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!
With a keen eye for fashion trends, Leaside resident and owner Heather Bolt realized her true calling and established Dotty Dress Studio in 2010. “In university, I found myself sewing and altering pieces and my …more
Once again, I draw inspiration from our Leaside gardener Debora Kuchme. Last month she wrote, “In 1913, like a mindful gardener, Frederick Todd planted the seed for Leaside to become a Garden City. …He set …more
You must have seen the sign for Sunnybrook Plaza mainstay Floka Salon & Spa, but do you know the derivation of the name? Brothers-in-law Bashkim Breznica and Al Kerimi are Albanian, and the word for …more