Roncesvalles Wins CBC Song Quest!

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We’re delighted to announce that Roncesvalles surged ahead of all competitors in the Ontario section of CBC’s Song Quest to win. Thanks to everyone who voted, and thanks especially to Roncy businesses who got the word out! As Rachel at Hawk Eyes said: “Roncy needs the love.” We’re looking forward to hearing what Jully Black will create about our great … Read More

Roncesvalles Avenue Shortlisted for CBC Song Quest

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Vote early and often, people! Roncesvalles Avenue has been shortlisted in the second annual CBC Great Canadian Song Quest. You can vote by visiting this link: At the time of this posting, Roncesvalles Avenue is a close second! You can vote once a day for Roncesvalles until October 1.

Three Suggestions For Better Construction

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Over the past few months, the Roncesvalles Village BIA has been contacted by many political candidates to get our view on construction in the City of Toronto. The Roncesvalles Village BIA is staunchly non-partisan, and so we are offering the following recommendations regarding construction to anyone who cares to read them. 1) The City of Toronto must establish and enforce … Read More

Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show & Sale

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Come down to this great neighbourhood art initiative! Details from the Arts Initiative website: Three-day fine art event, the Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show & Sale, returns to the Sunnyside Pavilion from August 27-29, 2010. Save the date! The show features painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture, alongside art installations and live music performances. Special to the August show is our … Read More

Polish Credit Union Celebrates 65th Anniversary

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It’s part celebration of the Polish Credit Union’s 65th anniversary, part launch party for Roncylicious, and all a lot of fun! There was a lot of activity today in the parking lot of the Polish Credit Union. At the opening ceremonies John Wakulat, Chair Emeritus of the RVBIA, praised the Credit Union as a strong member of the community and … Read More

504 Bus Route Update

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There has been a great deal of confusion over the past few days about the 504 bus. It has been taking a rather strange route, detouring all the way to Shaw St. before coming to the bottom of Roncesvalles. This was because of an emergency watermain repair that blocked eastbound traffic on King St. Our understanding is that this is … Read More

Mari Cla Ro Honoured At Spring Levee

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A number of you know one of the newest and funkiest businesses on Roncesvalles Avenue. Mari Cla Ro, at 457 Roncesvalles, is a store that manufactures and retails purses, handbags, panniers, briefcases and the like, made entirely from recycled materials. Mari Cla Ro opened on Roncesvalles last year, and on June 15 Sven, Willa and the rest of the Mari … Read More


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On Sunday, June 27th, from 2-5pm, Sorauren Park will come alive with song, dance, stories and more. Brought to you by the totsquad (and lots of volunteer moms and dads), totstock is a vibrant, noisy, whimsical celebration of family and community. It’s a party for families and an exclusive opportunity for local & sustainable businesses & organizations to hang out … Read More