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February 2017

February Newsletter

Hello BIA Members,
This month’s newsletter contains information on the following:
  1. Upcoming BIA Events Townhall
  2. Proposed changes to patio fees update
  3. Digitizing your business information
  4. 2017 Restaurants show

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Gelato on the Way

Hotel Gelato is The Eglinton Way’s busiest lunch spot. This February marks Hotel Gelato’s 7-year anniversary in the area. Local residents all have a favorite hot drink, meal, and dessert here. Dan Hofman, co-owner and founder, sat down with Sheliza Esmail from the The Eglinton Way BIA this week to talk about the story behind the business over cupcakes and gelato.

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Request for Quotation & Proposal

The Eglinton Way BIA is seeking to retain a landscaper for The Eglinton Way flower baskets and planters.

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Attention BIA Members: Join Us for the Upcoming Events Town Hall Feb 16, 2017

Ten Stops for the Perfect Valentine’s Gift

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show your loved ones how much you care. From jewellery to sweet treats, there are many ways to remind the important people in your life just how much you appreciate them. No one understands a meaningful gift better than the merchants on The Eglinton Way. Here are ten places along The Eglinton Way where you can find something special for your special someone.

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3 Reasons to Join Digital Main Street

If you’re interested in using digital tools or technologies to grow your business but aren’t sure where to start, Digital Main Street can help. Digital Main Street (DMS) is a free online business support program launched in partnership with TABIA (Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas) and The City of Toronto.

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Artbarn Raising Artists 2017

Join the Artbarn community on February 9, 2017 from 6-9 pm to show your support for quality arts education and programming!

Artbarn Raising Artists 2017 will be a night of fundraising fun! Everyone is invited to participate in an online and live auction that will feature works from professional artists and faculty members.

Ken Kirkby’s magnificent Inukshuk oil painting (featured above) is one outstanding piece of Canadian art that guests may bid on during the event.

Artists Catherine Shea, Jim Thierry Bravo, and Sandra Iafrate will also be painting onsite to create large-scale works that guests could win in a raffle by the end of the night.

Click HERE to purchase your ticket(s).

Click HERE to participate in the online auction.

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Applications Now Available for 2017 Commercial Facade Improvement Grant

Application Deadline: May 18, 2017

If you are a property owner in The Eglinton Way BIA you might be eligible to receive upwards of $2,500 from the City of Toronto to refresh the exterior of your building.

Click HERE for eligibility requirements and application details.

For answers to further questions, please contact Michael Saunders at 416-392-1500 or