By now you’ve probably been at home, physically distancing yourself, and doing all you can to help flatten the curve for at least a few weeks. We appreciate all you are doing to help our community. We are in this together! 

With that, it is likely that you are ready to take a break (if you haven’t already) from cooking for yourself 3 times a day, 7 days a week. Lucky for us in Liberty Village we are blessed with endless options to choose from. Many of our local restaurants are pivoting their business models to keep their lights on and staff on the payroll. It is for this reason that we can have compiled a list of all the restaurants in Liberty Village that are open and ready to serve you! 

So, when you are ready to treat yourself to a special meal, an evening off from cooking, Saturday night virtual drinks with your friends, or are planning a candle lit stay-at-home date with your loved one, we have you covered with so many amazing options right here at home in Liberty Village. 

When possible, we encourage you to contact restaurants directly to place your orders, take advantage of curbside pick-up, and take a physically distanced, responsible stroll to pick-up something tasty from a local restaurant

If you haven’t heard already, Wednesdays have been officially been deemed as “Canada Take Out Day”. On Canada Take Out Day Canadians are encouraged to order take-out, eat-in, and tune in for live, virtual performances from Canadian artists. All viewers can drop a pin and help promote the local restaurant you are supporting by ordering take-out from them. 

So, go ahead, treat yourself, support local, and start planning some special evenings at home. We may all be physically-distancing, but no one said it couldn’t be tasty and fun. 


Note: All restaurants were open at the time this list was compiled. Please visit individual websites and social channels to check up-to-date hours and menu options. 

Stay safe, be kind, eat well! 

Health & Safety In Liberty Village

Crime Prevention: Tips for Small Businesses

The closure of non-essential businesses in Ontario may cause many of you to worry about the safety of your business properties. We are sharing the following crime prevention tips for businesses, which are based on recommendations by the Toronto Police. 

Tips for Shared Condo Buildings

Elevator & Lobby Etiquette

When you’re coming in and out of your home to go out to get your weekly grocery haul, get a few minutes of fresh air, stretch your legs or walk the dog, it is your responsibility to keep yourself, your neighbors, and condo staff safe. 

When taking the elevator respect other people’s space, it is recommended that there is a max of three people per elevator. Be polite and wait for the next elevator. If you’re not in a rush, why not limit capacity to two people – a little extra space in the elevator can only result in healthier air and more physical distance. 

Condo management are doing everything they can to ensure elevators and doors are cleaned often, we all need to do our part as well. Ensure you are washing your hands every time you are leaving and entering your home, this will help keep elevator buttons and shared doors as clean as possible. If you can wear gloves, and/or use your clothed arm to push doors open then please do so. Be sure to wash and change out of your outdoor clothes once you return home.

When coming in and out of your building be mindful of others, allow people to pass through doors and allow for a few extra metres of distance before proceeding to enter or leave the building. 

Respect Employees

Similar rules apply in the mailroom, when collecting packages, and socializing with your condo concierge, cleaning staff, and security guards. Please show your condo staff appreciation for all that they do, they are putting their lives at risk each and every day to ensure you’re able to live a cleaner more convenient life – they are maintaining common areas by cleaning them often and ensuring your essentials and treats are safely delivered, accepted, and stored. 

Be mindful of their private space, keep your distance, sing your praises from afar. A little gift of appreciate could also be nice – a gift card to a local coffee shop or restaurant offering takeout is a great way to show appreciation for both condo staff and local businesses! Maybe even leave a note in your mailbox for your mail person too. 

Tips for When You’re on a Stroll

Sidewalks, Streets, and Stores

We love living in Liberty Village because there are usually lots of people around, the buzz is amazing, and walking to your local coffee shop is sometimes one of the best feelings in the world. However, unfortunately, it is for these same reasons we all must be extra careful and mindful. 

Similarly, to how we respect our neighbors in the lobby and elevators we must also treat people on the sidewalks, streets, and in grocery stores the same way. Try to stand to the side when passing people on the sidewalk, make an effort to walk around parked cars and separate if you’re walking as a couple when necessary.  Stand a far distance away when waiting in lines and when walking through the grocery store and pharmacy. 

We can also all help reduce the likelihood of contact by choosing to pick-up essentials from the store (limit this to once per week) and take walks during “off-peak” times if possible – i.e. if you have flexible work hours, maybe go out for a few minutes of air at 10:30 am or 3:00 pm rather than 5:00 pm or in the evening. 

Dog Owners

Additionally, when you are out for a walk, either with your dog or walking alone, and you see someone coming in your direction, cross the street, if it’s safe to do so to give each other some extra space. 

If you are a dog owner, please take extra caution when taking your pup out for a walk, try to avoid having them come to close to others – you and your pets should also be practicing social distancing – again to respect other people’s space as well as to keep to and your family safe. Avoid petting dogs that aren’t yours. The more we do now the quicker we can get back to enjoying dogs parks and shared common areas together again.

Be Friendly

Physically distancing doesn’t mean we have to be angry or shy. Show fellow neighbors we’re in this together with a smile to show that they matter or a wave to say hello from afar. Especially with the warmer weather is amongst us – sending a wave from a balcony to a passerby might just make someone’s day! 

Physical and Mental Health

While we are all self-isolating, not able to head to the gym and limiting the amount of time we spend outside here’s a list of local Liberty Village businesses helping to keep us moving while at home. Being physically active is great both for your physical and mental wellness.

Get moving with: 

And just because we can, here are some pups of LV setting a good example… 

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@oldmanripley | @project.ridgeback | @amirathebear

@pupawazzi | @itsolivetheotherpug | @ethanglenn

@a.l.w.81 | @mmillzy15 | @onenonlyluna

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