Roncy Rocks 2019

Veronica F.Events, Roncy Rocks

A celebration of our local music, art, community and entrepreneurial spirit On June 8th, multiple entertainment zones will be raised on Roncesvalles Avenue, inviting the community and visitors to experience along the length of our thriving main street. From our Main Stage performers, to the Art Zone, Beer Garden, Kids Zone and Family Friendly Stage. There will be plenty of … Read More

Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Garden Celebrates International Downtown Award

Veronica F.2019, Beautification, Community News, Greening, Project, Special Events

On Friday, May 17th, the Roncesvalles Village BIA and the Friends of Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Garden celebrated an Award of Excellence for Public Space Improvements received from the International Downtown Association (IDA) for the Dundas Roncesvalles Peace  Garden (DRPG). This Award is particularly significant because the IDA values collaboration. In its realization, this project galvanized the support of many community … Read More

Roncy Reduces

Veronica F.2019, Greening, In The News, Our Roncesvalles, Project, Special Events, Uncategorised

Roncy Reduces is a community waste reduction initiative in the Roncesvalles area that was launched by 20 local parents at the beginning of this year. Their goal is to reduce single-use plastics and packaging in our neighbourhood by encouraging both consumers and businesses to practice waste reduction together. They have invited neighbourhood businesses to participate by displaying their Roncy Reduces/BYO sticker … Read More

Annual Spring Clean Up

Veronica F.2019, Community News, Project

On April 28th, join over 200,000 residents, students, businesses, organizations and communities as we clean Toronto together for the 16th annual spring cleanup! The Roncesvalles Village BIA & RoncyWorks will be hosting the Roncesvalles Avenue Community Clean Up. We will be encouraging BIA members to clean in front of their businesses on the sidewalk and their back laneway. We will be inviting … Read More

South End Reconstruction on Roncesvalles: POSTPONED

Veronica F.Construction

Aerial view of planned construction Zones at south end of Roncesvalles and the Queensway.

UPDATE FEBRUARY 21ST, 2019: Please take note that the South End Construction and the work to adjust the TTC ramps that was scheduled to start March 31st, has been postponed until 2020. The email from Councillor Gord Perks below provides the details on this decision. ** Hello, I just received the latest update on King- Queensway-Queen-Roncesvalles Project from Chief Engineer, … Read More

Get Ready For the Holidays on RONCY!

Veronica F.Events, Uncategorised

—– GET READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS ON RONCY —– HOLIDAY PROMOTIONS & ACTIVITIES ALL SEASON LONG SPOT THE RONCY REINDEER HOLIDAY CONTEST Throughout December… Spot, Snap & Share a photo of a reindeer from a Roncesvalles shop window or winter garden for a chance to win one of three $50 gift certificates. Tag it #roncyreindeer on Instagram and Facebook Or send … Read More

Mural Painting Underway at Garden and Roncesvalles

Veronica F.2018, Beautification, Community News, Project

In partnership with StreetARToronto, we commissioned artists Philip Cote and Jim Thierry Bravo to collaborate on a mural for Roncesvalles Village.  In the cool hours of the day, you’ll find them painting the wall on the north east side of Roncesvalles and Garden Ave. They will work through July until finished. The official launch will be on October 20, 2018. … Read More

Start Your Holidays on Roncy!

Veronica F.Events, Our Neighbourhood, Our Roncesvalles, Project, Special Events, Uncategorised

Tree made of coloured lights.

The Holiday Season is fast approaching. Kick it off with us on December 1 and 2! On December 1st Shop Roncy Late. Participating shops will have promotions, sales and activities until 9:00PM, with select shops staying open until 10:00 PM. December 2nd bring your family to Roncy and visit Santa at Willem and Jools at 125 Roncesvalles in the early afternoon … Read More