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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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Sweet Spot: Ankh Yoga

This is another one that is technically outside of the Danforth Secord boundaries, but close enough that I thought I’d give a shout out. Ankh Yoga, located at 2017 Danforth Ave just west of Woodbine, is a relatively new kid … Continue reading

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Sweet Spot: NaNa Florist

Stumped about what to do for Father’s Day?  Look no further than our very own NaNa Florist (who says Mothers should be the only one to relish in the glory of flowers??) Located at 2454 Danforth Ave (across from Sobey’s), … Continue reading

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Sweet Spot: Gerrard Pizza

Before you read any further, I should give full disclosure: Gerrard Pizza is technically not in the Danforth Secord Community.  But it is great, and it’s on the Danforth NEAR Danforth Secord just west of Coxwell, so I figured it … Continue reading

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Danforth Village BIA in action

Danforth Village Business Improvement Association (BIA) has newly taken the world of social media by storm.  They have a very active Twitter Account, as well as a new Facebook page.  Seems they’re super eager to reach the local community and … Continue reading

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Summer Sweet Spots

Nana Florist New kid on the block Nana Florist does some beautiful arrangements!  Reports tell me the owners are incredibly nice and you can check out some of their arrangements on their Facebook page.  A family run business, Nana Florist … Continue reading

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Winter action

Want some ideas to keep active this winter?  Here are a couple of local ideas: Main Fitness There’s a new kid on the block (or near the ‘hood) – Main Fitness has popped up just south of Gerrard. My sources … 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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Renew and revitalize

Not sure if any of you read local writer Catherine Porter’s article in the Toronto Star about empty storefronts.  In essence, Catherine’s wrote about an experiment in the Australian city of Newcastle where empty storefronts were temporarily filled with local … Continue reading

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