Our advertisers are our life blood and we appreciate you letting them know that you see them in Local. We’ve gotten to know our advertisers well over the past two years and can attest to the fact that these are some great people. Take the time to get to know the businesses in your neighbourhood – after all, it is our local businesses that make our neighbourhood strips what they are – places we can all go to socialize, stroll and shop.

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Balsam Dental

Individuals looking to improve and maintain their smiles and families looking for a complete dental care solution come to Balsam Dental.

Ceremony Matters

Call Cyndy Neilly-Spence for innovative approaches to your ceremonies – weddings, naming days, funerals or any other celebrations you wish to personalize.

Close to the Bone

Cobalt Gallery

Sign up now for Summer Pottery Lessons & Kids Camps

Courage Foods

Everybody can find something home made or farm fresh to eat at Courage Foods. Hot meals and baked goods fresh from the kitchen and veggies fresh from the farm. You’ll get hooked on Courage Food.

  • 946 Kingston Road View map
  • tel 416 693 2233

Dimensions Custom Framing & Gallery

Dimensions frame up beautiful pieces using innovative techniques for best effect. Drop in to contemplate how to frame your pieces or to see fantastic featured artwork on display.

Eastside Social

Eastside Social is THE place to be for fantastic coastal fare, cocktails you will crave and friendly, comfortable, cool atmosphere. Great happy hour specials, creative brunch and a lovely private patio are other reasons to get into the groove at Eastside Social.

Emerald Construction & Landscaping

  • tel 647.295.1494

Fox Theatre

Call about the Fox's great rental rates

Happy Dog Communications

  • tel 416 992 0777

Lee & Gord Martin (Royal LePage)

Main Fitness

With over 60 classes a week there is garaunteed something for everyone! Like yoga? No problem! Something more to get your heart pounding? No problem! Head on over to find your class!

Norm Spence Personal Training Specialist

Norm Spence’s Pilates-based approach to personal training is a fantastic fitness program for those looking to improve strength, flexibility and overall body health. Every program is tailored to client’s personal needs creating winning workouts guided at every stage by Norm’s significant expertise.


Omega is not be missed. Located in Henley Gardens (Vic Park and Kingston), they are a one of a kind, one stop shop for all your training needs. Programs are for all ages and the facility is equipped with both weights and massage tables! You’ll have to see it to believe it! Go on, they’re great people! Check out Local’s Mind Body issue (Feb 2012) to read a great story written by Dr. Ty in the meantime!


Get to know the business that has once again breathed life into Beech and Queen. An amazing, extensive menu pleases any palette and the decor is suitable for lovely nights out or family dining. Yummy!!

  • 2232 Queen St. E. View map
  • tel 647 748 2232

Ray Cochrane (RE/MAX)

Robert’s Renovations

  • tel 416 707 5311

Royal LePage

Sexton Works

Joe Sexton has been serving up complete home builds and renovations and stellar customer service for over twenty years in the east end of Toronto. Call him for all your home building needs and wishes.


Tails is THE place to go for small furry, feathered or scaled pets and all the gear and information you need to set them up in a happy home.

Tanya Geisler

The Big Carrot

Discover the area’s oldest and most cutting-edge Natural Food Market. THE place to find natural products of all sorts.

The Feathers

Great music at the Feathers every Saturday night. You’ll come for the music and come back for the atmosphere and the menu. See you there!!!

The Great Escape Bookstore

Buy and Sell Books at this great local independent shop. Half price off all non-fiction titles in February!
  • 957 Kingston Road (just east of Scarborough Road on the south side) View map
  • tel 416 691 7150

The Pathway Hypnosis

Lynne’s hypnosis has been helping people battle anxiety, depression, and even helps clients quit smoking. The first consultation is free and well worth a try.

Toronto Roofing Industries Ltd

Variety Village

Check out the great facilities and fantastic membership rates at Variety Village. Who else has an indoor track, windowed cardio room AND full size pool on site? Not to mention the great people you'll meet.