A new educational facility specializing in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) learning for children opened recently in Leaside. MakerKids, located at 1661 Bayview Ave., is the first franchise location of the popular, award-winning original …more
In April, I wrote about Leaside’s city-calculated “neighbourhood equity” score. I posed the question: what do you think we should measure in order to make a general assessment of Leaside’s condition? In response, retired teacher …more
Fact: Aging is not an option. Everybody gets old. But given the choice, most seniors would prefer to grow old in their own homes, where everything is familiar and they can enjoy independence and privacy. …more
Successful retailers continually surprise and delight their customers building loyalty and attracting new clients through glowing referrals. Sarah Barr and her partner Alison Camely, the owners of La Muse Boutique on Bayview, are glowing examples …more
ears. The Little Dollhouse Company is the top miniature retail destination in Canada and one of the top five sites in North America and beyond in terms of size and selection. Maria Fowler became enamoured …more
How do we know a business is successful? Well, longevity is at least one indicator. I was reminded of this when our editor produced a copy of the 60-year old, 47-page booklet entitled “The Leaside …more
In 1990, George Chow opened a small health food and supplement store on Bayview Avenue with the goal of bringing specialty foods, education, guidance and excellent customer service to a growing population of consumers looking …more
Easter is coming this weekend to Leaside. We headed out to find what Easter goods and treats some of our retailers have in store for us!