THE ISSUE: BOOSTING BUSINESS THE IMPACT: WESTON COULD SEE INCREASED RESIDENTIAL, BUSINESS DENSITY WITH COMING LRT
Cassandra Nicolaou, owner of supercoffee, credits her entire team for the idea of a colouring contest in celebration of the Weston Road and Eglinton Avenue-area shop’s fourth anniversary coming up on…
Supercoffee is the kind of cafe where everybody knows each other by name. Located right in the heart of the Mount Dennis neighbourhood, it’s a sunny reprieve from the busy industrial corner of Eglinton and Weston. Locals residents and TTC workers from the bus garage next door make up the majority of customers here, adding to the coffee shop’s palpable sense of community.
Supercoffee uses digital footprint to entice out-of-towners to Mount Dennis neighbourhood | Digital Main Street
In Toronto’s Mount Dennis neighbourhood Supercoffee has found an unlikely clientele: travellers from Pearson airport. The coffee shop, perched at the apex of Weston Rd. and Eglinton Ave., has become a stopover for visitors on their way downtown. “I recently had someone say ‘I had this ei …
The outside of Cassandra Nicolaou’s coffee shop in Mount Dennis is being transformed into an eye-catching art piece dedicated to bees.
Mount Dennis might be the next neighbourhood to transform itself, but even if real estate here is no longer the cheapest in the city, there’s still a waiting game to be played. Spending a day here is nothing like dawn to dusk in any of Toronto’s more desirable districts.
Cassandra Nicolaou owner and operator of Supercoffee located in the Mount Dennis community of Toronto talks about her local coffee shop business and why the future Mount Dennis Station (Eglinton Crosstown LRT) will be a great addition to the community.
The Mount Dennis BIA (with funding from the City of Toronto and Metrolinx) developed a mural on the south-west corner of Weston Road and Eglinton Avenue West at Supercoffee, 1148 Weston Road. The theme (bees as super-pollinators) is connected to the Mount Dennis Community’s push to turn the neighbourhood into the first designated “Eco-Neighbourhood” in the City.
Neighbourhoods in Toronto that still don’t have a Starbucks are examples of coffee communities that thrive without the presence of the chain. Why spend way too much on a passion iced tea or clamber for a unicorn frapp when you could get a totally original, great-tasting beverage made with love at one of these indie cafes?