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Building Businesses Step By Step in Downtown Belleville

Seven masked people standing behind a table piled with takeout boxes.

ALNOOR LADHANI MEANS BUSINESS How does a Toronto-based chiropodist come to operate a five-business multi-plex in downtown Belleville? According to Alnoor (Al) Ladhani, the answer is simple: it’s in his blood. “My parents were always in business,” chuckles Ladhani, whose family originally hails from Uganda. “They did some factory work when they first came here, but after a while they went back into business because they like to be independent.” At first, Ladhani’s plans in the Bay of Quinte ...

Makin’ It Work: The Lark

A family of four sits in front of a fireplace.

Alex and Celine Bruce-Lepage, owners of The Lark, share how they’re carving out a new space for hospitality during COVID-19.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Alex + Celine Bruce-Lepage – The Lark Describe your business. The Lark is a spirited neighbourhood restaurant, a bustling cultural hub and a stopping place in the downtown core. What does working from home/your workplace look like for you right now? We are home with two kids under the age of five, which ...

Young Entrepreneurs – Alex Bruce + Celine Lepage

Alex Bruce and Celine Lepage enjoying a drink at their restaurant and winebar, The Lark, in downtown Belleville.

Grab a drink and get to know the award-winning cocktail team and co-owners of The Lark, Alex Bruce and Celine Lepage.

Photo: Natasha MacDonald

An interview with Alex Bruce + Celine Lepage of The Lark. Describe your business. The Lark is a restaurant, wine bar, and neighbourhood haunt. We are a stopping place in the downtown core. The space is airy, warm, and inviting and we have endeavoured to go well beyond status quo. The food is made by our rising star chef Emily Prinzen. The menu is fresh (nothing we serve is pre-made or shipped in frozen and no deep fryers!) and ...

Meet the Locals Series – Celine and Alex

Meet Celine and Alex Bruce-Lepage. They are the owners of the new restaurant in downtown Belleville, The Lark. The pair have two daughters, Pearl and Dorothy, born here in Belleville. Originally both are from small towns: Celine from Vankleek Hill, Ontario and Alex from Simcoe, Ontario. Then went to Toronto to study at university and both gained experience in the restaurant scene there. After spending some time in Prince Edward County (or The County, for locals), they decided on Belleville ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.