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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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Friends of Coleman Park

There is a new group forming called Friends of Coleman Park.  They are gathering community members, city workers from Parks and Rec, Councillor Janet Davis, representatives from Toronto Police (etc) to explore how Coleman Park might be improved.  They’re looking to … 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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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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Help! Lost iPhone!

I don’t normally post ‘lost-and-found’ posts, but I thought this one was important – a local Danforth Secordian family has lost an important family artifact – their iPhone.  This iPhone contains a myriad of family photos and videos of their children … Continue reading

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Taylor Creek Bridge Celebration

Remember when that crazy flood that happened in Spring of 2012 and washed away the bridge across Taylor Creek that connected Halsey and Barrington Avenues?  Well, that bridge has been reconstructed! Councillor Janet Davis is hosting a celebration on Saturday July 12th … Continue reading

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