Tag: business

New shops and services in the neighbourhood

By Jacob Hoytema –  A few new businesses have opened their doors these past few months across Kitchissippi ward. Whether you are shopping for stylish furniture or trend-setting accessories, craving something sweet or looking for a new place to work it off, supporting local businesses is a great […]

New coffee shop percolating in Kitchissippi

By Bradley Turcotte –  Caffeine-saturated Kitchissippi will perk up a notch when a Second Cup franchise begins brewing at 1235 Wellington St. W., the former location of the iconic World of Maps. The shop joins The Ministry of Coffee, Equator Coffee and several Bridgehead locations, among others, dispensing […]

Chocolate, customers and community

Omar Fares loves chocolate. Still, that’s not the only reason he launched his new café, A Thing for Chocolate, at 1262 Wellington St. W. on January 8. “I like talking to people. Playing with chocolate is an added bonus,” laughs Fares. A Thing for Chocolate specializes in regular […]

Bread By Us is a new small batch bakery and espresso bar owned and operatedby master baker Jessica Carpinone. Photo by Ted Simpson.

A new bakery rises in Hintonburg

By Ted Simpson – There’s a savoury new aroma wafting through the streets of Hintonburg: fresh sourdough bread courtesy of our city’s newest artisan bakery, Bread By Us. Below the wood grain sign, just slightly to the left of Victoria Pharmacy (1065 Wellington Street West) is a humble, […]

Dave Neil, co-owner of Westboro’s Piggy Market, is more than ready to renovate. Photo by Andrea Tomkins

Nip and a tuck for Piggy Market

By Andrea Tomkins – The Piggy Market is getting a facelift on their fifth anniversary. The Market’s owners, Dave Neil and Warren Sutherland, have announced that they will be closing their doors in order to renovate. “The business has evolved quite a bit over the past five years, […]

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