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.
The world famous De Grassi Street has been an integral part of Canadian arts and culture and a much celebrated part of the Riverside community. Read all about it in our 12th feature of the ‘Riverside BIA 40 Years, 40 Stories’ series.
One cannot celebrate 40 years of the Riverside BIA without recognizing Nell Bradshaw and Natasha Varjacic’s contributions to this vibrant neighbourhood. Learn more about their incredible story in this 11th edition of ‘Riverside 40 Years, 40 Stories’!
The Beaches International Jazz Festival has been a sought-after summer tradition for the past 32 years. The festival has brought life, music, culture and drawn crowds into Toronto’s east end communities.
The Broadview Hotel today is a modern boutique hotel located in the heart of Toronto’s Riverside neighbourhood at Queen Street East and Broadview. The iconic heritage building has a long and colourful story dating back to the 1800s. Explore it as part of our ‘Riverside BIA 40 Years, 40 Stories’ series!