Tag Archives: Danforth and Victoria Park

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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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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Help Crescent Town School

The students and staff at Crescent Town School made a film last year called ‘Imagine the Change’ which was screened at Jackman Hall at the Art Gallery of Ontario and also at Toronto International Film Festival’s “TIFF in the Park” … 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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Call for Proposals: Dawes Crossing

A call for proposals has been issued for community activation of Dawes Crossing.  Successful applicants can receive up to $1000 to produce a community event at this new site. Created in 2012 by artist Noel Harding, Dawes Crossing is a unique … Continue reading

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TIFF at Dentonia Park

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is coming to Dentonia Park with the screening of ‘E.T.’ on Wednesday, June 25th.  In addition to ‘E.T.’ there will also be a screening of “Imagine the Change” – a short film by the students … Continue reading

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Construction Notice – Danforth!

It’s coming, it’s coming! As I posted earlier in the Spring, plans are no longer afoot for re-construction of Danforth between Woodbine and Victoria Park, but will actually be happening.  In fact, The City, via Danforth Village BIA, has just … Continue reading

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Danforth Streetscape – Open House!

As I mentioned in a previous post, Danforth Village Business Improvement Association has been working with Councillors Janet Davis and Mary Margaret McMahon and City Urban Design staff on a plan to improve the streetscape between Woodbine and Victoria Park. … Continue reading

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Making Space for Culture: Ward 31 meeting

The City of Toronto is hosting a series of community meetings to find out what community members and local artists need in terms of affordable, sustainable cultural space.  This initiative is called “Making Space for Culture” and members of each … Continue reading

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