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Welcome to New Members

We would like to welcome new businesses to Downtown Yonge.

Boyd’s Barber Shop

Address: 5 Carlton St
Phone: 647-351-BOYD (2693)


Urban Philosophy Men's Grooming

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


Wiz Vision Inc.

Your 1-stop shop for great eyewear, and they're having a fantastic promo! Check them out Shops at Aura!

Address: Aura Concourse Shopping Mall, 384 Yonge St, Unit #113
Phone: (647) 351-8978


Member Highlights

Courtyard Marriott Toronto Downtown

The world’s largest full-service Courtyard Marriott Toronto Downtown completes their $14.5 million Transformation May 31, 2016. 

Newly renovated guest rooms and meeting space are available now!

Location: 475 Yonge St. Tel: (416) 924-0611


The Lounge

Located on the second floor of the Senator, The LOUNGE is a very charming and intimate Parisian style café serving you breakfast and lunch Wednesday – Saturday! Come by & say “bonjour”! Bon appetit!

Location: 249 Victoria St.Tel: (416) 364-7517
Website: http://thesenator.com/


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


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

Pride Community Notice

July 1-3, 2016
East-West streets severed by the Church St. closure will be designated “two-way” for the duration of the closure. Access will be available from Yonge St. or Jarvis St. While vehicular access will be imited, your driveway and garage entrances will not be blocked. Should your garage exit onto Church St., Wellesley St. E., Isabella St., or Alexander St. there will be limited opportunities to exit or enter.

Please view the road closures notification.


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.

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, June 30

Canadian Summer Fest at Swiss Chalet

Check website for details.

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



Lunch at Reds Midtown just got even better!

Come in and try some of our lunch favourites for under $20.

Fling into summer with Reds Midtown’s VIP patio parties!


Location: Reds Midtown Tavern, 382 Yonge St #6, Toronto
Phone: (416) 598-3535
Hours: Open today · 11:30AM–1AM




The Duke Pubs are featuring two new salads, the Orchard Salad and the Garden of Eden Salad, paired with the refreshing Moosehead Radler. Try one of their summer salads on the patio at Duke of Richmond or Duke of Somerset today!



June 10, 2016 – July 10, 2016

We’re having a 2016 Euro Party and you’re invited! Join us and cheer on your favourite team. We’ve got our TVs ready, our patios ready, and our flags ready. All we need now is you.
Visit www.tsn.ca for the schedule and reserve your table today!

Please note Duke of Devon (M-F), Duke of Westminster (M-F), Duke of Somerset and Duke of Kent will open early for the 9:00 a.m. matches.

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



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



Booster Juice



Summerlicous at Bangkok Garden

Summerlicous at Bangkok

3 course Prix Fixe Lunch Menu $18  |  3 course Prix Fixe Dinner Menu $28
View Menu here


Appy Hour | Thai Restaurant Toronto

Appy Hour | Thai Restaurant Toronto



$5 Singha & Sapporo Bottles
$5 Sangria – 6oz
$7 Martinis – 2oz
Bar Apps from $4

*Available in our bar, lounge, and patio only. Valid Mondays to Thursdays, dine-in only. Cannot be combined with any other offers.

Bangkok Garden - Lunch Buffet

Enjoy an assortment of hot & cold appetizers, Thai curries, stir-fries, desserts and our famous Noodle Bar. Available Mondays to Fridays. $15.95

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



Exotic Escape for Two Spa Retreat

Time away can be a glorious way to celebrate and reconnect with a friend or loved one. Tea is served. ElmLine Serenity tea is recommended.

- Water Therapies
- 50 minute Couples Swedish Massage
- 4 course dinner for two at the award-winning Bangkok Garden restaurant.
- To take home: Bath Fizzies gift set

$299 • 3.5 hours

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


Mani-Pedi Season Kick-Off Event

We’re thrilled to have our newly renovated space open for our first summer and invite you to join us. To celebrate, we have some great specials and new packages. Plus, the new space is now licensed, so you can enjoy a cocktail or some bubbly while getting pampered. View our menu here

A manicure and pedicure at Elmwood Spa is pampering at it’s best. Start your visit by relaxing in our Water Therapies (swimming pool, whirlpool, and steam room), and enjoy your service while wrapped in a cozy spa robe; Our Juice Bar is also located on the second floor and offers a great selection of smoothies, cocktails and more. Plus, with each mani/pedi service, you take home a complimentary Homecare Kit with a nail file, pumice and buffer.

To complete the spa experience, you can add on a 3 course lunch in our Terrace Restaurant for $35 (patio open).

View our full menu of manicure, pedicure services here.

Kick-Off Special: Enjoy 30% OFF a pedicure or manicure-pedicure combo*

Available Mondays to Fridays until July 29; Includes Water Therapies (swimming pool, whirlpool, steam room).

*Not available as a Gift Card and cannot be combined with any other offers. Manicure and pedicure must be enjoyed by the same person, same day.

NEW: Elmwood Spa & Bangkok Garden present….Girls Night Out Package, $125 per person

Start your visit with relaxing Water Therapies, followed by an ElmLine Essential Manicure & Essential pedicure in our newly renovated space. Complete the experience with a refreshing pitcher of Sangria and your choice of any two appetizers on Bangkok Garden’s patio OR one Appetizer Platter and Two Thai Salads.

Mondays to Fridays from 5:30 pm. Not available as a gift card and cannot be combined with any other offers. 


Splash of Summer Menu: PRIX-FIXE $129

Need a little refresher? Our Splash of Summer has “me-time” covered with a variety of services and savings to slow down the season, and satisfy your beauty appetite. We’re ready to take your order!

Available Mondays to Fridays now until September 30th.

416-977-6751 to book your spa escape

Each package includes access to our Water Therapies (swimming pool, whirlpool and steam rooms). All massages and body scrubs are performed by a Registered Massage Therapist and insurance receipts can be provided.

50 Min Aromatherapy Massage & 3 course lunch at Terrace Restuarant $129 ($31 savings)
A fragrant essential oil and Swedish massage combo. Choose an oil to either be soothed, invigorated, energized or rejuvenated by. Followed by a decadent but healthy 3 course lunch. Patio open, weather permitting.
UPGRADE to a 80 min massage +$50

ElmLine Essential Facial + Masque + Eye Treatment  $129 ($36 savings)
Deep clean, tone, extract, steam and moisturize. Your Spa Care Expert will select a masque tailored to your skincare needs, followed by an eye treatment to tighten, lift, and reduce fine lines.
ADD a 3 course lunch (in your spa robe) +$35

50 min Mango-Guava Body Scrub + Foot Fix Pedicure $129 ($46 savings)
An invigorating scrub which removes dead skin while essential nutrients penetrate the skin leaving it silky smooth, followed by a therapeutic massage and finished with a Foot Fix Pedicure.
ADD a 3 course lunch (in your spa robe) +$35

Guinot Foundation Facial + ElmLine Essential Manicure $129 ($48 savings)
Get summer ready with this head to toe combo. A customized facial rich in active ingredients and an ElmLine Essential manicure for spa-perfect summer nails.

Insurance receipts provided for massages.

*Available until September 30, 2016. Not available as a gift card and cannot be combined with any discounts or certificates. Offers are subject to change without notice.

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



Tangerine Celebrates Pride Toronto 2016



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