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:

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

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

  • Bayview welcomes new faces, façades & community love!
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on February 13, 2024

    Bayside Medical (Family Physicians) & Bayside Medical Pharmacy has officially opened their doors at 1685 Bayview Avenue, offering medical care and convenient pharmacy services all in one place. Check out their website at for more information. Welcome to Bayview! Leaside Pets (1542 Bayview) revamped their façade with a new, well-centered, accessible entrance. Bike Depot…

  • Hermie’s eatery has opened & Bike Depot pedals to Leaside
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on January 4, 2024

    Check out the latest addition to the neighbourhood. Swing by 1595 Bayview Avenue for a taste of Canadian-Filipino flavours at Hermie’s. At 1588 Bayview Avenue, the Bike Depot will be rolling in, with an expected opening in spring 2024 -— a haven for cyclists of all levels.

  • BAYVIEW BIZ: Another vacant store has been LEASED!
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on December 19, 2023

    Signs in the window indicate that 1588 Bayview Ave (formerly Boo Boo & Lefty) has been leased. Can’t wait to see who will be moving in to this almost 2,000 s.f. space!

  • Bayview holiday shopping: Meet Santa – Dec 9th!
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on December 8, 2023

    Enjoy your holiday shopping with Santa and his carolers this Saturday, December 9th, 2023. Find them on Bayview Avenue from 12:30pm – 3:30pm. Take a selfie and get a candy cane! Don’t forget to tag @bayviewleasidebia to share the joy! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bayview Leaside BIA (@bayviewleasidebia)

  • Bayview Biz: Fresh additions to our diverse restaurant scene
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on December 4, 2023

    Signs have been posted announcing the openings of two new restaurant options for the Bayview-Leaside BIA. Hermie’s will be setting up shop at 1595 Bayview Ave. They closed their popular Filipino & Canadian restaurant at 701 Queen Street East on October 29th, 2023, with hints of a new location on their social media feeds. Zzavía,…

  • Bayview holiday shopping: Meet Santa & Shop Local!
    by South Bayview Bulldog Admin on November 29, 2023

    Discover the joy of the season with the Bayview-Leaside BIA as Santa and carolers will be strolling along Bayview on two special Saturdays, December 2nd and December 9th, from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. It’s a delightful opportunity to infuse your local holiday shopping with a festive spirit. Don’t miss the chance to capture a…