A teenage hobby turned thriving tattoo business

Few can say that what they did as a bored teenager led to a successful business and colourful career. Pat Giles can. Growing up in Windsor he and his friends would tattoo each other at lunchtime. Right away Giles says he was hooked.

By |2019-11-04T15:32:22-05:00November 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on A teenage hobby turned thriving tattoo business

Doctor’s office returns to Via Italia with opening of Medica Pharmacy

When Frank Vella spotted a familiar face walking into his new pharmacy on Erie Street, he sauntered from his office to greet the man on the main floor. Standing among the shelves of over-the-counter medications, Frank demonstrates how to sit in a way that alleviates some of the pain [...]

By |2019-09-04T12:50:08-05:00September 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Doctor’s office returns to Via Italia with opening of Medica Pharmacy

Still high standards at popular Take Five Bistro

Cody Northgrave shuffles from one steaming pan to the next as he hovers over the sizzling sounds of shrimp, steak and risotto.   The surf and turf dish he’s preparing is still popular eight years after first opening Take Five Bistro in the heart of Windsor’s popular Italian district.   Welcome HomeSlice! Unique [...]

By |2019-09-04T12:47:17-05:00August 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Still high standards at popular Take Five Bistro

Welcome HomeSlice! Unique take on traditional Windsor pie

Daryl and Darian Kissner opened the doors to Windsor’s latest pizzeria April 10th, unleashing a new flavour to this city’s pizza palate. Though they use the traditional shredded pepperoni known around these parts, the Homeslice Pizzeria pies certainly stand out among the more traditional options. The brothers took more of [...]

By |2019-08-20T11:04:00-05:00May 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Welcome HomeSlice! Unique take on traditional Windsor pie

Via Italia businesses honoured in the Best of Windsor-Essex Awards 2018

The results are in for the Best of Windsor-Essex 2018 awards, and we are excited to share that many local Via Italia businesses have made the list! Here is a list of the awards that our neighbours have won, as voted by locals. Best Italian Restaurant – Spago Trattoria & [...]

By |2018-11-27T15:07:46-05:00December 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Via Italia businesses honoured in the Best of Windsor-Essex Awards 2018

Windsor businessman introduces mythical dining experience with Bacchus Restaurant in Little Italy

When a Windsor real estate investor, who made his entrepreneurial start with his widely successful cabinet-making company, got into the Little Italy restaurant business, he wanted to create nothing but the best. Vern Myslichuk, owner of Better Made Cabinets and dozens of investment properties throughout the city, knew he had [...]

By |2019-01-18T11:35:34-05:00October 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Windsor businessman introduces mythical dining experience with Bacchus Restaurant in Little Italy