Episode 2 - Life on Bloorcourt
Release Date: 10/26/2020
The Bloorcourt Podcast
In the second episode of the Bloor Court Podcast hosts Meghan Marshall and Arthur Geringas discuss daily life in the Bloor Court neighbourhood of Toronto. Antonia Ye of the Bloor Court BIA, Chris Caira of the Maker Bean Cafe and Dan Rice local resident and event producer all provide insight into the neighbourhood. Bite of Bloor provided by Simone Weir. Also featuring a conversation on supporting small businesses.info_outline Episode 1 - Welcome to Bloorcourt
The Bloorcourt Podcast
The premiere episode of the Bloorcourt podcast highlights various Business Improvement Area initiatives, lifestyle subjects and business best practices focusing on the Bloorcourt neighbourhood in Toronto (Bloor Street West between Dufferin and Montrose). Feature conversations in this episode with Ron Nash and Antonia Yee. Restaurant recommendations provided by Simone Weir. Hosted by Arthur Geringas and Meghan Marshall and produced by the Bloorcourt BIA via a City of Toronto innovation grant.info_outline
Episode 2 - "Life in Bloor"
Recorded & Edited by: Arthur Geringas & Telejet Studios
Featured Guests: Chris Caira (The Maker Bean Cafe), Dan Rice (local Bloorcourt resident)
- 1:20 - Introduction to Life in Bloorcourt
- 3:55 - A Moment with Our Chair
- 10:30 - Learn About Microgrants
- 13:23 - Discussion on the Streetscape Masterplan
- 15:32 - Literature as Art
- 19:45 - Chat with Chris Caira from The Makerbean
- 29:50 - Chat with Dan Rice - Local Resident
- 38:05 - Bloor Street Bustle - How to Support Local
- 56:10 - Bite of Bloor ft. Coo Cafe Bread or Rice
- 57:48 - Bite of Bloor ft. The Black Horse
- 59:05 - Bite of Bloor ft. Bloor Court Cafe
- 1:00:24 - Bite of Bloor ft. Madras Masala
Links and Information to Topics Discussed in the Podcast
- Paradise Theatre
- The Piston Bar
- The Comedy Bar
City of Toronto BIA Office official website:
City of Toronto BIA official email:
The Events and Activations Microgrant Program is to embrace, showcase, and celebrate art, talent, and businesses within our community that will benefit the business area and make Bloorcourt a move coveted, exciting, and destination place to live and visit.
Bites of Bloor
Coo Cafe Bread or Rice - 1049 Bloor St W
Available for delivery on Ritual
The Black Horse - 928 Bloor St W
Available for delivery on Door Dash
Bloor Court Cafe - 201 Delaware Ave
Available for delivery on Uber Eats.
Madras Masala - 796 Bloor St W
Order online directly through their website
Bloorcourt Scavenger Hunt
How many telephone booths do we still have in the neighbourhood? Considered old technology to some, they still exist and work! Take a walk in our neighbourhood and note down all of the locations of where you see them. Bonus points if you take a selfie with one in the background!
Use the hashtag #BloorcourtPodcast to get noticed or regrammed!