We are so excited to announce our third year of Do Film: Trinity Bellwoods Movie Nights. Each year we host free, outdoor movie nights in the dog bowl at Trinity Bellwoods Park.
The movie nights are led by Cecelia Pye, Project Manager of Trinity Bellwoods BIA. They are fully sponsored by the businesses of the Trinity Bellwoods Business Improvement Area.
Our first movie is Tuesday, June 19th. The screening will begin at DUSK. We will be showing E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. The second screening will be on Tuesday, July 3rd.
Grab the kids, grab a blanket, and grab a bite at one of our local businesses ahead of the show.
To invite your friends and family, visit our Facebook event page.
Photo courtesy of @eddyzoooo.
Venue: #Hashtag Gallery – 830 Dundas Street West
Date: June 1st, 2018 (Doors open 7 pm)
The “GoodFood TO Art Show” is the brainchild of both recognized food blogger Hubert at GoodFood Toronto and rising artist Trevor Twells. Sponsored by the Trinity Bellwoods BIA and Sipsmith Gin.
Toronto, June 1st, 2018 – On June 1st, 2018, food blogger GoodFood Toronto and artist Trevor Twells will be opening The “GoodFood TO Art Show”. Backed by both the Trinity Bellwoods BIA and gin company Sipsmith, this free 1-day art exhibit will display some of the most diverse and enjoyable things about Toronto, it’s food. The art pieces consist of anaglyph 3D food collages of some of Toronto’s notable food places, as well as complimentary drinks for guests. Guests will also be given free 3D shades to view the art’s full effect.
The collaborator’s statement for this project is to create an unforgettable night of appreciation for Toronto’s diverse food culture.
About the Creators:
Trevor Twells is a 26-year-old Toronto based designer and artist. His art projects, such as the exhibits “Congestion in 3D”, “TTC Pop Culture Project” and “STEREO” have been featured in various media outlets.
Hubert Leung is a veteran food blogger and owner of Good Food Toronto, a popular Toronto food blog. Hubert has worked with a wide-range of food industry leaders such as McDonald's, Google and Jolibee.
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We had so much fun at our first-ever Jane's Walk. We had 50 fantastic participants join us to learn from the studios that make everything in-house. We visited women's clothier Comrags, jewellery maker Fredrick Prince, design studio Bookhou, leather designer Hide, chocolatier Odile, and the new microbrewery The Six Brewing Co. The Jane's Walk explored the studio spaces, learned about the cost of producing in Canada, and had a chance to see the behind-the-scenes chains of production.
Made in Canada: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Trinity Bellwoods Businesses
Date: Saturday, May 5th, 2 to 4 pm
Meet at Comrags (Dundas Street West and Palmerston Avenue)
The Trinity Bellwoods BIA, along Dundas from Grace to Bathurst Street, has a strong mix of new and established owner-operated businesses. Learn about the history, the neighbourhood’s Portuguese roots, and the influx of businesses that produce their products in-house.
We will go behind the scenes as we visit businesses to see the inner-workings of production: Comrags, a women’s clothier, Fredrick Prince, a jewellery maker, Bookhou, a collaboration studio, Hide, a leather-maker, Odile Chocolat, a chocolatier, and The Six Brewing Co., the newest microbrewery on Dundas St West.
This Walk will start at Comrags at 812 Dundas Street West. I will have a sign. The Walk will end at The Six Brewing Co. at 777 Dundas Street West.
Accessibility notes: There are some small steps to walk into a few businesses. There may be busy sidewalks.
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Jane's Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), a writer, urbanist and activist who championed the voices of everyday people in neighbourhood planning and city-building. It encourages people to share stories about their neighbourhoods, discover unseen aspects of their communities, and use walking as a way to connect with their neighbours. Learn more at www.janeswalk.org
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In gratitude to the Indigenous peoples of Tkaronto, the past and current stewards of this colonized land on which we work and play.
Sign up HERE to enter the Apple Pie Contest.
Here are the Contest Rules.
The Trinity Bellwoods BIA is hosting Do: Pie, an Apple Pie Contest to raise money for the Fort York Food Bank.
On Sunday, November 12th you can roll up your sleeves and serve up your best for our first ever Apple Pie Contest! The top three winners will not only win bragging rights but be eligible to win a special prize from businesses in the area. Winning pies will be auctioned off to the highest bidder at 3 pm.
If you are not a baker, but enjoy a good slice of apple pie, we will be serving up pie for $5 a slice. The event will be open to the public from 2-4pm.
The Apple Pie Contest is open to anyone who wants to bake. There is a participation fee of $10.00 for the pie contest, which will be donated. Pies will be judged on appearance, crust, filling and overall taste. You may register BEGINNING OCTOBER 1st online, on Facebook or in person at The Pie Commission at 887 Dundas Street West. Pies must be delivered to the Fort York Food Bank at 797 Dundas St West, on November 12th between 9:30 am and 11 am for judging. Review the Contest Rules before entering.
We have three fantastic judges on the panel. Our resident pie expert, Janelle Lucas, owner of The Pie Commission at 887 Dundas St West, Councillor Mike Layton, a lover of pie and community builder, and Jennifer Emilson, the Instagram Influencer who displays her extraordinarily beautiful pies on social media via Instagram (@thelemonapron).
All proceeds will be donated to the Fort York Food Bank. The Fort York Food Bank is a charity that feeds the hungry and offers counselling, training and advocacy to help people find jobs.
The Trinity Bellwoods Business Improvement Area (BIA) is a group of eclectic and creative business owners along Dundas Street West from Bathurst to Grace Street. The BIA hosts several community events each year, including Do: PHOTO, a street-wide photo exhibit for Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival and Do: FILM, a free movie screening in Trinity Bellwoods Park in June and July.
Contact Cecelia Pye, Project Manager, for more details or to set up an interview with a judge.
WILLY WONKA WILL BE PLAYING ON TUESDAY, JULY 11th at DUSK.
The second annual Do Film: Trinity Bellwoods Movie Nights are back in Trinity Bellwoods Park. This year's theme is a celebration of food and diversity, reflecting the innovative and multicultural restaurants and bars in the Trinity Bellwoods B.I.A. All of the businesses within the Trinity Bellwoods B.I.A. are sponsoring the event. Here is the full list of food & drink businesses in our eclectic neighbourhood: Food & Drink Businesses
The screening will take place in Trinity Bellwoods Park in the dog bowl (pictured above). We will be screening films on the Tuesdays of July 11th and July 25th. Movies begin at DUSK.
Tuesday July 11th's movie will be Wily Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971). Directed by Mel Stuart. Written by Roald Dahl.
Tuesday July 25th's movie will be Cooking with Stella. Directed by Dilip Mehta, Written by brother + sister Dilip Mehta and Deepa Mehta.
Friends of Trinity Bellwoods Park have organized Bike Valet onsite from 7pm to 11:15pm. Cycle Toronto will have space for 200 bikes.
Happy Birthday! Canada is 150 this year. To celebrate, the Trinity Bellwoods BIA has mounted birthday pictures in its neighbourhood store front windows along Dundas Street West, between Grace and Bathurst Streets. These images feature the owners and staff of local businesses celebrating first and last birthdays, and everything in between. Alongside the personal pictures are images of past Dominion Day celebrations, Canada Day, and Expo 67 from Library and Archives Canada.
Stroll along Dundas West between Grace Street and Bathurst Street to view the images displayed in store fronts.
CONTACT is an annual festival of photography in Toronto, during the month of May, with over 1000 local, national and international artists exhibiting at almost 200 venues. Founded as a not-for-profit organization 16 years ago, and now a charitable organization, the festival is devoted to celebrating and fostering the art and profession of photography. It stimulates excitement and discussion among a diverse audience that has grown to over 1.8 million. CONTACT is the largest photography event in the world, and a premiere cultural event in Canada.
To celebrate the holidays, over 40 businesses in Trinity Bellwoods BIA have decorated their own wreaths! These wreaths were decorated by Dundas Euclid Animal Hospital, Comrags, and Odile Chocolat.
The Trinity Bellwoods BIA has installed 30 painted bike rings along Dundas Street West. The BIA received a $5000 street art grant from the City of Toronto's department of Economic Development & Culture to make this project a reality. Thirty old style, single rings were replaced with powercoated rings in the BIA colours. In addition, the City of Toronto has installed 30 new rings in the neighbourhood, almost doubling our capacity for cyclists to park in the Trinity Bellwoods neighbourhood.
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