Discovering Parkdale one stop at a time.

FREE PARKDALE Art + Design + Food Tour
Discovering some of the spots along Queen Street West, that make Parkdale so notable!

On Thursday September 25, we embarked on our first walk, led by renowned art journalist and Art InSite founder Betty Ann Jordan. The walk featured stops at seven of Parkdale’s not to miss spots where we were treated to introductions to the businesses and the delightful people that own and operate them, we even had some treats along the way! Click here to see all the pictures. Stay tuned for details about our upcoming walks happening October 23 and November 27, 2014.


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FREE PARKDALE Art + Design + Food Tours



FREE PARKDALE (QUEEN WEST) Art + Design + Food Tours
Please join us as we discover some of the spots along Queen Street West, that make Parkdale so notable.

Thursday September 25, 6:00 – 8:00PM

Walks are led by renowned art journalist and Art InSite founder Betty Ann Jordan

Click here for a detailed itinerary and to RSVP – Max. 50  participants

RSVP via or [email protected]; LATE? Call cell 416-453-3120

Brought to you by the Parkdale Village Business Improvement Area (BIA)

NEXT BIA-SPONSORED PARKDALE WALK 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Thurs. October 23, 2014 RSVP via (Toronto Arts + Culture Group) or Betty Ann Jordan, 416-979-5704; [email protected]

Share your Parkdale love and vote for the Best of 2014!

It’s that time of year again, time to have your say in picking the top shopping spots, bars and restaurants throughout the City with NOW Magazine’s Best Of Toronto Reader’s Choice. Parkdale is full of great spots to shop, grab a bite or have drinks with friends and this year’s list of nominees prove that well. Take a few minutes to vote for your favourites and let the rest of Toronto know that Parkdale is the place to be!


Best Dance Club


Best Florist

Coriander Girl

Best Green Store

Common Sort

Best Jewellery Store

Made you Look

Best Unisex Clothing Store

North Standard Trading Post

Best Vintage Furniture Store

Queen West Antique Centre

Best Bar

Cadillac Lounge

Best Beer Selection

The Rhino

Best Breakfast

Easy Restaurant

Best Caribbean Restaurant

Bacchus Roti

Best Cocktail Bar

Zeze Food and Drink

Best Cupcake

Yummy Stuff

Best Donut

Glory Hole Doughnuts

Best Mexican

Grand Electric

Best Mixologist

Esther Kang @ The Yukon


Steve McKeon @ Small Town Food Co

Best Patio

Cadillac Lounge

Best Prix Fixe

Local Kitchen

Best Restaurant

Restaurant Chantecler


Grand Electric

Best Roti

Bacchus Roti


Mother India

Best Taco

Grand Electric