Humans of Riverside: CHARLENE’s Story

Charlene Forde is a community kitchen user and teaches cooking classes at the local Ralph Thornton Community Centre, and has a story to share about a family LEGACY. Read her story as part of the “Humans of Riverside: Giving Voice and Making Space for BIPOC” and featured as part of the STEPS Mainstreet Art Challenge in Riverside BIA.

Everyone Knows Riverside’s George The Barber

For more than 55 years, the Broadview Beauty Parlour has been the delighted onlooker to the transformation of the Riverside neighborhood – from its transformation from a working-class, industrial hood to a trendy locale. George Iliadis, the seasoned barber of Riverside, has seen the tremendous growth firsthand.