are an up-scale family facility that offers specialities covering quality Canadian food for lunch and dinner.

Location: 220 Yonge St., Eaton Centre
Phone: (416) 519-5839
Website: http://citykitchen.ca/


The Elm Tree Restaurant

The Elm Tree Restaurant offers its guests modern European meals constructed from familiar ingredients, a full service bar, stocked with local beers, international wines, and liqueurs to create any desired cocktail. House specialities include lamb shank, Chilean sea bass, and our crispy Cornish hen. We are open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. See you soon!

Location: 43 Elm St.
Phone: (416) 901-7339



TLP (short for Three Little Pigs) will add some midday diversity to the neighbourhood’s current crop of fast food outlets and sub shops. The new space will stick to home-style drinks and snacks, like iced tea, apple cobbler and sandwiches stuffed with lamb, meatloaf and peameal bacon.

Location: 15 Elm Street



Welcome Kaiju to our neighbourhood!

We feature authentic Japanese curry, a fragrant, light and heart warming meal. Our curry is a rich and comforting sauce packed full of sweet and savoury flavours, slow cooked to perfection over 48 hours. This sauce is complemented with a fried or grilled katsu (breaded cutlet).

Location: 384 Yonge Street, Unit 51 (Shops at Aura below Bed, Bath and Beyond)
Phone: (647) 748-6338
Facebook/Twitter: KaijuToronto



Her Boutique

Welcome Her Boutique to our neighbourhood!

Location: Shops at Aura, Level P1, Unit 28, 384 Yonge St. Toronto
(Yonge & Gerrard below Bed Bath & Beyond)



Bianca Shoes

Bianca Shoes has just opened up on the Market Level next to Dollarama at College Park

Location: 777 Bay St.
Phone: (647) 341-5347




Sobeys has also just opened up its food court seating, located at College Park on the College Level

Location: 777 Bay St., #427
Phone: (416) 506-1626
Website: www.sobeys.com



Hard Candy Fitness

Madonna opened Hard Candy Fitness Toronto at the AURA tower on February 11th.

Location: 382 Yonge Street (corner of Gerrard Street), 4th Floor
Phone: (416) 979-1645
Website: www.hardcandyfitness.com


Dunk'n Dip Express

Dunk'n Dip Express is located in the new Aura Condo building at 384 Yonge St. We aim to delight customers with our menu of delicious savoury and sweet foods. Marvel at our chocolate fountains, get a savoury crepe for lunch, or stop by for a hot chocolate or latte. We are so excited to have our second location in downtown Toronto!

Facebook: www.facebook.com/dunkndip1
Website: www.dunkndip.ca/



Weight Watchers

Join for Free! Drop by for details!

Location: 372 Yonge St., 2nd floor
1 block south of Gerrard, upstairs from Thai Express/Villa Madina
Website: www.weightwatchers.ca



Jackson’s Burger

Welcome Jackson’s Burger to our neighbourhood at 374 Yonge Street! Check out their review on Blog TO

Website: Jackson’s Burger



College Currency Investments

Welcome College Currency Investments to our neighbourhood at 437 Yonge Street!

Website: www.collegecurrency.ca



Lucullus Bakery

Welcome Lucullus Bakery to our neighbourhood at 31 Elm Street!

Website: www.lucullusbakery.com



Tim Hortons

Two new Tim Hortons locations are open in our neighbourbood: 10 Dundas St East and 595 Bay St. at the Atrium on Bay.

Website: www.timhortons.com



We look forward to the future openings:

Fit for Life – 3 Gerrard St East


Member Highlights

Inglot Cosmetics

Calling all makeup artists and makeup enthusiasts. Inglot Cosmetics is coming to Toronto and opening its doors at Dundas Square. Come experience the world's leader in colour cosmetics and be blown away by our selection. Inglot expertly combines the latest scientific technology with intense and vibrant colours. We invite you to see why we're so populer with beauty lovers everywhere.

Grand Opening will be September 12-14, stay tuned for more details on their grand opening!

Located at 21 Dundas Square Street.


Bubble Tease

Bubble Tease Shop has moved their location from 10 Dundas East and is now located at 25 Carlton Street. Visit their new location and enjoy delicious bubble tea and specialty drinks.



ING Direct Canada is renaming itself Tangerine, a brand that it says reflects its image as an edgy, innovative bank.

The country’s largest online-only bank is required to change its name under the terms of its sale to the Bank of Nova Scotia in September, 2012.

The rebranding – including new signage and promotional materials – won’t take place until spring 2014, the company said Tuesday.

But the company said it decided to announce the name change as soon as it was chosen.

For more information, click here.

221 Yonge St, 416-644-5929


Shop College Park

New stores have been recently openned at College Park, 777 Bay st.



The Senator Restaurant has partnered with Hurrier

The Senator is Toronto’s oldest restaurant, dating back to the 19th century when it was just a house at 249 Victoria. Since then, the Senator became a Toronto landmark under the guidance of Bobby Sniderman. Bobby purchased the Senator in 1984 after a successful run at Sam the Record Man. The Senator has always focused on the highest quality ingredients like Cumbrae’s Farms Beef, organic milk from Sheldon Creek Dairy, fresh-squeezed orange juice, home-made stocks, sauces, and batters, and a commitment to only use organic wherever possible. The Senator is entering the digital age with an expanded social presence and a whole new look. Learn more about the Senator at: thesenator.com, Facebook, Twitter, and more.
For more information, click here

The Senator Restaurant has partnered up with Hurrier to bring comfort food right to your door.
Visit https://www.usehurrier.com/senator to place an order and have any of your Senator favourites delivered to you via bike courier.
They are currently using Hurrier for delivery services. It's available from 4:30pm to 9:00pm and it will feature their dinner menu as well as a few items from the lunch menu.

Location: 249 Victoria Street, Toronto



NOW OPEN | The Private Dining Room at JOEY Eaton Centre

JOEY Eaton Centre is excited to announce that our Private Dining Room is officially open.

Whether it is a business lunch meeting, an intimate dining experience or a cocktail style reception our team will work with you to customize your event needs. Our Private Dining Room offers a sophisticated, modern environment that is perfect for any function.  From handcrafted cocktails and award-winning wines selected by our restaurant Sommelier, to globally inspired artisan-made dishes and an experience your guests are sure to remember – JOEY Eaton Centre looks forward to hosting you and your guests.

For further information, to book your event or to view our new space please email Avalon Olivadoti, Event Manager, at aolivadoti@joeyrestaurants.com

Location: 1 Dundas Street West, Toronto



Mahaya Health Services has new owners

Elena and Lindsey are the new owners of Mahaya Health Services since spring 2013Mahaya Health Services is located at 2 College Street, Suite 105. 

Mahaya Health Services is a multi disciplinary alternative health clinic offering Naturopathic Medicine, Osteopathy, Registered Massage Therapy, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Did you know most services at Mahaya are covered by your extended health benefits? For more information on who we are and what we have available check out our website at www.mahayahealth.com. You can also follow us Facebook and Twitter for great health tips.. and there is always a cup of tea ready in the clinic, so come by and say hi! We look forward to seeing you at Mahaya.

Location: 2 College Street, Suite 105


Did you know that...

Downtown Yonge BIA receives a Ward 27 City Builders Award

The Downtown Yonge BIA received a Ward 27 City Builders Award from councilor Kristyn Wong-Tam on March 6th. The Downtown Yonge BIA is recognized for their significant contributions to making Ward 27, Toronto Centre-Rosedale a dynamic place to live, play, study and work.


Downtown Yonge BIA receives Merit Award for Celebrate Yonge at IDA Conference in New York

Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area has received a merit award for our work on Celebrate Yonge in summer 2012. Recognized among 13 entries in the category of Events & Programming, this award centers on improving the image and vitality of downtowns and delivering projects that communicate the vision, mission, function and achievements of the business association. Mark Garner, Executive Director of the Downtown Yonge BIA commented, “The Downtown Yonge team is honoured and excited by this award. The IDA is a leading advocate for vibrant and successful downtowns. This award recognizes the teams visionary and dedicated work last year and shows that we’re headed in the right direction for Yonge Street.” “The Downtown Yonge BIA project received the IDA Merit Award for delivering excellence in downtown management”, said David Downey, IDA president and CEO. “Each year the IDA Awards Jury recognizes organizations that utilize best practices in our industry. The Celebrate Yonge project is a shining example of excellent downtown management that delivers real results.”

The Downtown Yonge BIA received the award during the IDA World Congress & 59th Annual Conference on October 7th 2013.

The Washington, D.C based International Downtown Association (IDA) is a champion for vital and livable urban centers and strives to inform, influence, and inspire downtown leaders and advocates. With 550 members and thousands of friends, IDA is a guiding force in creating healthy and dynamic centers that anchor the well-being of towns, cities, and regions.


Whats On

There’s always something happening at Yonge-Dundas Square. For complete event listings, visit www.ydsquare.ca

Stay current on ongoing events taking place at the Toronto Eaton Centre. For complete event listings, visit torontoeatoncentre.com Follow Toronto Eaton Centre on Facebook and Twitter for latest events, fashion style advice and gift ideas. Facebook: facebook.com/torontoeatoncentre
Twitter: twitter.com/toeatoncentre



Street Smart

Road closures during Scotiabank BuskerFest Festival

On THURSDAY AUGUST 21 AT 9:30 a.m. – SUNDAY AUGUST 24th at 11:59 p.m.
Yonge Street will be closed to traffic for the event; from Richmond to Gerrard Street .
Elm Street & Edward Street will also be closed from Yonge Street – 130 feet in.

On FRIDAY AUGUST 22 at 6:00 p.m. – SUNDAY AUGUST 25th at 11:59 p.m.
Yonge Street will be closed to traffic for the event from Gerrard to College.

**Please note Queen, Shuter, Dundas & Gerrard Streets will remain open for traffic

For more road closure news visit www.toronto.ca/transportation/road_info


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For all enquiries, please contact:
Phone: (416) 597-0255
Email: bia@downtownyonge.com

In the Spotlight, August 14

Fashion on Yonge

You’re invited to Fashion on Yonge on September 3rd at Trinity Square Park!

Join us for the 2nd Fashion on Yonge on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Trinity Square*
See the latest Fall 2014 collection and have a sampling of sumptuous food available in our neighbourhood. Come early, listen to great music and see our models get styled outdoors.

Come in style, take your photos on the red carpet and post on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook with #FashionOnYonge for a chance to win an Experience Downtown Yonge BIA Neighbourhood package valued at $1,500!

Contest Rules and Regulations
* In the event of rain, Fashion On Yonge will move inside the Church of the Holy Trinity at the Square.



Open Streets TO

A new event is coming to Yonge Street this summer. Open Streets TO is a project that promotes physical activity and active lifestyles in Toronto. For two Sunday mornings starting this weekend, parts of Bloor Street and Yonge Street will be closed to vehicular traffic and people will be invited to walk (or cycle, or roller skate, or scooter) the route. Similar events have been held in many cities throughout the world and often see a strong rise in sales for local businesses.

This is a very unique type of event for Downtown Yonge because vending is not permitted anywhere along the event route. It is a fantastic opportunity to open early, and encourage participants to shop at your store, eat breakfast at your restaurant, or learn more about your business. Attached is a flyer explaining the details, including suggestions of how you can market your business and take advantage of this event.

This project will operate a soft closure for vehicles which means that major cross streets will remain open to vehicles as usual, just Yonge Street itself will be closed.

The event will run on two days:
Sunday, August 17th 8am – 12pm
(the street closure will be from 7am until 1pm for set up and take down)
Sunday, August 31st 8am-12pm
(the street closure will be from 7am until 1pm for set up and take down)

If you plan to open early, let us know and we’ll promote it on social media to encourage event participants to stop in!

Also, if have any questions, please contact the BIA office or the Open Streets Team.

Thank you for your support! We're happy to announce the Open Streets TO 2014 Pilot Program OPEN STREETS TO – Sunday, August 17th and 31st – 8:00am to noon

Open Streets TO 2014 will be the city’s largest free recreation program. We are creating a world-class program that connects our diverse neighbourhoods and people across the city. Open Streets are programs that open the streets to people and close them to cars. People traffic replaces car traffic, and the streets become “paved parks” where people of all ages, abilities, and social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds can come out to improve their health and connect with one another in a way not possible in a car.

On Sunday Aug. 17th and Sunday Aug. 31st, 2014, 5 km of Toronto’s most iconic streets (Bloor Street and Yonge Street) will be open for people to run, walk, bike and play. A series of Activity Hubs will complement the recreational through-route and host pop-up, interactive, participatory programming generated by local community groups, businesses, institutes and organizations.

Love the idea of Open Streets TO? Be a volunteer!

(7:15am - noon)

We need your help and we promise to provide a fun and meaningful volunteer experience.
So, please come and join us!
For volunteer opportunities and to sign up visit: http://tinyurl.com/oqlohz8

Please help us spread the word by sharing this email with your friends! The more, the merrier at Open Streets TO!
Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook!

Checkout our promo video & share it with your friends too!

See you on the streets, Toronto!



Don't Miss This Year's Scotiabank BuskerBall!

Scotiabank BuskerFest in support of Epilepsy Toronto returns to the Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood this August 21 - 24th and kicking off the festival is the Scotiabank BuskerBall, an unforgettable fund raising gala night, Tuesday, August 19th, at the nostalgic Mattamy Centre (former Maple Leaf Gardens). This year's Ball features new acts, an improved live and silent auction and even more exciting food and drink (including a Whiskey tasting bar)!

This is an up close and personal VIP preview of some of the worlds best buskers who will attend the street festival and amaze over a million people. It's your chance to get a sneak peek - before the crowds arrive!

It's the most entertaining VIP event that Toronto has to offer! Even better, is that while you enjoy this unique spectacle of ridiculous comedy and outrageous skill, you can feel good about your contribution. Your attendance and participation in the Scotiabank BuskerBall will allow Epilepsy Toronto to offer specialized support programs and services to thousands who struggle to live well with seizures.

Get your tickets today so you can be entertained, pampered, spoiled all while supporting a very worthwhile cause in your community. Visit http://buskerball.com/tickets.php for ticket information.



Scotiabank BuskerFest

Epilepsy Toronto and the Downtown Yonge BIA are pleased to present the 15th Annual Scotiabank BuskerFest Festival. The event will dazzle the area, as buskers from all over the world fill the streets in support of Epilepsy Toronto. Mind readers, aerial dancers, fire breathers, body painters and lots more! On Yonge Street from Richmond – College, August 21 to 24, 2014.

Admission by voluntary donation – Donations in support of Epilepsy Toronto are welcome!
For further information: Epilepsy Toronto Tel: 416-964-9095 Fax: 416-964-2492



Join other businesses and show that you care!

Scotiabank BuskerFest is back by popular demand, coming Aug 21st to 24th to the downtown Yonge neighbourhood. Produced by Epilepsy Toronto the festival supports 40,000 people with epilepsy and their families in our community and is the largest event of its kind in the world! Last year this festival attracted over 1.7 million visitors and we’re looking forward to even greater numbers in the year ahead.

With support from the Downtown Yonge BIA, Epilepsy Toronto is pleased to be launching the “i care” campaign during the festival. Local businesses are encouraged to become community champions by supporting the “i care” campaign which will help raise funds for the epilepsy community.

“Downtown Yonge BIA is proud to support a worthwhile charity like Epilepsy Toronto which impacts the lives of children and families affected by epilepsy. I encourage our members to be a great supporter of community initiatives, get behind “i care” and help Epilepsy Toronto continue to improve lives.”
- Mark Garner, The Executive Director of the Downtown Yonge BIA

Here are two easy steps to become a community champion.
1) Sign up as a community supporter and receive “i care” swag from Epilepsy Toronto.
2) Help raise money for epilepsy between Aug 18-24th, 2014:
a. Ask customers for a donation in support of epilepsy when cashing out.
b. Offer a “top up your bill” option to customers.
c. Have an “i care” featured item (a product or special drink/meal) with a percentage being donated to Epilepsy Toronto.

We appreicate your involvement and will thank you by listing your support on the Scotiabank BuskerFest website and festival program distributed in the Toronto Star across the GTA.

Let’s show the city that the Downtown Yonge area cares!

Contact Brandon Fairley brandon@epilepsytoronto.org
Tel.: 416-964-9095

Get involved and become a community champion.



Play the Parks

We have two more weeks left for Play the Parks. Enjoy some noon tunes and join in on a free workout with Hard Candy Fitness and Goodlife Fitness Bell Trinity! Click here for Play the Parks schedule.



What's on

Yonge Love Launch

This week sees the launch of a creative community consultation called Yonge Love. It is a 6 month project where we ask what people love about Yonge Street. Visit the website at yongelove.ca and share your views on the neighbourhood. We are also hosting an Instagram competition at #yongelove for a chance to win incredible prizes. Next up: the Yonge Love pop up at 444 Yonge Street – opening next week.



Ryerson University Orientation Week Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking for ways to get students to notice your business? Ryerson University’s Orientation Week, which takes place August 24th to September 1st, welcomes over 5,000 incoming students to the campus situated right in the core of downtown Toronto. Sponsoring this week long event is the perfect opportunity for your business to connect with this highly engaged group of students aged 18-21, along with 100+ volunteers, and access to the rest of the student demographic gained through social media exposure. 

The week aims to provide new students with an opportunity to explore their interests, the campus, and city while creating meaningful connections and relationships with other Ryerson students, faculty and community members.

For more information on becoming a Ryerson University Orientation Week Sponsor, please contact Troy Murray, Sponsorship & Fundraising Officer, Student Affairs, at troy.murray@ryerson.ca

Follow us on twitter: @RUStudentLife
Check out our blog: http://studentlife.ryerson.ca/



What's New in Downtown Yonge

100+ bike racks coming to Downtown Yonge

Downtown Yonge is full of cyclists! As the area continues to grow and develop, we are seeing an increase in the demand for bicycle parking. Starting this weekend, we will be installing a total of 102 custom BIA bike racks, creating a total of 204 bike parking spaces. We designed our racks to be more space efficient than the traditional ring and posts.

Keep an eye out for the new racks at the following locations:
Dundas Street West between Yonge & Bay
Yonge & Gerrard
Bay & Albert
Bay & College



To Do in Downtown Yonge


Kornel Wolak, clarinet
Canzona Chamber Players
Evan Mitchell, conducto

Evan Mitchell, the young assistant conductor of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, presents rarely heard works for clarinet, basset horn and orchestra by Mendelssohn, Krenek and Buczinski.

Rachel Krehm, soprano
Canzona Chamber Players
Evan Mitchell, conductor

Les Nuits d’Eté: The brilliant young soprano Rachel Krehm sings Mozart`s Exultate Jubilate and the heavenly Nuits d’Eté by Hector Berlioz with orchestral accompaniment.

The Church of the Holy Trinity
10 Trinity Square Toronto, Tel: 416-598-4521 Ext 223

Check our Website for updates www.musicmondays.ca
Artists and programmes subject to change without notice. 



Momondays Toronto August 18, 2014

Real People. Real Stories. Real Inspiration!

Date: August 18th, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM EDT

MoHappiness in Toronto comes early in August, with momondays happening a week earlier than usual. It’s a very special time as we get to celebrate with moHosts from around the country and world! Don’t miss the party! It all happens at momondays, where in addition to the speakers, in addition to the entertainment, in addition to the great food and drink, you also get to socialize with the nicest people in the world!!

Come early to grab a great seat and give yourself time to eat, drink and socialize! (You really do meet the nicest people at momondays!)

momondays™ is like an open mic for professional speakers and other people like you with a great story and life lessons to share. You get to socialize with all kinds of wonderful people in a fun, positive environment.

So, grab a mic and come speak… or grab some friends and get your fix of heart, humour and happiness.
You'll wish every day were momonday!

You meet the nicest people at momondays™!
For complete details, visit the 'official' momondays page at momondays.com/Toronto and join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/momondays.toronto

Real People. Real Stories. Real Inspiration!
Get your tickets at: www.momondays.com/toronto

Hard Rock Cafe Toronto, 279 Yonge St., Toronto ON M5B 1N8, Canada
Price: $10 online/ $20 at the door (online available until August 15th)



Hard Rock Café Events

The Hard Rock Café Toronto is located directly across from the massive Eaton Centre department store mall. The memorabilia-stocked restaurant serves up distinctive meals and refreshing beverages for any rocker with a taste for diversity. So roll on in and get ready to rock the night away at Toronto's bustling Hard Rock Café.

Interested in planning your next event at Hard Rock Café Toronto? Visit our Parties & Special Events section or download our booking information packet

Aug 17 - Kids Eat Free Sundays! - 11:00 AM
Aug 18 - MoMondays Toronto - 5:30 PM
Aug 20 - ISX Presents: International Wednesdays! - 9:30 PM
Aug 22 - ARYA Conerts & Events Presents - 9:00 PM
Aug 24 - Kids Eat Free Sundays! - 11:00 AM
Aug 31 - Kids Eat Free Sundays! - 11:00 AM

For more information, please visit www.hardrock.com
Address: Hard Rock Cafe Toronto, 279 Yonge Street



Mackenzie House Events

Kids' Crafts Weekends
July through August

Kids’ Crafts at Mackenzie House
Saturdays & Sunday, 12 to 4:30 p.m.

Bring the family to visit the last home of Toronto’s first mayor, William Lyon Mackenzie, then enjoy some kid time doing an historically-based activity. Regular admission applies.

Mackenzie House
82 BOND ST, Phone: (416) 392-6915



Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre Events

Toronto International Film Festival 2014

From September 4 to 14, 2014 – with screenings at various times
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is the leading public film festival in the world, screening more than 300 films from 60-plus countries every September. TIFF film programs have earned a reputation for excellence, and a diverse array of films is shown – from Hollywood galas to the best in international cinema to the latest home-grown comedies … and everything in between.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the TIFF website.


EWG Tour

Year-round guided tours of this National Historic Site – the last operating double-decker theatre in the world – last for 1½ hours and recount the history and restoration of the complex. Visit the original and new lobbies, the elegant Elgin Theatre, the unique and resplendent Winter Garden Theatre and samples from the world’s largest collection of vaudeville scenery. As well, a backstage exhibit housing the Winter Garden’s original Simplex Silent Film Projector and a dressing room containing artifacts from the time period are on view.

Dates: August 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30.
Cost: Adults: $12, Students and Seniors: $10 (includes HST) Cash only | No reservations required

Location: Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, 189 Yonge Street (just north of Queen Street, meet in the lobby)
Website: www.heritagetrust.on.ca/ewg



Ed Mirvish Theatre presents


Returns September 3 – November 2, 2014

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Variety calls WICKED “a cultural phenomenon,” and it continues to break box office records across North America. Winner of over 50 major awards, including a Grammy® and three Tony® awards, WICKED is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” The New York Times.

Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One—born with emerald green skin—is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for “the most complete—and completely satisfying—musical in a long time” USA Today.

Ed Mirvish Theatre - 244 Victoria Street, Toronto
Tickets:  416-872-1212   www.mirvish.com



Live Entertainment every Friday and Saturday

See what's happening inside The Martini Bar in Toronto. Select from our creatively inspired drink menu and more than 40 distinct martini recipes. Witness the awakening of nightlife in downtown Toronto through floor-to-ceiling windows, or sink into a plush sofa and absorb the ambient house music. Savor a blend of satisfying cuisine and imaginative cocktails!

Monday-Sunday Avoid the line-ups, arrive early and enjoy $6.00 martinis before 6pm.
Martinis & Manis - Tuesday-Friday - $30 for Mani & a "French mani" Martini, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

What's On at Martini Bar:
$5 pints (Sleemans, Sapporo and Blanche de Chambly), wine and cocktails from Monday to Friday, 4pm to 6pm.
An assortment of delicious appetizers and bar snacks (all under $10)

After Work Party at Pantages Martini Bar is on Monday through Friday, 4pm to 6pm. We look forward to seeing you!

Join us for Live Entertainment every Friday and Saturday. Call for more information on performers and performance dates.

Visit Pantages Martini Bar for more information!



Live nights of Music at Monarch’s Pub

Lively and energetic, Monarchs Pub is downtown Toronto's must-visit live music venue. While HD televisions keep sports fans up to date on the latest scores and games, music buffs can enjoy live jazz, blues or rock performances six nights a week.

Monarchs Pub's menu is as enticing and diverse as its musical selection. Available from 5pm-11pm, the extensive à la carte menu features contemporary pub fare including delicious starters, hearty mains and tempting desserts, while a special late-night menu is available from 11pm to 1am. Guests can also sip samples from Monarchs Pub's impressive range of domestic and international brews.

Visit monarchpub.ca or facebook.com/monarchspub to reserve, for more information and monthly music listings!

Showcase Tuesday
Aug 19 - James Sloan
Aug 26 - Kate Todd

Jazz Wednesday
Aug 13 - The Vipers
Aug 20 - The Melissa Boyce Quartet
Aug 27 - The Michael Danckert Quartet

Blues Thursday
Aug 14 - The Gary Kendall Band
Aug 21 - The Swingin' Blackjacks
Aug 28 - The Jack de Keyzer Band

Classic Rock Friday
Aug 15 - Tony Springer
Aug 22 - Caution Jam
Aug 29 - The Lynda Covello Band

Dance Saturdays
Dance the Night Away Saturdays with DJ Supreme

Location: Monarchs Pub in the Eaton Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard St.
Call 416 585 4352 or visit www.monarchspub.ca for more information



Jazz Bistro is Toronto’s newest jazz venue and dining destination

Located at 251 Victoria St., three-level club includes a performance and dining area, wine bar, private event space and expansive rooftop patio. The open-concept design ensures guests on the second floor balcony have a perfect view of the stage, which features a magnificent red pop Steinway piano (the only one of its’ kind in the world). The warm and inviting space serves as an intimate setting for authentic, live jazz performances by some of the world’s finest jazz musicians, and will focus on promoting Toronto’s own jazz artists. The space creates a comfortable atmosphere for quality modern bistro dining.

For upcoming events click here.

Call 416 363 5299 (JAZZ) or visit jazzbistro.ca for more information




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