Pizza joint shuts down in one of Toronto's most cursed locations
It seems even a popular Roman-style pizza spot that's made a go of it for almost five years in Roncesvalles couldn't beat the curse of a certain Leslieville location with their second spot.
Lambretta owner Celina Blanchard posted to Facebook to say she was "hoping for a different ending" and that she "fought hard with the landlord asking for a break in the rent"
"Funny thing is that all I was asking for was a rent reduction for a certain amount of time and they didn't budge," Blanchard said.
Queen Street East and Curzon Street has long been a dark spot in the neighbourhood, with businesses often failing to last more than a year at the intersection, and it would seem perpetually rising rent is to blame.
She continued, "I wasn't unreasonable nor did I expect freebies but considering the history of this location, I thought they would be willing to work with me to ensure that a tenant would last longer than a year."
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