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  • Accessibility is Good for Business!

    March 3, 2015

    Accessibility is Good for Business!

    Many downtown businesses and employers are embracing accessibility. Read these profiles on local businesses and see how their best practices can help you too.       Read these Employer Success Stories from downtown businesses:   Dennis Winkler/Winks Eatery...

  • March 4, 2015

    City announces new on-street parking initiative to help shoppers.

    Today the City of London announced a new on-street parking initiative designed to benefit shoppers parking downtown who purchase Pay n Display receipts.    Meter time may be purchased at any on-street Pay n Display parking meter downtown and used again at any on-street Pay n Display...

  • The Evolution of Richmond Row

    March 12, 2015

    The Evolution of Richmond Row

    eatdrink Magazine features Richmond Row downtown in their latest issue in a story called The Evolution of Richmond Row.    "When Ann and David Lindsay moved Ann McColl’s Kitchen Shop to Richmond and Hyman Streets, after five years on Dundas Street in 1972, it was one of just three small owner-operated specialty shops on Richmond Row. Of course, there were restaurants like the Toddle Inn, which opened as a modest establishment with a simple menu and a large, horseshoe-shaped counter in 1947. Today, The Toddle Inn remains the Row’s oldest restaurant and most enduring, nearly seventy years later.   In case you think that’s determination, the iconic CPR Hotel and Tavern, known today by its more familiar name, The Ceeps, has been operating since 1890. When Ontario went dry in 1916, the business continued by operating the rooms. In 1927, when Prohibition ended, the taps began flowing again. Today Colin Tattersall operates three distinct parts to that iconic business: The Ceeps, Barney’s and the outdoor patio on Richmond Street."   Continue reading the story here.

  • New Downtown Dining Guides and Directories!

    March 12, 2015

    New Downtown Dining Guides and Directories!

    They're here! Our new Downtown Dining Guides are fresh off the press and now include restaurants on Richmond Row!  Read the dining guide online here. Our foldout Downtown Directories have also been updated to include all of downtown's new businesses and our map now features Richmond...

  • Starting a business downtown? Contact us!

    March 16, 2015

    Starting a business downtown? Contact us!

    Since 2006, Downtown London has welcomed an average of 11 new businesses each year.  If you are looking to start a business downtown, looking for leasable space, information on incentive programs, to be added to our website directory, or marketing support leading up to your exciting grand...

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