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Jan 29, 2015, 16:00 ET TOM* Toronto Men's Fashion Week Moves Into Downtown Yonge

TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto Men's Fashion Week (TOM*) today announced its partnership with Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (DYBIA) and its move into Downtown Yonge for its...


Nov 16, 2014, 13:40 ET Illuminite Lights Up the Holidays at Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Downtown Yonge BIA kicked off the holiday season with Illuminite last night, a spectacular tree-lighting ceremony and 360 degree theatrical experience at a crowded...


Jun 24, 2014, 12:58 ET Downtown Yonge Launches Creative Consultation on the Future of Yonge Street

TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Tonight sees the launch of Yonge Love, a six-month creative consultation to foster a community-wide dialogue about Yonge Street's past, present and future. Spearheaded...


Jun 17, 2014, 09:00 ET Mirvish Theatre laneway transformed into a mural for NXNE

TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - With an under-utilized downtown laneway as their canvas, Canadian artists Alexa Hatanaka and Patrick Thompson will be creating a building-sized mural in Downtown Yonge...


Jun 17, 2014, 08:00 ET Downtown Yonge BIA Welcomes Cyclists with Free Bike Valet Service

TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Cyclists take note! The Downtown Yonge BIA is introducing Bike Valet to four major downtown festivals this summer: June 19-22: Bike Valet powered by Downtown Yonge at...


Jun 12, 2014, 09:57 ET Collaboration, creative thinking bring art to vacant space in Downtown Yonge

TORONTO, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The desire to repurpose vacant space in the rapidly-changing Downtown Yonge neighbourhood is behind a creative collaboration launching this weekend. A group of artists...


Nov 22, 2013, 10:00 ET KidzFest delivers family fun at Yonge-Dundas Square

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area's (DYBIA) annual KidzFest is getting ready to rock Yonge Dundas Square on Saturday November 23, 2013 with creative crafts,...


Nov 13, 2013, 11:29 ET Illuminite lights up Yonge-Dundas Square for the holidays

TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (DYBIA) promises to deliver a spectacular kick-off to the 2013 holiday season with Illuminite, the annual lighting ceremony at...


Oct 09, 2013, 11:24 ET Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area appoints Urban Economict to drive local economic development initiatives

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Downtown Yonge BIA announces the appointment of a dedicated economic development specialist, as part of the organization's commitment to fostering the district economy...


Aug 22, 2013, 12:07 ET Downtown Yonge BIA named recipient of a 2013 Merit Award by the International Downtown Association for Celebrate Yonge

TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area has received a merit award for our work on Celebrate Yonge in summer 2012. Recognized among 13 entries in the category of...


Jun 05, 2013, 13:32 ET Visitor Services Discovery Team offers free Downtown Yonge tours

TORONTO, June 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Explore the Downtown Yonge neighbourhood this summer with the Downtown Yonge Discovery Team! The energetic young team is back for its 9th season to help connect visitors ...


Jun 04, 2013, 14:57 ET Downtown Yonge BIA launches new branded website

Visit www.downtownyonge.com to engage with this vibrant neighbourhood. TORONTO, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area is pleased to launch a newly designed website that...


Apr 17, 2013, 15:37 ET Downtown Yonge BIA wins OBIAA 2013 Award for 'Celebrate Yonge'

TORONTO, April 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area is honoured to be a recipient of the Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) 2013 Award for Special Events and Promotions for the...


Apr 11, 2013, 11:33 ET Media Advisory: Special Announcement on Downtown Yonge Street for Summer 2013

Celebrating Downtown Yonge Street TORONTO, April 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area would like to invite media to a special event on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:30 a.m....


Apr 08, 2013, 13:37 ET Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area welcomes new Planning and Development Manager

TORONTO, April 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area is proud to announce and welcome Leigh Sherkin as the organization's new Planning and Development Manager. Sherkin will be...


Nov 27, 2012, 16:01 ET Families enjoy free holiday fun at Kidzfest

Annual children's festival features appearances by Puss In Boots and more! TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - This Saturday, Yonge-Dundas Square is the place to be for free children's entertainment at...


Nov 23, 2012, 13:06 ET Buskertainment, presented by Panera Bread, brings street performers to Downtown Yonge

Annual holiday busking event entertains weekend holiday shoppers TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Holiday shoppers flocking to the busy Downtown Yonge retail district will be entertained this month and ...


Nov 08, 2012, 12:41 ET Illuminite, presented by Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens, kicks-off the holiday season at Yonge-Dundas Square

Downtown Yonge's annual lighting ceremony dazzles with 52,000 LED lights TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - This Saturday night, officially kick-off the holiday season in Downtown Yonge at the annual...


Nov 06, 2012, 17:05 ET Media Advisory: Holiday tree lighting ceremony at Downtown Yonge's annual ILLUMINITE event

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - The holiday season in Downtown Yonge officially kicks off with the lighting of the neighbourhood's holiday décor this Saturday, November 10. Illuminite, at Yonge-Dundas...


Nov 01, 2012, 12:56 ET Ice, Wine & Dine, presented by Mastercard Canada, turns Elm Street into a food and wine paradise

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Embrace the season with an evening of culinary delights, festive cocktails and live entertainment on historic Elm Street this Saturday, November 3 from 4 p.m.-10 p.m....


Oct 26, 2012, 17:38 ET Media Advisory: Ice, Wine & Dine kicks off Downtown Yonge BIA's annual Winter Magic festival

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - On Saturday, November 3, the Downtown Yonge BIA will be hosting an evening of culinary delights, festive cocktails and live entertainment on historic Elm Street! The...


Aug 31, 2012, 14:31 ET City builders come together to Celebrate Yonge

TORONTO, Aug. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - The leaves are starting to change on the trees at Celebrate Yonge as the event enters its third week this Labour Day long weekend. With back-to-school and fall coming...


Aug 30, 2012, 14:15 ET Prize-winning plantings on display at Celebrate Yonge

Three winners of Live Green Planter Box Challenge announced TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Yonge Street is in bloom thanks to beautifully themed plantings that line the street at the Celebrate Yonge...


Aug 16, 2012, 14:55 ET See Yonge Street come alive at Celebrate Yonge

Upcoming street festival to increase pedestrian access in Toronto's downtown TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Experience Downtown Yonge Street like never before. This Friday, Celebrate Yonge will...


Aug 03, 2012, 15:15 ET Civic Holiday - What's Open? Downtown Yonge is Open

TORONTO, Aug. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Most Downtown Yonge retailers will open on the Civic Holiday, Monday, August 6, 2012. The Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area runs from Richmond Street north to...