On Friday, May 17th, 2019 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 … Read More
2019: 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 … Read More
Official Launch and Ribbon Cutting for the Mural at Roncesvalles and Garden Ave
What an exciting day! Enjoy these photos from the Official Launch; which included a smudging by mural artist Philip Cote, Mayor John Tory and speakers from STArt and our very own BIA board. More about the mural can be found here.
New Mural at Garden and Roncesvalles Nearing Completion
For the last four month, during a record heat wave followed by a week of rain, we have watched the creation of a new mural on a large 24 foot by 106 foot wall at the corner of Garden and Roncesvalles Avenue. Locals, visitors and users of the bordering Bike Share Station have seen the brightly coloured elements and symbols … Read More
Mural Painting Underway at Garden and Roncesvalles
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!
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
Roncesvalles Village Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, this year was once again a huge success. We are so lucky to live in a village in this big city, where many of our residents and shopkeepers believe in contributing their time and effort — and cash — to making our community better in so many ways. Having people who are willing to spare time … Read More
Sunnyside Historical Society presents The Roncesvalles Heritage Walk
On Saturday September 9th 2017 delve into local history with the Sunnyside Historical Society! How did Roncesvalles Avenue get its name? Who was Constance Avenue named after? And what was daily life like in Parkdale and Roncesvalles in Pre-Confederation days? Learn this and more at the Roncesvalles Heritage Walk! There will be skits and short discussions about the about one of … Read More