Northern Maverick Brewing to open this Summer in Toronto!

June 16, 2017 by  
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Good news for the beer lovers! Northern Maverick Brewing Co. has announced it is targeting the opening of its Toronto brewpub in King West for Fall 2017 at 115 Bathurst St at Adelaide St.

The brewery will feature a 10 hectolitre brewhouse with eight 20 hectolitre fermentors, a 400-seat restaurant with patio, retail store and private dining space. Northern Maverick Brewing says they plan to have nine house beers and cask beer on rotation when open, with their beer also available at the LCBO.

The restaurant will have a fiercely local menu, and they will offer an elevated gastropub experience as will feature a oyster bar, house-made charcuterie and curated food that pairings.  This brewpub also expects to have nine beers on tap brewed onsite.

Northern Maverick will also house a beer school where they will offer courses in the fine art of homebrewing, food pairing sessions, beer tasting courses, and recipe development all which could be integrated into your next event.

 

Instagram: @northernmaverickbrewing

Twitter: @NorthernMavBeer

Facebook:@NorthernMaverickBrewing

Saving The Best CityEvents Schmooze of The Summer For Last

August 16, 2016 by  
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On Friday, Aug 12, CityEvents hosted the last Schmooze of summer 2016. It’s true what they say, you always save the best for last! The blue and white lantern garden theme set a nice mood, transforming the patio yet again for a magical getaway from city life.

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Although the forecast called for rain all week leading up to the event, Schmooze was a fighting-force and cleared the skies just in time for 5 p.m. when the doors opened! Guests enjoyed the heat, celebrating on the rooftop patio while sipping on cocktails crafted by drink sponsor Grey Goose. The cocktails were made of Grey Goose Vodka, with a splash of St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur, topped off with club soda, and served with a lime. It was a hit, and the perfect way to keep cool on the heat.

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To say the food was good would be an understatement. Guests swarmed the food station eagerly awaiting the feast served by Treeline Catering. The tacos which consisted of a corn coleslaw, seasoned ground pork, and crispy onion, topped with a chipotle mayo. And as if those weren’t enough, there was also barbecued corn on the cob seasoned with butter and spices.

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The patio was filled with happy Schmoozers enjoying the last few weeks of summer. DJ Spence Diamonds had the music blasting throughout the night which kept everyone happy and dancing.

Pictures of this last Schmooze event:

Although this was CityEvents’ last Schmooze of the summer, Maison Mercer will continue to host Schmooze every Friday until September 2! We also have many upcoming events! To stay up to date, be sure to check out our website for full event listings. http://torontocityevents.ca/

 

888 Yonge Street Venue – Masonic Temple

May 3, 2016 by  
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888 Yonge Street, known as a Masonic Temple then MTV studios, is now a world class unique venue for inspiring corporate events and corporate head office for Info-tech. It was build in the heart of Toronto in 1918. This venue is best known as a great live music venue. In 2013 Info-tech purchased the venue and is now used for corporate events.

The venue spa provide a great place for event with unique and inspiring atmosphere. There are three room spaces to choose from:

  • The Concert Hall which features a large stage and generous floor space
  • The White Room which is an ideal space for corporate training or workshops
  • The Red Room which is great for receptions.

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This historical place will make your next event a memorable one! You can book this venue by visiting their website or by phone call.

 

Address: 888 yonge st, Toronto, ON, M4W 2J2

Contact: 1-888-670-8889

Website: http://888yonge.com

 

 

SKETCH Toronto: A Creative Space for Your Next Event!

Where cultures and art collide; SKETCH Toronto offers a unique facility that has an event-geared floor which can accommodate large groups or intimate gatherings. Their 550 sq ft beautiful commercial kitchen is situated in the heart of our facility surrounded by 2500 sq ft of event space.

 

Photo provided by Sketch Toronto

Photo provided by Sketch Toronto

The flexible layout allows you to book what you need to provide your guest with the room they need to enjoy a day or evening event. In addition, SKETCH also offers the perfect set-up for a small opening, reception or workshop.

Events: Their unique space will be sure to create the atmosphere you need for your next event. Book their Project Studio and adjacent Commercial Kitchen for the perfect set-up or if your organization is up for staging a creative booking, animate their entire lower level to keep your guests engaged and entertained!

Studios: SKETCH has outfitted studios including a ceramics studio with a kiln, a commercial kitchen, a movement studio with springboard floor, an audio recording studio, a wet & dark room equipped for screen printing, and finally a project studio ready for anything and much more. SKETCH can facilitate the creative space you need.

Photo provided by Sketch Toronto

Photo provided by Sketch Toronto

Courtesy of: Sketch – Karri North

ROOM STYLE

Ceramics Studio

Commercial Kitchen

Movement Studia w/ springboard floor

Audio Recording Studio

Wet & Darkroom

Standard Project Studio

 

CAPACITY

220 guests

 

Contact: sketch

Address: 180 Shaw Street, Suite 201, Toronto, Ontario, M6J 2W5

Phone: (416) 516-1559

Email: info@sketch.ca

website: http://sketch.ca/

Events for Event Planners – Beat the Catch 22

March 26, 2014 by  
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As an event manager, meeting planner or overall special events coordinator, we all have one common goal – to provide the biggest, the best and most out-of-the-box events to our clients. Most of this comes with experience but a good chunk of it is due to exposure. Our ideas and inspirations come from everywhere. From creating, attending or running an event, to a night on the town with friends and yes, even a good ‘ol lounge session in front of the TV. After all, who would’ve of thought of a lollipop dress as a way to serve dessert, or fishbowl centrepieces? If experience is what you lack, or you’re looking for some fresh new ideas, expose yourself to the following shows and resources to help broaden your creative spark and event knowledge!

Canadian Special Events Expo 2014 & Event Tech-ology Summit

This three-day event is jam-packed with new ideas, inspiration and affordable solutions for your event planning endeavours. Held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from March 25-27, 2014 the CSE Expo provides planners with the tools and resources to make your events POP, all while strengthening your professional network. Whether you’re an experienced event planner or are new to the game, you will definitely want to attend! This year’s expo includes over 50 new vendors, food trucks, and chocolate and ice bar samples. You can even join ISES on the show floor for insights and knowledge from industry experts at no cost! Have a burning tech question? Head to the tech bar to get your questions answered and even bring your own devices! Also, be sure to check out APPSTRAVAGANZA – new for this year, it will introduce innovative and effective online technology with hands-on and guided learning. This expo provides many opportunities and is not to be missed!

Ignite Business Event Expo (IBE)

The Ignite Business Event Expo will be returning to Toronto on April 8th and 9th at the Direct Energy Centre. Attend this event for NEW and exciting inspiration to help your career. Connect with unique suppliers and be sure to check out the experience zones that will help spark and kindle creativity. This expo offers an exciting business environment that sets the stage to perfectly network and connect!

IncentiveWorks

Have you heard of IncentiveWorks? Coming up on August 19th and 20th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, is Canada’s largest event for planners and organizers! This show gives industry professionals the opportunity to network with vendors, suppliers, speakers and other resources to stay current on what what’s hot and trendy! With a trade show of over 700 local, national and international suppliers in the meetings and events industry, you’re sure to make some meaningful connections!

Event planning is a career that is fast and is forever-changing. Trends are as unpredictable as spring in Toronto 2014. Stay relevant by exposing yourself to resources and network to equip you with the tools to be at the forefront of the event industry.

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