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Win This Space Top 5 Finalists Selected

Win This Space Top 5 Finalists Selected

The finalists for Win This Space have been announced.  Any aspiring entrepreneur was invited to submit their business idea via a submission form by September 04, 2020. After reviewing all submissions, The Downtown BIA Board of Directors selected the Top 5...

‘Keto That’ launches from downtown into Sobey’s

‘Keto That’ launches from downtown into Sobey’s

The magic wand over at Fairy Sweet in downtown Cornwall has cast another spell of popularity. The downtown bakery and chocolate hot spot is in the midst of securing an agreement with national grocer Sobey’s to create Keto-based products for the masses. ‘Keto That’...

The Birchwood plants some roots downtown

Carson Killham and Gina Scandrett. Not unlike its namesake, the newest downtown eatery in Cornwall promises to be young, strong and full of life. The Birchwood Café has opened its doors at 109 Pitt Street, with wall-to-wall fresh artisan sandwiches, salads, quiche and...

Things are popping for these new downtown players

Kristen Davey and Bill Hallman. When you’re this happy, it’s hard not to smile. Kristen Davey and her husband Bill Hallman are all smiles these days (and just a little bit winded because of all the hard work) because the opening day for The Happy Popcorn Co. is just...

Digital Main Street program now open for applications

Digital Main Street is offering two types of grants to help small main street businesses across Ontario strengthen their digital and online capabilities…. but time is running out, the program is set to close at the end of the year. The Digital Transformation Grant...

Meet the new boss (he’s the same as the old boss)

Hassan Rafiei, the new sole owner of Schnitzel's. For Hassan Rafiei, the evolution to sole owner of Schnitzel’s European Flavours in downtown Cornwall has been years in the making. He started as a host way back in 2009, and in the time since has climbed the ladder to...

Tastes of Europe, courtesy of Tilly

Carol-Ann Breedyk. If you’re looking for a taste of Northern Europe, look no further than the corner of Pitt and First streets in Cornwall. That is the new home of Tilly’s Eatery, Delicatessen and Pastries – the brainchild of owner Carol-Ann Breedyk and in large part...

Love and Lee named 2019 WIN THIS SPACE winner

Kelsey Lee, left, of Love and Lee with DBIA chair Martha Woods. CORNWALL, Ontario – Beauty and brides will be descending on downtown Cornwall. Love and Lee, headed by Kelsey Lee, was named the winner of the 2019 WIN THIS SPACE contest, sponsored by the Downtown...

Cornwall Storage Box opens downtown facility

Ray Brunet and Gary Jans of Cornwall Storage Box. According to industry statistics, Canada lags behind their southern neighbours when it comes to available storage space, and that gap in supply and demand is fuelling a boom in the mini-storage industry. One company...

El Tumbao brings tastes of Peru to downtown Cornwall

El Tumbao owner Luis Nalvarte. A big taste of South America is descending on small-town Cornwall. El Tumbao is set to open in a few weeks at 25 Second Street East. The authentic Peruvian restaurant will feature everything including traditional dishes from the Lima...

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