Jun 15

Sidewalk Sensation Event – June 15th, 2024

Save the date for our annual Sidewalk Sensation event! Follow us on social media @BayviewLeasideBIA and stay tuned for updates!

Dec 2

Santa & Carollers Coming to Town!

Enjoy Santa and Carollers on Saturday, December 2nd & 9th between 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm while you shop for the holidays on Bayview Ave!


Oct 14

AppleFest October 14th, 2023

Our annual AppleFest is happening on October 14th! Bring your family and friends and enjoy some great FREE entertainment and interactive activities with the businesses of Bayview Leaside BIA. Follow us on social media @BayviewLeasideBIA for updates and promotions!

Jun 17

Sidewalk Sensation Event – June 17th, 2023

Save the date for our annual Sidewalk Sensation event! Follow us on social media @BayviewLeasideBIA and stay tuned for updates!

Mar 1

Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program

The Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program provides funding to commercial property owners and tenants of commercial property, to redesign, renovate or restore facades on commercial buildings that are commercial use at street level and may have commercial and or residential uses on upper floors.  The building façade must face a public road or a right-of-way that is accessible to the public.

Please visit this link for more details and to begin your application process: https://www.toronto.ca/business-economy/business-operation-growth/business-incentives/commercial-facade-improvement/

Dec 3

Gift & Shop Local Holiday Event December 3rd & 10th

Celebrate the holidays on Saturday, December 3rd and 10th between 11 am-4 pm with the merchants on Bayview!

Bring the whole family to enjoy a FREE warm beverage from select retailers, a FREE reusable shopping bag, take-home gift wrapping package, and FREE photo booth all while being serenaded on the street by carollers and Santa handing out candy canes!

The shops on Bayview have everything you need to check your list complete, and we want to THANK YOU for shopping and gifting from our local merchants this Holiday season!

Learn more about our shops by following us online at @BayviewLeasideBIA and visiting our directory on our website www.BayviewLeasideBIA.com

Oct 15

Applefest 2022!

The Bayview Leaside BIA is proud to welcome you back to our annual Applefest celebration held on October 15th, where we will line the streets with apple’s and hay to recreate the feel of our farming and orchard history.

Bayview Biz – The South Bayview Bulldog A Unique Local News Service

  • Grand Opening of Isabella’s Mochi Donuts on Bayview Ave
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on June 26, 2024

    Isabella’s Mochi Donuts is celebrating the opening of their newest location at 1669 Bayview Avenue with a Grand Opening Party on July 6th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Come join the festivities, enjoy free donuts, entertainment, contests, special menu items, music, and more! Isabella’s, founded in 2016 by David and Cecilia Noon, is known…

  • It’s party-central in midtown, on Saturday! (Jun 15th)
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on June 14, 2024

    Mark your calendars for two fantastic events happening tomorrow (Saturday, June 15th, 2024). The Bayview-Leaside BIA will be hosting their annual Sidewalk Sensation! on Bayview Avenue from Parkhurst to Davisville between 10:30am – 4pm. ❤️FREE Facepainting for all ages ❤️FREE Glitter Tattoos for all ages ❤️FREE Drink or Dessert Coupons (limited availability so come early!)…

  • New flavours coming to 1549 Bayview Avenue!
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on June 11, 2024

    Changes are happening at 1549 Bayview Avenue. Maurya East Indian Roti has closed its doors, and a sign has been posted announcing the future opening of Bayview Shawarma Turkish Cuisine. Stay tuned for more info.

  • Valumart at 1500 Bayview Ave to close at end of June 2024
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on June 10, 2024

    Be sure to visit Valumart before June 29th, 2024 to bid farewell to everyone. They will be dearly missed! Redevelopment of 1466-1500 Bayview Avenue 1466-1500 Bayview Ave – Development application, City of Toronto (2022) Davenport Garden Centre shuttered their Bayview location (2021) Meeting May 13 on bid to redevelop Bayview ValuMart site (2021) SERRA asks…

  • Don’t miss Bayview-Leaside Sidewalk Sensation, June 15th!
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on June 7, 2024

    Join the fun at the Bayview-Leaside BIA Sidewalk Sensation event on Saturday, June 15th, from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm on Bayview Avenue, from Parkhurst to Davisville. There will be free activities for all ages, including face painting, glitter tattoos, drink and dessert coupons, live music, and a photo booth with picture frame decorating. Arrive…

  • Readers’ Tips: New brunch spot & window decor showroom
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on May 10, 2024

    Happy to let the Bayview community know that Mirage Mediterranean Restaurant (1620 Bayview Ave), serving a combination of Persian, Turkish and Lebanese food, will open for lunch (not just dinner) beginning Thursday, May 9. Book now for Mother’s Day brunch! ~Laura That’s great news Laura! There are now numerous brunch options on our favourite street…