First Line Physiotherapy

First Line Physiotherapy is a brand new business in the Marketo District BIA and the owner of the clinic, Daniel Sedran, is a passionate physiotherapist who is ready to help people in the community rediscover the joy of the movement. Anyone who is experiencing chronic pain or a painful injury can benefit from physiotherapy treatment and with help from First Line Physiotherapy clinic, patients can begin living their lives pain-free.


Steel Art Lighting

In search of unique, modern and statement lighting fixtures to illuminate your home? Look no further than Steel Art Lighting at 2885 Dufferin Street. The store specializes in modern interior light fixtures as well as custom lighting pieces for customers who have particular needs and specifications. 




The Hair Spot

The Hair Spot has resided at 2886 Dufferin Street for more than five decades. Owner, Santo Morrone and his daughter, Palma N’Sheluvzit have a passion for hair and take pride in knowing the salon offers high-quality services from experienced industry-level professionals. The Hair Spot strives to support local businesses in the neighbourhood and increase commerce in the Dufferin and Glencairn area. 



Terrain Flowers

Flowers have the power to brighten anyone’s day! If you are in search of beautiful blooms to raise your spirits or someone else’s, look no further than Terrain Flowers for timeless floral arrangements at 2847 Dufferin Street. The floral shop offers delivery throughout Toronto and the GTA. 

Terrain Flowers Street View

From past to present: The MarkeTo District BIA

Picture this: it’s 1955 in the City of Toronto. Frank Sinatra’s voice is crooning through the radio as you drive down Dufferin Street in your Ford Thunderbird. The MarkeTo District BIA looked a lot different back then but scrolling through these archival photos from fifties, you can see just how much has changed or perhaps still looks the same. 

Lady York

Pauline Books and Media Centre

The sisters at Pauline Books and Media Centre are happy to assist customers in selecting a gift for a sacramental occasion or simply offering a word of good faith, either way, you will leave the book center feeling enlightened and at peace.

The Daughter of St. Paul at Pauline Books and Media Center

Comuna Accessories

Diana, owner of Comuna, is passionate about creating a space for young artists to thrive downstairs while offering unique & stylish accessories upstairs. Currently located at 2845 Dufferin Street, owner Diana J ran an online store for 3-4 years. Get a fresh perspective on accessories and what is trending today in the world of fashion.

Inside of Comuna boutique, various accessories are on display

Former TD Bank Robbery

Historical Spotlight – Notorious Toronto bank robber, Edwin Alonzo Boyd, made his mark at a former bank in the Dufferin-Wingold area exactly 70 years ago. The bank was located just south of Glencairn on the Southeast corner. 

East Side Dufferin - South Glencairn

Darosa's Cafe & Restaurant

Maria DaRosa has served the Dufferin-Lawrence area family-style Portuguese cooking for over a decade. The restaurant located at 2853 Dufferin Street on the corner of Glencairn and Dufferin provides a tasty meal and enjoyable atmosphere. Read on to find out more about this little piece of the MarkeTo District Area.

DaRosa's Cafe & Restaurant Exterior