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Pusateri's opening at Bayview Village

syoung Dec 26, 2009 11:59 AM

Don't look now but Pusateri's is going to give McEwan Foods a run for its money by opening an uptown store at Bayview Village opposite Chapters at Roots' old location on the north-east area of the mall. It's going to get interesting.

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    millygirl RE: syoung Dec 26, 2009 02:22 PM

    I'd take Pusateri's over McEwans any day.

    1. elvisahmed RE: syoung Dec 26, 2009 07:34 PM

      Well that makes it accessible for us people in downtown who resort to zipcar for shopping trips. Good spot as there is High $ traffic there. I wonder if the crowd on the old Pusateri's spot is going to reduce as I tried to go there before Xmas and couldn't even enter the parking lot the line was so long. Seems it will be bigger than the tiny location at Yorkville. Good location wish em luck.

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        phoenikia RE: syoung Dec 26, 2009 08:09 PM

        This will make parking at Bayview Village even more challenging that it already is ;-)

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          JamieK RE: phoenikia Dec 27, 2009 03:57 AM

          so true.

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            jlunar RE: phoenikia Dec 27, 2009 06:15 AM

            barf. sigh.

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              syoung RE: phoenikia Dec 28, 2009 03:18 PM

              Hmm... I've never had a problem with parking at Bayview Village.

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                simonj RE: syoung Dec 29, 2009 11:48 AM

                hopefully they make their aisles bigger.. I will check them out for sure. I prefer McEwan though as he's so proven as a chef

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                  sm332 RE: syoung Dec 29, 2009 12:20 PM

                  Second that .. in fact find it to be one of the easiest places to park within the city

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                    cchrish RE: sm332 Dec 31, 2009 08:18 AM

                    That "ease of parking" may spell McEwan's early demise. The bookstore is already gone. Even three days before Christmas most of the stores at Don Mills were not packed which is not a good sign in retail.

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                      Tatai RE: cchrish Jan 2, 2010 05:04 PM

                      The bookstore has closed up? I hadn't heard about that.

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                        magic RE: Tatai Jan 2, 2010 08:16 PM

                        Yup, from what I've also heard, it's gone.

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                  graydyn RE: phoenikia Dec 30, 2009 06:50 AM

                  There is easy parking over by the big grocery store (Loblaws I think?). Anyway I just park there and then walk. And as an added bonus this location right on the subway line, unlike the current Pusateri's location, or McEwan.

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                    phoenikia RE: graydyn Dec 30, 2009 06:58 AM

                    The Yorkville location of Pusateri's is located right next to the Bay Station exit ;-)

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                      graydyn RE: phoenikia Dec 31, 2009 05:52 AM

                      Oops! Oh man, I can't believe I've been doing that horrible drive...

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                  CrunchyBits RE: syoung Aug 16, 2010 11:32 AM

                  FYI, Pusateri's at Bayview Village has started hiring, scheduled to open in September 2010, specific date not yet known.

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