Category Archives: beautification

Two tiny community notices

Two tiny, but important, community-oriented notices for this post. First, if you haven’t already discovered our ‘hoods newest coffee-shop-meets-book-store yet, called ‘Press,’ it’s worth checking out.  They’ve got great coffee and tea, and an excellent selection of used books, vinyl records … Continue reading

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Friends of Coleman Park

There is a new group forming called Friends of Coleman Park.  They are gathering community members, city workers from Parks and Rec, Councillor Janet Davis, representatives from Toronto Police (etc) to explore how Coleman Park might be improved.  They’re looking to … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Street-Tree Program

LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciate of Forests) and The City of Toronto have started up a new Adopt-A-Street-Tree Program for the new trees that have been planted along the Danforth between Woodbine and Victoria Park.  They are hosting a kick-off … Continue reading

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Outside the Box

In your community wanderings, you may have noticed a few traffic signal boxes across the City that have new beautiful art work on them – this is the Outside the Box program which ran in 2013, 2014 and now again … Continue reading

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Imagine the Change – Crescent Town Update

The Imagine the Change initiative taking place at Crescent Town School is gaining momentum.  They’ve started up a Facebook page to collect ideas, images and inspiration for their school yard.   They’ve also started a photo campaign to share the dreams … Continue reading

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A look at the past, and some thoughts for the future

Toronto Star published an article today called What’s the next vision for Shopper’s World Danforth? The article takes a peak at our ‘hood’s history, specifically how our neighbourhood has changed along with the property that is currently Target.  That particular building … Continue reading

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Alleyway of Dreams! Unveiling latest mural!

Alleyway of Dreams is a 50 year community art project taking place in the lane way between Danforth and Coleman Aves.  Headed up by local residents on Coleman Ave, the intention of the project is to bring positivity and beauty to … Continue reading

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