A resource you might find helpful while visiting Geary Lane.
Samba Squad, Rick Lazar
Hands-on drumming workshops for adults and performances.
Samba Kidz, Gili Zemer
Hands-on drumming workshops for kids and youth and performances.
MAN FINDS FIRE, Jason Pollard & Justin Adam
Music Curation & Promotion
Groove Moves, Rob Ball
Audio/Visual, Backline and Cartage company
Theatrix Costume House, Gina Anki
165 Geary Ave. 416-977-3113
A one-stop costume shop – custom made costumes, costume rentals, retail, makeup workshops, wig styling and event consultation.
Liaison of Independent Flimmakers of Toronto (LIFT)
1137 Dupont St. just east of Dufferin. 416-588-6444
Artist run charity facilitating excellence in the moving image through media arts education and production resources.
AO Electrical, Ouri Lifshits
licensed electrician, knows the studio well.
1438 Dufferin St. 416-533-4687.
Fancy restaurant with amazing food and decent patio in the summer
310 Geary Ave @ Lightbourne. 416-531-2214.
Hard to get people who speak English but the food is home cooked, delicious and Portuguese. Good Lunch spot and closest to the studio. There’s no menu, you just order what mamma makes that day….literally!
200 Geary Ave. 416 538-8200
Portuguese bakery that also does deli style lunch. Quick, cheap and pretty good!
Meta Dos Leitoes
218 Geary Ave. 416-516-8119
Another good Portuguese restaurant, good BBQ chicken for lunch. They’re a bit slow but worth the wait.
997 Dupont St. @ Dovercourt. 416-538-4897
Naples style pizza that has good atmosphere.
Gem Bar & Grill
1159 Davenport Rd. 416-654-1182
Hole in the wall, food isn’t great but vide and beers are cheap! Nice patio in summer
942 Bloor St. near Dovercourt. 416-537-2772
Good home cooked portuguese food, amazing chicken!! and sole fish sandwich, cheap. Don’t forget the hot sauce! Lunch/Dinner
1079 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-651-2109.
A bit far on St. Clair but good beers, patio and great pub food.
1071 Shaw St. at Dupont St. 416-588-5928.
Amazing brunch on weekends, delicious dinner, upscale diner vibe
1359 Davenport Ave. (just east of Dufferin)
Great coffee and snacks!!
672 Dupont St. at Christie
Good coffee, lunch & dinner, average prices
Cafe Con Leche Espresso Bar
1571 Dupont near Symington. 647-746-3322.
Great latte with Nutella.
657 Dupont at Christie
Hardware and related stores
Jomar Electrical Co. Ltd
777 St. Clarens Ave. @ Dupont. 416-536-2194
High quality electrical products
Galleria Mall at Dufferin & Dupont
840 Dupont St. at Ossington
650 Dupont St. at Christie
900 Dufferin St. in Dufferin Mall. 416-534-9965
1292 Dupont St. @ Emerson Ave. 416-588-5557
840 Dupont St. @ Ossington Ave. 416-531-8375
Dupont & Dufferin
TD Bank, LCBO, Feshco, Dollarama, Pet Store, Pharma Plus with a post office, not a good food court
900 Dufferin St. 416-532-1152
BMO, Walmart, No Frills, Toys R’ Us, Tim Hortons’, Dollarama, lots of shoes, clothing & accessories stores (Aldo, H&M, Le Chateau, Sirens, Tip Top Tailor), David’s Tea, Rogers, Black’s, The Beer Store, decent food court, etc.
800 Lansdowne Ave. @ Dupont St.
Long & Mcquade
925 Bloor St W. (416) 588-7886
Music store & rentals
The Beer Store
323 Symington Ave. @ Dupont St. 416-536-4852.
Wallace Community Centre
1260 Dufferin St. @ Dupont. 416-392-0039
Public Pool, skating rink, other amenities.
Dufferin Grove Park
875 Dufferin St. south of Bloor St. 416-392-1111
Amazing park, wood oven, fire pits, great for kids & families in the summer, farmer’s market, skating rink, basketball courts
1589 Dupont St. near Perth Ave. 416-393-7677
1246 Shaw St. @ Davenport Rd. 416-393-7732