The Weekly

POSTED ON September 15, 2023 BY Justine Smith

Updates and Reminders

Nuit Blanche – September 23, 2023

Nuit Blanche Toronto is an annual all-night contemporary art event, drawing thousands of visitors to the city. There will be various lane and road closures impacting the area from September 21 to October 1.

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A Safe Night Out Information Session

Nightlife Owners, Operators, and Management:

In a joint effort to improve the safety of our community and ensure the viability of your business, the BIA will be hosting an information session focused on nightlife community safety and vibrancy.

A Safe Night Out Information Session

Date: September 21, 2023

Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Place: Hyatt Regency Toronto, King II

We strongly urge nightlife owners, operators, and management to participate in this crucial session, as it holds significant advantages for the success and safety of your business and neighbourhood.

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Member Opportunity: Roy Thomson Hall Parking Garage

Roy Thomson Hall would like to offer our BIA members an exclusive partnership opportunity: offering preferred rates and special promotions for BIA members and their customers at their parking garage – entrance located off Wellington St. All proceeds support their non-profit arts organizations. For additional information, contact Jennifer Shah at the Roy Thomson Hall.

The Well Grand Opening

The Well is looking for local community groups, non-profit organizations and sports groups to take part in their Grand Celebration and ribbon cutting scheduled for November 17th at 9:30 AM.

For more information, please contact Darren Elias.

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Free Tickets – Small Business Forum 2023

Members are invited to attend the Small Business Forum at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building. This event will feature programming and activations serving small business professionals and entrepreneurs, including a vibrant Indigenous Market and trade show zone, innovative panel discussions, keynote speeches and guest presentations, speed mentorship sessions with industry experts, and the Nobellum Innovation Pitch competition. October 30 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.


Road Closures & Event Notices

Upcoming Metrolinx Ontario Line Work

York St Track Installation Update

Graffiti Alley Excavation & Telecom Work

SIBOS 2023 Conference Curb Lane Closure

Date: September 18 to 21, 2023

Road Closure: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM (each day)


  • Front St W (south curb lane), from John St to Lower Simcoe
  • Bremner Blvd (north curb lane), from Lower Simcoe to Rees St

SIBOS 5k Fun Run

Date: September 20, 2023

Road Closure: 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM – Rolling Reopen

Location: See Map

Formation Area/Start and Finish Line Area: Bremner Blvd, from Lower Simcoe to MTCC Driveway

  • Runners proceed west on Bremner Blvd (westbound lanes) to Spadina Ave
  • North on Spadina Ave (northbound curb lane) and to Front St
  • East on Front St (eastbound curb lane) to York St * South on York St (southbound curb lane) to Bremner Blvd
  • West on Bremner Blvd (2.5km mark), runners will repeat the route to complete 5k

This City is in Our Blood Mural Launch Party

Date of Event: September 20, 2023

Road Closure: 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Event: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM Locations:

  • Emily Street, from King St W to 50 metres south of Emily St

NABSA Conference Group Bike Ride

Date of Event: September 22, 2023

Sidewalk Occupation: 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Locations: See Map

  • Bremner Blvd South Sidewalk (in front of Roundhouse Park)

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