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New owner plans Sept. 15 “Grand Reopening” for Remarks

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017

Longtime regulars and staff at Remarks Bar & Grill on Coxwell Avenue in the heart of “Olde East York Village” are excited about some changes that have been gradually taking place…

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Rise & Dine uses grand opening to raise funds for MGH

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017

On July 22nd, Rise & Dine Eatery, located at 2714 St. Clair Avenue East, held their official grand opening…

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The Tastes of East York & area 2017

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017

From fresh produce & meats to special dishes in cozy diners, east end TO has it all!

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Donlands Diner grand opening serves up East York identity boost

Posted by on May 30, 2017

The Grand Re-opening of new-look Donlands Diner May 29 also featured a lot of boosterism for the former Borough of East York.

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YUM! 029: All-day brekkie better than ever at renovated retro Donlands Diner

Posted by on May 2, 2017

Yum! Restaurant profile by George Spelvin \ I love it when a Yum! food review actually lives up to its name!

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CRAFTY TIPPLER #028: Connecting the dots —where to find craft beers

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017

Over the last few issues, we have introduced readers to some world class microbreweries here in East York. Now it’s time to connect the dots —a beer by itself lacks an ingredient: ambiance. Fortunately East York has an incredible range of locations to experience these beers. For the sake of brevity, we are concentrating this solely on the Danforth to suggest an assortment of bars and eateries. Relish: Located one block east of Woodbine, they have music starting early evening every night with as many flavors as their beers. They have over 20 taps and according to owner Joanne Clayton they switch products every three or four kegs. I find the bartenders knowledgeable about each beer, and have never been led wrong. The new patio should be a pleasant place to quaff when the nice weather arrives. Sarah’s: At...

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