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March 2017

Scavenger Hunt Sign-Up

The 3rd Annual Scavenger Hunt is June 17, 2017. Thank you to everyone who has participated in the event for the last two years and making it a continuous success.

The Eglinton Way was honoured to receive an award in the events category at the 2015 Toronto Association of Business Improvement Area Awards.

We would love YOU to have an activity for participants on the day of the event. The Scavenger Hunt is a great way to connect with new and existing customers.

The Eglinton Way will work with your business to come up with a promotion or activity that is a good fit for your customers.

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Cut to Perfection

Shelley and Toula Hairstyling has been on Eglinton for over 40 years. Shelley is the sole owner of the salon and has seen Eglinton change dramatically since the 1970s. He is everything you could want in a hairdresser: a well-read smart conversationalist with a vision for your next look. Sheliza Esmail from The Eglinton Way recently sat down with Shelley for a cut, colour, and salon chat.

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The Storied Lives of Antique Rugs

The Eglinton Way BIA is a place of constant discovery, as the stories behind the storefronts are revealed through the people and things that each shop contains. Royal Antique Rugs is among the many hidden gems along The Eglinton Way, boasting a collection of exquisite oriental rugs that come to life with the expertise of David Bakhshi, owner of Royal Antique Rugs. This week, Sheliza Esmail from the Eglinton Way BIA sat down with David to learn more about his collection and his experience in the rug industry.

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Chaplin Station Open House

Eglinton Crosstown Update: Open House Meeting

Chaplin Station

Join us at our upcoming open house and learn about the future Chaplin Station, one of 15 underground stations on the new Eglinton line now under construction.

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Tele Town Hall # 1 – Bathurst to Yonge

The Crosstown’s Communications & Community Relations Team is pleased to be hosting four upcoming tele town halls. These tele town halls will complement a series of upcoming station open houses planned in coordination with Crosslinx Transit Solutions (CTS). Tele town halls are live and interactive phone meetings – very similar to a radio call-in show. The Crosstown’s upcoming tele town halls will provide residents along the Eglinton corridor an opportunity to ask our project team whatever’s on your mind.

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The Hottest Spot on Eglinton


Spring is just around the corner, meaning flurries and freezing weather here in Toronto. We’re ready to ditch our bulky coats and boots at The Eglinton Way BIA, but until the spring weather truly arrives we can take solace in experts like Peter Cook, owner of The Fireplace Shop Ltd., who knows all about keeping any space toasty warm. This month, Peter welcomed Sheliza Esmail from the Eglinton Way BIA into his local shop for a glimpse into the world of fireplace retail.

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A Time for Quality Design

The Eglinton Way neighbourhood is home to many destination and independent boutiques including Toronto’s WatchFinder, owned and run by John Anari. Sheliza Esmail from The Eglinton Way BIA interviewed John this week to learn more about WatchFinder’s unique products.

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March Newsletter

Hello BIA Members,
This month’s newsletter contains information on the following:
  1. Embracing Bricks and Clicks forum
  2. 2017 events update
  3. Mumps Outbreak Notice


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Spring into Style at Stimoda

From the streets of Europe to The Eglinton Way – Maria Botonis, the co-founder of Stimoda, has succeeded in bringing international style into her Toronto store. As a world traveler with a passion for fashion, Maria is a creative and warm person who can style you for any occasion. Maria recently invited Sheliza Esmail from The Eglinton Way into Stimoda for a tour and conversation about their spring style.

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