As back-to-school and pumpkin spiced latte season settles in, it’s the perfect time to explore the charming Eglinton Way neighborhood. This vibrant community at the north end of Forest Hill offers a delightful mix of boutiques, services and eateries – making it an ideal destination for fall adventures.
This Saturday September 9th from 10am – 3pm the Eglinton Way BIA is presenting their Artwalk Sculpture Launch – where they will be honouring their newly installed sculptures and unveiling plans for installation of 6 new sculptures! Join them at the south-east corner of Chaplin Crescent and Eglinton Avenue West at 10am for the opening ceremony and light refreshments. Throughout the day there will be meet and greets with the artists, and art workshops for all – including LEGO, chalk, collaging and colouring!
With so much to discover along the Eglinton Way, here are a few businesses we’d like to highlight this Fall…
Fall for some Fresh Blooms
Flowers any time of the year can brighten someone’s day or let them know that you are thinking of them. At Tom’s Florist they create extraordinary bouquets and arrangements for any occasion, and with Rosh Hashanah just around the corner they are ready for delivery or pick up any time! Their new location at 572 Eglinton Avenue West is just 2 minutes from their previous location in the Variety store at Eglinton and Heddinton. Call for details 416-352-9188 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org, and be sure to ask about the Fall chrysanthemums that come in a variety of colours and sizes!
Elegant Style for the Fall
A keen eye, incredible talent and passion make Mark Lash one of Canada’s most prominent jewellery designers. At Mark Lash Fine Jewellery you can find a wide variety of lifestyle jewellery pieces from their own collections, as well as imported fine jewellery. The new fall collection has arrived, including two-toned pieces, new drop and hoop earrings and chunky link necklaces and bracelets. And if you’re looking to create your own unique custom designed piece, their design team and onsite workshop specialists are there to help. Treat yourself to a Mark Lash Design!
Registration Open for Little Dancing Feet
Kids, it’s time to get your groove on! At Groove School of Dance, registration is now open for all fall classes for kids ages 2.5 and up. Celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, this amazing studio offers professional and structured lessons in ballet, jazz, hip hop and cheerleading. But that’s not all! They offer camps throughout the year, host birthday parties, run karate and capoeira classes, piano lessons, baby music classes and so much more!
Embrace Fall Beauty
Lylla’s Esthetics takes pride in offering a wide range of esthetic services, specializing in all things brows. With a wealth of experience and expertise, they provide services such as threading, microblading, dermaplaning, lash lift, tinting, waxing, and beauty and brow artistry consultation. Celebrating an impressive milestone of 25 years in business, Lylla’s Esthetics has been serving the Yorkville, Rosedale, and Forest Hill communities with exceptional beauty solutions. To commemorate their anniversary, they have introduced an exclusive brow bundle package (contact for details).
Delicious Flavours For the Fall
Tastes of the Autumn season are happening at Hotel Gelato! They are celebrating Rosh Hashanah, with their seasonal Apple & Honey Sorbet (non-dairy and gluten-free) and are bringing back their perennial favourites Pumpkin Spice Gelato and Lattes. Be sure to drop in during the month of September to try their new house-made baked goods and their lunch specials!
Immerse Yourself in Art and Inspiration
Established in 1981, Rukaj Gallery has 42 years of experience in modern and contemporary fine art, as well as providing a full inhouse framing department. They have recently acquired pieces by William Perehudoff, Jack Bush, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Malcolm Liepke and Victor Vasarely. These new works are on view both at the gallery and online. Visit their website rukajgallery.com to find out more about upcoming gallery shows.
Caring for Your Smile
Wobbly tooth from biting into a crisp fall apple? No matter what your dental needs are, Midroni Family Dental Care offers expert care with a full range of services provided by their friendly and caring staff. Dr. Joshua Tordjman, who has been with Midroni for over a year now, is accepting patients of all ages. Dr. Tordjman provides preventive, restorative, esthetic and surgical forms of dentistry.
Bringing Italian Tradition to the Table
7 Numbers Restaurant is where tradition and taste meet! This Autumn, be sure to book your table at this cherished culinary haven to savour authentic southern Italian cuisine from the one and only Mama Rosa Marinuzzi. Want to learn from the maestro herself? Mama Rosa’s famed cooking classes are back this fall. Find out more at sevennumbers.com