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#91
(02-06-2018, 11:25 PM)mpd618 Wrote:
(02-06-2018, 05:52 PM)tomh009 Wrote: Victoria and Lancaster is not THAT far -- I would walk there!

There is still the other latino grocer on Ontario St. And at least three restaurants downtown selling pupusas!

America Latina Variety & Deli is actually moving to Victoria & Frederick, not walking distance from downtown unfortunately.

Ok sorry yes that's what I meant, just got the names mixed up! so yeah, sad they are moving so far.
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#92
I hope some day we can attract businesses like America Latina to Midtown. There is a nice spot on Margaret Street that seems like it would be ideal and they would be surrounded by a very supportive neighbourhood.
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#93
(02-07-2018, 11:53 AM)welltoldtales Wrote: I hope some day we can attract businesses like America Latina to Midtown. There is a nice spot on Margaret Street that seems like it would be ideal and they would be surrounded by a very supportive neighbourhood.

Totally! Midtown needs some independent businesses badly... it needs any businesses for that matter (beyond doctors offices).
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#94
(02-06-2018, 11:25 PM)mpd618 Wrote:
(02-06-2018, 05:52 PM)tomh009 Wrote: Victoria and Lancaster is not THAT far -- I would walk there!

There is still the other latino grocer on Ontario St. And at least three restaurants downtown selling pupusas!

America Latina Variety & Deli is actually moving to Victoria & Frederick, not walking distance from downtown unfortunately.

For me personally, that's still walking distance. But the definition of "walking distance" depends very much on the person.
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#95
Victoria and Frederick is a pretty solid walk from downtown. Certainly not doing that one at lunch break. Smile
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#96
(02-07-2018, 02:06 PM)Elmira Guy Wrote: Victoria and Frederick is a pretty solid walk from downtown. Certainly not doing that one at lunch break. Smile

Duh, I was still reading "Lancaster".  Reading comprehension issue!
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#97
(02-07-2018, 12:22 PM)urbd Wrote:
(02-07-2018, 11:53 AM)welltoldtales Wrote: I hope some day we can attract businesses like America Latina to Midtown. There is a nice spot on Margaret Street that seems like it would be ideal and they would be surrounded by a very supportive neighbourhood.

Totally! Midtown needs some independent businesses badly... it needs any businesses for that matter (beyond doctors offices).

Hear, hear. I would make a point of supporting almost any kind of new food business that opened up in Midtown.
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#98
A bar is opening up in the old Enterprise spot, on Victoria right by Lancaster. I think I saw the Molly Bloom's logo (heavily tagged on all windows though).
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#99
(02-07-2018, 03:11 PM)Viewfromthe42 Wrote: A bar is opening up in the old Enterprise spot, on Victoria right by Lancaster. I think I saw the Molly Bloom's logo (heavily tagged on all windows though).

The Falls Road.

https://twitter.com/thefallsroad296
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Rana and Unity have announced their last days. Friday and Saturday respectively. 

Neither have announced new downtown locations, though for purely selfish reasons I do hope Rana gets a spot in the new building or somewhere else nearby.


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...both have announced their new locations, so neither will be downtown anymore.
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(02-20-2018, 04:31 PM)Viewfromthe42 Wrote: ...both have announced their new locations, so neither will be downtown anymore.

the three of them, including America Latina :Sadi have no idea about Golden Turtle... but I was never a fan)
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(02-20-2018, 04:42 PM)urbd Wrote:
(02-20-2018, 04:31 PM)Viewfromthe42 Wrote: ...both have announced their new locations, so neither will be downtown anymore.

the three of them, including America Latina :Sadi have no idea about Golden Turtle... but I was never a fan)

Golden Turtle's sign says they have not yet found a new location.
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I've heard that Golden Turtle won't be reopening. (Second hand, take that as you will)
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I'm a little surprised that none of the displaced businesses opted to move into the vacant storefronts across the street. Are the rents on those units just untenable? Perhaps city taxes on empty storefronts should be adjusted to make filling them a more attractive option.
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