In every city, there is a funky little neighborhood that
set trend and caters to the hip crowd. Leslieville,
situated along Queen Street East between Logan and
Connaught, has the Market cornered on cool with its shop
stuffed with retro finds and eclectic antiques.
The friendly proprietors specialize in goods from 50's
chic-martini shaker anyone?-to imported armoires and
hand-crafted gifts and jewelry.
Tucked in between the storefronts, one would find handful
of cozy cafes and restaurants, many specializing in
The conglomerate of shops, bakeries and eateries has
sprung to serve the needs of the nearby studio district.
Artists, photographers, graphic designers,
cinematographers and producers from "Hollywood
North" have converted industrial buildings and
warehouses into lofts, film studios and production houses.
Leslieville shops are primed to benefit the community,
some shops selling work of local artists, other shops
renting props for film sets.
Interior designers are apt to check out Leslieville for
that one-of-a-kind item that makes room, whether it is
overstuffed sofa, a piece of vintage pottery or European