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London, Ontario. December 7th. A Partnership between Downtown London and Old East Village BIA.





F O R T HE LO N D O N CO R E SEE INSIDE FOR MORE! GRACE HYGGE HOLIDAY MARKET Thursdays through Sundays from 12-5PM Located at 215 Dundas St. (Dundas Place) in Downtown London 100 KELLOGG MERRY MARKET EXPERIENCE December 3 - 20th Located at 100 Kelloggs Lane in Old East Village MIRACLE AT UNION TEN DISTILLERY November 19th until January 9th Located at 656 Dundas St. in Old East Village


all London Local Merchants see inside



TABLE OF CONTENTS Art....................................4 Brewery/Distillery..........6 Fashion.............................8 Health/Active................14 Hobbies...........................16 CENTRAL AVE
















Old East Village







Service Providers.........30

Located in...







Downtown London The Old East Village, London, Ontario Community Improvement Plan Area




500 Meters



art with panache 140 Fullarton St. Original art by local artists. If you’re looking for a unique gift for a special person ArtWithPanache is looking forward to your visit. Large or small, contemporary, abstract, landscape, portraits of your family or pets, folk art, they have it waiting for you. 258 Dundas St. The largest selection of museum-quality Canadian ceramics in Canada! Jonathon’s is a destination for curators and connoisseurs, as well as anyone looking for that special mug or teapot! At the gallery you will find a clay for all reasons and a price range to suit every pocket.

jonathon bancroft-snell gallery 664 Dundas St. Not only do they offer a broad array of workshops and classes, but LCAC also houses a beautiful retail store which features hand-crafted unique pieces of art that are carefully designed by one of 35 artists from Southwestern Ontario.


london clay art centre




Just a friendly reminder that all Construction Dollars must be used at a Downtown London or Old East Village business before the end of 2020 or they will not be accepted. We encourage you to get out there and spend those Construction Dollars while you can! The earlier you spend them, the more we can distribute in 2021!

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union ten 656 Dundas St. Union Ten is a distillery that honours the Canadian tradition and history of small-batch distilling. Stop by for a drink and some delicious food, or even purchase gin, cocktail kits, spirits, hand-sanitizer, and gorgeous merchandise from home!

london brewing 521 Burbrook Pl. London Brewing is one of two independent craft breweries in Ontario who are certified to brew organic beer. Their mission is to produce high quality beers that meet the diverse tastes of today’s drinker!

400 Adelaide St. This OEV based nano brewery serves the London area with locally sourced organic/allnatural craft beers, wines, spirits, cocktails, and food! They feature local talents in support of music and art in the area. This yummy brewery will be your new favorite hole in the wall.

dundas and sons


420 Talbot St. “The most intriguingly experimental of the city’s brewers” - The London Free Press Beerlab! is brewed by the “Denim Brothers”, long time friends and Londoners Nick and Adil. Beerlab! features an in-house 5 barrel brewing system, 25-seat taproom, 7 rotating taps, and retail by the can or case.

1030 Elias Street Anderson Craft Ales proudly serves up handcrafted beverages and food in London’s Old East Village. Offering tours, glasses or flights, as well as cans and growlers to go, Anderson has a little something for everyone!


100 Kellogg Lane Powerhouse is a craft brewery in the revitalized Kellogg’s Factory in Old East Village. They offer up tasty brews and a full menu with dine in options and items to go!




619 Dundas St. Aster Shoes is proudly Canadian owned, offering hundreds of pairs of quality footwear for the whole family at great prices. From classic office styles, to comfortable athletic shoes, stylish hiking boots and specialty work wear, you’ll find the footwear you need for the activities that fuel your life.

620 Richmond St. With over 23 years of success, Andrew Douglas Clothier provides all categories of Men’s Clothing, Shoes and Accessories. Trusted Canadian products at trusted retail prices. You can expect personal service by the owner when you stop by.


andrew douglas clothier

amour london

57 York St. Amour London is your one-stop shop for ladies active wear and clothing, as well as lingerie and footwear. Family owned and operated, this London location is proudly run by the 3rd generation in this small, independent family business! Your fashion love affair awaits.

171 Queens Ave. David E. White is a Custom Tailor Shop, Luxury Menswear Store and Barbershop. We are now entering into our 41st year of business and the raison d’etre remains the same: to provide the best possible customer experience in a relaxed and inviting environment. Stop by, shop online, or book a private shopping appointment.

dug out vintage

david e. white

207 Dundas St. Hand-picked and curated vintage clothing with over 3000 items found online and instore. At DugOutVintage our sole purpose is to support sustainability and fashion while allowing the two to coincide. Take advantage of our deals in store, or, if you’ve got the heat, stop by our Buy Trade Sell counter.

762 Dundas St. Freeborn + Company is a full service design and build boutique that also offers a retail shop right here in OEV! Their gorgeous and aesthetic retail store sells women’s clothing, accessories, and shoes for every season, as well as home decor and even baby clothes!

freeborn + company


from mars

347 Talbot St. If you want high quality, cool clothing sold to you by hip, loving, and style dedicated people.....then “From Mars” is for you! A clothing boutique for women and men who are looking for quality and unconventional fashion. Private appointments and custom styling experts are available, give us a call or stop by in store!

177 Dundas St. Filthy Rebena Vintage is a clothing store that carries wardrobe staples that focuses on design, comfort and modern aesthetics. Supporting local business is very important to us. We carry local clothing designers, jewelry silversmiths and print illustrators that are absolutely unique to our area.

illbury + goose

884 Dundas St. Illbury + Goose is a nod to Canadian entrepreneurship, family legacy, and the journey of Canadians everywhere. They represent a movement that supports local, and thinks global. With superior garments, accessories, and apothecary items, they are redefining what it means to be Canadian.

551 Richmond St. Frankly Scarlett is the candy store of High Fashion Accessories! Offering exceptional service and an interactive and engaging shopping experience. With 30 years in the Ladies clothing and fashion industry, they’ll help you choose the best product or service for your needs. “Only the look is expensive!”


filthy rebena vintage

frankly scarlett

57 York St. Coakleys is “your one stop service shop.” They are here to provide you with an unmatched, extensive selection of services, such as shoe repair, key cutting, and more! If you need something fixed, repaired, or adjusted, bring it to Coakleys.

coakleys 142 Fullarton St. Located in the Talbot Centre, we carry gold, diamond, gemstone, sterling silver, stainless steel and estate jewellery. We have great gift ideas guaranteed to put a smile on their face. Check us out on Facebook and Instagram too.

karat gold 575 Richmond St. That pink store on Richmond Row. At Needs/Wants, we believe fashion should be fun but uncomplicated, and we are fascinated by the secret language of style. Shop in-store or online for the latest by Gentle Fawn, Z Supply, and more.

needs/wants 142 Fullarton St. Located in the Talbot Centre, Norma Peterson Fashions is a women’s clothing and accessories boutique. We have an ongoing COVID-19 sale and have 50% off everything - including new arrivals! Come check us out by the west entrance today.

norma peterson fashion



615 Richmond St. LifeStyles offers an extensive selection of contemporary fashions for the many lifestyles of today’s modern woman. Our professional staff strive always to offer the best customer service possible in a friendly and fun shopping environment. Shop in store or online for both pick up and delivery.

577 Richmond St. All things fabulous. All things fashion. We are in our 30th year of business and are STILL crazy about fashion! We believe our customers deserve to be outfitted in items they absolutely love and that naturally complement their lifestyle: work, play and everything in between.Fashion forward, enduring style is our philosophy.

hangar 9

620 Richmond St. Hangar 9 has developed an exclusive branded formula: [H9]+9=36. With the right 9 items, our in-house stylists can help you create a versatile wardrobe of 36 complete looks. Working one on one, either in our private styling studios or retail stores, we can create sophisticated and timeless wardrobe plans tailored to your unique needs.

623 Richmond St. We strive to bring you carefully curated baby, kids and tween fashion apparel from around the world. We aim to inspire you with trendy looks, quality clothing and unique accessories. Our small shop thanks you for your love!.

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saffron road

little labels

totally unique custom designs

610 Dundas St. Totally Unique Custom Design Inc. is a Canadian company carrying exclusive handcrafted jewellery. They handcraft each piece to provide a personal touch to fulfill your expectations, and offer a range of sophisticated, modern, edgy and trendy jewellery brands to suit your style and personality!

320 Dundas St. If it’s a gift or a personal purchase he has everything you could need. Easy care dress shirts and sport shirts by Serica. The perfectly tailored pants (Complimentary tailoring!). Dress pants by Jack Victor. The “perfect fit” jeans by Meyer. To book a one hour private shopping experience call 519-673-3355.

rakhee chopra

dan hasson clothier

755 Dundas St. In their new location at 755 Dundas St, Rakhee Chopra offers a welcoming and empowering retail experience specifically tailored to plus size women. Rakhee, the owner and founder, has been making clothes since she was 11 years old, making it her mission to help others on their journey to self acceptance.

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health/ wellness

hi ignition fit lab

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241 Oxford St. Hi-Ignition Fit Lab is a boutique fitness studio located in the heart of downtown London. We specialize in one-on-one personal training and smallcapacity group fitness classes, including indoor spin, circuit, yoga, barre, dance cardio, and JOGA. From class packages, to monthly memberships, to gift certificates, we have everything you need to treat yourself or a loved one. Get a jumpstart on your fitness goals and join our Fit Lab Family today!


677 Richmond St. A place for all. Whether you are an absolute beginner or an experienced student, we offer accessible classes that are challenging, healthy and fun! Memberships and gift cards are always available. See you soon in the hot room!

modo yoga studios 134 Dundas St. To Wheels is London’s oldest bike shop. With bikes from Specialized, Giant, Cervelo & Liv, scooters from Madd Gear & Envy, and a full-service repair shop

to wheels

140 Ann St. Yoga Shack is London’s most affordable and friendly hot yoga. Join us for a class, beginners are always welcome.

yoga shack

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UNIQUE HOBBIES heroes comics

strings cafe & guitar shop 757 Dundas St. This guitar shop (and cozy cafe!) offers lessons, guitars, gear, repairs, and a community space in the heart of Old East Village.

186 Dundas St. Heroes is the largest comic book and collectibles store in Southwestern Ontario, housing a vast inventory of pop culture in over 4000 square feet. They specialize in new and old comics, both new and vintage action figures, assorted sports cards and collectable card games, statues and novelty items for everyone!

727 Richmond St. Balloons aren’t just for children anymore! With Dashing Balloons, Joyce has taken the balloon to a new level by making it an attraction. London’s premier balloon decor company, sharing creations, love, and joy. Allow us to be part of your special day.

dashing balloons


248 Dundas St. Trapdoor London provides immersive real-life escape room games. Your team will have a blast solving puzzles in our interactive rooms, each with its own story and goals. We will challenge your wits, imagination, and communication in fun and safe environments. Our games are one-of-a-kind and exist only at Trapdoor.

trapdoor london 870 Dundas St. Bread and Roses Books is a cozy, independent used bookstore in London, ON. They offer readers with quality used books of every genre featuring radical, social justice, and vintage cook books to name a few!

bread and roses books

seven sisters ritual

129 Dundas St. Seven Sisters Ritual Apothecary is London’s premier house of magick! We house herbs for spellcraft, ritual tools, tarot, crystals, tarot readers, healers (courtesy of RitualHaus Healing) and herbal remedies. Gift Cards are available for any offering on our shelves, tarot readings or witchcraft classes.

614 Dundas St. London Skateboard Co-operative is a different kind of skate shop. They are member driven and directed with a focus on community development. They stock a large selection of skateboard hardware and apparel for every type of skater.

london skateboard co-op


612 Dundas St. The Mystic Bookshop has been a legendary institution in London’s spiritual community for more than two decades. They stock everything from smoke cleansing bundles, tarot decks, incense, candles, herbs, crystals, rune stones, to Ouija boards, as well as a wide variety of local artworks and jewelry!

mystic bookshop 122 Dundas St. Uber Cool Stuff is London’s #1 Geek Boutique! A local & independent source for the best board games, collectible toys, geeky gifts, art and more. With entrances on both Carling and Dundas, you can’t miss us. Online shopping is also available for those feeling safe at home!

uber cool stuff 666 Dundas St. Worlds Away is a one of a kind store specializing in science fiction and horror franchises. They sell everything you can imagine from comic books, magazines, T-shirts, posters, action figures, model kits, toys, movies, role playing games, board games, card and gaming supplies, science fiction and fantasy paperbacks, and so much more!

stache fabric & notions


worlds away

213 King St. Stache Fabric & Notions is your community fabric shop. We offer modern fabric, patterns and notions for all your sewing needs. Look forward to tons of inspiration and assistance to get all your sewing projects completed right on time.

forest city coin 354 Richmond St. This family run business is a great place for many kinds of collectibles. This year, Pokémon is the hottest thing going. Come see our huge selection and amazing prices!

rainwood hobbies 680 Dundas St. Rainwood hobbies is a hobby store located in Old East Village. They offer plastic model kits, including cars, bikes, and custom dioramas. Come enjoy your favourite hobbies here in OEV.



fire and iron 796 Dundas St. This local OEV business offers hand-made and customizable wrought iron and steel art. Stop into Fire and Iron for some truly unique home and garden products.

569 Richmond St. London Ontario’s botanical boutique. Plants, flowers, gifts, decor, and more! Grow & Bloom Co. offers the most unique shopping experience for the plant-lover in your life.

grow & bloom 572 Dundas St. The Cat’s Bark is dedicated to your pets. In addition to having experienced and knowledgeable staff, they offer premium dog and cat food, grooming products, herbal supplements, leashes and collars, odour eating products, dog and cat treats, flea control, and pet beds!

the cat’s bark


515 Richmond St. Floral Theory specializes in creating artisanal floral arrangements, wedding florals, and hand tied bouquets. The store also carries a large variety of houseplants, planters, and gifts available in store or online. Each piece is made with the utmost care to ensure that it is fresh, unique, and detail oriented.

floral theory inc 636 Dundas St. The best in Mid-Century Modern furniture and home decor since 1997. Plus, Funky Find offers a slew of handmade, wooden pieces from artistic to functional pieces made right here in London. It is the perfect place to indulge your love for one-of-a-kind vintage pieces that have been expertly picked.

mchardy vacuum

funky find

1004 Dundas St. Offering the finest available cleaning products and service to all of their clients since 1946. Their professional and knowledgeable staff are happy to help you find exactly what you’re looking for from their wide variety of Household, Central, & Commercial Vacuum Cleaning Equipment.

115 King St. Since 1999, Jill’s Table has serviced home cooks and professional chefs with specialty food items, cooking classes, cookware, bakeware, kitchen gadgets, cookbooks, gift registries, thoughtful gifts and coveted gift baskets. Check out their new online cooking classes!

jills table


folklore candle co.

609 Richmond St. A bespoke candle company, crafting evocative storytelling through scent. Small-batch candles are hand-poured in London with hand-blended bespoke fragrances, paraffin-free soy wax, and a lead-free cotton wick. Add coziness, warmth, and a touch of magic and mystery to your space. All Folklore candles are cruelty-free, paraben-free, phthalate-free, and vegan.

812 Dundas St. This restaurant equipment and food services supply store is located right here in OEV, offering restaurant quality equipment for restaurants or homes.

russel hendrix london

reimagine co.

206 Piccadilly St. We believe that everyone, no matter who you are, should be able to live without single-use plastic packaging. Our online zero waste shop sells products that help you reduce single-use plastic, including reusable straws, utensils, produce bags, containers, beeswax wraps, menstrual products and diapers.

421 Ridout St. Shop Museum London carries a collection of unique and locally focussed merchandise that supports the vision of Museum London. All purchases support Museum London programming as well as local artisans and makers. We thank you for your support!

shop museum london

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RESTaurants & CAFes 24 10

homemade kolache 630TITLE Dundas St. Homemade Kolache, Address inside Somerville 630 serves up desserts, mainly Lorem soups, ipsum snacks, dolor sitand amet, the traditional Chezch pastry, errem facete intellegat eu mel. kolaches, which dolor are available in Lorem ipsum sit amet, both sweet andintellegat savoury varieties. errem facete eu mel.

grace restaurant 215 Dundas St. Grace Restaurant is your downtown destination for Canadian, chef inspired, farm to table cuisine. Executive Chef owned, Grace works with local farmers and producers to provide unique and delicious fare you won’t find anywhere else.


630 Dundas St. Operating out of Somerville 630, Immanuel’s serves up traditional Mexican food with low carb and keto options. Quickly becoming an OEV favourite, try Immanuel’s Kitchen for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

immanuel’s kitchen 285 King St & 200 Queens Ave. The Gourmet Deli is a culmination of 30 years of ideas and experience. Combine the traditional New York deli and the more current form of a “bagel shop”. Offering our customers the best quality products available, which means no preservatives or processed foods at a fair price. Stop by our locations on King or Queen.

gourmet deli

768 Dundas St. Spring has been an OEV mainstay for several years. They offer some of the best in traditional Chinese food London has to offer. Enjoy your food inside the lovely, spacious dining room or order for takeout or delivery today.

spring restaurant 201 Queen Ave. When you’re on-the-go it can be hard to find fresh, healthy food in a hurry. Now there are no more excuses! At The Green Window, we make nutritious fast food even the pickiest eater will love. Just show up hungry and our salad artists will do the rest.

the green window

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tony’s famous italian

980 Dundas St. Tony’s is a local institution that has been turning out the best in pizza pies, panzerottis, and traditional italian dishes since 1961! Visit the incredibly decorated dining room in OEV or grab some takeout or delivery today!

122 Carling St. Located in one of London’s oldest heritage buildings, bringing a sophisticated European flair to the city since 1974. Features a unique and diverse menu selection to please any palate; beverage list includes one of London’s strongest import and craft beers with a stock of 85 different brews from six continents and a fine selection of single malt scotches.

maurienbad & chauncer’s pub

876 Dundas St. So Inviting has become an absolute favourite in London’s restaurant scene since opening in 2017. Offering take out dumplings, potstickers, rice, noodles, and soup, pick up your lunch or dinner or check out their frozen meal options to enjoy at a later date!

so inviting 125 King St. Fresh food, made fast, in a casual place. CHICKPZ is here for your convenience, to have a healthy meal made right in front of you. Pop by and grab one of your favourite Mediterranean dishes paired with some kombucha, or even grab some breakfast paired with an espresso.


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indulge carribean cuisine

789 Dundas St. Indulge Caribbean Cuisine offers Londoners a taste of the islands, right here at home! Having started as a catering service in 2013, Indulge opened their OEV storefront in 2018 due to very high demand from customers. Visit them today to get your fill of traditional Carribean fare!

697 Dundas St. Unique Food Attitudes serves up traditional Polish and European dishes with a modern flare. For some of the very best in pierogis, cabbage rolls, soups, sandwiches and more, visit Unique Food Attitudes in Old East Village today!

unique food attitudes bella’s acacia catering

630 Dundas St. Bella’s is a new restaurant in OEV’s Somerville 630 that offers delicious, healthy, authentic Korean food. But there’s a twist… everything is vegetarian or vegan making Bella’s a one of a kind London restaurant that you simply must try!

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willie’s cafe 630 Dundas St. Willie’s Cafe has been a staple London restaurant for 35 years! Operating out of Somerville 630, Willie’s offers delicious breakfast and lunch options for dine in, takeout, as well as catering options.

happiness cafe

430 Wellington St. More than just a coffee shop, Happiness Cafe is a place you can enjoy handcrafted pastries, the best local coffee, simple but beautiful plates of food, along with light and bright cocktails. All made in house from scratch. Visit instore, pre-order online, or contact us to custom-make sweet treats for your next big event.

1018 Dundas St. 10Eighteen specializes in handcrafted, fresh pour over coffee and espresso roasted by Trebilcock Coffee Roasters.There’s something for everyone, including food, craft beer and wine, and beans to take home with you!



reset social cafe

610 Dundas St. This one of a kind Japanese cafe has a strong commitment to quality in everything they produce. They feature 146+ loose leaf teas, Japanese savoury and dessert crepes, tea fogs (Steamed Milk + Vanilla Syrup), house-made gelatos, propeller coffee drinks, a large selection of tea pots and accessories!

the tea lounge

503 Talbot St. Reset is here to make sure that getting your coffee is an event, not just another stop. Juices are made to order, sauces made from scratch, and cooking done on site, same day, with fresh whole ingredients. Craft beers are also available to go! RELAX, REFRESH + RESET - because the “social” part is you!

wisdom tea

268 Piccaddilly St. The Tea Lounge is an old world tea house serving quality, ethically sourced teas & their own curated brand, “beTeas”. You can also find the Haven Home & Gift of Collingwood ‘’shop-in-shop” full of unique gift items. For those sheltering at home, our all new beTeas are available for online orders.


SERVICE PROVIDERS 764 Dundas St. This beautiful boutique and organic hair studio located in OEV is committed to providing their clients with safe and natural beauty products. They also offer a wide range of services aside from hair, including Reiki therapies, relaxation massages, and integrated energy therapies.

love alchemy 613 Richmond St. Come check out our curated line of all natural products that are almost entirely Made in Canada. We have our popular line of all natural LoveFresh body scrubs, lotions, washes and deodorants. Not sure what to give that special someone? Gift Cards available in store or gift certificates available online @


smooth wax bar

whistling dick’s

760 Dundas St. This one of a kind barbershop in OEV offers a true old-fashioned barbershop aesthetic. Treat your loved ones to a haircut and a shave by purchasing a gift card from Whistling Dick’s- and don’t forget to check out their speakeasy bar, The Mockingbird, while you’re there.

423 Colborne St. Serving London for over 40 years. Located a mere walk from many local businesses, we want to offer you health and relaxation this season. Book for yourself, or, for a loved one: we are also selling gift certificates, vitamins and Cryoderm. Give the gift of wellness this year. Your body and family will thank you.

london chiropractic & massage

465 Richmond St. Located in the Talbot Center, Hair Xpresu has an experienced team of stylists to give you just the hairstyle you desire. Whether you are looking for conservative hairstyling, or want a “break from the mould” look, our hair stylists are here to give you full attention to detail.

hair xpresu 208 Central Ave. Dedicated to keeping you looking your finest. Marcello’s is a men’s hairstyling and barbershop that is dedicated to their craft and resonable prices. From kids to adults, beard grooming or smooth shaves, Marcello’s offers the best.

marcello’s barbershop


semco solutions

900 Dundas St. SEMCO is a family-owned and operated sanitation supply and equipment distributor, founded in 1963. Their mission is to provide innovative and informative solutions for healthy cleaning, and to support their customers with outstanding value, quality and service!

experience somerville 630

630 Dundas St. Somerville 630 is where great food, coffee, art, and culture come together. There are seven different food vendors, rotating art exhibits that feature outstanding local and regional artists, and weekend pop up craft and vendor sales. Creativity and connection are the cornerstones for everything that happens here.

900 King St. This vibrant space is a staple in OEV, with endless retail, artisan, and grocery options. The Market has two floors and over 100+ vendors, so whatever you’re looking for, there’s a good chance you can find it at the Western Fair Market!

western fair market

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