RAIN RAIN GO AWAY: A rainy winter day in the Distillery District. Photo by Dan Philips.
Corktown, Toronto eNewsletter for the week of January 11, 2016
IMPACTFUL: The Toronto Star last week covered new Corktown favourite Impact Kitchen, talking up their locally-sourced, ethical food. Impact continues to be a great addition to the Corktown neighbourhood.
Y WORK: The new Cherry Street YMCA — opening this spring! — is continuing to post job opportunities at their new facility. There’s currently a posting for a Membership Sales & Service Supervisor. You can find it and future job listings here.
DOMINION TUNES: The new Dominion Pub — who were kind enough to attend our CRBA meeting last Tuesday — has a great line-up of live music this week. On Thursday, check out the Dan Kosub Duo, and then head into the weekend with the Vicars of Vinyl on Friday and The Lonely Hearts on Saturday. Get the full calendar line-up here.
EXTENSION ROOM OPEN HOUSE: Our pals at the Extension Room, Corktown’s favourite dance and fitness studio, are hosting their annual OPEN HOUSE this Saturday, January 16 with five dollar classes all day long, door prizes and special treats. Check out the event notice here.
UPDATE: Extension Room’s Open House has been moved to Saturday, January 23! Same great deal – five dollar classes all day! Check out the new event notice on their website.
LESLIEVILLE FLEA @ DISTILLERY: The Leslieville Flea takes up its winter residence in the Distillery District starting this Sunday, January 17 in the Fermenting Cellar at 28 Distillery Lane. Swing by between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to check out their curated market selling vintage, salvaged, up-cycled goods, furniture, antiques, collectibles and handcrafted goods. Details are online.
ON STAGE: A new year brings new theatre to the area. Some shows to check out in the coming weeks: starting January 22, Alumnae Theatre is presenting Richard Harris’ STEPPING OUT. And kicking off January 19, the Young Centre for the Performing Arts has Soulpepper’s production of the classic TWELVE ANGRY MEN.
- The Gooderham & Worts Neighbourhood Association in the Distillery District hosts their first public meeting of the new year on Monday, January 18. Details are online.
- Waterfront Toronto is hosting a public consultation on the ongoing saga relating to the Gardiner Expressway East on Tuesday, January 19 at the Toronto Reference Library. Click here to check out the meeting notice.
- The CRBA hosts our next public meeting on Tuesday, February 2 at Little Trinity Church Annex. The meeting will also be our Annual General Meeting with the election of a new Board of Directors. Interested in serving? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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