The Weekly

Summerlicious Applications Due February 20

Applications for the upcoming Summerlicious and Winterlicious are now open to restaurants wishing to participate. The submission deadline is February 20, 2024.

Participation is based on a two-part process:

1. An application submission to determine a restaurant’s eligibility and price point category for participation.

2. A registration by eligible restaurants (i.e. those having completed step 1) to secure a spot in each session of the program.

Please note: Restaurants that participated in Winterlicious 2024 are currently eligible and do not need to submit an new application for eligibility.

Program criteria, application process, and instructions can be found at Restaurants must review the information on the website prior to submitting an application for Summerlicious.

Questions can be directed to or  or 416-392-7902.

Upcoming Lunch & Learn: Promotional Opportunities for BIA Members

The BIA invites you to a virtual lunch and learn that provides an overview of 2024 initiatives and promotional opportunities for members. We have partnered with to incorporate a new comprehensive and robust calendar on our website. This calendar reaches a wider audience through syndication of data feeds to a broader network resulting in a more streamlined process for promoters. Nancy Hall from Destination Toronto will introduce this calendar and provide information on how members can register and promote events.

Who should attend: All BIA members, particularly those interested in exploring promotional opportunities to showcase their business and events.

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Location: Zoom link provided to those who RSVP.

If you would like to attend this virtual session or have any questions, please contact Hayley James.

Metrolinx King/Bathurst Virtual Information Session

Metrolinx is hosting a virtual public information session about King/Bathurst Station and what to expect for this area as construction proceeds on the Ontario Line. In advance of this session, community members can submit questions in advance for discussion during the meeting. Questions can be submitted anonymously at this link. Signing up for the website is not required.

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

If you have any questions or concerns about this event or how to register, please contact

Register Here.

Road Closures & Event Notices

Piling Work at King Street West and Bathurst Street

  • Date: February 29 – June 2024
  • Location: King St. W. & Bathurst St.
  • Attachment: Construction Notice.

See All Road Closures.

Conferences & Conventions

Auto Show 2024

  • Date: February 16 – 25
  • Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  • Attendance: 350,000

Learn More.