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Readers’ Choice Awards 2020 Voting

Pop Up Street Patios nominated for Hamilton Spectator Readers Choice poll again this year. Have a seat and vote for us today! Cast your votes until September 27th, 2020.

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Pop Up Street Patios Inc. Receives Patent


Premium wooden street patio with railings and umbrellas with red tables and chairs

Our team is proud to share that we have received the patent for our street patio products. This patent will protect our years of design innovation and ensure the quality and integrity of our construction for years to come.

The patent further validates our efforts to bring our customers the finest product and continues to build new innovations to support the hospitality industry. Restaurants, pubs, cafes and diners can all realize the transformational benefits of adding a patio and al fresco dining experiences to their business, while BIA’s and downtown business associations can add community friendly parklettes to create safe gathering spaces.

Jon Wells – Hamilton Spectator

Four summers ago, Mike Raso and Saverio Valerio noticed workers building a patio from scratch outside a restaurant on James Street North. Raso, a retired teacher, is an idea guy — “Captain Concept” is what Valerio calls him. And in that moment, the captain came up with one that stuck. “Could we build patios in one piece off-site, and deliver them instead of building on the spot?”…

Dominick Nagy – CHCH News

A Hamilton-based company specializing in temporary patios is giving back to businesses looking to jump-start their operations…

Bar & Beverage Business Magazine Spring 2020

Bar & Beverage Magazine interviews Pop Up Patios on the value of patio space for restaurants. Check out pages 25-26 (digital 13-14) for more…
CTV Northern Ontario

TIMMINS – The Downtown Timmins Business Improvement Area has come up with a way to revitalize the core of the city in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Elena De Luigi – Timmins The Daily Press

Timmins will be installing pop-up patios in the downtown core in an effort to sustain those businesses. Ten patios, which are scheduled to arrive Tuesday, will be set up along the streets to provide extra space until October…

CTV News London

Video interview with CTV News London about expanding Pop-Up Street Patios to St. Thomas…

May 1st 2020 — Patio season starts!

Updates from Pop-Up Street Patios
long street patio with colourful muskoka chairs

A showcase of the Forest Hill Village BIA parklet patio: Click Here

Kickstart BIA’s article on the Forest Hill Village BIA parket patio: Click Here

Haldimand County business blog features Street Patios: Click Here

Look Local Magazine features Street Patios: Click Here

Thunder Bay, Ontario extended patio pilot program through 2020: Click Here

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