Find a Patio on Roncesvalles

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If you’re like us, you’ve been missing grabbing a coffee, a cold drink and a bite to eat on patios at your favourite restaurants, cafes and bars on Roncesvalles over the past few months.  Which makes it very exciting that many are now open and offering this option. A  few weeks ago we shared a Google Map of patios on … Read More

Where to find Non-medical Face Masks on Roncesvalles

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If you’re looking for places to purchase masks on Roncesvalles, we have a map and list for you!  Given the Mandatory Mask or Face Covering Bylaw (Wearing a mask or face covering is required in indoor public spaces beginning July 7, 2020),  non-medical face masks are in high demand. In order to help you find where you can buy them locally, we’ve … Read More

Show Your Love for Roncy!

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Help us to share the love about our amazing neighbourhood this winter! Have a favourite Roncesvalles shop, class, building, business, neighbour, school, community group, bar, cafe, or restaurant that you love? We want to hear about it! This February, tag us and use #LoveRoncy on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to share images of everything you love about Roncesvalles Village. Facebook … Read More

Roncy Reduces

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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

Start Your Holidays on Roncy!

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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

Roncesvalles Village Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

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Roncyworks and RVBIA volunteers group photo.

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

Shop the Neighbourhood Challenge

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Most people from Roncesvalles Village love that we have so many great shops, services and awesome places to eat, drink and be merry. On Saturday, let’s show Canada our shop local spirit  as the Yellow Pages brings their Shop the Neighbourhood Challenge to Roncesvalles Avenue. • Official event times: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. • Event location: High Park Library Lawn, Corner of … Read More

Clean Train Coalition Fundraiser at Revue Cinema

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Beginning with the startling fact that Canadian babies are born with up to 287 industrial chemicals in their blood, director (and parent) Barri Cohen investigates the links between industrial chemicals, environmental degradation and childhood illness — and asks why governments are doing so shockingly little about the problem. Barri Cohen (documentary director), Leo Petrelli (documentary subject), and Mike Sullivan, of … Read More

Corner of Roncesvalles and High Park

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Photo linked from blogTO Rick McGinnis follows up his interesting history of Roncesvalles/Queen with this post on the corner of Roncesvalles and High Park. (Could Roncesvalles/Howard Park be next?) (UPDATE: Try Roncesvalles/Dundas West!) Here we learn that the apartment building at the northeast corner of Roncesvalles/Fermanagh was originally an office building, the headquarters of York County Savings and Loan, and … Read More

Sculptures permanently removed from High Park

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FLOWER POWER by Mark di Suvero (Photo: rutard.ca)   Two sculptures by internationally-renowned artist Mark di Suvero have been permanently removed from High Park. The sculptures,”Flower Power” (above) and “No Shoes,” were created in the 1960s and are considered important works in the abstract expressionist style. According to Clara Hargittay, with Toronto’s Culture Division, “Flower Power” is likely the most … Read More