Local Roncy Hero

Roncesvalles VillageEvents, Our Neighbourhood, Our Roncesvalles, Roncesvalles Village BIA

Hi Roncy! You may have received a piece of mail from the Roncesvalles Village BIA recently telling you about our newest campaign to find our #LocalRoncyHeroes.   It begins on National Superheroes Day – and we hope you’ll join in! There is a fun cut-out mask included on that direct mail piece AND you can download and print more masks below. … Read More

Modified Grey Zone – March 20

Roncesvalles VillageCOVID19, Our Roncesvalles

UPDATE:  Emergency Brake in effect April 3rd has paused opening of patios.  Please refer to the most recent post for up-to-date info on Provincial safety mandates for businesses. On Friday, March 19th, the Ontario government announced changes to the Grey-Lockdown take effect. While indoor dining is prohibited for areas in the Grey-Lockdown level of the Framework, outdoor dining is permitted for Grey-Lockdown … Read More

CafeTO 2021 on Roncy

Roncesvalles VillageOur Roncesvalles, Special Events

The warmer weather is slowly approaching,  and with it comes more time outside and…CafeTO back on Roncesvalles! The City of Toronto recently approved an expanded CafeTO for 2021 based on the success of the program in 2020.  On behalf of the RVBIA, Hypitch Marketing will be managing the CafeTO program for our members on Roncesvalles. For Members (Roncesvalles Business Owners), … Read More

Places to Shop, Eat, Play and Thrive on Roncy

Roncesvalles VillageOur Neighbourhood, Our Roncesvalles

The winter months can be dreary, cold and grey.  Now more that ever, we are all missing spending time with family and friends and of course visiting our favourite spots (and staff!) on Roncesvalles. So be it Valentine’s Day, Super Bowl Sunday, or just wanting to let those you love know you’re thinking of them, while we can’t be together, … Read More

To Roncy With Love

Veronica F.Our Roncesvalles, Roncesvalles Village BIA

Mural by Philip Cote and Jim Bravo, The Original People Leading to the Eighth Fire 2018.

Over the last five years, I’ve had the privilege to serve this community through the many activities and positive impacts of the Roncesvalles Village BIA. This past year has demonstrated extraordinary strength, resilience and mutual support among the locals and businesses in our community. It’s been an honour to serve my community and as I prepare to retire from the … Read More

Shop Roncy Contest

Roncesvalles VillageHolidays, Our Roncesvalles

Instagram GIVEAWAY ALERT!   To show our gratitude for the tremendous support we’ve gotten for our ‘Not For Lease’ campaign we’re giving you a chance to win  1 of 10 $50 gift cards to a Roncesvalles Village BIA business* To enter, please visit our Instagram account and follow the instructions on the THANK YOU post. Contest closes on Monday, December … Read More

#ShopRoncy

Roncesvalles VillageHolidays, Our Neighbourhood, Our Roncesvalles

Shop Roncy! Whether you have been… strolling the street and shopping the many new shop-window displays for gifts and essentials for curbside pickup; shopping in-store at the grocery and specialty food shops; stopping in at local eateries for takeout; ordering from our local shops or restaurants for local delivery; using services that are sanitizing at the highest level or offering … Read More

Roncesvalles is Not For Lease

Roncesvalles VillageOur Roncesvalles

On November 24th, Roncesvalles Village BIA launched the “Not For Lease” Campaign.  In order to bring awareness to the very real precipice that small business teeters on, and how now, it is more important than ever to support our Main Streets.  It is vital at this time to make your local shops, bars and restaurants your first choice for curbside … Read More

Summer 2020: Find a Patio on Roncesvalles

Roncesvalles VillageCOVID19, Our Roncesvalles

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

Roncesvalles VillageOur Roncesvalles

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