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It’s our East Village, Venice Boardwalk and 1960’s-era Woodstock rolled into one.  TORONTO’s colourful old Jewish market, sandwiched between Western Hospital and Spadina Avenue is a welcoming place any time of the year. 

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Sakura Week at Bispebjerg Cemetery

I planned to go and see the cherry blossom avenue in Bispebjerg cemetery on Friday, when it would have been a little quieter but life got in the way and I ended up there on Saturday morning with every man, woman and their dog. 199 more words


Scenes From Rush Lane, Queen West, and Niagara

Note: Adventures as of last fall-ish. Here’s hoping we get some greenery soon!

My first impression of Graffiti Alley? It’s just as much in a hidden corridor and loading zone as it is a gallery. 895 more words


LIBERTY VILLAGE (King Street West to the Gardiner Expressway: Strachan Avenue to Dufferin Street) is a neighbourhood with a checkered past.  Formerly the home of Toronto’s Central Prison and the Andrew Mercer Reformatory for Women (both now demolished), it was a sprawling campus of heavy industry and, in 1914, a holding area for World War I bomb casings. 

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Liberty Village (east side) is a ‘shining’ (or some would say ‘overbuilt’) example of densification with a sprinkling of shops, coffee bars, pubs, restaurants, a farmer’s market, the MZTV Television Museum and a park.

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Designing Dementia Friendly Spaces in Copenhagen

Sitting with John is no easy task. His energy and enthusiasm for his two passions, music and developing dementia care, make it almost impossible for him to confine himself to the prison of a chair. 520 more words


Earth Day Happenings in the Neighbourhood

Gardens are all about the earth – in fact, they ARE the earth! Here are a few events to help you celebrate Earth Day. 148 more words

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