Ford City News

October 29, 2018

FC in the News

Check out the recent article from CBC News talking about some new goings-on in the neighbourhood. Click Here for Article Includes: New sale and soon-to-be renovations at 1008Renovations for the new Pressure Drop cafe and store at 1055New home for Border City Living at 1012

The Handshake

The Handshake

When United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 200 and Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited agreed to binding arbitration, it spelled the end of the famous 99-day strike in 1945. It also began a new chapter in labour relations. The resulting “Rand Formula,” ensured union security by declaring that all...

CIP CIP HORRAY!

After an extremely long road City Council last night approved the Ford City CIP (Community Improvement Plan) Read more about it in the Windsor Star article here Draft document for the CIP can be found here

Difazio Signage

Difazio Signage

One of the positives of our new resurgence in the neighbourhood is the reduction of dark corners. As new businesses move-in alleys, empty lots are being lit up with new exterior lighting. To take this concept to the next level Mike Difazio had a great idea to create custom signage for the side of...

Calling All Campaign

Calling All Campaign

The Ford City BIA recently launched a cohesive advertising (CALLING ALL) campaign to draw attention to our passionate and diverse businesses and to bring in new business to the area. Below is our press release and some materials you may see around town. On behalf of the Ford City BIA, I would like...

Dropped on Drouillard 2018

Dropped on Drouillard 2018

Windsor’s only all-day urban street culture festival!Lowriders, Live Graffiti, Mural Painting and Music, Skateboarding Competitions, Shopping Art Carts, Street Food, Art & Local Merch. This year marked the 2nd annual Dropped on Drouillard Festival and we were blown away by the reception. The...

New Patio: Grand Cantina (Fall 2019)

New Patio: Grand Cantina (Fall 2019)

We’ve seen some activity behind the Grand Cantina (1000 Drouillard Rd) and we are getting really excited for next spring. The whole area was cleared and new stone was laid down, Mike Difazio built a horizontal fence and John and Tom have begun building an outdoor bar, outdoor seating and strung...