Pollinator Paradise


March 20, 2017

Be part of the Pollinator Paradise in West Queen West! Welcome to Toronto’s very first bee-friendly streetscape. In partnership with Restorative Landscapes, this WQW community project aims to create an edible, bee-friendly streetscape amidst our thriving urban landscape. How does a Pollinator Paradise Work? Our planter beds hold a mix of pollinator, edible, and medicinal plants primarily […]

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Huffington Post readers declare WQW is number one in the Country! “


September 2, 2016

August 3rd, 2016 –       Huffington Post readers declare WQW is number one in the Country! Congratulations to all our WQW members and folks in the neighbourhood! “…cool has migrated west — to West Queen West — a continuation of the community just a bit further out of the way of the downtown strip. While […]

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WQW’ Nuit Blanche “Outdoor Art & Artist Gallery”


September 1, 2016

  Nuit Blanche 2016, Oct,1st WQW, Art & Design District, Creative Heart of Toronto, is going to celebrate its “WQW Outdoor Art & Artist Gallery” Along Queen Street West from Bathurst to Gladstone! 50 planters covered in Art by  amazing Artists LEARN A WHOLE LOT about the Artist & their work with the WQW myStreet app. PLUS, WQW […]

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Mayor Tory to champion Toronto region as global centre of innovation


February 11, 2016

    February 11, 2016 – Toronto Mayor John Tory today launched a new city website and strategy to champion the region as a centre of startups, innovation and growth, in partnership with City of Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic.   The two mayors will participate in a dual city mission to San Francisco and Silicon […]

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Carnovsky closing party at Nuvango


February 1, 2016

  The Nuvango flagship store on Queen and Bathurst hosted the closing party for their Carnovsky RGB exhibit in the gallery above. The exhibit used lights that cycled through strong red, green, and blue lights to alter the images that were plastered on prints, pants, dresses and even the walls. Nuvango takes local artists and applies […]

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West Queen West Study – Wards 14, 18, and 19


September 10, 2015

In November of 2013, City Council adopted a motion which directed City staff to undertake a planning study of Queen Street West, from Bathurst Street to Roncesvalles Avenue. The study will look at the following: heritage character and value of buildings in the area, built-form and height of new developments, existing policy context, transit capacity […]

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The Big Launch Day Approaches!


August 24, 2015

The launch of the new, official West Queen West BIA website is upon us! Stay tuned for more information and local business deals, as well as featured festivals and events. Also, come back to learn more about the people that make this place so great! We’re talking about you! Do you or anyone you know […]

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