Tag Archives: history

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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Children’s Peace Theatre: Peace Camp

Children’s Peace Theatre is holding it’s theatre camp again this year and is currently accepting applications.  Youth (age 8-13) have the chance to work with some of the City’s top theatre artists and musicians to create their own performance piece … Continue reading

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Our historic village

Seems the Danforth Village BIA has a pretty neato project on the go – they’re unearthing “old” or historical photos of the Danforth between Westlake and Victoria Park.  Their plan is to put a collection together to showcase the photos … Continue reading

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Sweet Spot: John’s Hobbies

Technically, John’s Hobbies is outside of Danforth Secord’s boundaries – but I thought it deserved a mention here because it is not only a staple of the broader neighbourhood but the owners are possibly the nicest people on the planet. … Continue reading

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tiny things

Two ‘tiny’ oriented things for today’s post. First The National Post is doing a series on ‘living in a semi’ and this particular article features a historical peek into life in our ‘hood.  If you scroll down to the highlighted … Continue reading

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