News & Events: King-Sumach Construction, St. Paddy’s Day at Mill Street Beer Hall, New Ideas Festival continues + more!

Corktown Photo of the week

A pair of Olympians make a stop at Corktown’s The Healthy Road!

News for the week of March 17, 2014

Major construction work is coming to the intersection of King East & Sumach. Please read the construction notice so you won’t be surprised when work kicks off on March 24!

After reviewing the TCHC development at King East & St. Lawrence last week, Star columnist Christopher Hume takes a look at the new George Brown College student residence on Cherry Street, and again offers high praise.

Waterfront Toronto has released their March newsletter, with lots of info about ongoing projects in the area.

Events for the week of March 17, 2014

The Mill Street Beer Hall will be figuratively painted green on Monday, March 17 for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration, complete with live music, a special beer flight and complimentary appetizers and samples at 5 p.m. Click here for the flyer.

On stage, don’t forget about the NEW IDEAS FESTIVAL at Alumnae Theatre, which is on stage through March 30 with new plays every week. Visit their website for details. And this week is your last chance to see Cahoots Theatre Company’s THE WANDERERS at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre — click here for reviews and ticket details.

Lots of fun events at Dominion on Queen this week. On Wednesday, March 19, the Corktown Ukelele Jam tunes things up with a regular night of strumming beginning at 8 p.m. Visit their website for instructions on how you too can jam. Then, on Thursday March 20, check out the WEE FOLK CLUB with special guests The Bilge Rats and Kathy Reid-Naiman & Arnie Naiman. Bios and details are online.

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