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Urban Gardening Blossoming in Copenhagen

14 years ago, I sat on a roof terrace bathed in sunshine, witnessing a stunning view of Christianhavn’s sea of red roof-top tiles that was worthy of Tuscany in another century. 331 more words


Vandalism. Vandalism?

The whole idea that sometimes painting on a wall outside is okay and sometimes it isn’t is incredibly arbitrary, isn’t it? When does graffiti become art and is lawful art more art for being lawful? 6 more words


Tuscany - Best Areas of Calgary to Live In

Tuscany was established in 1994 and has seen steady growth ever since. It is a family oriented community where it feels safe to raise the kids and escaping west to the foothills and beyond is easier than ever. 405 more words


Why civic engagement matters

Our guest blogger this week is Tina Edan, a member of the United Way Toronto Communications and Public Affairs team who has worked on leadership, storytelling and advocacy initiatives in the non-profit sector for more than 15 years. 494 more words

A walk in the park yields ideas

Sidmouth Avenue and Crawford Close residents put in a shift

Invited by David and Eileen Tannahill of number 12, I had a walk with some 24 residents of all ages around Sidmouth Avenue, Crawford Close and Thornbury Park late September 2014 to discuss mainly environmental, flytipping and other occasional anti social behaviour.  844 more words

London Road

Eat Local: Kin Kao

Every neighbourhood has spaces that are just crying out for the right restaurant. Places that have had a history of good tries or also rans. When you live close to one of these rooms, it becomes a local topic of discussion, as everyone shares their ideas for what they hope the next venture will bring. 443 more words


Pumped Up Kicks

It’s hard not to love a pair of Converse. It’s even harder not to love them when they’re beautifully displayed. Converse + Queen West window merchandising = unstoppable love. 9 more words