The Erlich family is eager to introduce Duff’s Famous Wings to the Thornhill community. Set to open this month, the family-run business will bring the Buffalo wings that made them famous on Bayview Avenue north, along with a relaxed, casual atmosphere. Salads, sandwiches and more also available (9360 Bathurst St. Unit 4, no telephone number yet).
American frozen yogourt chain Menchies is expected to open their first Canadian location in Thornhill this month. The self-serve shop will sell a rotating mix of more than 100 yogurt flavours — from cake batter to pomegranate tart — as well as more than 60 topping options. Non-fat, kosher and gluten-free options are available (9360 Bathurst St. Unit 4B, 905-832-3533).
Sisters Rachel and Lisa Schklar are celebrating 10 years of Pilates North in Richmond Hill. From humble beginnings in a simple 700-square-foot studio, the business now runs 50 classes, and employees, 10 professional trainers, are all former clients. Renovations are currently being finished for a fourth studio space (6 Scott Dr., 905-882-1442).
Women’s boutique honey opens this month at Promenade mall. With a focus on premium denim, the store carries lines such as Citizens for Humanity, Rich and Skinny and True Religion, with new stock arriving weekly. Party dresses for all ages and occasions are also available, from labels such as Nicole Miller (1 Promenade Cir., 905-882-0060).
Capezio Shoes is also new at Promenade Shopping Centre. The store carries women’s footwear from designers such as Michael Kors, as well as handbags and accessories (1 Promenade Cir., 905-882-6345).