'Little Italy', somtimes referred to as College Street West, is well known for its Italian restaurants and some of the best food in the city! Residents include many older Italian-Canadians but it is also home to young professionals who love this trendy, very vibrant inner city neighbourhood. The Royal, a 1939 movie theatre featuring 'Hot Docs', independent and 2nd run films is on College Street. The 'hood' is just north of Trinity-Bellwoods with its Queen St. West art galleries, shops and the Trinity Bellwood's Community Centre w indoor pool etc. Little Italy is steps to the TTC and close to the city core and the financial district, all the downtown hospitals, shopping centres and the island airport.
Restaurants: Vivola, Cafe Diplomatico, Bar Italia, Side Car, Kalendar, Sicilian Sidewalk Cafe etc.
Schools: Montrose Junior Public School, Dewson Street Junior Public School, Delta Aleternative Secondary School, St. Francis Assisi Catholic School, Harbord Collegiate Institute, Central Commerce Collegiate Institute.