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Leslieville History: Greenwood Park and area 1900 to 1950 vintage video,map and photos!

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in Best of Leslieville, Blog, Real Estate

Leslieville History: Greenwood Park Area 1900-1950 Bricks and Soccer Balls. Our neighbourhood (and city) changed a lot in the first half of the 20th Century. Our east Leslieville nucleus, Greenwood Park, opened in 1922. Prior to being a park it was the Joseph Russell Brickyards. Across the street was the John Price Brickyards (South side). Many of the bricks that were used to build our homes were made by these family run operations. The name of the fabulous new cafe at Greenwood...

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Hey Leslieville – Do you or your kids love Minecraft?

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Blog

                            Well if you can’t beat them – join em!  We received this message about minecraft programming/coding workshops downtown at Queen and Spadina. I know it’s not in the east end – but it sounds like fun and could be interesting to local parents. If they have the interest they will be starting leslieville / riverdale area classes, the organizer tells me. My kids can’t get enough of...

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$.99 for a delicious burger at Coxwell and Gerrard?

Posted by on Jan 3, 2015 in Best of Leslieville, Blog, Burgers

Ok, I forgot to mention you will need a time machine. It was 1988. SS KRESGE’s was still rocking at 265 Coxwell Ave (Currently a Dollar Store) Here is a snapshot into the 1980’s at Coxwell and Gerrard. The end of an era. Soon the dollar stores and big box stores would take over.   Have you ever had a .99 burger at Kresges?       Don’t you miss lunch counters at our local department stores?  I knew if I...

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Leslieville / Riverdale then and now 1910 – 2013

Posted by on Jan 3, 2015 in Blog

We love past and present snapshots of our neighbourhood. If you have any old photos from Riverdale,Riverside,Leslieville or our surrounding areas.. Please email them to me ben@leslieville.com We also love old stories. I came across the old photograph on Vintage Toronto, it came via Dan Scrictland.  It’s west of Jones on the North side of Gerrard, almost at Marjory.       1022 Gerrard St E. Toronto, 1910 to 2013                      ...

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Riverside and Leslieville Real Estate : Just listed for lease – Riverside Townhome!

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Blog

  Just Listed by Matt Casselman and Ben Ferguson Rivertown 2 Bedrooms/2 Bath Town Home! 1995 Per month, Available Feb 1,2015 Wow! Check out this gorgeous 3 Level Town Home steps to all that Riverdale, Leslieville and Riverside has to offer. Minutes to downtown.  2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Parking + huge rooftop terrace – great for entertaining and BBQ’s!   Well maintained suite, ready to move in! Beautiful Modern Kitchen and Bathrooms. Ensuite Laundry, Dishwasher,Fridge,Stove.   Interior 2 Florence Wyle...

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Riverside and Leslieville News: Riverside BIA Update!

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Blog

Riverside Antler Breakfast: An Irish Fry Up – Friday Dec 19th Friday, December 19, 2014 @ 8:30AM – 10:30AM at An Sibin Pub – 709 Queen Street East Join Chef Scott, The Riverside BIA and An Sibin Pub for the third annual ‘Riverside Antler Breakfast’. Visit Here for tickets An Sibin Pub will be cooking a traditional Irish Fry Up breakfast, complete with all the fixins. Every ticket holder gets a pair of souvenir antlers to wear at breakfast. Have a...

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Leslieville News : Holiday Party, Open House and Art Show

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Blog

On Saturday December 13th, 2014 we invite all Leslievillers as well as friends and family to join us to celebrate the Holiday season, share in some delicious eats and explore the exceptional artwork of Debra Archibald. Debra will be showcasing the largest collection of her work to date. All of the pieces will be for sale and make for an incredible holiday gift! So drop by in the afternoon get a workout in and stay for an evening of...

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Leslieville and Riverside News: The Riverside Antler Breakfast!

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Blog

                                                                      We are pleased that the team of Chef Scott and An Sibin are once again hosting the Annual Riverside Antler Breakfast.  It is next Friday morning at An Sibin Pub!  Our poster is below, and attached.   Chef Scott and Publican Scott Brockington will...

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Leslieville Real Estate: Just listed in Wrigley Lofts 245 Carlaw Avenue

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in Blog

Leslieville Real Estate : Just Listed! 245 Carlaw Avenue Suite 204  MLS®# E3079409 $749,900 Listed by Matt Casselman and Ben Ferguson,Sales Representatives RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd 416-465-7850 OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 1-4pm December 13/14th, 2014 Here is the scoop… Absolutely Spectacular Loft in the iconic Wrigley Lofts building. Leslieville’s Best!  You have seen the rest – now come over to Loft 204 @ Wrigley.  It has been a long while since a space as beautiful as this has...

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Attention Leslieville & Riverside: Our Annual Holiday Cheer Event & food drive!

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Blog

Happy Holidays from Matt, Ben, Solina and the whole Leslieville.com Team!   Come on down and raise a drink with us at our favourite neighbourhood hangout PROHIBITION!   Thursday December 18th, 8pm to Midnight.   Dj Matt C with special guests   Please bring non perishable food items for the Daily Bread Food Bank.   Prohibition 696 Queen Street East, Toronto...

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Leslieville and Riverside News: BIA Newsletter

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014 in Blog

 In this email you will find: 1) Important meeting for BIA members about new Patio By-Laws 2) Last day to load your deal for Nov 29th -Shop the Neighbourhood  City Wide Promotion (same day as Light up the Riverside) 3) Light up the Riverside Details 4) Toronto Tourism – Free Food Tourism Workshop 5) Neighbourhood News IMPORTANT MEETING FOR ANY BIA MEMBER WHO IS CONCERNED ABOUT THE NEW CITY  BY-LAWS GOVERNING OUTDOOR CAFES SESSION 1 – STAKEHOLDERS Date: Wednesday, November...

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Exclusive Listing 50 Curzon St- Brand New Freehold Townhouse- $769 900

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Blog

This beautiful new addition to Leslieville is for sale and currently under construction with a slated occupancy date of mid February 2015. 50 Curzon- the newest contemporary townhouse development in Leslieville awaits you. This east-facing townhouse of almost 1800 sq ft features three bedrooms including an expansive master suite that occupies the entire second floor with walk-in closets and a spa-inspired bath. Espresso coloured dark hardwood throughout main and upper levels and a carpeted basement. The suite also features 2.5...

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Leslieville Art News : Project Gallery Update

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Blog

UPCOMING EXHIBITION: ONTARIO PLEIN AIR SOCIETY ‘Visions in the Open Air’ Nov. 20 – December 3, 2014 Reception: Sat. Nov. 22nd, 1-5pm RSVP Approximately 100 paintings, done on location, by members of the Ontario Plein Air Society. Each of these 28 OPAS artists paints in their own unique style. The subjects vary rom landscapes, urban-scapes, country-scapes, harbours and much more. This exhibition shows that new twists on traditional styles such as post-impressionism, impressionism, Fauve, Canadian Impressionism are emerging in new artists as...

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Riverside Historical Walk Brochure

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Blog

We are proud to be one of the sponsors for this brochure documenting the rich history of Riverside.   For the complete version of it please click here: Riverside Historical brochure As the images aren’t included below, just the copy. We don’t have a web friendly version of this document. Kind Regards,   Matt & Ben       A Rich Heritage to Explore A Rich Heritage to Explore A publication of the Riverside Business Improvement Area (BIA) www.Riverside-TO.com The Don...

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