Request for Proposal – Roncesvalles Polish Festival

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The Roncesvalles Village BIA is inviting proposals for Event Management for the Roncesvalles Polish Festival.   Please see the Request for Quote for full details. Submissions should be emailed to manager@roncesvallesvillage.ca SELECTION PROCESS AND TIMELINE FOR DECISION-MAKING Questions about RFP due:                                          … Read More

Happy Holidays Roncy!

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Join us for some festive fun on Roncesvalles!  As a thank you to this wonderful neighbourhood who supports all the great businesses on Roncesvalles. This year we also ran a pilot project for lighting up the street!             Also happening: Carolling On Roncy Saturdays in December 2pm-4pm Family Fun & Community Tree Lighting Roncesvalles United … Read More

2022 RVBIA Annual General Meeting

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Our members are invited to attend the upcoming Roncesvalles Village BIA (RVBIA) 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2022, 7:00 PM. Members will be notified via email, in-person drop off where possible, phone and (in the case of commercial property owners) by mail. RVBIA members are required to complete two (2) registration forms in order to vote at … Read More

Truth and Reconciliation Day 2022

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The Roncesvalles Village BIA is so appreciative of the opportunity to support this important community event taking place on Friday, September 30th, Truth and Reconciliation Day 2022. From the Roncesvalles United Church, the Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Garden and Reconciliation Roncesvalles: Tansi! Welcome all ages! September 30th on Roncesvalles Avenue Toronto’s recent apology comes to life 137 years after its roles … Read More

Support for Ukraine

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Updated Wednesday, March 18 The Roncesvalles Village BIA stands with the people of Ukraine. If you are on this page, it is likely because you scanned the QR code on one of the blue and yellow heart shaped decals visible in the windows and doors of businesses along Roncesvalles.  Initially, we were intending the QR code would send people directly … Read More

Commemorative Bench – Solarski Pharmacy

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The Roncesvalles Village BIA was honoured to support the Solarski family in their efforts to establish a commemorative bench in memory of Joseph Solarski (1925-2020).  Long time Roncesvalles residents will remember the Solarski Pharmacy, located at 149 Roncesvalles Ave, serving the Polish Community and Roncesvalles Village for 65 years.  Please join us in thanking the Solarski family for funding this … Read More

Tree Lighting and Caroling at the Roncesvalles United Church

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The Roncesvalles United Church held their annual Tree Lighting last weekend and the neighbourhood came out to enjoy the festive spirit and the wonderful sounds of the West End Community Choir.  RVBIA Chair David Neinstein was invited to announce the countdown to the lighting of the tree. Hosted by: Anne Hines & the Roncesvalles United Church Performance by: the West … Read More

No Place Like Roncy

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Come and experience the magical street that is Roncesvalles Village!  Brimming with a vast array of gift, specialty foods and clothing shops, jewellers, personal services, restaurants, cafes and so much more, there really is #NoPlaceLikeRoncy. “Put on your ruby slippers and take a trip down this bright yellow trail for all your holiday shopping this season”. Narcity

Roncesvalles Village Patios – Fall 2021

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Fall is here and the temperature is cooling, but you can still dine al fresco on several patios on Roncesvalles – many of which have heaters! We’ve created a new map for patios available for outdoor dining, grabbing a pint or snack; many of which have heaters. Some things to keep in mind: There may be changes in the availability … Read More

John Wakulat – Founding Chair of the RVBIA

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It is with heavy hearts the Roncesvalles Village BIA Board shares the news of the recent passing of ​​John Wakulat, founding Chair of the Roncesvalles Village BIA.   Long time Roncesvalles Village residents and business owners will remember John as former owner of Pollocks Home Hardware, family man and enthusiastic champion of local small businesses.   John is also remembered fondly for … Read More