Via Italia merchants supply front lines of Windsor’s COVID-19 battle

Dedicated business owners in Windsor’s Via Italia have sent thousands of face masks, hospital hats and hot lunches to frontline workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Via Italia merchants supply front lines of Windsor’s COVID-19 battle2020-06-12T17:31:36-04:00

Electrical workers, Mezzo Ristorante feed frontline health workers in COVID-19 battle

An agreement reached Tuesday will deliver individually prepared and packaged meals to six locations, including five hospitals in Windsor, Essex County and Chatham-Kent.

Electrical workers, Mezzo Ristorante feed frontline health workers in COVID-19 battle2020-04-08T13:41:30-04:00

Medica Pharmacy fights COVID-19 with virtual patient visits

Medica Pharmacy on Erie Street is adjusting to a new way of seeing patients in the middle of this COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Tiffany Czilli says they're now offering phone and virtual appointments at this time to stop the spread of the virus.

Medica Pharmacy fights COVID-19 with virtual patient visits2020-03-25T15:15:22-04:00

Via Italia—no place like Erie Street, says Saci Salon owner

As a young boy, Tony Gereige would hover near his mother’s salon chair while she styled people’s hair, handing her scissors, combs, hair blowers, whatever tool she needed. Mezzo wins Top Choice Award Goccia Cafe dripping with Italian flavour The owner of Saci Salon, who was just 12 years old at the time, didn’t think much about hanging around his [...]

Via Italia—no place like Erie Street, says Saci Salon owner2020-03-19T09:55:04-04:00

Tearing it up at Shred Shop Wellness Complex

On a brisk fall morning last October, the bright sound of fitness enthusiasts powering through their workouts rolled out the open windows of the new Shred Shop Wellness Complex and onto Erie Street. Mezzo wins Top Choice Award Goccia Cafe dripping with Italian flavour The fitness centre, located across [...]

Tearing it up at Shred Shop Wellness Complex2020-02-20T16:19:03-05:00

Europa Imports A Unique Family Affair

Dozens of families will file into Europa Imports over the next couple months, looking for tiny, white dresses as they prepare for Holy Communion season. This time of religious observance is particularly special for parents and children, explained shop owner Paul Governali. Mezzo wins Top Choice Award Goccia Cafe [...]

Europa Imports A Unique Family Affair2020-02-07T15:03:44-05:00

Piano passion becomes Via Italia music school

Samantha Cisilino was eight years old when she sat in front of a tiny keyboard and learned to play her first song, the classic “Heart and Soul.” Now, at age 28, she owns her own music school in the city’s Via Italia neighbourhood, where she teaches dozens of Windsor region children the instrument she’s [...]

Piano passion becomes Via Italia music school2020-03-13T11:57:43-04:00

Mezzo wins best Italian restaurant in Windsor 

Mezzo Ristorante and Lounge has been named the best Italian restaurant in Windsor in this year’s Top Choice Awards. Owners Filip Rocca and Darcy King were all smiles when the news arrived last week. There were both quick to heap gratitude onto their “hard working” staff and loyal customers. “This award is truly a [...]

Mezzo wins best Italian restaurant in Windsor 2020-01-24T15:13:46-05:00

Goccia Cafe dripping with Italian flavour as it joins Via Italia revitalization 

Luigi Mariani wanted to add even more traditional flavours to the mosaic of Windsor’s Little Italy when he started brewing coffee from his corner cafe on Erie Street last summer. He and his family visited the old country several times sourcing just the right ingredients, finding the finest equipment and learning the [...]

Goccia Cafe dripping with Italian flavour as it joins Via Italia revitalization 2020-01-23T14:14:00-05:00