Restaurant Review: The Jolly

Tucked away at the end of Crossroads Plaza, the Jolly is an Italian restaurant that has been around for more than twenty years. Specializing in (naturally) Italian food they do a ‘tavola calda‘ or buffet style option at lunchtime for those who need a fixed price meal that they can get without delay. Table service … Continue reading “Restaurant Review: The Jolly”

Albanese will introduce bill to combat booze cans

Laura Albanese, our MP, will introduced a private member’s bill that will increase punishments for operators of ‘booze can’s—illegal after-hours clubs. The bill passed first reading last week. Weston has had a problem with booze cans in the past. Sketchy CD shops and late-night hair salons have been fronts for this kind of business. Illegal, … Continue reading “Albanese will introduce bill to combat booze cans”

Nunziata responds to muggings

Frances Nuniziata, the City Councillor for Weston, spoke with me about the recent rash of muggings in Weston. She said, in short, “31 Division is on top of it”. Nunziata said that two things have caused the recent rash of muggings: patrons from the bars primarily on the eastern side of Jane St, and some … Continue reading “Nunziata responds to muggings”

City Council votes against another bar in Weston

At their most recent meeting, Toronto City Council asked the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to  carefully review the liquor license application of another bar in Weston; this time the bar is Sin Fronteras, at 1784 Jane. It has not yet opened. Recently, City Council also asked the AGCO to take a careful look … Continue reading “City Council votes against another bar in Weston”

Nunziata wants to dry out south Weston

  In a town plagued by illegal after-hours bars, is legal liquor a problem or a solution? That’s the question at the heart of a brewing conflict in Weston. Frances Nunziata would like a restaurant in a troubled part of town to stay dry, but being dry would hurt the struggling establishment. Femi’s Place, at 1812 … Continue reading “Nunziata wants to dry out south Weston”

Council to ask AGCO to yank licences after shootings

City Council will ask the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to pull the liquor licences of establishments that have “been the scene of gun violence or where patrons have been in the possession of handguns or where the police have found handguns on the premises”. Frances Nunziata said that his measure is necessary because … Continue reading “Council to ask AGCO to yank licences after shootings”