As part of the Riverside BIA: 40 Years, 40 Stories series, we’re sharing the story of Bonjour Brioche, a cafe and bakery serving up authentic french pastries and unbeatable brunch! Bonjour Brioche has been in the Riverside Neighborhood since the late 90s we’re sharing the story of how they’ve developed to be a part of the foundation that makes Riverside the close-knit neighborhood it is today.
Posts Categorized: History
Riverside 40 Years, 40 Stories: BIA Branding Evolution
In this feature of the ‘Riverside 40 Years, 40 Stories’ series, we’re sharing the story of the BIA’s brand evolution! The brand has evolved greatly over 40 years thanks to the bold ideas of Board members, Marketing Committee members, and innovative graphic designers. Today, the Riverside BIA’s award-winning brand is on full display throughout the neighbourhood. Read on to learn the story and see examples of the brand over time…
Media Release: Queen Street Virtual Tours Launch as Part of Jane’s Walk Toronto
Riverside BIA (Queen St East) and Queen Street West BIA have teamed up to create three virtual walks highlighting local restaurants, public art, and historical elements of these two beloved Toronto neighbourhoods. Officially launching on May 7th, the weekend of Jane’s Walk Toronto 2021, inspiration is drawn from urbanist and philanthropist Jane Jacobs.
Bridging the Gap for Over 200 Years
As part of our ‘Riverside 40 Years, 40 Stories’ series, we’re sharing the story of the bridge over the Don at Queen Street East. While it was once a less remarkable but always important passage into Toronto’s east, it has become an iconic landmark of the city under the Riverside BIA’s watch. Read on for its story…
The Story of the Toronto Baseball Grounds in Riverside Neighbourhood
In this feature of the ‘40 Years, 40 Stories’ series, we’re sharing the story of the Toronto Baseball Ground, home field to the city’s first professional baseball team the ‘Torontos’. This tale uncovers its rich history, grand opening, remarkable wins , and how it’s been commemorated in Riverside neighbourhood.