Along with the recent snow the holiday spirit has hit Toronto! And, what better way to celebrate the season of giving than to explore the eclectic Queen West area? This highly sought-after neighbourhood is home to one of Pemberton Group’s newest condominium communities, Ten93 Queen West, where you’ll now find a new release of suites.
Pemberton’s nine-storey condominium, with its own retail at ground level, will rise on the southwest corner of Queen and Dovercourt, steps from art galleries, live entertainment, some of the city’s hottest restaurants, and great year-round local shopping.
Here are just a few of the holiday-season excursions worth exploring in Queen West:
City of Craft Winter
When: December 12, 13, 14, 11am to 6pm
Where: The new Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen W.
What: Queen West’s annual winter craft extravaganza is a celebration of all things handmade in Toronto. Past vendors have included Kid Icarus, Emily Taylor, Patouche and Worn.
The HOLIDAY Post Market
When: November 30, 11am to 6pm
Where: The Great Hall, located at 1087 Queen W.
What: This is everything you need for Holiday 2014 season gifts, vintage, handmade and new, as well as wreath-making and calligraphy-gift-tag-writing workshops. Vendors include J&J Made, Greenhouse Juice, The Goods, Filly and Foal, Shop Wanderlust and more.
Bit Bazaar Winter Market
When: December 6, 11am to 7pm
Where: Bento Miso Collaborative Workspace, 862 Richmond Street West
What: A free video game and comics festival and craft fair. The winter market edition features more than 30 indie games, comic artists and publishers, as well as hot food from local vendors, cider and craft beer.
When: December 6th and 7th, 10am to 5pm
Where: The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W
What: a two-day holiday market, featuring over 60 booths of unique crafts and one-of-a-kind curiosities from artisans and entrepreneurs, including clothing, body-care, art, jewellery, paper goods and more. Vendors include Kostimusha, Black Iris Design, Soapbox Soap Shop, Wildcraft and more.
Needless to say, Ten93 Queen West will always be a great place to celebrate the season. The community’s trend-setting party room is the ideal spot for entertaining large groups, or kick back your own suite with family and friends.
The new release of suites at Ten93 Queen West includes one-bedroom, one-bedroom plus den, two-bedroom, two-bedroom plus den, and three-bedroom designs in sizes from 470 to 1,160 square feet, priced from $280,500 to $673,000. A superb collection of two-storey urban designs is also available, priced from $539,500.
For more information about Ten93 Queen West, visit pembertongroup.com or call 416 546 6355. The sales centre, located at 1093 Queen Street West, is open Monday through Thursday from 12pm to 7pm and on weekends from 12pm to 6pm.