910, 2018

Last Outdoor Leslieville Flea of 2018

This weekend is the last outdoor Leslieville Flea market for 2018!

Leslieville Flea Ashbridge Estate Toronto

Come by Ashbridge Estate in Leslieville on Sunday, October 14 from 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

The Leslieville Flea is a curated Flea Market selling vintage, salvage, antiques, collectibles, hand-crafted goods and more! It has bargains, rare finds and one of a kind pieces at every market!

Winners of NOW Readers Choice Award for Best Pop Up 2017 & nominated again for 2018!!!

The Flea is now in its 6th season and they’re so excited to share another fantastic fall with vendors and shoppers!

“[An] impeccably curated marketplace for salvaged wares and crafted goods… [Over the years, The Leslieville Flea has] become a community hub and a great way to spend a Sunday, meet up with friends and catch up with neighbours.”
Admission is always FREE!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Rain or shine
Furry friends welcome!

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310, 2018

JUST LISTED! 80 Hastings Avenue

Welcome to 80 Hastings Avenue in Leslieville, Toronto.

This stunning detached home is situated on one of the nicest streets in Leslieville.

The fantastic curb appeal is truly enhanced by the covered porch which features modern glass railings, pot lights and classic black and grey trims.

Upon entering 80 Hastings Avenue, you immediately connect with the open concept living space and how perfect it is for entertaining guests. Large windows with beautiful California shutters allow abundant natural light and the expanse of stylish engineered hardwood flooring creates a wonderful flow throughout the home.

80 Hastings Avenue Leslieville

The kitchen is absolutely incredible with sleek white cabinetry, fabulous stainless hardware, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and a centre island.

There is a custom built workspace and wine rack as well as a walkout to the back deck and yard – ideal for summer barbeques. And not to be missed is the convenience of a nicely appointed powder room.

The second floor of 80 Hastings Avenue includes 3 bedrooms and 2 more bathrooms.

The same impressive engineered hardwood continues throughout this level as do the California shutters. Two of the bedrooms share the convenience of having access to a delightful and spacious 4 piece bath.

The master bedroom is beautiful with his and her closets, a large bay window and a stunning master ensuite appointed with a double sink vanity, stylish cabinetry and a large shower with a glass enclosure.

The lower level of 80 Hastings Avenue features a large well finished rec room, ideal for relaxing with popcorn and a great movie or sporting event.

There is also plenty of space for the kids to play. Down the hall is another room which could be used as a home office or a guest bedroom to suit your needs.

The backyard is gorgeous with trendy horizontal fencing, a generous deck and professionally landscaped gardens with impressive stonework. There is also 2 car parking with easy access off the laneway.

80 Hastings Avenue is just steps from fantastic schools, parks, shops, restaurants and public transit, there is so much to love about this wonderful family neighbourhood.

Move in and enjoy everything that this home and neighbourhood have to offer!

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list price: $1,249,000

MLS #: E4265867

110, 2018

Leslieville Farmers Market Harvest Carnival

Come celebrate the Harvest with your favourite local farmers at the Leslieville Farmers’ Market Harvest Carnival!

Leslieville Farmers Market Harvest Carnival

This Sunday, October 7, 2018 The Leslieville Farmers’ Market is bringing some serious rural fair vibes to Toronto with live music, carnival games, an amazing selection of guests to compliment their already delicious roster of food vendors and some special surprises from their farmers!

Of course they will also have their legendary gang of scarecrows out – along with hay bales for playing in!

Stay tuned for a full listing of programs, vendors, activities and entertainment!

The Harvest Carnival runs from 9 A.M. – 2 P.M. in Jonathan Ashbridge Park – Queen Street East between Woodfield Road and Woodward Avenue.

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2509, 2018

Leslieville gin distillery coming soon

A Leslieville gin distillery is coming soon! We’ve been watching the construction of Reid’s Distillery over the past several months through their frequent Instagram updates – and loving every post. Everything seems to be moving along and they’re set to open later this year. We can’t wait to check it out and take home a bottle! Reid’s recently received some love from blogTO, here’s what they had to say:

Leslieville gin distillery Reid's distillery owners

Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world…Toronto is getting another one.

Well, not a gin joint exactly, but a gin distillery at least. Reid’s Distillery, set to open at 32 Logan Avenue in Leslieville in late 2018, will be Toronto’s first distillery dedicated solely to the production of gin.

Their mission is to bring the craft spirit movement gaining global popularity to Toronto, where it’s more uncommon.

The distillery will also feature a retail space, cocktail bar, tours and tastings. Espousing a grain-to-glass ethos, Reid’s will release a range of gins from spicy to herbal using ingredients supplied by Canadian foragers in the months following their opening.

Though a distillery is novel compared to the craft microbreweries that seem to pop up every day, it’s not the first in Toronto.

Spirit of York, also distilling gin, opened up recently in the Distillery District. Nickel 9 opened after that in the Junction Triangle, distilling their brand of Ontario apple vodka as well as gin of their own.

“Even from the cocktail bar, you’ll be able to see the stills making gin through our glass wall.  We want Reid’s to be a place for the community to explore craft spirits—specifically gin,” says Jacqueline Reid.

“Toronto has seen a beer renaissance with craft beer and it’s about time our city sees how adventurous and flavourful gin can be.”

The family-run business is named for the patriarch of the family, who hails from Scotland, a country known for distilling talent.

source: blogTO

photo: Reid’s Distillery

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