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.
As part of the ‘Riverside BIA: 40 Years, 40 Stories’ series we’re putting a spotlight on Tabule Middle Eastern Cuisine. We spoke to Diana Sideris – one of the owners of this long-standing and much-loved restaurant business in Toronto’s Riverside neighbourhood.
We’re celebrating 50 years of Business Improvement Areas (BIAs)! Did you know the world’s first BIA started right here in Toronto, Ontario, Canada? Learn more in our blog.
On September 1, 2020, the Riverside BIA got together with local BIPOC artists, the STEPS Initiative, RBC, and community members to launch the ‘Humans of Riverside’ story telling series a part of the iheART Mainstreet Art Challenge. Learn more and check out the stories and the art!
This is a story from Lynne Patterson, resident in Toronto’s Riverside neighbourhood since 1991 and one of the Riverside BIA’s original and longstanding volunteers. Lynne is moving away from the area after 29 years and we are pleased to include a story from her as part of this ‘Riverside 40 Years, 40 Stories ‘series.