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We would like to welcome new businesses to Downtown Yonge.

Urban Philosophy Men's Grooming

Address: 20 Richmond St. East, Unit 112
Phone: (647) 352-4424


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T|bar at Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

T|bar, located in the Chelsea Hotel is the perfect place to dine. T|bar is for anyone that wants a refined dining experience, a pre-dinner beverage, a late-night cocktail or a decadent breakfast. T| bar is suitable for all occasions, whether you’re with friends, colleagues or having a business meeting. With a warm and intimate atmosphere, you will enjoy your food and the company you are with.

T|bar’s decadent breakfast is served 7am – 10am during the weekdays and an extended breakfast is available on weekend from 7am - 2 pm. T|bar is also a great place to eat lunch, including an authentic Indian Curry Buffet that is made from scratch in house Monday to Friday 11:30am – 2pm. This authentic buffet has been around for over 20 years and headed by our Sous Chef, Gaurav Kapoor.

T|bar is a place to enjoy crafts beers from Mill Street Brewery or one of the five refreshing specialty Caesar cocktails with a twist, such as The “Latin Dancer”, created by Executive Chef Brian MacAskill. Whatever your indulgence, T|bar has a variety of dishes that will have you coming back for more. Stop by T|bar Monday through Sunday to relish in the beautiful decor and delicious cuisine.

T|bar Hours
Mon-Fri: 7am - 10am, 11:30am - 1:00am
Sat-Sun: 7am - 1am

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


The Saint James Hotel

Located at 26 Gerrard Street East, where metropolitan city life meets lush village green, the Saint James Hotel offers affordable boutique accommodations in close proximity to the city’s most sought-after areas of interest. Defined by its relaxed atmosphere, contemporary design and decor, and proximity to a wide variety of local restaurants and attractions, the Saint James is superb in its value and ideal in its surroundings.

The Saint James offers contemporary boutique appeal, where you want to be, affordably.

For reservations and more information please call 416-645-2200 or 1-844-645-2200 or visit thesaintjameshotel.com

Address: 26 Gerrard St East, Toronto, ON M5B 1G3


Jazz Bistro is Toronto’s 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


Hard Rock Cafe

For 38 Years Hard Rock Toronto has been serving delicious American and local cuisine prepared by world-renowned chefs. Take a stroll through musical history with our extensive collection of authentic memorabilia. For reservations and private events toronto_sales@hardrock.com

Notes: Patio and private room available, wheelchair accessible, show this ad for 15% off.

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



Street Smart

Road Closure Notification

TTC Notice - Bay track work bw Edward and Elm - Apr 25 to May 22

Bay Street from Dundas Street West to Elm Street will be limited to one lane in each direction from April 25 to May 2 while TTC crews weld new streetcar track. Bay Street will also be closed to northbound traffic and reduced to one lane of southbound traffic for TTC track replacement and road construction work from May 2 to May 22.

The City is taking steps to minimize disruption to the public during this closure by extending work hours to reduce the project duration and by using variable message signs in the area to inform drivers of the road closures.

More information about TTC route diversions is available at http://www.ttc.ca/

To read full notice, please click here.


Watermain Replacement & Road Reconstruction on Gerrard Street East and West

From Yonge Street to Sherbourne Street and from University Avenue to Elizabeth Street

April 18 - October 28, 2016

The City of Toronto is replacing a section of the watermain and City-owned portions of substandard water services on Gerard Street East and West from Yonge Street to Jarvis Street, University Avenue to Elizabeth Street.

The project also involves reconstructing Gerrard Street (Yonge Street to Sherbourne Street), installing improved cycling lanes and improving sidewalks and streetscaping in some areas. This project is part of the Council-approved 2016 Capital Works Program to renew our aging infrastructure, improve water distribution, reduce the risk of watermain breaks and improve the roads and cycling infrastructure.

To read full notice, please click here.


Sporting Life 10k Road Closures - Sunday May 8, 2016

Yonge Street will be closed from Lawrence Avenue to Eglinton Avenue from 4:30am until 10:30am. Fort York Blvd* will be closed from Bathurst Street to Lakeshore Blvd from 4:30am until 12:30pm.

* Local access will be available to Fort York Blvd area condominiums.

Road closures will be in effect from 7:15am – approximately 11:30am. The streets will re-open as soon as the last participant passes through each section and the Toronto Police Department deems it safe to re-open the roads.

To read full road closure notice, please click here.
Visit www.sportinglife10k.ca for specific area access maps and up to date race information.


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

Promotions, April 28

Introducing Nasi Goreng

Monday, May 2nd to Sunday, May 29th, 2016

The Duke Pubs are introducing a new item, Spicy Indonesian Nasi Goreng. It’s made with shrimp, chicken, cashews, fresh chilies and brown rice tossed in a chili sauce and garnished with an egg and crisp carrot frites. Try it with a Mill Street Original Organic Lager!

Feature Beer: Mill Street Original Organic Lager

Location: Duke of Somerset, Duke of Richmond

Public Contact Information: www.thedukepubs.ca
Duke of Somerset: 655 Bay Street; 416-640-0921 dukeofsomerset@rogers.com
Duke of Richmond: 20 Queen Street W.; 416-340-7887 dukeofrichmond@rogers.com



Early birds‬ need a caffeine fix?

The Black Canary Espresso Bar has $2 Americanos Monday-Friday 8-10am!
Check them out at 329 Yonge St, 2nd floor!



Free perogies?!

Valid for Perogies only. Offer valid with a minimum entree purchase of $9.59 (excluding taxes). Valid in dine-in or take-out only. Offer valid until May 31, 2016.

Visit Swiss Chalet at 362 Yonge St (Yonge & Gerrard)



Booster Juice



Something to Taco ‘Bout

April 28th - May 1st, 2016

The Duke Pubs are featuring tacos paired with Moosehead Lager. These delicious tacos are made with red cabbage slaw, pico de gallo and chipotle crema. Choose from Pulled Pork, Crispy Chicken, Crispy Fish, Popcorn Shrimp or Curried Vegetable. But hurry, they’re only available for a limited time!

Location: Duke of Somerset, Duke of Richmond

Public Contact Information: www.thedukepubs.ca
Duke of Somerset: 655 Bay Street; 416-640-0921 dukeofsomerset@rogers.com
Duke of Richmond: 20 Queen Street W.; 416-340-7887 dukeofrichmond@rogers.com



Location: Blaze Pizza, 10 Dundas St., Toronto



St. Louis Bar & Grill

See stlouiswings.com for more details.

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



Appy Hour | Thai Restaurant Toronto

Appy Hour | Thai Restaurant Toronto




*Select martinis only. Half priced appetizers available in our bar & lounge only. Valid Mondays to Wednesdays, dine-in only. Cannot be combined with any other offers.

18 ELM ST. TORONTO | 416.977.6748


Bangkok Garden - Lunch Buffet

Our chef takes pride in offering a wide variety of authentic Thai dishes. From house-made curries to freshly made rolls and salads, you really won’t be disappointed in the quality, flavours and seasonal offerings. $15.95

*Available Monday to Friday

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



Give Mom the thoughtful gift of care and pampering

Give her an Elmwood Spa Gift Card so she can enjoy time away from the everyday.
Packages are available as an Elmwood Spa Gift Card or to book in until May 31.
Looking for a gift for the Mommy to Be….click here

Gift Cards are available by phone 416.977.6751 or Toll Free 1.877.284.6348 and online.

Friends Who Spa Together, Stay Together

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.

Elmwood Spa,18 Elm Street, Toronto, ON M5G 1G7, 416-977-6751, spa@elmwoodspa.com



Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card



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