Welcome back to the Biz Roundup. Every month, we check in with our two neighbourhood BIAs (Wellington West and Westboro Village) to catch up on the latest news from the Kitchissippi business community.
Here are some of the latest headlines:
Changing it up
The Wellington West BIA is launching a new business directory on its website. According to the friendly neighbourhood BIA, the directory will now include Google-based directions, an improved search function, one-click web links to stores, reservations, added photos, social media and more. Visit wellingtonwest.ca to check it out.
For a short period, Wellington Butchery (1333 Wellington St. W.) will be temporarily closed (April 5-15) as the business takes on some renovations. Visit wellingtonbutchery.com to learn more.
The Springroll House Cafe is under new management. The 1093 Wellington St. W. location was closed for renovations last month but reopened the first week of April. You can check out their menu at springrollhousecafe.com.
Cannabis in Kitchissippi
There are two new cannabis retailers setting up shop in Kitchissippi.
At the end of February, High Ties Cannabis Store opened its doors at 1264 Wellington St. W. The business is a “local, independently owned cannabis retail dispensary that offers a whole new, elevated experience,” according to its website. Visit highties.ca to learn more about the new shop.
Coming soon: Unplug Cannabis Co. is opening at 261 Richmond Rd. in Westboro. To learn more, visit unplugcannabis.com
Back in action
The popular food truck Bite This (181 Richmond Rd.) has returned from winter hiatus and reopened on March 29. Look for the wooden sign that reads “Bite This is Back!” on the sidewalk in Westboro. The menu is available at bitethis.info
Pandemic pizza party
Heartbreakers Pizza (465 Parkdale Ave.) had its one-year anniversary on March 7 and celebrated its success as a pandemic pizza place with a limited-menu pizza party. Check out heartbreakerspizza.com to learn more.
To learn more about our Kitchissippi businesses, visit wellingtonwest.ca and westborovillage.com. As always, we encourage you to support and shop local!