Rohit Wadhawan is the business owner of the Indian Spice Room, a new business in Riverside, and he has a story to tell about PERSEVERANCE. Read his story as part of the “Humans of Riverside: Giving Voice and Making Space for BIPOC” and featured as part of the STEPS Mainstreet Art Challenge in Riverside BIA.
For more than 55 years, the Broadview Beauty Parlour has been the delighted onlooker to the transformation of the Riverside neighborhood – from its transformation from a working-class, industrial hood to a trendy locale. George Iliadis, the seasoned barber of Riverside, has seen the tremendous growth firsthand.
The world famous De Grassi Street has been an integral part of Canadian arts and culture and a much celebrated part of the Riverside community. Read all about it in our 12th feature of the ‘Riverside BIA 40 Years, 40 Stories’ series.
One cannot celebrate 40 years of the Riverside BIA without recognizing Nell Bradshaw and Natasha Varjacic’s contributions to this vibrant neighbourhood. Learn more about their incredible story in this 11th edition of ‘Riverside 40 Years, 40 Stories’!
The Beaches International Jazz Festival has been a sought-after summer tradition for the past 32 years. The festival has brought life, music, culture and drawn crowds into Toronto’s east end communities.