CRBA Business Night Round-up

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On Tuesday, October 2, the Corktown Residents and Business Association presented the neighbourhood’s first-ever Business Night at the Dominion on Queen. With many in attendance, it was a great opportunity to learn about local retailers, entrepreneurs, cultural spaces and restaurants.

For those who couldn’t make it, here’s a list of the businesses who presented:

The Dominion on Queen

500 Queen Street East

Our local watering hole, eatery and live music venue – The Dominion on Queen serves as host for CRBA meetings and provides an ever-changing list of beers and libations.

Visit the Dominion on Queen online at

Adornments on Queen

338 Queen Street East

Offering fine furnishings, decorative accessories and affordable elegance, Adornments on Queen has been a trend-setter for retail spaces surrounding the Queen & Parliament intersection. They offer a huge selection of products—there’s something here for everyone.

Visit Adornments on Queen online at

Magic Oven

360 Queen Street East

With fresh ingredients for a wide variety of tastes, Magic Oven is Corktown’s local pizza joint. They also host live music and feature a great dining space with back patio.

Visit Magic Oven online at

Alumnae Theatre

70 Berkeley Street

With almost 100 years of history presenting theatrical works both large and small, the Alumnae Theatre Company presents artistic works both big and small with an emphasis on providing opportunities for women in theatre.

Visit the Alumnae Theatre online at

Enoch Turner Schoolhouse

106 Trinity Street

Built in 1848, Enoch Turner Schoolhouse was established as Toronto’s first free school, offering educational opportunities to the many poor immigrants who lived nearby. More than 150 years later, the Schoolhouse is Toronto’s oldest surviving heritage building—it’s available for rent as a venue space and features a variety of cultural programming through the year.

Visit the Enoch Turner Schoolhouse online at

Explore West Don Lands

Realtor Socrates Apallas launched with the above video in order to spread the word about this new part of Corktown and the opportunities to be found in our changing neighbourhood. He’s currently offering free walking tours.

Visit Explore West Don Lands at

Go T.O Physio & Rehab

272 Richmond Street East

Dr. Shaleen Somji offers chiropractic treatment along with acupuncture, treating everything from sports injuries to headaches and arthritis. The clinic also offers a variety of other treatments, including physical therapy, massage therapy and orthotics.

Visit Dr. Somji online at Visit the Go T.O. Physio & Rehab Centre online at

Tidy’s Flowers

526 Richmond Street East

With a history dating back more than a century, Tidy’s is Toronto’s oldest florist. They provide affordable flower arrangements for any occasion with fast delivery. They even offer wedding packages.

Visit Tidy’s Flowers online at

Cahoots Theatre

388 Queen Street East

Dedicating to creating new theatrical works that “investigate the complexities of Canada’s cultural diversity, and examine the intersections of these cultures”, Cahoots Theatre Company develops and presents innovative productions by new artists. They’re currently accepting submissions for their 2013 season.

Visit Cahoots Theatre online at

Gallery 402

402 King Street East

Corktown’s little cafe on King East, Gallery 402 offers a variety of great food and a creative atmosphere, displaying works from emerging artists across the GTA.

Fusilli Ristorante

531 Queen Street East

Serving Corktowners Italian cuisine since 1988, Fusilli Ristorante offers lunch and dinner menus alongside fine wine and a great atmosphere for both special occasions and a casual night out.

Visit Fusilli Ristorante online at

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