Deja Views: Queen Street

I remember many years ago, going on a historical walk with Gene Domagala. We walked up to a newly opened bar on Queen Street East, between Hambly and Lee, north side. Gene asked the group if we could guess from the facade what kind of business this store ran in the long distant past. We […]

Decades of family footwear shops thrive on Queen St. E.

Kyle and Janice Burden, the owners of local business Nature’s Footwear at the corner of Waverley Road and Queen Street East, are celebrating 40 years of operation this year. Janice’s mother, Lois Coston, opened the shoe store on the same corner of Queen Street in 1978 with her business partner Wilhelmina. When Lois passed in […]

Business owner off to Cardiff

It’s not unusual for students to work during the summer to help pay for school, but when that business pulls in over $100,000 in a year, that’s taking a student job to a whole new level. Avis Painting owner Stephen Andreopoulos has done just that. At 22 years old, Stephen has achieved what many young […]

Walk/run with family and feed someone in need

As part of a global commitment to promote healthy lifestyles and physical activity, Dempster’s is excited to invite families, competitive runners and non-professional runners to be part of the Global Energy Race by Dempster’s. This is a one-of-a-kind race happening on Sunday, September 23 at Ashbridges Bay Park at 9 a.m. Run With Us and […]