Pub Magazine Fall 2010

This pub was featured in the Pub Magazine Fall 2010Through the doors of the Duchess of Markham lies a pub that is built on history. This history is made up of the memories of families, friends, and loved ones who have either shared a laugh, enjoyed a meal, or split a pitcher at their favourite local pub. Surrounded by friendly staff, a cozy atmosphere, and a …

New Roadside Patio Coming 2014!

Markham’s streets are gearing up for patio season.

City staff presented a citywide patio policy during this week’s development services committee.

The policy seeks to regulate patios along public boulevards and sidewalks.

Allowing patios is a way to liven-up any street, said Diane Kobelansky, Main Street Markham business improvement area chairperson and owner of Tangerine Gecko Art Gallery.

“Businesses are very anxious,” she said. “Patios will enhance the street. Patios will attract more people to meander along Main Street.” Continue reading