Friend: Ever go to Jilly’s? Me: No, actually. Friend: Same. Me: What about you? [Addressed to random guy in elevator] Random guy in elevator: I’m from Portland. I don’t know what you’re talking about. I went to check out the new Broadview Hotel last night… Read More
Whatever you do, don’t call it Leslieville. It’s Riverside. Spanning 10 blocks along Queen Street East from the Don Valley Parkway to Degrassi Street, this part of town often gets rolled up into the hyped Leslieville neighbourhood. But they’re not one in the same. Formerly known as Queen Broadview Village, Riverside is a small neighbourhood within the larger South Riverdale precinct. But what it may lack in size, it certainly makes up for in terms of culture and history.