Happy 2014! We hope you all had a great holiday and managed to stay warm.
Here is your Davisville Village Community news for this week. Be sure to check back every week, as we will be posting local news for the Davisville Village area every Friday. We will also be posting more blogs with our own real estate advice as well as opinions on the Toronto Real Estate market.
New Health-Conscious Butcher Shop Open At Yonge And Davisville
The Butcher’s Son is a butcher shop that just opened up in Davisville Village. The shop specializes in local, traditionally raised meats including Mennonite chickens and grass fed, hormone-free beef. Their aim is to provide customers with high quality meats at reasonable prices. A standing rib roast costs $12.99/lb and strip loin sells for $17.99/lb.
A full kitchen, headed up by chef Brandon Conrad, cooks special-order meals for customer pickup and prepares a selection of food-to-go, such as soups, lasagnas and shepherd’s pie. Sandwiches like beef brisket, meatball and veal range from $7 to $8 each.
Davisville Public School Closed After A Gas Leak
Davisville Public School was closed earlier this month after a the heat was forced off by a gas leak outside the building. All children remained safe during this time.
Reviving Ward 22’s Parkettes
The Glebe Manor Parkettes in Davisville Village which have been knows to be a bit run down, are about to receive a much needed update. Ward 22 councillor Josh Matlow has said that he wants to renew the parkettes using money from Section 37 developers’ fees, which the city collects from development projects for neighbourhood improvement.
Ideas for the updates from Davisville community residents include fixed benches, stone paths and a flower bed, and protection for the area’s tree canopy. Read more here.