On Wednesday, October 8th (2014) Archives, Yorkville’s newest jewelry and lifestyle boutique, held a grand opening event.

Located adjacent to the Four Seasons Hotel, Archives stocks some of the world’s most unique jewelry collections and lifestyle brands. In addition to Archives’ owner Jaleh Farhadpour’s own signature collection, the shop also boasts the inclusion of Meissen, Iradj Moini, and Delfina Delettrez – among others.

In attendance:  Iradj Moini , Jerry & Carole Grafstein, Jeanne Beker, Bonnie Brooks, Jenna & Vonna Bitove, and Addison Gill.

The event was organized by Mary Symons.

Photography by Ryan Emberley


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On Wednesday, May 28th (2014), West Bar held a grand opening celebration at its location on King. St. W..

The new King West hotspot is a collaborative effort of a number of regulars on the Toronto event circuit, including Marc Kyriacou, Glen Baxter, and Stelios Doussis.

In attendance:  Robin Kay, Shawn Hewson & Ruth Promislow, Shay Lowe, and Melissa Grelo – among others.

Photography by Mauricio Calero


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On Thursday, March 13th (2014) Byblos held a grand opening event at its location in the STORYS building on Duncan St.

Toronto’s first Eastern Mediterranean resto, Byblos is the latest joint venture between Charles Khabouth and Hanif Harji.

Photography by Tyler Rumi


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On Thursday, March 6th (2014) D.W. Alexander, formerly known as The Foundation Room, held a grand opening event at its location on Church St.

Billed as a ‘premium drinkery,’ D.W. Alexander is the brainchild of Jamil Kamal and a team that includes mixologist Aaron Beaudoin, Chef  Sean Simons, and Allen Chan.

Photography by Tyler Rumi

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