News & Events: Island Airport consultation, theatrical happenings, Gilead Wine Bar deals, Winterlicious + more!

PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER: Cherry Street comes together with the new George Brown residence, the YMCA and the classic heritage buildings. Photo by Dan Philips.

Corktown events for the week of January 27, 2014

Kick off your week by heading down to City Hall for a public consultation session on the proposed Island Airport expansion. The meeting will take place on Monday, January 27, running from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers (100 Queen Street West). Click here for details. The public meeting will also be broadcast live on Rogers TV Cable 10.

On stage this week, don’t forget to grab your tickets for THE LADY’S NOT FOR BURNING at the Alumnae Theatre. It plays through February 8. Get the details online. And check out ONCE ON THE ISLAND, a musical that’s on stage at the Daniels Spectrum until February 9. Buy tickets online.

Corktown favourite Gilead Wine Bar has a special promotion running on both Tuesday and Wednesday nights, with wine available for just $10 over the restaurant’s cost. Pair it up with some of Gilead’s world famous food and you’ve got yourself a great night out. Click here for details.

On Wednesday, January 29, the world famous Corktown Ukelele Jam again takes he stage at Dominion on Queen (500 Queen Street East) from 8 to 11 p.m. If you’ve never experienced a Uke Jam, now’s as good a time as any. Click for details.

Also on Wednesday, January 29, HiLo, a new drinking establishment located right across the river at 753 Queen Street East will host a hot sauce tasting, with food and samples of three of Toronto’s best hot sauces available for just five bucks. Things kick off at 8 p.m. Find the details online.

Don’t forget that this week marks the start of Winterlicious, Toronto’s winter culinary celebration and your chance to save money on great food throughout the city. Visit the website for menus and a list of participating restaurants. Be sure to look up local joints like Archeo, Pure Sprits Oyster House, The Beer Hall & Paintbox Bistro.

Finally, please remember that next week on Tuesday, February 4, the Corktown Residents & Business Association will be hosting our February public meeting and AGM. The meeting will take place at the Dominion on Queen from 7 to 9 p.m.

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