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“something for everyone” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Yorkville

Yorkville
Bordered by Avenue Rd. | Yonge and Bloor Sts., and Yorkville Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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Ranked #48 of 309 attractions in Toronto
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Owner description: Formerly populated by Bohemians and hippies, this gentrified neighborhood now contains a variety of posh stores and boutiques.
Glen Morris
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“something for everyone”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

On a beautiful sunny November day, there is not a better place to be but in Yorkville...staff in about half of the stores are so pleasant...Hero burger at hazelton lanes have the BEST veggie burgers...actually all Hero Burgers have the best Veggie Burgers!!!

Visited November 2012
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Toronto
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Not the Same”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Everything is quickly changing and turning into condominiums. It's not the same as it used to be. It's gone from a hippie haven to a trendy shopping and restaurant district to being swallowed up by new highrise developments.

Visited June 2012
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Moncton
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26 attraction reviews
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115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
“once a vibrant hippie hangout now trendy and overpriced,”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

gentrification and obscene consumerism where shoes can cost over $500 and a hotel room $1000 or more seems like a sad chapter in this once vibrant and alternative scene that defined the place to be for a generation on youth spaced out on free love and peace. It is sad that Yorkville was once an area that the hippies once shunned as socially unacceptable has now become so established and acceptable.

Visited November 2012
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Northern Ireland
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4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Our visit to Yorkville was different than our visits to other shopping malls in Canada. Most of the shops were expensive, though the staff were friendly, even though we didn't buy much. One thing that i did notice was that there weren't many people in it. A pleasant shopping mall to spend a few hours in.

Visited October 2012
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“Hairdresser Heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

When you want the best hair dress in fact a hair dresser to the stars you should go to Tony Chaar Salon 11 Hazelton lanes Toronto. He has the magic touch with hair. It is as if he talks your hair into behaving. It is a small but upscale salon and you are made to feel very welcome.

Visited November 2012
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