Counting Down The Hours to Stage 2 in Toronto

Toronto is moving to Stage 2 tomorrow... indoor malls will be reopening, hair salons can start welcoming back their clients, and we can enjoy dinner and drinks on restaurant patios on these beautiful summer nights. On the eve of the city coming back to life, here are some pics taken throughout the pandemic... a time of uncertainty and struggle, of small business owners showing creativity in the face of extremely difficult times, and people coming together like never before. Rosie :)

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Tom's Dairy Freeze Reopens With Window Service

Life is far from being back to normal, but seeing a very long (physically distanced) line on a beautiful warm evening at Tom's Dairy Freeze in Etobicoke certainly feels familiar and comforting. Tom's walk up window is open from 11am to 10pm every day, and they are also offering curbside pick up and delivery through their website and Uber Eats. Rosie :)

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Pulcinella "Tough Times" Takeout Menu

It's tough that the COVID-19 pandemic has meant restaurants have had to come up with "tough times" menus, but supporting them means we can help our neighbourhood eateries stay in business until things aren't quite so tough. Pulcinella is a wonderful Italian restaurant on the Lake Shore in the Long Branch area of south Etobicoke. You can phone in your order and pick it up between 3pm and 8pm. Click here for the menu; pizzas are $10! Rosie :)

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