Toronto Neighbourhood Profiles: Leslieville

Jessica Napier Just over the Don River this former 19th century farming village turned working-class industrial centre is transforming once again into one of the city’s most eclectic destination neighbourhoods. In an area where garages and abandoned storefronts were once the norm now trendy resto-lounges, galleries and home décor shops dominate along the Queen Street […]

Inaugural Frugal Fashion Week A Success

Cynthia Cheng Frugal Fashion Week, which opened on Thursday, July 23 with an event for media, was the work of Gillian Downes, a Toronto-based publicist.  The purpose of the four day event was to stimulate the retail economy West Queen West, a part of the city with many small boutiques, selling both big name brands […]