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Open house on September 15!

The Bond Place Hotel, located in the heart of downtown Toronto is holding an open house on September 15, 2016 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm. Visit us and enjoy our world class catering, signature beverages and a chance to win A TRIP FOR TWO TO MONTREAL!

Hope to see you there!

Address: 65 Dundas St E, Toronto
Phone: (416) 362-6061


Two solo shows at the Arts and Letters Club

The Arts & Letters Club of Toronto presents two solo shows: At the Edge of the Ocean, photographs by Felicity Somerset, and drawings by Peter G.S.Large, At Large: Travels with My Sketchbook. Public Opening, Sunday, September 11, 2016, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. The concurrent shows run from September 3rd to the 30th. 

To arrange a private viewing with the artist, please contact the Club, 416-597-0223, ext. 1;

For more than a century The Arts and Letters Club has brought together the professional and the enthusiast, the artist and the art lover, the traditional and the modern.

Location: 14 Elm Street
Website: www.artsandlettersclub.ca


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


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


Street Smart

Road Closure Notification

Project Church - Granby (L16544)

Toronto Hydro is planning to rebuild the aging street lighting system in your community. The rebuild includes the replacement of the existing street lighting poles within the City of Toronto’s public property allowance in front of or adjacent to your lot.

The civil and electrical portions of this project are expected to begin by late July 2016 with an approximate completion date of early September 2016. The boundaries include Granby Street (North), Church Street (East), McGill Street (South), and Sheard Street (West).

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, September 8

Enjoy the last days of summer on our patio!

Complimentary food & beverage and live DJ, starting at 6:00PM. Thursday, September 22nd.

Location: 382 Yonge St., Unit 6, Toronto
Website: http://redsmidtowntavern.com/



The BBQ Belly Burger is back

This month the Duke Pubs are featuring the BBQ Belly Burger, made with brown sugar house-cured pork belly, smoky barbecue sauce, Pepper Jack cheese, onion rings and pimento mayo. Try it with our feature beer Goose Island Honkers Ale.

Feature Beer: Goose Island Honkers Ale

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



Celebrating One Year at Swiss Chalet

Check website for details.

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



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



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 - Retro Menu

Try a selection of our staff & guests favourites over the last 34 years.

* Cannot be combined with $25 Dinner Cards. Taxes & gratuities not included. Select wines from our featured list. Available until October 26, 2016.

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


Fall BOGO 50% Off Sale

No need to fear missing out!

Join us for a little R&R before summers is over.
Enjoy any à la carte spa service and get the second service* for 50% off!

Available September 1st – 16th, 2016

Book today to secure your appointment at 416.977.6751

*Applies to regular priced à la carte spa services enjoyed by one guest, same day. Excludes retreat packages, LI’TYA, and Swiss line services (for the discounted service). Discount applies to the service of equal or lesser value.
Please note: Water Therapies will be closed for annual maintenance from September 6th to 16th, however steam rooms and the whirlpool in the women’s change room will remain open.


Bring a Man and Save 20%*

This one’s for the men! Whether you’re in need of some facial grooming or relief from a sore neck, head to the spa and get back to the basics.

For those who travel in pairs, our Bring A Man promotion offers guests the chance to save 20% on a la carte spa services. Includes complementary Water Therapies (swimming pool, whirlpool and steam room).

Also enjoy 20% off Dinner at Bangkok Garden. View Menu

*Available Mondays to Fridays in September, 2016. Not available as a Gift Card and cannot be combined with any other discounts or certificates. Does not apply to food and beverage services. Please note: Water Therapies will be closed for annual maintenance from September 6th to 16th, however steam rooms and the whirlpool in the women’s change room will remain open.


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




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