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Leslieville/Riverside News: #RiversideTO BIA Weekly Update

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Blog

Check out this update from our local Riverside BIA! —       In this email you will find: BIA Member Opportunity: Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside 2017 Welcome to the Neighbourhood: LCBO Street Smart Tips for Crime Prevention Riverside Businesses Upcoming Events Discounted Tickets for the GTA Home and Reno Show and the National Home Show Opportunity for Riverside Members: Buy Good Feel Good Show Huffington Post ‘Best of’ Feature Opportunity for Riverside Businesses Riverside BIA 2017 Calendar of Events Neighbourhood News Do you have something to submit for future editions? Please email any info and images to     BIA Member Opportunity: Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside 2017 Based on a successful first year in 2016, the Beaches International Jazz Fest will be bringing back ‘The Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside’ to Jimmie Simpson Park again in 2017.  The event will take place again on the first weekend of the Jazz Festival:  July 7th (5-10pm), 8th (12-10pm), and 9th (12-6pm). Riverside BIA members have the opportunity to reserve a a 10′ x 10′ space at a special rate of $500.00 for the three days of the festival, with the option of bringing their own setup or having that covered for $175.00 (including framed/pegged tent, table, chairs).Please contact Lido at  to reserve your spot. Welcome to the Neighbourhood:...

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Emergency Rally to Save SH Armstrong Pool

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in Blog

Help save SH Armstrong Pool This Sunday at 12 noon! Here is a message from Councillor Fletcher:   Emergency Rally to Save SH Armstrong Pool   Please support the rally planned by our neighbours from the “Save SH Armstrong/Duke Community Pool 2017 Committee.”   Toronto neighbourhoods cannot afford to have recreation services closed by the city at the same time that our main streets, like Queen East, are undergoing significant intensification and many new families are moving into condos.   This Sunday at 12 noon, the Save the Pool Committee is calling a rally to gather support for the city to continue its programming at the SH Armstrong Community Centre at 60 Woodfield Road (at Queen).   Please forward the attached poster  or graphic to your lists and invite them to support this great community cause.   If you can’t attend but want to make your views known, please email our Mayor at free to copy me as well.   For more details please look at the Save SH Armstrong/Duke of Connaught Pool facebook group...

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Leslieville Real Estate: 1190 Dundas Street East Unit 614

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Blog

List price: $399,900 MLS: E3700429 Just Listed by Matt Casselman & Ben Ferguson,  RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Bright, south facing, two bedroom suite in Leslieville’s The Carlaw! Features 9 foot exposed concrete ceilings and dark engineered hardwood floors. Contemporary kitchen with undermounted sink, stainless steel appliances and stone countertops. Full size washer & dryer in large laundry room with plenty of storage. Good sized locker located on same floor as unit. In perfect condition as if brand new. Was originally sold as...

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Leslieville Real Estate: 233 Carlaw Avenue Unit 302

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Blog

List price: $599,000 MLS: E3695136 Just Listed by Matt Casselman & Ben Ferguson,  RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Fabulous west-facing 1+1 authentic loft in Leslieville’s sought-after Garment Factory with parking & large locker combo.  Walkout to full width balcony with gas BBQ & water line. Original building loft features soaring ceilings, large fluted columns & concrete floors. Large den could be second bedroom, office or family area. Features upgrades including granite countertops, gas range, and glass tile. Great location & floorplan! The Matt...

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Leslieville Real Estate: 1313 Dundas Street East

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in Blog

List price: $649,000 MLS: E3661035 Home Inspection Just Listed by Matt Casselman & Ben Ferguson,  RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Renovated lofty bungalow- Leslieville gem with large finished basement. Landscaped backyard and amazing 300 sq. ft. rooftop deck. Includes two baths, pot lights on main and basement, granite countertops & undermounted sink in kitchen, and a clawfoot tub in the basement washroom. This property has tremendous curb appeal. Lots of recent improvements; new broadloom in basement, shingles, electrical, plumbing, and main drain. Easy...

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Leslieville Real Estate: 37 Hiawatha Road

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Blog

List price: $749,900 Home Inspection Floor Plans Just Listed by Matt Casselman & Ben Ferguson,  RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Large detached 2.5 story house with main floor addition and beautiful backyard! The perfect project you have been looking for!  East side classic home with covered front porch and great curb appeal. Lots of potential on 3rd level.  Many updates including main floor addition and 2 piece bathroom. One of the areas prettiest streets! Surrounded by beautiful mature trees. The Matt Casselman &...

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Leslieville Real Estate: 5 Hunter Street

Posted by on Nov 1, 2016 in Blog

List price: $799,000 MLS: E3644432 Stylishly renovated and professionally landscaped 2+1 bedroom with rooftop terrace and finished basement in “The Pocket”. Sun drenched living space with skylights, large windows and engineered white oak floors. Open-concept chef’s kitchen with Quartz countertops and Kitchenaid appliances. Master 5-piece ensuite with heated floors. Finished basement with 3rd bedroom + 3-piece ensuite. Backyard oasis with beautiful birch trees. Sound proofing. Great neighbour. Home Inspection Just Listed by Matt Casselman & Ben Ferguson,  RE/MAX Hallmark Realty The...

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Leslieville/Riverside News: #RiversideTO BIA Weekly Update

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Blog

Here is an update from our local Riverside BIA! Don River Valley Park is a New Super Park Coming to Riverside’s Backyard Toronto Mayor John Tory announced private funding of The Don River Valley Park – which will be the centrepiece of Toronto’s downtown: a 200-hectare ravine Superpark spanning “south of Gerrard Street to Corktown Common… reaching west toward the revitalized Regent Park andeast towards Riverside”. Riverside BIA was on location to watch the Mayor’s announcement and meet the funders. Here is an excerpt...

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The All New Broadview Hotel

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in Blog

Last night my lovely lady and I went to check out the unveiling of the Broadview Hotel’s beautiful new facade that features some of the most tastefully done LED lighting that I have ever seen. Les from Streetcar Developments let everybody know that the hotel will feature a restaurant and cocktail lounge on the main floor. It will be operated by the creators of Table 17 and Ascari- two of Queen East’s great restaurants. There will also be 58...

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New Leslieville Listing: 245 Carlaw Avenue Unit 313

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Blog

List price: $699,900 MLS: E3615228 Just Listed by Matt Casselman & Ben Ferguson,  RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Authentic loft in Leslieville’s iconic Wrigley building with parking. Soaring ceilings with original concrete columns. Open-concept living, dining, and renovated kitchen with high-end appliances. A stunning combination of barn board, antique woods, and concrete to create this unique renovation. Bathroom features a claw-foot tub. Mezzanine has been modified with a second bed nook perfect for your guests. Very large walk-in closet with dressing room. Warehouse...

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Leslieville Has A New Mural!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Blog

Leslieville has a new mural! Thank you to Elicser Elliot for the wonderful new design and everyone involved in the project! Alexander Muir, a Canadian songwriter, poet, soldier, and school headmaster famously sat under a maple tree as he composed The Maple Leaf Forever in October 1867 to celebrate the Confederation of Canada. The mural’s location happens to be just across the street from the very tree that inspired the song. We are proud to have helped sponsor the new mural...

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Leslieville/Riverside News: #RiversideTO BIA Weekly Update

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Blog

Check out this update from our local Riverside BIA! — August 13th is Riverside Coffee Culture Walk and Rivertowne Community BBQ Lots of fun is coming up this Saturday, August 13th with Riverside’s Coffee Culture Walk from 11am-1:30pm and the 7th Annual Rivertowne Community BBQ from 2pm-9pm! Here’s a sneak peak of what’s in store: From 11am-1pm walkers will enjoy an in-depth exploration of three of Riverside’s finest coffee establishments: Merchants of Green Coffee, Darkhorse, and Boxcar Social, plus learn fascinating...

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Leslieville Real Estate News- 1788 Dundas Street East Exclusive Listing

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Blog

Exclusive Semi-Detached Leslieville Home! $1,349,000 Stunning stylishly renovated Leslieville four bedroom, four bath, two and a half storey beauty! This home is located on a wide and deep lot. Bright interior with high ceilings and skylights.  Open concept living space with hardwood floors, custom kitchen, and walkout to spacious backyard.  This home features a 2nd floor office and a 3rd floor master retreat. Central Leslieville location close to schools and transit. Contact Matt & Ben today if you have...

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East Toronto Parks

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Blog

Summer is in full swing and there is nothing like spending time outdoors to enjoy the weather. It’s time to get barbecuing, take your dogs for a walk, take the kids out for a game, or enjoy a book in the sun. Here are four parks in Toronto’s east-end to visit while the sun is out. Riverdale Park “This 18 hectare park near Danforth Avenue and Broadview Avenue is popular for winter tobogganing and views of downtown Toronto skyline. Riverdale Park...

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