Wall of Welcome – Roncesvalles United Church

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We’re so pleased to extend this invitation on behalf of the Roncesvalles United Church. The first of it’s kind in Canada!  For those of you who are familiar with the vibrant mural located at the corner of Garden and Roncesvalles Avenue, this beautiful endeavour was designed and painted by the same talented artist, Philip Cote. Featuring a talk by renowned … Read More

Support for Ukraine

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Updated Wednesday, April 11 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

Roncesvalles Village Day Trips

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WestTO Day Trips [Image Description] Roncesvalles Village Day Trips Whether you’re visiting Roncesvalles Village or you are a local interested in more ways to enjoy the neighbourhood, you’re all invited to spend a day (trip) or two on Roncy! Visit the Village within a city, perfect for a day-trip for shoppers and foodies alike.  Nestled between High Park to the … Read More

ShopWestTO

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Beginning September 20th, through October 31st shopping local means both you and the business you shop at can win BIG! Time to get shopping and submit your receipts to WIN! How does it work? STEP 1: Shop at your favourite businesses in 4 of our favourite neighbourhoods – Roncesvalles Village,  Bloor West Village, the Junction, and Baby Point Gates,. (Shop … Read More