Tag Archives: Dawes and 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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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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McCordic Playground

For those of you who are parents, you have probably noticed that the beloved McCordic School Playground (on Balfour, west of Dawes) has been locked when not in use by the school.  This popular playground has apparently been opened again … 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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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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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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Construction Notice – Danforth Ave

The City will be starting sidewalk replacement, streetscaping improvements and road resurfacing as part of the Danforth Ave Improvement Project on July 21st – that would be Monday.  The work will be taking place between Woodbine and Dawes and will be … Continue reading

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