Bar Vespa

April 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Toronto

At under a year old, Bar Vespa has already made an impression in Liberty Village as a great place to get quality Italian food in a welcoming environment.  The have received warm reviews from, The Star, The Globe and Mail and Toronto Life.

They carry a wide variety of dishes that showcase the diversity of Italy from Caprese Salad, Sausage Penne, Butternut Squash Ravioli and, Mushroom Pizza (a three mushroom white pizza). Mushroom Pizza, three mushroom

Bar Vespa also has the distinction of hosting great events like the upcoming Liberty Social Hour: Carnival del Sol on April 18, 2012, as well as their Battle of the DJs every Saturday.

Bar Vespa's Bar

The warm atmosphere attentive staff make Bar Vespa a good dining experience. They also have a patio which is great place to meet friends and try one of their many beers including the Birra Sophia (inspired by Sophia Loren), which will be priced at $5 dollars at Liberty Social Hour on April 18.

Bar Vespa is part of the Fab Concepts family which includes Brazen Head, Pour House and Foggy Dew.


Event Venues in the Design District of King East

April 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Toronto, Uncategorized

The King East neighborhood is known for its great design but it also is a good place to host an event as it has several beautiful venues that are sure to impress your guests. CityEvents is working on an exciting new project to revitalize and promote the King East Design District which includes a tour in the fall of 2012.

Saturday, September 29, 2012, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Sunday, September 30, 2012, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Among those venues there are some you would not traditionally consider like décor and design stores. Design stores are a great place to host an event as the generally have lots of room and great décor. Experience something new and consider one of these venues for your next event.

Andrew Richard Designs offers two chic and contemporary event spaces great for a variety of functions. Andrew Richard Designs are experienced at hosting events their resume is as long as it is impressive and includes events for Smirnoff, Gap Canada Inc., and CAMH.

Party at Andrew Richards DesignsUrban Amish’s Loft Raum combines great style in a sleek setting. Their authentic conversion loft is a warm and open space great for small and large events like: gallery showings, product launches, corporate and media events as well as parties and weddings.

Loft Room at Urban Amish

UpCountry can be a refreshing change of scene if you plan events frequently. The style they display in their store is apparent in their venue space. Friendly and helpful the staff at UpCountry are truly knowledgeable and accommodating.

The Biltmore Domicile is a large open space with high ceilings, arching windows and exposed beams and brickwork. The space is great for large parties like weddings and corporate events. This event is in the surrounding Distillery District.

Bride entering the double doors at Biltmore DomicileKing East known for its design stores provides plenty of choices when looking for a memorable venues, so explore your options with the design stores of king west.


99 Sudbury Offers Great Variety

April 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Toronto, Uncategorized

Aerobatics at 99 Sudbury

Formerly a landmark glass factory 99 Sudbury is a multifunctional space that can host intimate and large gatherings comfortably. Located near the very popular Liberty Village, 99 Sudbury is just as chic as the surrounding neighborhood.

You’ve probably heard a lot of great things about 99 Sudbury and their all true. They have three very distinct venue spaces all kitted out for the best experiences.

99 Sudbury is ambitious and it shows; their spaces are not only beautiful but well thought out with each space having different features that make planning an event a breeze.

Their Glass Factory has a dance floor, patio and a DJ stage to help you get the party started.

The Lounge comprised of three rooms; the main room, a private room and a bar lounge is fully licensed area and “decorated in pop-baroque colours and mouldings.”

99 Sudbury LoungeThe newest offering 99 Gallery has 17 feet ceilings and 5,000 sq ft of space to host your event.  And the neighbourhood is filled with opportunities to have a good time like CityEvents’ Liberty Social Hour.

99 Sudbury Gallery 99 Sudbury is located at 99 Sudbury Street, Toronto.

High Time at Launch Party

April 3, 2012 by  
Filed under Ontario, Past Events, Uncategorized

Residents of 30 Harding from the Dynasty building came out to the Spring Party a launch of the service, a free online service that allows residents to monitor their energy consumption and gain access to information about community events, energy saving tips, condo classifieds and exclusive offers from’s partners.

The Spring Party was beautifully decorated in the colours and blooms associated with the season. Over fifty residents of 30 Harding came out to the party and over half of them signed up for giving them a chance to win a $100 Sears Gift Card. Members from PowerStream, a hydro provider and smart metering company, were on hand to provide guests with information on billing and how to reduce their energy use.

High energy consumption leads to high energy bills and the residents that came out to the Spring Party took the initiative to improve their energy consumption and save money by signing up for is part of Energy Conservation Information Service, which aims to help everyone become better informed about their energy use. helps condo boards; condo owners and tenants decrease their energy consumption.