Located. An evening in Support of Fogo Island Arts

March 7, 2014 by  
Filed under Past Events

Located. An evening in Support of Fogo Island Arts


Tuesday, April 29th, Located. An evening in Support of Fogo Island Arts was hosted at The Wychwood Barns. Over 100 guests- more than we excepted- came to this evening filled with rich culture, inspiring art and locally crafted award-winning food. Located. An evening in Support of Fogo Island Arts is a fundraising event showcasing the diversity and rich heritage of Fogo Island. Proceeds raised will benefit the Shorefast Foundation – a charity rooted in the cultural and economic development of the island.


This event featured presentations by Zita Cobb about the Fogo Island project, Nicolaus Schafhausen and Zin Taylor discussing artist residencies with Fogo Island Arts and a talk from Kitty Scott, Art Gallery of Ontario Curator regarding “Residencies Matter”.

tableThanks to the floral decorations of Iris Fraser-Gudrunas and the vintage plates, the Newfoundland atmosphere was all over the Artscape Wychwood Barns. Moreover, the attendees could have enjoyed a Newfoundland Boil Up prepared by Chef Murray Mac Donald – Top 10 “Best New Restaurants in Canada” – enRoute magazine; as well as a Newfoundland Blueberry Lemonade.


Auction turned out very well as every items were sold which enable Shorefast Foundation to collect over $50,000.

If you want more information on Fogo Island Arts : http://fogoislandarts.ca

The photos of the event can be found at : www.flickr.com/photos/cityeventstoronto

Cavalcade of Lights Festival

October 21, 2013 by  
Filed under CitySocial, Ontario, Past Events, Toronto, Uncategorized

The Rosedale Main Street BIA had it’s annual Cavalcade of Lights Festival! This years event took place on Saturday November 30th from 2pm to 6pm. The highlight of the event was the lighting of the 50ft blue tree on top the CP bridge at Scrivener Square. This years event was bigger and better than ever with lots of fabulous entertainment and activities planned along the shops on Yonge Street from Woodlawn Avenue to Crescent Road.

Animal lovers met pygmy goats, alpacas, camels, mini horses, reindeers and much more at the Petting Zoo. Dog shows were presented by Dogfather & Co and marshmallows were roasted over an open fire in Ramsden Park!: horse and wagon rides, live musical performances, and delicious $5 special menu items, face painting, photos with Santa, carousel rides, and much more were also present at this spectacular event!


We can’t wait for next year’s Cavalcade of Lights Festival!

One King West Luxury Hospitality Suite Opens this Fall

August 18, 2013 by  
Filed under Event Venues, Ontario, Toronto, Uncategorized

In the heart of the financial district one of the tallest towers downtown will open 2 luxurious spaces soon, taking this venue to a all new level. Opening this fall the 14th & 15th floor will feature a Executive Centre and an Hospitality Suite.


The 14th floor will featured a space called fourteen hundred. A new executive centrewith the capacity of welcoming 30 to 40 guests.  Whether it is for meeting, dinner, product launches, presentation or movie screenings. A versatile space that has been conceived in collaboration with One King West business clients to meet everyone needs and expectations.

The 15th floor: fifteen hundred is a luxury hospitality suite. On top of the tower, the versatile space allows a wide range of uses including product launches executive retreats and wedding receptions.  The suite as been designed by Squarefoot Design Inc to host about 60 people in an open plan layout.capacity of welcoming 30 to 40 guests.  Whether it is for meeting, dinner, product launches, presentation or movie screenings. A versatile space that has been conceived in collaboration with One King West business clients to meet everyone needs and expectations.

The suite has amazing floor to ceiling glass wall as one of the many features that make the place a one of a kind venue. The wall can be fully retracted to expand the surface to 2500 Ft. Sq. with a terrace overlooking the city. It gives you a sumptuous view of the St Lawrence neighbourhood & the waterfront.

Other features of these spaces include:

  • Fully equipped modern kitchen, with a long marble serving counter and stylish lighting.
  • Multiples HDTVs and fully integrated technology. Automated wireless touchpad controlled in-suite audio.
  • Suite fifteen ten:  connected to the fifteen hundred suite is a studio bedroom with a king bed, in wall closet, spacious independent bathroom and private balcony. This area can be used separately to the fifteen hundred suite with its independent entrance

For more information on the upcoming opening of the venue contact hotelsales@onekingwest.com  Call: 416 548 8200. Or visit One King West on Facebook

Give Me Liberty 2013 – Neighbourhood Networking

June 12, 2013 by  
Filed under Ontario, Past Events, Toronto, Uncategorized

On Thursday June 6th, the CityEvents team attended the, “Give Me Liberty After Work Party”. The event was located on Fraser Avenue on the west side of Lamport Stadium. Although the weather was uncooperative a good turnout of residents, business owners and Liberty Village lovers braved the wet weather. These brave souls enjoyed the many tents that contained food, drink and local businesses from the Liberty area. A DJ helped keep the mood light as partygoers enjoyed networking as they bounced from tent to tent. These tents included Good Life, AutoShare, Zipcar, Aroma, Yogurty’s, Maizal, Vogue Supperclub and 25 Liberty to name a few. Besides the weather the event was enjoyable and a great way to experience some of Liberty Villages many offerings.

For more information on upcoming Liberty Social events visit:

Liberty Village BIA website http://www.lvbia.com

OR go on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LibertySocials

Storys Building – A unique event only venue dowtown

June 12, 2013 by  
Filed under Event Venues, Ontario, Toronto

Storys is once again one of the amazing venue of  Charles Khabouth, Ink Entertainment.

Storys is this beautiful 3 storey building in the entertainment district. (11 Duncas Street)


The 170 year old building is a stylishly mix of the original heritage and trendy design  which

result in a sumptuous and eclectic display of what modern Toronto is all about. Some of the features include panelled walls with historic artwork, high gloss finished doors, marble, and more…

Mostly known for its history of the “whistling oyster” and “filet of sole” restaurants but it is also now a 14,000 sq ft venue of event 

space on several floors that can change in the sandstone of you every event needs. The 2nd and 3rd floor are private event spaces, each one has the capacity of 150 seated dinners, 225 stand up reception & 200 theatre style and its own restrooms and coatcheck.

The venue can host all different types of event such as corporate and social event, media previews and product launches but also weddings and bar mitzvahs.

Specificities & Features
• Full service catering provided
• Ability to join third and fourth floor or book independently
• Valet parking
• DJ equipment and sound system available

Food at Storys is a tasty mix of cuisiniers’ precision & restaurateurs’ expertise. The aim being to let you go with a lifetime lasting memory of your Storys experience.

For more information:

Website: http://storysbuilding.com/

Twitter : @STORYSBuilding

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