Tag Archives: Danforth

Jane’s Walk – tomorrow!

It’s finally spring! And with spring comes Jane’s Walks.  Named after urban activist and journalist Jane Jacobs, who called Toronto her home, Jane’s Walks take place annually in and around neighbourhoods where community members walk together and (re)discover local places.  Here … Continue reading

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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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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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