Category Archives: Danforth

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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Danforth Safety – information and Working Group meeting

As you may or may not have heard, a man was shot while walking along Danforth Ave near Coxwell 2 days ago.  Here is a link about it on CBC website. In response to this, our City Councillor, Janet Davis … Continue reading

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Street Party

I apologize for the last notice – The Campaign to Raise Minimum Wage is hosting a street party Thursday June 18th from 5:30 to 7:30 at Access Point on Danforth (just east of Victoria Park Ave). There will be snacks, … 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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DECA’s Hidden Gems

The ever-organized and pro-active DECA (Danforth East Community Association) has started up a ‘Danforth Hidden Gems‘ contest.  Community members are being asked to nominate any independent commercial business (but no home offices) within DECA’s boundaries – from Main St. to … 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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Fundraiser for BCCS

Join Bangladesh Centre and Community Services (BCCS) on Saturday March 14 from 3-10 pm for their fundraising event called ‘Soup-er Sound’.  For $4.99 you can enjoy different kinds of soups with crackers, bread or a spring roll – $9.99 for … Continue reading

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Reminder: Movie Night this weekend!

Just a reminder that the fine folks at the Danforth Village BIA are hosting a Movie Night this Saturday, August 23rd.  The festivities, taking place in Main Square, start at 6pm with DJAY The Clown, who will provide wild and … 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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Summer Movies!

There are two community-oriented movie events happening in the very near future in our ‘hood! The first is a free outdoor movie in Dentonia Park happening Saturday, August 16th.  Remember the movie event that tried to happen earlier in the … Continue reading

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