Item - 2015.TE10.118

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on September 30, 2015 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Toronto and East York Community Council on September 8, 2015 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on September 30, 2015.

TE10.118 - Endorsement of Events for Liquor Licensing Purposes

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended

City Council Decision

City Council on September 30, October 1 and 2, 2015, adopted the following:

 

A.  City Council advise the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario that it has no objection, for liquor licensing purposes, to the following requests, noting that applicants are required to comply with other applicable By-laws and to obtain the necessary permits for any patio area extending into the City's right of way:

 

1.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for The Toronto Fringe Next Stage Theatre Festival at The Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street, to be held from January 6-17, 2016, from:

 

3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Monday to Thursday; and
1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday to Sunday.

 

2.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for an outdoor wine lounge at 10 Scrivener Square from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., during the 10th Annual Rosedale Cavalcade of Lights Festival to be held on November 28, 2015, on Yonge Street from Woodlawn Avenue to Crescent Road.
 
3.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the Toronto Christmas Market to be held on the following dates from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m., within the boundaries of Mill Street, Parliament Street, Cherry Street and the south parking lot inside The Distillery Historic District:

 

Fridays, November 20, 27, December 4, 11 and 18, 2015;
Saturdays, November 21, 28, December 5, 12 and 19, 2015; and
Sundays, November 22, 29, December 6, 13, and 20, 2015.


4.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the parking lot area of the The York Club at 135 St. George Street on Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2016, for a wedding reception.

 

5.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension from 11:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. during the World MasterCard Fashion Week, to be held from October 19 to October 24, 2015 at David Pecaut Square, 55 John Street, with a temporary road closure in the north curb lane of Wellington Street west from John Street to Simcoe Street for load in, event dates and load out.

 

6.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the Toronto Raptors (NBA) 2015-2016 Season Home Opener to be held in Maple Leaf Square on October 28, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., for the Real Sports Bar & Grill, 15 York Street; with road closures on Bremner Boulevard during this event.

 

7.  Temporary liquor licence extension for the following venues during the Queen Street West BIA’s "Halloween on Queen" event to be held from October 29 to October 31, 2015:

 

Queen Mother Café, 208 Queen Street West
The Rivoli, 334 Queen Street West
The Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen Street West
The Cameron House, 408 Queen Street West
Barchef, 472 Queen Street West
The Hideout, 484 Queen Street West
Rock Lobster, 538 Queen Street West
Bovine Club, 542 Queen Street West
Nocturne, 550 Queen Street West
Arepa Café, 490 Queen Street West

Tortilla Flats, 458 Queen Street West

Wild Wing, 225 Queen Street West

 

8.  Temporary liquor licence extension until 3:00 a.m. for Rumba Fest Music Festival to be held from 2:00 p.m. on October 10, 2015, to 3:00 a.m. on October 11, 2015, at 1305 Dundas Street West.

 

9.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for The Design Exchange's Annual Fundraising Gala in the pedestrian areas within the boundaries of the TD Link inside the Toronto-Dominion Centre, on Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

 

B.  City Council concur in the action taken by the Toronto and East York Community Council in approving temporary liquor licence/patio extensions for the following events, due to the timing of such events:

 

1.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for a series of Beer Gardens to be held in the outdoor parkette located at the north end of the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel at 1 Blue Jays Way, adjacent to the Hotel's driveway, preceding Toronto Blue Jays Games at the Rogers Centre from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. each day from September 21-27, 2015,  and October 6, 11 and 12, 2015.

 

2.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the NHL Toronto Maple Leafs 2015-2016 Season Home Opener to be held in Maple Leaf Square on October 7, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., for the Real Sports Bar & Grill, 15 York Street; with road closures on Bremner Boulevard during this event.

 

3.   Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the Save A Childs Heart Charity Event to be held on September 30, 2015, at Montecito Restaurant, 299 Adelaide Street West in the Cinema Tower Condominium Complex, and to continue west of their leased lands abutting up to the Ireland Park Foundations yet to be completed "Dr. George Robert Grassett Park", with alcohol service from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 

4.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension until 4:00 a.m. for the Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, during Nuit Blanche to be held from 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015 to 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 4, 2015.

 

5.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extensions to take place on Rogers Centre property as well as Canada Lands outside of the Gates 10 and 11 area for potential Toronto Blue Jays Playoff events from October 6, 2015 to November 4, 2015, to be determined:

 

Tuesday October 6
Thursday October 8
Friday October 9
Sunday October 11
Monday October 12
Wednesday October 14
Friday October 16
Saturday October 17
Monday October 19
Tuesday October 20
Wednesday October 21
Friday October 23
Saturday October 24
Tuesday October 27
Wednesday October 28
Friday October 30
Saturday October 31
Sunday November 1
Tuesday November 3
Wednesday November 4

 

6.  Temporary liquor licence extension until 4:00 a.m. for the following venues during the Queen Street West BIA’s “Out of Site” 7th Annual All-Night Art Exhibition event to be held on October 3, 2015:

 

Queen Mother Café, 208 Queen Street West
The Rivoli, 334 Queen Street West
The Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen Street West
The Cameron House, 408 Queen Street West
Barchef, 472 Queen Street West
The Hideout, 484 Queen Street West
Tequila Bookworm, 512 Queen Street West
Rock Lobster, 538 Queen Street West
Bovine Club, 542 Queen Street West
Nocturne, 550 Queen Street West
Arepa Café, 490 Queen Street West

Communications (Community Council)

(June 15, 2015) Letter from Lucy Eveleigh, General Manager, requesting that The Toronto Fringe Next Stage Theatre Festival to be held from January 6-17, 2016 be declared an event of municipal significance; requesting approval of temporary liquor licence/patio extensions at The Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street from 3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Monday to Thursday and 1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday to Sunday. (TE.Main.TE10.118.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54061.pdf
(July 3, 2015) Letter from Katia Montesano requesting that INDIE Week Canada 2015 to be held from October 13 to October 18, 2015, be declared an event of municipal significance. (Note: City Council on July 7, 8 and 9, 2015 under Item TE7.111) approved the various 4:00 a.m. temporary liquor licence extensions for this event.) (TE.Main.TE10.118.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54050.pdf
(August 6, 2015) E-mail from Clorraine Dennie, Rosedale Main Street BIA, requesting that the 10th Annual Rosedale Cavalcade of Lights Festival to be held on November 28, 2015, on Yonge Street from Woodlawn Avenue to Crescent Road, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance; and requesting approval of a temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the outdoor wine lounge at 10 Scrivener Square, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. during this event. (TE.Main.TE10.118.3)
(August 5, 2015) E-mail from Candace Shaw, The Distillery Historic District, requesting that the Toronto Christmas Market to be held in the Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. on Fridays, November 21, 27, December 4, 11 and 18, 2015, Saturdays, November 22, 28, December 5, 12 and 19, 2015, and Sundays, November 23, 29, December 6, 13, and 20, 2015, be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Main.TE10.118.4)
(August 3, 2015) E-mail from AnneMarie Catalano, Jam Productions, requesting that the Yonge Dundas Square Christmas Festival to be held at Yonge Dundas Square from December 12 to 21, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. each day, be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Main.TE10.118.5)
(August 13, 2015) Letter from Nancy Wright, Club Services Manager, The York Club, requesting approval of a temporary patio extension for the parking lot area of the Club's property at 135 St. George Street on Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2016, for a wedding reception. (TE.Main.TE10.118.6)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54504.pdf
(August 17, 2015) Letter from Carolyn Quinn, Director, IMG Fashion Events and Properties Canada, requesting that the World MasterCard Fashion Week event to be held at David Pecaut Square, 55 John Street from October 19 to October 24, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. each day be declared an event of municipal significance; and requesting approval of the temporary closure of the north curb lane of Wellington Street West from John to Simcoe Streets for load in and out on the event dates. (TE.Main.TE10.118.7)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54505.pdf
(August 19, 2015) E-mail from Matthew Tracey, on behalf of the Industrial Workers of the World, Toronto Branch, requesting that the after-party for the Working For Each Other, Working For Ourselves Conference to be held at Bike Pirates, 1416 Queen Street West on October 3, 2015, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., be declared an event of municipal significance (TE.Main.TE10.118.8)
(August 21, 2015) E-mail from Jonah Letovsky, Westbank Corp., requesting that the launch party for Markham House, to be held both in the house and the backyard at 610 Markham Street, on September 19, 2015, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance (TE.Main.TE10.118.9)
(August 20, 2015) Letter from Steve Froemmel, Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel, requesting that a series of Beer Gardens to be held in the outdoor parkette located at the north end of the Hotel's property at 1 Blue Jays Way, adjacent to the Hotel's driveway, preceding Toronto Blue Jays Games at the Rogers Centre from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. each day on September 21-27, 2015, October 6, 11 and 12, 2015, be declared events of municipal significance; and requesting a temporary liquor licence extension for these events. (TE.Main.TE10.118.10)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54606.pdf
(August 24, 2015) Letter from Fatima Scagnol, Exhibition Place, requesting that the Toronto International Boat Show to held within areas of the Enercare Centre, 100 Princes' Blvd. and the Ricoh Coliseum, 45 Manitoba Dr., on January 8, 2016 (Preview Day) from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturdays, January 9 and 16, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sundays, January 10 and 17, 2016 from 10:00 am. to 6:00 p.m. and Monday to Friday, January 11 to 15, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance (TE.Main.TE10.118.11)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54607.pdf
(August 24, 2015) Letter from Lia Mannella, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd., requesting that the NHL Toronto Maple Leafs 2015-2016 Season Home Opener on October 7, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance; requesting a temporary liquor licence/patio extension on this date for the Real Sports Bar & Grill; and road closures on Bremner Boulevard. (TE.Main.TE10.118.12)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54590.pdf
(August 24, 2015) Letter from Lia Mannella, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd., requesting that the Toronto Raptors (NBA) 2015-2016 Season Home Opener on October 28, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance; requesting a temporary liquor licence/patio extension on this date for the Real Sports Bar & Grill; and road closures on Bremner Boulevard. (TE.Main.TE10.118.13)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54591.pdf
(August 21, 2015) Letter from Michael Young, Director of Operations, Innov8 Hospitality, requesting that the Save A Childs Heart Charity Event to be held on September 30, 2015, at Montecito Restaurant, 299 Adelaide Street West in the Cinema Tower Condominium Complex, with alcohol service from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance; and requesting a temporary liquor licence/patio extension during this event. (TE.Main.TE10.118.14)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54592.pdf
(August 21, 2015) Letter from Shivani Marx, General Manager, Drake Hotel, requesting that Nuit Blanche to be held from 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015 to 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 4, 2015, be declared an event of municipal significance; and requesting a temporary liquor licence extension for the Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, until 4:00 a.m. during the event. (TE.Main.TE10.118.15)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54593.pdf
(August 26, 2015) Letter from Jimmy Peat, President, Longslice Brewery Inc., requesting that "The Craft Beer R.I.P. Roaring Halloween Kegger" to be held from 8:00 p.m. on October 31, 2015 to 2:00 a.m. on November 1, 2015, at the Sketch Lower Level, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street, be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.16)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54649.pdf
(August 28, 2015) Letter from Janine Heath requesting that the Eatable Film Festival to be held at The Royal Cinema at 608 College Street on October 4, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and October 5, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.17)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54687.pdf
(September 1, 2015) Letter from Jaime Dobbs, The Society of Beer Drinking Ladies, requesting that Bevy0021 from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., on October 30, 2015 at 180 Shaw Street, Industry Bevy from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on November 15, 2015 at Lithuanian House, 1573 Bloor Street West, and Bevy 0023 from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on January 29, 2016 at Lithuanian House, 1573 Bloor Street West, be declared events of municipal significance (TE.Supp.TE10.118.18)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54680.pdf
(September 2, 2015) Letter from Kristin Hansen, Smoke's Poutinerie Inc., requesting that the 6th Annual Smoke's Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship to be held at Yonge-Dundas Square on Saturday, October 3, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.19)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54701.pdf
(September 2, 2015) Letter from Kristy-Leigh Boone, Toronto Blue Jays, requesting approval of temporary liquor licence/patio extensions to take place on Rogers Centre property as well as Canada Lands outside of the Gates 10 and 11 area for potential Toronto Blue Jays Playoff events from October 6, 2015 to November 4, 2015. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.20)
(September 2, 2015) E-mail from Scott Mullen requesting that an education and civic engagement event respecting the Federal Election, to be held at Patagonia, 500 King Street West, Toronto on October 1, 2015 from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.21)
(August 31, 2015) Letter from Weslie Guca, Coordinator, Bloor by the Park BIA, requesting that the Bloor by the Park BIA 5th Annual Fall Festival, Toast to Autumn, to be held on Sunday, October 25, 2015, at Lithuanian House, Hall A, from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.22)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54707.pdf
(September 8, 2015) E-mail from Spencer Sutherland, Queen Street West BIA, requesting that the "Out of Site" 7th Annual All-night Art Exhibition on October 3, 2015, and the "Halloween on Queen" event to be held from October 29 to October 31, 2015, be declared events of municipal significance; and requesting temporary liquor licence extensions until 4:00 a.m. for the venues outlined in the letter during these events. (TE.New.TE10.118.23)
(September 8, 2015) E-mail from Abdoul Diallo, General Manager requesting that the Rumba Fest Music Festival to be held from 2:00 p.m. on October 10, 2015, to 3:00 a.m. on October 11, 2015, at 1305 Dundas Street West, be declared an event of municipal significance; and requesting a temporary liquor licence extension until 3:00 a.m. for this event. (TE.New.TE10.118.24)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54832.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(September 1, 2015) Letter from Monique Bynoe, Administration and Accounting Coordinator, Design Exchange, requesting a temporary liquor licence extension for the Design Exchange Intersection 2015 event to be held on Saturday, November 7, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. (CC.Main.TE10.118.25)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/comm/communicationfile-55632.pdf
(September 28, 2015) E-mail from Candace Shaw, The Distillery Historic District, regarding the Toronto Christmas Market to be held in the Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. on Fridays, November 20, 27, December 4, 11 and 18, 2015, Saturdays, November 21, 28, December 5, 12 and 19, 2015, and Sundays, November 22, 29, December 6, 13, and 20, 2015. (CC.Supp.TE10.118.26)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Mike Layton (Carried)

That City Council amend Toronto and East York Community Council Recommendation A by:

 

a.  amending Recommendation A.3 respecting the Toronto Christmas Market by deleting the dates "November 21, November 22 and November 23, 2015", and replacing them with the dates "November 20, November 21 and November 22, 2015".

 

b.  amending Recommendation A.7 respecting the Halloween on Queen event by deleting "Tequila Bookwork, 512 Queen Street West", and adding the following two venues:

 

Tortilla Flats, 458 Queen Street West

Wild Wing, 225 Queen Street West.

 

c.  adding the following:

 

9.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for The Design Exchange's Annual Fundraising Gala in the pedestrian areas within the boundaries of the TD Link inside the Toronto-Dominion Centre, on Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Vote (Amend Item) Oct-02-2015 11:29 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - TE10.118 - Layton - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 40 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Vincent Crisanti, Mary Fragedakis, Giorgio Mammoliti, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Mayor John Tory - as some of the events are in respect of the Toronto Blue Jays and/or the Rogers Centre, both of which are 100% owned by the Rogers organization.

TE10.118 - Endorsement of Events for Liquor Licensing Purposes

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

A.  City Council advise the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario that it has no objection, for liquor licensing purposes, to the following requests, noting that applicants are required to comply with other applicable By-laws and to obtain the necessary permits for any patio area extending into the City's right of way:

 

1.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for The Toronto Fringe Next Stage Theatre Festival at The Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street, to be held from January 6-17, 2016, from:

 

3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Monday to Thursday; and
1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday to Sunday.

 

2.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for an outdoor wine lounge at 10 Scrivener Square from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., during the 10th Annual Rosedale Cavalcade of Lights Festival to be held on November 28, 2015, on Yonge Street from Woodlawn Avenue to Crescent Road.
 
3.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the Toronto Christmas Market to be held on the following dates from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m., within the boundaries of Mill Street, Parliament Street, Cherry Street and the south parking lot inside The Distillery Historic District:

 

Fridays, November 21, 27, December 4, 11 and 18, 2015;
Saturdays, November 22, 28, December 5, 12 and 19, 2015; and
Sundays, November 23, 29, December 6, 13, and 20, 2015.


4.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the parking lot area of the The York Club at 135 St. George Street on Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2016, for a wedding reception.

 

5.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension from 11:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. during the World MasterCard Fashion Week, to be held from October 19 to October 24, 2015 at David Pecaut Square, 55 John Street, with a temporary road closure in the north curb lane of Wellington Street west from John Street to Simcoe Street for load in, event dates and load out.

 

6.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the Toronto Raptors (NBA) 2015-2016 Season Home Opener to be held in Maple Leaf Square on October 28, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., for the Real Sports Bar & Grill, 15 York Street; with road closures on Bremner Boulevard during this event.

 

7.  Temporary liquor licence extension for the following venues during the Queen Street West BIA’s "Halloween on Queen" event to be held from October 29 to October 31, 2015:

 

Queen Mother Café, 208 Queen Street West
The Rivoli, 334 Queen Street West
The Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen Street West
The Cameron House, 408 Queen Street West
Barchef, 472 Queen Street West
The Hideout, 484 Queen Street West
Tequila Bookworm, 512 Queen Street West
Rock Lobster, 538 Queen Street West
Bovine Club, 542 Queen Street West
Nocturne, 550 Queen Street West
Arepa Café, 490 Queen Street West

 

8.  Temporary liquor licence extension until 3:00 a.m. for Rumba Fest Music Festival to be held from 2:00 p.m. on October 10, 2015, to 3:00 a.m. on October 11, 2015, at 1305 Dundas Street West.


B.  City Council concur in the action taken by the Toronto and East York Community Council in approving temporary liquor licence/patio extensions for the following events, due to the timing of such events:

 

1.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for a series of Beer Gardens to be held in the outdoor parkette located at the north end of the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel at 1 Blue Jays Way, adjacent to the Hotel's driveway, preceding Toronto Blue Jays Games at the Rogers Centre from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. each day from September 21-27, 2015,  and October 6, 11 and 12, 2015.

 

2.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the NHL Toronto Maple Leafs 2015-2016 Season Home Opener to be held in Maple Leaf Square on October 7, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., for the Real Sports Bar & Grill, 15 York Street; with road closures on Bremner Boulevard during this event.

 

3.   Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the Save A Childs Heart Charity Event to be held on September 30, 2015, at Montecito Restaurant, 299 Adelaide Street West in the Cinema Tower Condominium Complex, and to continue west of their leased lands abutting up to the Ireland Park Foundations yet to be completed "Dr. George Robert Grassett Park", with alcohol service from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 

4.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension until 4:00 a.m. for the Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, during Nuit Blanche to be held from 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015 to 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 4, 2015.

 

5.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extensions to take place on Rogers Centre property as well as Canada Lands outside of the Gates 10 and 11 area for potential Toronto Blue Jays Playoff events from October 6, 2015 to November 4, 2015, to be determined:

 

Tuesday October 6
Thursday October 8
Friday October 9
Sunday October 11
Monday October 12
Wednesday October 14
Friday October 16
Saturday October 17
Monday October 19
Tuesday October 20
Wednesday October 21
Friday October 23
Saturday October 24
Tuesday October 27
Wednesday October 28
Friday October 30
Saturday October 31
Sunday November 1
Tuesday November 3
Wednesday November 4

 

6.  Temporary liquor licence extension until 4:00 a.m. for the following venues during the Queen Street West BIA’s “Out of Site” 7th Annual All-Night Art Exhibition event to be held on October 3, 2015:

 

Queen Mother Café, 208 Queen Street West
The Rivoli, 334 Queen Street West
The Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen Street West
The Cameron House, 408 Queen Street West
Barchef, 472 Queen Street West
The Hideout, 484 Queen Street West
Tequila Bookworm, 512 Queen Street West
Rock Lobster, 538 Queen Street West
Bovine Club, 542 Queen Street West
Nocturne, 550 Queen Street West
Arepa Café, 490 Queen Street West

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Toronto and East York Community Council:

 

A.  Under its delegated authority, declared the following to be events of municipal significance for liquor licensing purposes:

 

1.  The Toronto Fringe Next Stage Theatre Festival event to be held from January 6-17, 2016, at The Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street from:

 

3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Monday to Thursday; and
1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday to Sunday.

 

2.  INDIE Week Canada 2015 to be held from October 13 to October 18, 2015. 
(Note:  City Council on July 7, 8 and 9, 2015, under Item TE7.111, approved temporary liquor extensions until 4:00 a.m. for various venues.)
 
3.  10th Annual Rosedale Cavalcade of Lights Festival to be held on November 28, 2015, on Yonge Street from Woodlawn Avenue to Crescent Road.

 

4.  Toronto Christmas Market to be held in the Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. each day on:

 

Fridays, November 21, 27, December 4, 11 and 18, 2015;
Saturdays, November 22, 28, December 5, 12 and 19, 2015; and
Sundays, November 23, 29, December 6, 13, and 20, 2015.

 

5.  The Yonge Dundas Square Christmas Festival to be held at Yonge Dundas Square from December 12 to 21, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. each day.

 

6.  The World MasterCard Fashion Week event to be held at David Pecaut Square, 55 John Street from October 19 to October 24, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. each day.

 

7.  The Working For Each Other, Working For Ourselves Conference to be held at Bike Pirates, 1416 Queen Street West on October 3, 2015, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

 

8.  Launch Party for Markham House, to be held both in the house and the backyard at 610 Markham Street, on September 19, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

9.  Series of Beer Gardens to be held in the outdoor parkette located at the north end of the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel, 1 Blue Jays Way, adjacent to the Hotel's driveway, preceding Toronto Blue Jays Games at the Rogers Centre from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. each day from September 21-27, 2015, and October 6, 11 and 12, 2015.

 

10.  The Toronto International Boat Show to be held within areas of the Enercare Centre, 100 Princes' Boulevard and the Ricoh Coliseum, 45 Manitoba Drive, on:

 

Friday, January 8, 2016 (Preview Day) from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.;
Saturdays, January 9 and 16, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.;
Sundays, January 10 and 17, 2016 from 10:00 am. to 6:00 p.m.; and
Monday to Friday, January 11 to 15, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 

11.  The NHL Toronto Maple Leafs 2015-2016 Season Home Opener on October 7, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., at the Real Sports Bar and Grill, 15 York Street, and on Bremner Boulevard.

 

12.  The Toronto Raptors (NBA) 2015-2016 Season Home Opener on October 28, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., at the Real Sports Bar and Grill, 15 York Street, and on Bremner Boulevard.

 

13.  The Save A Childs Heart Charity Event to be held on September 30, 2015, at Montecito Restaurant, 299 Adelaide Street West in the Cinema Tower Condominium Complex, and on leased lands abutting up to the Ireland Park Foundations yet to be completed "Dr. George Robert Grassett Park" from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 

14.  Nuit Blanche to be held from 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015 to 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 4, 2015.

 

15.  "The Craft Beer R.I.P. Roaring Halloween Kegger" to be held from 8:00 p.m. on October 31, 2015 to 2:00 a.m. on November 1, 2015, at the Sketch Lower Level, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street.

 

16.  The Eatable Film Festival to be held at The Royal Cinema at 608 College Street on October 4, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and October 5, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

17.  The following Society of Beer Drinking Ladies' events:

 

Bevy0021 from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., on October 30, 2015 at Sketch – Artscape Youngplace, in the Lower Level Studio, 180 Shaw Street, Suite 201;

 

Industry Bevy from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on November 15, 2015 at Lithuanian House in the Intimate Space Room, 1573 Bloor Street West; and

 

Bevy 0023 from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on January 29, 2016 at Lithuanian House in the Main Stage Room, 1573 Bloor Street West.

 

18.  The 6th Annual Smoke's Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship to be held at Yonge-Dundas Square on Saturday, October 3, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
19.  An education and civic engagement event respecting the Federal Election, to be held at Patagonia, 500 King Street West, Toronto on October 1, 2015, from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m.

 

20.  Potential Toronto Blue Jays Playoff Events from October 6, to November 4, 2015.

 

21.  Bloor by the Park BIA 5th Annual Fall Festival, Toast to Autumn, to be held on Sunday, October 25, 2015, at Lithuanian House, Hall A, from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m.


22.  The following Queen Street West BIA events:

 

October 3, 3015 - the "Out of Site" 7th Annual All-night Art Exhibition from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.; and

October 29-31, 2015 - the "Halloween on Queen" event.

 

23. Rumba Fest Music Festival to be held from 2:00 p.m. on  October 10, 2015, to 3:00 a.m. on October 11, 2015, at 1305 Dundas Street West.

 

B.  Due to the timing of various events, the Toronto and East York Community Council approved the following; directed that the Alcohol and Gaming Commission be so advised, and that City Council be requested to concur in the action taken:

 

1.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for a series of Beer Gardens to be held in the outdoor parkette located at the north end of the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel at 1 Blue Jays Way, adjacent to the Hotel's driveway, preceding Toronto Blue Jays Games at the Rogers Centre from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. each day from September 21-27, 2015, and October 6, 11 and 12, 2015.

 

2.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the NHL Toronto Maple Leafs 2015-2016 Season Home Opener to be held in Maple Leaf Square on October 7, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., for the Real Sports Bar & Grill, 15 York Street; with road closures on Bremner Boulevard during this event.

 

3.   Temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the Save A Childs Heart Charity Event to be held on September 30, 2015, at Montecito Restaurant, 299 Adelaide Street West in the Cinema Tower Condominium Complex, and to continue west of their leased lands abutting up to the Ireland Park Foundations yet to be completed "Dr. George Robert Grassett Park", with alcohol service from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 

4.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extension until 4:00 a.m. for the Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, during Nuit Blanche to be held from 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015 to 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 4, 2015.

 

5.  Temporary liquor licence/patio extensions to take place on Rogers Centre property as well as Canada Lands outside of the Gates 10 and 11 area for potential Toronto Blue Jays Playoff events from October 6, 2015 to November 4, 2015, to be determined:

 

Tuesday October 6
Thursday October 8
Friday October 9
Sunday October 11
Monday October 12
Wednesday October 14
Friday October 16
Saturday October 17
Monday October 19
Tuesday October 20
Wednesday October 21
Friday October 23
Saturday October 24
Tuesday October 27
Wednesday October 28
Friday October 30
Saturday October 31
Sunday November 1
Tuesday November 3
Wednesday November 4

 

6.  Temporary liquor licence extension until 4:00 a.m. for the following venues during the Queen Street West BIA’s “Out of Site” 7th Annual All-Night Art Exhibition event to be held on October 3, 2015:

 

Queen Mother Café, 208 Queen Street West
The Rivoli, 334 Queen Street West
The Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen Street West
The Cameron House, 408 Queen Street West
Barchef, 472 Queen Street West
The Hideout, 484 Queen Street West
Tequila Bookworm, 512 Queen Street West
Rock Lobster, 538 Queen Street West
Bovine Club, 542 Queen Street West
Nocturne, 550 Queen Street West
Arepa Café, 490 Queen Street West

Summary

Seeking Endorsement of events for Liquor Licensing Purposes.

Communications

(June 15, 2015) Letter from Lucy Eveleigh, General Manager, requesting that The Toronto Fringe Next Stage Theatre Festival to be held from January 6-17, 2016 be declared an event of municipal significance; requesting approval of temporary liquor licence/patio extensions at The Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street from 3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Monday to Thursday and 1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday to Sunday. (TE.Main.TE10.118.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54061.pdf
(July 3, 2015) Letter from Katia Montesano requesting that INDIE Week Canada 2015 to be held from October 13 to October 18, 2015, be declared an event of municipal significance. (Note: City Council on July 7, 8 and 9, 2015 under Item TE7.111) approved the various 4:00 a.m. temporary liquor licence extensions for this event.) (TE.Main.TE10.118.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54050.pdf
(August 6, 2015) E-mail from Clorraine Dennie, Rosedale Main Street BIA, requesting that the 10th Annual Rosedale Cavalcade of Lights Festival to be held on November 28, 2015, on Yonge Street from Woodlawn Avenue to Crescent Road, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance; and requesting approval of a temporary liquor licence/patio extension for the outdoor wine lounge at 10 Scrivener Square, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. during this event. (TE.Main.TE10.118.3)
(August 5, 2015) E-mail from Candace Shaw, The Distillery Historic District, requesting that the Toronto Christmas Market to be held in the Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. on Fridays, November 21, 27, December 4, 11 and 18, 2015, Saturdays, November 22, 28, December 5, 12 and 19, 2015, and Sundays, November 23, 29, December 6, 13, and 20, 2015, be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Main.TE10.118.4)
(August 3, 2015) E-mail from AnneMarie Catalano, Jam Productions, requesting that the Yonge Dundas Square Christmas Festival to be held at Yonge Dundas Square from December 12 to 21, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. each day, be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Main.TE10.118.5)
(August 13, 2015) Letter from Nancy Wright, Club Services Manager, The York Club, requesting approval of a temporary patio extension for the parking lot area of the Club's property at 135 St. George Street on Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2016, for a wedding reception. (TE.Main.TE10.118.6)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54504.pdf
(August 17, 2015) Letter from Carolyn Quinn, Director, IMG Fashion Events and Properties Canada, requesting that the World MasterCard Fashion Week event to be held at David Pecaut Square, 55 John Street from October 19 to October 24, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. each day be declared an event of municipal significance; and requesting approval of the temporary closure of the north curb lane of Wellington Street West from John to Simcoe Streets for load in and out on the event dates. (TE.Main.TE10.118.7)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54505.pdf
(August 19, 2015) E-mail from Matthew Tracey, on behalf of the Industrial Workers of the World, Toronto Branch, requesting that the after-party for the Working For Each Other, Working For Ourselves Conference to be held at Bike Pirates, 1416 Queen Street West on October 3, 2015, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., be declared an event of municipal significance (TE.Main.TE10.118.8)
(August 21, 2015) E-mail from Jonah Letovsky, Westbank Corp., requesting that the launch party for Markham House, to be held both in the house and the backyard at 610 Markham Street, on September 19, 2015, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance (TE.Main.TE10.118.9)
(August 20, 2015) Letter from Steve Froemmel, Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel, requesting that a series of Beer Gardens to be held in the outdoor parkette located at the north end of the Hotel's property at 1 Blue Jays Way, adjacent to the Hotel's driveway, preceding Toronto Blue Jays Games at the Rogers Centre from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. each day on September 21-27, 2015, October 6, 11 and 12, 2015, be declared events of municipal significance; and requesting a temporary liquor licence extension for these events. (TE.Main.TE10.118.10)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54606.pdf
(August 24, 2015) Letter from Fatima Scagnol, Exhibition Place, requesting that the Toronto International Boat Show to held within areas of the Enercare Centre, 100 Princes' Blvd. and the Ricoh Coliseum, 45 Manitoba Dr., on January 8, 2016 (Preview Day) from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturdays, January 9 and 16, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sundays, January 10 and 17, 2016 from 10:00 am. to 6:00 p.m. and Monday to Friday, January 11 to 15, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance (TE.Main.TE10.118.11)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54607.pdf
(August 24, 2015) Letter from Lia Mannella, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd., requesting that the NHL Toronto Maple Leafs 2015-2016 Season Home Opener on October 7, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance; requesting a temporary liquor licence/patio extension on this date for the Real Sports Bar & Grill; and road closures on Bremner Boulevard. (TE.Main.TE10.118.12)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54590.pdf
(August 24, 2015) Letter from Lia Mannella, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd., requesting that the Toronto Raptors (NBA) 2015-2016 Season Home Opener on October 28, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance; requesting a temporary liquor licence/patio extension on this date for the Real Sports Bar & Grill; and road closures on Bremner Boulevard. (TE.Main.TE10.118.13)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54591.pdf
(August 21, 2015) Letter from Michael Young, Director of Operations, Innov8 Hospitality, requesting that the Save A Childs Heart Charity Event to be held on September 30, 2015, at Montecito Restaurant, 299 Adelaide Street West in the Cinema Tower Condominium Complex, with alcohol service from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance; and requesting a temporary liquor licence/patio extension during this event. (TE.Main.TE10.118.14)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54592.pdf
(August 21, 2015) Letter from Shivani Marx, General Manager, Drake Hotel, requesting that Nuit Blanche to be held from 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015 to 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 4, 2015, be declared an event of municipal significance; and requesting a temporary liquor licence extension for the Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, until 4:00 a.m. during the event. (TE.Main.TE10.118.15)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54593.pdf
(August 26, 2015) Letter from Jimmy Peat, President, Longslice Brewery Inc., requesting that "The Craft Beer R.I.P. Roaring Halloween Kegger" to be held from 8:00 p.m. on October 31, 2015 to 2:00 a.m. on November 1, 2015, at the Sketch Lower Level, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street, be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.16)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54649.pdf
(August 28, 2015) Letter from Janine Heath requesting that the Eatable Film Festival to be held at The Royal Cinema at 608 College Street on October 4, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and October 5, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.17)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54687.pdf
(September 1, 2015) Letter from Jaime Dobbs, The Society of Beer Drinking Ladies, requesting that Bevy0021 from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., on October 30, 2015 at 180 Shaw Street, Industry Bevy from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on November 15, 2015 at Lithuanian House, 1573 Bloor Street West, and Bevy 0023 from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on January 29, 2016 at Lithuanian House, 1573 Bloor Street West, be declared events of municipal significance (TE.Supp.TE10.118.18)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54680.pdf
(September 2, 2015) Letter from Kristin Hansen, Smoke's Poutinerie Inc., requesting that the 6th Annual Smoke's Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship to be held at Yonge-Dundas Square on Saturday, October 3, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.19)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54701.pdf
(September 2, 2015) Letter from Kristy-Leigh Boone, Toronto Blue Jays, requesting approval of temporary liquor licence/patio extensions to take place on Rogers Centre property as well as Canada Lands outside of the Gates 10 and 11 area for potential Toronto Blue Jays Playoff events from October 6, 2015 to November 4, 2015. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.20)
(September 2, 2015) E-mail from Scott Mullen requesting that an education and civic engagement event respecting the Federal Election, to be held at Patagonia, 500 King Street West, Toronto on October 1, 2015 from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.21)
(August 31, 2015) Letter from Weslie Guca, Coordinator, Bloor by the Park BIA, requesting that the Bloor by the Park BIA 5th Annual Fall Festival, Toast to Autumn, to be held on Sunday, October 25, 2015, at Lithuanian House, Hall A, from 12:00 noon to 7:00 p.m., be declared an event of municipal significance. (TE.Supp.TE10.118.22)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54707.pdf
(September 8, 2015) E-mail from Spencer Sutherland, Queen Street West BIA, requesting that the "Out of Site" 7th Annual All-night Art Exhibition on October 3, 2015, and the "Halloween on Queen" event to be held from October 29 to October 31, 2015, be declared events of municipal significance; and requesting temporary liquor licence extensions until 4:00 a.m. for the venues outlined in the letter during these events. (TE.New.TE10.118.23)
(September 8, 2015) E-mail from Abdoul Diallo, General Manager requesting that the Rumba Fest Music Festival to be held from 2:00 p.m. on October 10, 2015, to 3:00 a.m. on October 11, 2015, at 1305 Dundas Street West, be declared an event of municipal significance; and requesting a temporary liquor licence extension until 3:00 a.m. for this event. (TE.New.TE10.118.24)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/te/comm/communicationfile-54832.pdf

Motions

1 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council