A healthy bubble tea shop opens on Yonge
Plus a jewellery store turns 50, and a new gym specializing in group exercise arrives
Hey Sugar, a new healthy bubble tea shop, offers a variety of milk and refreshing teas. Not only does it make its own tapioca balls (no colouring is added), it offers some unique creations like the black sesame milk tea with taro and purple rice. To celebrate the grand opening of its first Canadian location on Oct. 20, the shop gave costumers free drinks, deals and coupons. The store is decorated and designed with literal depictions of the word “bubble” from the chairs to the wall decorations (5379 Yonge St., 647351-5550).
Little Pearls Pediatric Dentistry opened its first Canadian location on Nov. 25. This unique dentistry provides children with a comfortable dental care experience. What sets pediatric dentists apart is the two to four years of additional training focusing on emotional and psychological development of children. New patients are welcome to come and receive the professional consultation of Dr. Deborah Aber and Dr. Vandna Sharma (81 Billy Bishop Way, Unit D2, 416-960-4422).
Samuel Kleinberg Jewellersis celebrating its 50th anniversary. To commemorate this event, the globally recognized store will be having a sale — a perfect chance to pickup some holiday presents. Customers can find exquisite jewellery designs and can even create their own unique piece (3130 Bathurst St., Suite 204, 416-789-7557).
Current and future electric vehicle owners can go to for a variety of services. The non-profit Plug’N Drive organization gives owners the opportunity to charge their vehicles, as well as purchase charging stations for their home. Prospective buyers can come in and test drive available models and learn more about the benefits of switching from gasoline. Although no cars are sold here, the Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre is a great way for people to learn more about this technology (1126 Finch Ave. W., 647-717-6941).
Dim Sum Queen is a new restaurant that specializes in all things dim sum. Along their wide selection of dim sum that includes vegetarian options, the restaurant also serves up wok favourites like General Tao Chicken and Vegetable Chow Mein. They also serve BBQ duck. Those looking for authentic chinese flavours might want to check out this new spot. And the dim sum is all-you-can-eat! (861 York Mills Rd., 416-233-9999).
Vesko Salov has been fixing bikes since he was seven years old. He now owns his own shop, Wheels.
Flying Celebrating its 10th anniversary this past November, the store, owned and run by Salov himself, specializes in fixing, tune-ups and custom builds. Flying Wheels has thrived thanks to Salov’s passion for bikes (3241 Yonge St., 416-322-8818).
Lynn Wong, one of the team members at Hey Sugar