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We would like to welcome new businesses to Downtown Yonge.

M. J. Zafar Chartered Accountant and Consultants

M. J. Zafar is an innovative Chartered Accountant and Business Management Services firm, built on the principle 'We are not just accountants'. We are your partner in taking your business towards success. We deal with every situation in its own perimeters, understanding the challenges inherent to that specific situation and developing a customized solution. We provide a wide range of services, some of which are:

- Business taxes, personal taxes and financial planning;
- Incorporation/Business Registration; Start-up services;
- Business plans; Facilitation of bank and other financing;
- Audit, Reviews and Compilations (Notice to Reader);
- Bookkeeping; bookkeeping reviews and Accounting Consulting.

Location: 49 Elm St., Suite 201, Toronto
(Elm at Bay)
Phone: (647) 931-2425
Website: www.mjzafar.com


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
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, #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.

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!

Our Facebook page is: www.facebook.com/dunkndip1
Website: www.dunkndip.ca/



Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers is having an open house on February 8th
Open House between 11am & 2pm

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



Lucullus Bakery

Welcome Lucullus Bakery to our neighbourhood at Elm Street!

Website: www.lucullusbakery.com



Dukes Refresher + Bar

Welcome Dukes Refresher + Bar to the Downtown Yonge neighbourhood! The new restaurant is located at Yonge & Gerrard. They had their grand opening on December 4th, 2013. Congratulations on the new location!

Website: dukesrefresher.ca




Welcome McDonald’s at 356 Yonge Street, congratulations on your grand opening on November 26th.
This McDonald’s is the largest in Ontario and is the flagship store

Website: www.mcdonalds.ca



REDS Midtown Tavern

Reds proudly launched our second location at Yonge and Gerrard on October 30th, 2013. Reds Midtown Tavern is the perfect locale for connecting with colleagues and friends, where good conversation meets great food, as well as a social midpoint for Toronto’s East and West neighbourhoods.

Website: redsmidtowntavern.com


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.

Located at 21 Dundas Square Street.
Website: www.inglottoronto.com


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.



Street Smart

Road Closure Notification

For 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

Promotions, April 1

Easter Seals Paper Egg Campaign at Booster Juice Atrium

Paper Egg Campaign March 9 – April 5, 2015

Celebrate Easter Seals Month by adding your name to a growing number of people who are being the difference for Canadians with disabilities. Visit your local participating Booster Juice to purchase and sign Paper Eggs, or buy your eggs online! 

See ability in disability – See the difference? Be the difference!

 For more information, please visit Paperegg.ca.



Spring Knocks 50% Off

The wait is over! Our BOGO event is back!

Mondays to Fridays in April

Enjoy one or more à la carte spa services ($129 min. spend) and get an ElmLine Essential Pedicure or Men’s Sport Pedicure for ½ price!

Enhance your spa day with these upgrades:

Add on a Mini Facial for only $30 (reg. $55) or our ElmLine Essential Facial for $75 (reg. $109)

*Services must be enjoyed by one person, same day. Offer not available as a gift card, cannot be combined with any other offers, certificates or discounts including our Passport Program.



Bring a friend

Bring a Friend & Enjoy a Complimentary 3 Course Lunch for Two in our Terrace Restaurant

Mondays to Fridays in April and May

* Applies to a minimum spend of $129 (before taxes) per person on à la carte spa services. Cannot be combined with any other offers, certificates or discounts including Passport vouchers

Call 416.977.6751 to book your appointment or visit us online for more information at www.elmwoodspa.com



Our most popular facial for only $129 (Value $159)


ElmLine Essential Facial + Masque + Eye Treatment

Our most popular facial starts with a consultation and includes deep cleansing, toning, extractions, exfoliation, steam and moisturizing. Your Spa Care Expert™ will select a masque best suited to your skin care needs and apply a specialized eye treatment that will tighten the eye area and minimize fine lines.

*Not available as a gift card and cannot be combined with any other offers, certificates or discounts.



Bangkok Garden

Bangkok Garden, the first restaurant to bring Thai food and culture to Toronto over 30 years ago, recently opened their newly renovated bar & lounge. This downtown Toronto hot spot offers Thai Tapas and a beverage menu including exotic cocktails and martinis, a large selection of international beers and an extensive wine list. The opening came just weeks after Bangkok Garden received the 'Thai Select Premium' designation by Thailand's Ministry of Commerce, recognizing Thai restaurants with a rating of 5 stars or higher that serve premium quality, authentic Thai food, provide outstanding service and a Thai ambiance.

Bangkok Garden, 18 Elm Street, 416.977.6748; www.bangkokgarden.ca Reserve online



Introducing Fish Tacos

Monday, March 30th to Sunday, April 26th, 2015

The Duke Pubs are featuring Crispy Beer-Battered Fish Tacos paired with Alexander Keith’s IPA this month. These delicious fish tacos are made with the haddock from our Famous Fish and Chips, in a lightly spiced cayenne chili beer batter with red cabbage slaw, pico de gallo and chipotle crema.

Feature Partner: Alexander Keith’s IPA

Public Contact Information: www.thedukepubs.ca
Duke of Somerset: 416-640-0921 dukeofsomerset@rogers.com
Duke of Richmond: 416-340-7887 dukeofrichmond@rogers.com



Pizza & Pours

Wednesdays at SCADDABUSH Italian Kitchen & Bar is PIZZA AND POURS! Kick back and relax with some mid-week specials that will tickle your taste buds--and spare your wallet. With $4 Birra Morettis, $5 glasses of wine, and pizza and drink combos for $18 or less, we've got a little something delicious for everyone. http://www.scaddabush.com



Spring Rolls Atrium Lunch Special: 9 for 9.99 each.

Don't have time for our Tasting All You Can Eat Menu? Than get our Lunch Special. 9 entrees to choose from for only 9.99 each. Including choice of soup or salad. Limited time at Spring Rolls at Atrium. 



St. Louis Bar & Grill offers!

Please call store for more details or follow them on Twitter: @stlouistrio
See stlouiswings.com for more details.

Location: St. Louis Bar and Grill Atrium, 595 Bay Street, Bay and Dundas, 647-435-9464




Wireless DNA

For a limited time only, get the Samsung Galaxy S4 for $0 on select 2-yr Tab24 agreements. Visit one of our locations nearest you to take advantage of this Fido special deal now! See store for more details.



Swatch Watch Mystery

For a limited time only and while quantities last, purchase any Swatch, Flik Flak or Bijoux item and get a mystery Swatch at $30 or mystery Flik Flak at $20!



Caesarmania at T|Bar

Sunday Brunch Every Sunday from 11am until 2pm
$19 per person*
c|aesarmania – all signature c|aesars only $9 during Sunday Brunch!
For reservations call 416.277.5025

* includes choice from Sunday Brunch menu, juice, coffee or signature loose leaf tea and a collection of breakfast pastries. Taxes and gratuities not included

T|Bar also features an authentic Indian lunch buffet which is available weekdays from 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The buffet includes traditional Indian curry dishes all of which are prepared from scratch in house.

For more information visit eatonchelsea.com or call 1-800-CHELSEA (2435732)




The Chelsea Hotel welcomes their very own Wine Bar! Open 3pm-11pm, the Chelsea Wine Bar offers its guests a wide selection of great wine and snack selections. Discover the amazing tastes and styles of the different wine regions that were selected at the Chelsea Hotel.

For a limited time, enjoy a personally designed flight of 3 wine glasses, 2oz each, for only $10! The featured wine of the month at the Chelsea Hotel is Trapiche Pure Malbec, Argentina.

Location: In the Eaton Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard St. W
Call 416 585 4352 for more information



Eaton Chelsea’s creative cuisine now available at your doorstep!

The Eaton Chelsea, Toronto, located in the heart of downtown serves a range of culinary delights in its various dining venues. After 40 years in business, Canada’s largest hotel is now giving local residents the opportunity to experience their creative cuisine from the comfort of their home.  Locals can choose from a deliciously diverse range of prepared soups, sandwiches, pizzas and baked goods. Even the Chelsea famous grilled cheeses are available for delivery. Casual and convenient snacks and dishes, created using fresh, local ingredients offer a range of authentic experiences.  Whether for lunch or dinner, find T|Bar and Market Garden on JustEat.ca to indulge!


For more information call (416) 277-5025.

Eaton Chelsea, Toronto
33 Gerrard Street, T: +1(416)585-4371  



Martini Bar at Pantages

Afterwork Party – Enjoy discounted drinks and cocktails, Monday through Friday from 4 to 6pm. Located in the main lobby of the Pantages Hotel, across the street from Massey Hall, the Martini Bar offers one of Toronto’s best Martini menus and a great selection of appetizers and mains.

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!
Location: 200 Victoria Street.


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