Music on Yonge Street

Live music has played a huge role in the history of Downtown Yonge. How should live music be a part of a future vibrant Yonge Street?

Play De Record – Yonge Love Profile

Started in 1990 by Eugene Tam, Play De Record is a staple record shop and meeting place in Toronto, and a Yonge Street landmark. Jason Palma is a veteran Toronto…..

Kim Milan – Yonge Love Profile

Kim Milan is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist, activist, consultant, facilitator and educator. She is also one of 22 co-owners of Glad Day Bookshop, the world’s oldest LGBTQ book store. We…..

Should festivals stay on Yonge Street?

Yonge Street is truly a street of festivals, with over 100 festivals per year. Festivals improve community wellness, stimulate the local economy, drive tourism and much more – but some argue…..

The Future of Retail on Yonge

As Toronto’s original commercial centre, Downtown Yonge has experienced enormous changes to its retail landscape over the years, running the full spectrum from the general store to the modern shopping…..

The Art of Street Performance

Downtown Yonge’s ever-present and multi-talented musicians, buskers and artists add fun, vibrancy and surprise to the neighbourhood. But what would make street performance on Yonge Street even better?